|Birth: ||Dec. 6, 1812|
BORN: Hyson Green, Nottinghamshire, England Died: Vespra Township, Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada.
The Sneath family, into which James married, were lace weavers in England and had a factory in Nottinghamshire, where it is claimed they were the first to invent "knotting" in the lacework. William Millicent brought their family to Canada in 1841.
According to the Barrie Sat. Morning, the 1901 Census for Penetanguishene, Ontario for Alfred Sneath, he says he came to Canada in 1841, via New York. Then by the Erie Canal, Lockport, to Lewiston, then by boat to Toronto, by coach up Yonge Street to Holland Landing, and by boat from there to Barrie. They were among the first pioneers in Creemore, but finally settled in present day Midhurst.Jane James were parents to two children born in Hyson Green; William Henry Beeton, born: April 19, 1838, and Amelia Beeton, born: February 28, 1841.
After arriving in Canada, Walter George Beeton was born in Barrie, Vespra Township, Simcoe County, Ontario.Jane's death: Heart broken for her home land of England and loneliness.Jane died at the age of 32 years in Vespra Township on April 12, 1845. Newspaper Clipping read: On the 12th of April, in the Township of Vespra, Canada West, Jane the beloved wife of Mr. James Beeton, and the eldest daughter of Mr. William Sneather, late of Hyson Green, now of Canada West, and niece of Charles Sneath, esq. of Spondon, near Derby. Her children, were 6, 4 and 1 years of age at the time.
Source: (Rosaline Joyce BEETON), New Norway, Alberta, Canada - file
William Sneath (1792 - 1860)
Millicent Fidler Sneath (1794 - 1861)
James Beeton (1812 - 1873)
William Henry Beeton (1838 - 1925)*
Amelia Beeton (1841 - 1901)*
Jane Martha Sneath Beeton (1812 - 1845)
George Sneath (1820 - 1907)*
Charles Sneath (1825 - 1907)*
Alfred Sneath (1828 - 1914)*
Millicent Sneath Bowerman (1832 - 1914)*
Elizabeth Elza Sneath (1838 - ____)*
Created by: Ron C. Johnston
Record added: Oct 22, 2012
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