The Descendants of Joshua BEVAN


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The Descendants of Joshua BEVAN

First Generation

1. Joshua BEVAN was born about 1674 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England.

He had the following children:

+ 2 M i. Caleb BEVAN was born about 1700. He died on 4 Jan 1757.

Second Generation

2. Caleb BEVAN (Joshua) was born about 1700 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England. He died on 4 Jan 1757 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England. He was buried on 14 Jan 1757 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England.

Caleb married Elizabeth PARSONS on 20 Sep 1725 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England. Elizabeth was born on 20 Oct 1704 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England. She died on 28 Sep 1738 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England.

They had the following children:

3 F i. Elizabeth BEVAN was born on 3 Jul 1726 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England. She died on 28 Sep 1738.

+ 4 M ii. Joshua BEVAN was born in 1730.

5 M iii. Caleb BEVAN was born about 1732 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England. He was christened on 5 Apr 1741 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England.

Third Generation

4. Joshua BEVAN (Caleb, Joshua) was born in 1730 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England.

Joshua married Ann SUMMERS on 27 Jun 1754 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England.

They had the following children:

+ 6 M i. Job BEVAN was born in 1770.

Fourth Generation

6. Job BEVAN (Joshua, Caleb, Joshua) was born in 1770 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England. He was christened on 25 Nov 1770 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England.

Job married Jane KEATS daughter of Samuel KEATES and Elizabeth on 6 Sep 1789 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England. Jane was born in Sep 1769 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England. She was christened on 1 Oct 1769 in St. Nickolas, North Bradley, Wiltshire, England.

They had the following children:

7 F i. Ann BEVAN was born in 1790 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England. She was christened on 14 Nov 1790 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England. She died in 1825.

Ann married James PURNELL. James was born about 1786 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England.

+ 8 M ii. Job James BEVAN was born in 1791. He died on 6 Jan 1862.

9 F iii. Elizabeth BEVAN was born on 26 Aug 1792 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England. She was christened on 30 Sep 1792 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England. She died on 11 Dec 1867 in Farmington, Davis, Utah. She was buried in Dec 1867 in Farmington, Davis, Utah.

Elizabeth married William ALDER on 24 Jan 1814 in Trowbridahoge, Wiltshire, England.

10 M iv. James BEVAN was born in 1796 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England. He was christened on 12 Jun 1796 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England.

Fifth Generation

8. Job James BEVAN "Gunner" (Job, Joshua, Caleb, Joshua) was born in 1791 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England. He was christened on 12 Jun 1791 in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England. He died on 6 Jan 1862 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He was buried on 9 Jan 1862 in Elm Ave Cemetery, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

At 24 years of age, Job "Gunner" Bevan sailed from Kingston upon Hull on the schooner Valiant about 22 March 1817, and arrived at Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, on 25 June 1817. The Captain of the Valiant was John Izzard, who died 7 June 1818 on his next voyage to Prince Edward Island and is buried at Charlottetown. Gunner settled in an area of Lot 34 that came to be known as Little York, close to and northeast of Charlottetown. He lived the rest of his life in close proximity with other emigrants who also arrived on the Valiant. This group settlement of the passengers of the Valiant suggests that there was some kind of organization of the emigrants made before their departure, speculation confirmed by later published recollections of some of the ship's passengers. The Atlantic crossing of the Valiant was remembered some years after the event by one of the passengers, Rev. Matthew Smith, and published in the Charlottetown Guardian of 24 January 1898.

Gunner Bevan served many years in the 9th Battalion of the Royal Artillery as a Gunnery soldier. In fact, his Headstone at the Elm Street Cemetery (plot #66, location G20), since destroyed by vandals, was of an Artillery piece design. After his Artillery days, he was a Carpenter. His obituary says that he was a Beadle (an Usher at an English Church) and a collector at St. Paul's Church on PEI. The 1861 Canadian census lists him as a Pensioner as he was then 71 years old. Research in Yorkshire county, England, finds that the Bath Militia lists Job Bevan. There is also quite a bit of documentation for two brothers called James Bevan, father named Job Bevan, from North Bradley, Wiltshire, England. The oldest of the two brothers mentioned is actually Job James Bevan, using his middle name prior to his military service. Job was obviously proud of his military duty as he carried it through life. After serving in the Bath Militia, it is easy to see how other passengers on the Valiant and future acquaintances of Job's came to know him as Gunner from Bath.

Job married Rebecca PEPPERELL daughter of William PEPPERELL and Mary BROWNE about 1819 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Rebecca was born in 1798 in England. She died on 17 Dec 1868 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

The 1861 Canadian census for Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Ward 4, has Job Bevin, head of House, 1 male 60+ (Job), 1 female 45-60 (Rebecca), 1 male 16-21 (Charles Frederick), and 1 female 21-45 (Rebecca).

The Hutchinson's 1864 Prince Edward Island Directory for Charlottetown, lists Rebecca BEVAN, widow of Job. She is listed as living in a house on Prince St., near Kent.

