Joshua Besse

12 October 1748–18 December 1754 (Age 6)
Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Joshua

When Joshua Besse was born on 12 October 1748, in Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joshua Besse, was 29 and his mother, Lydia Sanders, was 30. He died on 18 December 1754, in his hometown, at the age of 6.

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Name Meaning

Southern French: topographic name for someone who lived by a birch tree or in a birch wood, from Late Latin bettia ‘birch wood’, a word of Gaulish origin.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Joshua Besse, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Joshua Bessee, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"

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