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Rhoda Jane Cole Brown Besse
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Birth: Jan. 19, 1816
Buckfield
Oxford County
Maine, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 1851
Woodstock
Oxford County
Maine, USA

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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)

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Rhoda was in the U.S. Census:
1840 - Bethel, Oxford County, Maine
18 Aug 1850 - Hamlins Grant, Oxford County, Maine 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Caleb Besse (1814 - 1883)*
 
 Children:
  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)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

RHODA J.
Wife of
Caleb Besse Jr.
DIED
March 14, 1851,
AE. 34 yrs.
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Reader reflect: Remember,
As you are now so once was I.
As I am now so you must be,
Prepare for death and follow me.

 
Burial:
Whales Back Cemetery
Oxford County
Maine, USA
 
Created by: Tim & Grace
Record added: Jul 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93932923
Rhoda Jane Cole <i>Brown</i> Besse
Added by: Tim & Grace
 
Rhoda Jane Cole <i>Brown</i> Besse
Added by: Tim & Grace
 
Rhoda Jane Cole <i>Brown</i> Besse
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- Tim & Grace
 Added: Jul. 20, 2012
 
 
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