Job and Rebecca had the following children:

11 F i. Maria BEVAN was born on 5 Oct 1820 in Prince Edward Island, Canada. She was christened on 5 Nov 1820 in St. Paul's Church, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She died on 14 Dec 1888 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

Maria married Charles W. HUGHES on 15 Jun 1842.

+ 12 M ii. William BEVAN was born on 26 Mar 1823. He died on 26 Feb 1880.

13 M iii. James Job BEVAN was born in 1828 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He died in 1859.

James married Sophia Elizabeth WISEMAN daughter of James WISEMAN and Susanna on 11 Nov 1858 in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey. Sophia was born about 1833 in New Jersey.

14 F iv. Sarah Ann BEVAN was born on 3 Oct 1830 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Sarah married Daniel MacKINNON. Daniel was born in 1828.

+ 15 M v. Job BEVAN was born on 18 Mar 1834.

16 F vi. Rebecca BEVAN was born on 9 May 1837 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. She died about 1870.

Rebecca married Charles A. RODD Jr. son of Charles RODD and Maria BARRETT on 26 May 1864. Charles was born on 29 Jan 1839. He died on 27 Oct 1905.

Charles resided in Little York and, after Rebecca passed away, was later married to Georgina Weldon.

The 1864 Hutchinson's directory for Prince Edward Island has Charles A., a Printer, living on Euston St., near Prince.

17 M vii. John BEVAN was born on 18 Apr 1841 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He died on 17 Sep 1842.

18 M viii. Charles Frederick BEVAN was born on 17 Jan 1845 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He died in 1926 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He was buried in Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Charles married GILL. GILL was born in 1847.

Sixth Generation

12. William BEVAN (Job James, Job, Joshua, Caleb, Joshua) was born on 26 Mar 1823 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He died on 26 Feb 1880 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He was buried in Sherwood Cemetery, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Listed in the 1861 Canadian census, PEI, Ward 1, Charlottetown, as head of house. In the home is 1 male 21-45 (William), 1 female 21-45 (his wife Hannah) and four children, 1 male 8-16 (John William), 1 male under 8 (either William Job or James), and 2 females 5-16 (Sarah Ann, Caroline), all born in PEI.

The census goes on to record the family religion as Church of England, and William's occupation as a Taylor.

From the book "Memories of Long Ago" written by Benjamin Bremner of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, William Bevan is listed as a member of the St. Paul's Church, PEI, choir in the 1860's and early 1870's.

William married Hannah VESSEY daughter of Robert VESSEY and Ann Elizabeth SLIGHTHOLM on 16 Jan 1846. Hannah was born on 30 Sep 1825 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. She died on 28 Jul 1904 in Milton, Norfolk,

Massachusetts.

Before marrying William Bevan, Hannah lived at 193 Prince St, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island.

William and Hannah had the following children:

+ 19 M i. John William BEVAN was born on 16 Oct 1846. He died in 1919.

+ 20 F ii. Sarah Ann BEVAN was born on 12 Aug 1849.

21 M iii. James BEVAN was born on 1 Jun 1851 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

In the 1881 census James is living in Charlottetown Royalty with his mother.

22 F iv. Caroline BEVAN was born on 17 Mar 1853 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Possibly married to J. B. Scott of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. The following Wedding Announcement was found in the Charlottetown Daily Patriot, 20 July 1906, p. 8:

"In Milton (Ma) on 20 June Gertrude Driscoll, to Robert Coffin (Harvard 06). Bride is the niece of Mrs. J.B. Scott of this City."

+ 23 M v. William Job BEVAN was born on 24 Oct 1856. He died on 13 Feb 1914.

15. Job BEVAN (Job James, Job, Joshua, Caleb, Joshua) was born on 18 Mar 1834 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

The 1861 Canadian census for PEI, Ward 4, has Job living away from his parents. He is listed as Head of House that has 1 male 21-45 (Job), 1 female 21-45 (Abigail), and 1 male under 8 (Frederick). The Hutchinson's 1864 Prince Edward Island Directory for Charlottetown, lists Job BEVAN as a Clerk. He is living in a house on Euston St., near Weymouth.The 1881 Canadian census has Job, wife Abigail, and three sons living in Charlottetown Royalty.

Job married Abigail TRENAMAN. Abigail was born in 1836.

They had the following children:

+ 24 M i. Frederick BEVAN was born about 1858.

25 M ii. George BEVAN was born about 1864 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

26 M iii. Joseph H. BEVAN was born about 1866 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Seventh Generation

19. John William BEVAN (William, Job James, Job, Joshua, Caleb, Joshua) was born on 16 Oct 1846 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He died in 1919 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He was buried in People's Cemetery, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

The 1891 Population Census for Prince Edward Island lists John Bevan as age 45, a Methodist, and living in lot CTA4. Also listed in lot CTA4 is his daughter Lillian (listed as Lottie) Bevan, age 4 (a misprint, she was 14).

