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Martha (Lyons) Beckwith (1798)

Martha Beckwith formerly Lyons
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Wife of — married 21 Jan 1819 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotiamap
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Martha Lyons was born on April 4, 1798, daughter of David Lyons (abt. 1759–1812) and Elizabeth Ratchford (1762–1843).

Birth date listed in Lyons family bible of Roy E. Lyons, Jr. Recorded at his home on Scots Bay Road, Canning, Nova Scotia by Marsha Auger on April 15, 1979.



Martha (20) married Joseph Henry Beckwith (22) (born June 26, 1796 in Cornwallis, Kings, Nova Scotia; son of Handley Chipman Beckwith (1770–1860) and Catherine (Newcomb) Beckwith (1775–1863)) on January 21, 1819 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia.

married Joseph Beckwith on 21 January 1819.[1]



  1. "Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001," images, FamilySearch ( : 21 May 2014), Kings > Cornwallis Square > Church of England in Canada St John > Baptisms, marriages, burials 1718-1911 > image 106 of 751; Catholic Church and Church of England parishes, Nova Scotia.

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