|Birth: ||Jan. 19, 1816|
|Death: ||Mar. 14, 1851|
Rhoda was married on 25 Jan 1835 at Portland, Cumberland County, Maine by Charles Harding, Esq., Justice of the Peace, to Caleb Besse, Jr.
(She may have been a daughter of Benjamin Brown & Phebe Buck. She has been listed as Rhoda J. Buck and Rhoda J. Brown in marriage and death records of some of her children)
They had at least 9 children:
. Charles Granville Besse (1835 – 1906)
+ sp: Delora Ann Bean
. Abigail Besse (1838)
. William Wallace Bessey (1839 – 1925)
+ sp: Mary Elizabeth Rowe
. Phebe Jane Besse (1840)
. Hulda Kate Besse (1843 – 1915)
+ sp: John C. Hilton
. Frances E. Besse (1844)
. Martha A. H. Besse (1845 - 1846)
. Alphonso F. Besse (1847 - 1864)
. Martha Ann Besse (1850)
Rhoda was in the U.S. Census:
1840 - Bethel, Oxford County, Maine
18 Aug 1850 - Hamlins Grant, Oxford County, Maine
Caleb Besse (1814 - 1883)*
Charles Granville Besse (1835 - 1906)*
William Wallace Bessey (1839 - 1925)*
Hulda Kate Bessey Hilton (1843 - 1915)*
Martha A. H. Besse (1845 - 1846)*
Alphonso Besse (1847 - 1864)*
Caleb Besse Jr.
March 14, 1851,
AE. 34 yrs.
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As you are now so once was I.
As I am now so you must be,
Prepare for death and follow me.
Whales Back Cemetery
Created by: Tim & Grace
Record added: Jul 20, 2012
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