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George Wightman Belyea

Birth
New Brunswick, Canada
Death 17 May 1895 (aged 82)
Carleton, Carleton County, New Brunswick, Canada
Burial Saint-John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada
Memorial ID 51345300 · View Source
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Date May 17 1895 / County Saint John
Place Saint John / Newspaper Saint John Globe

The death is announced today of a well known resident of Carleton, George W. BELYEA in his 83rd year, a member of an old family both in Carleton and on the main river. Mr. Belyea for many years carried on the business of a boat builder and fisherman in Carleton. He had been living for some time at the Old Fort with his son, Addison BELYEA. His brothers, Sam W. BELYEA, John BELYEA and William BELYEA are well known citizens.
Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 100 Number 868

Date May 20 1895 / County Saint John
Place Saint John / Newspaper The Daily Sun

The funeral of George W. BELYEA took place from his residence yesterday afternoon. The deceased, who was in his 83rd year, participated in a number of events. On the celebration of the Queen's coronation in 1838, he and Wm CRAFT, Wm DUNHAM, Thomas THEALL, Jacob CHRISTOPHER and KETCHUM were the winning crew in the boat race. He was the grandson of a Loyalist, his father being Samuel BELYEA, who was in charge of the old Bentley mansion on Duke St. immediately after it was vacated by Gabriel G. Ludlow, the first mayor of St. John. In this house the deceased was born, being the eldest of eleven children of whom five are now living, viz: John BELYEA, Samuel W. BELYEA, James BELYEA, Charles BELYEA of Boston and Mrs. Florence DOBSON of Florencetown, N.S. He was the uncle of W.B. BELYEA of Woodstock, whose father Bayard BELYEA was lost in the ill-fated steamer "City of Columbus". George W. Belyea leaves one son, Addison BELYEA and one daughter, Mrs. John E. JAMES of Brooklyn, N.Y. Services were conducted yesterday by Rev. C.H. Paisley and Rev. F.A. Wightman


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  • Created by: Beverly Burnett
  • Added: 19 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51345300
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Wightman Belyea (27 Nov 1812–17 May 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51345300, citing Cedar Hill Cemetery, Saint-John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada ; Maintained by Beverly Burnett (contributor 46898315) .