The 1901 Population Census for Prince Edward Island lists John Bevan as age 54, a Methodist, occupation as a Tailor, and living in lot CA7 (Queens county). His brother William Job is also listed as a Tailor living in lot CA7.

John married (1) Mary Jane BURHOE daughter of James BURHOE and Christina ROSS on 27 Oct 1869 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Mary was born on 25 Dec 1849. She died before 1877.

They had the following children:

27 F i. Lillian G. BEVAN "Millie" was born on 11 Apr 1876. She was buried in People's Cemetery, Parkdale, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

John married (2) Margaret D. CROCKETT daughter of James CROCKETT and Alison MABON in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Margaret was born on 4 Oct 1841 in Little York, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. She died on 2 Jan 1920 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. She was buried in People's Cemetery, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Margaret and John made their home on Edwards Street, Charlottetown, PEI. Both died at the Edwards St. house and both are buried in People's Cemetery (Protestant Section) St. Peter's Road, Charlottetown, Lot 33, PEI Cemetery 12, Stone # 1679, Section K.

John and Margaret had the following children:

28 F ii. Alice Emily BEVAN was born in Jan 1881 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

+ 29 M iii. Harry John William BEVAN was born about 1882. He died on 8 Jan 1954.

30 F iv. Mildred Margaret Rebena BEVAN was born about 1884 in Edwards St., Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. She died on 16 May 1944 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Mildred married Peter CAMERON. Peter was buried in People's Cemetery, Parkdale, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

31 F v. Emily Flossie Emma Boreham BEVAN was born about 1887 in

Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. She died on 28 Mar 1956 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. She was buried in People's Cemetery, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Emily married Joseph DAVIS. Joseph was born in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He died in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He was buried in People's Cemetery, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

20. Sarah Ann BEVAN (William, Job James, Job, Joshua, Caleb, Joshua) was born on 12 Aug 1849 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Sarah married (1) George DRISCOLL son of Timothy DRISCOLL and Mary CUMMINS on 30 Sep 1869 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. George was born on 1 Sep 1849 in Rustico Rd, Milton, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He died on 20 May 1895 in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

While living on Prince Edward Island, George worked at Newsom's Furniture Factory as a Carpenter. Later, when living at 14 Dracut St., Boston, he worked as a construction contractor.

George and Sarah had the following children:

+ 32 M i. Herbert William DRISCOLL was born on 22 Nov 1871.

33 M ii. George Albert DRISCOLL was born on 9 Jul 1875 in Milton, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He died on 26 Oct 1876 in Milton, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He was buried in St. John's Cemetery, Milton, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

34 M iii. Frederick James DRISCOLL was born on 27 Aug 1877 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Frederick is listed in the 1881 census as James F. He is listed in the 1904 City Directory for Boston, page 235, "Driscoll, Frederick J, Plumber, 517 River St. Mattapan."

+ 35 M iv. George Byron DRISCOLL was born on 30 Nov 1882. He died on 30 Mar 1916.

+ 36 F v. Gertrude H. DRISCOLL was born in Mar 1884.

37 M vi. Harold B. DRISCOLL was born in Jan 1887 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

38 F vii. Ethel A. DRISCOLL was born in Feb 1889 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

Ethel married Edward A. CARPENTER on 22 Dec 1908 in South Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

Sarah married (2) Henry MATIFES after 1895.

23. William Job BEVAN (William, Job James, Job, Joshua, Caleb, Joshua) was born on 24 Oct 1856 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He died on 13 Feb 1914.

William married (1) Sarah Anne CAMPBELL daughter of John CAMPBELL on 1 Feb 1881. Sarah was born in 1857 in Prince Edward Island, Canada. She died on 26 Aug 1888 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.

They had the following children:

39 F i. Blanche Catherine BEVAN "Katie" was born on 15 Nov 1882 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Blanche married James WICKENS. James was born about 1880.

40 F ii. Georgina Driscoll BEVAN was born on 31 Aug 1885 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. She died in 1886 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

41 F iii. Charlotte Adelaide BEVAN "Lottie" was born on 29 Apr 1887 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. She died on 16 May 1963 in South Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

Charlotte married Joseph Stanley DOLANSKI son of Melchior DOLANSKI and Ursula Von KACZYNSKI on 27 Jun 1909 in Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Joseph was born on 9 Feb 1882 in Grablin, Poland. He died on 19 Jan 1949 in South Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts. He was buried on 22 Jan 1949 in St. Francis Cemetery, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

42 F iv. Ethel BEVAN "Emily" was born about 1889 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

43 M v. Bernard BEVAN "Bernie" was born about 1891 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

William married (2) Hannah M. Hannah was born on 13 Apr 1872 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.

24. Frederick BEVAN (Job, Job James, Job, Joshua, Caleb, Joshua) was born about 1858 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Eighth Generation

29. Harry John William BEVAN (John William, William, Job James, Job, Joshua, Caleb, Joshua) was born about 1882 in Prince Edward Island, Canada. He died on 8 Jan 1954 in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He was buried in People's Cemetery, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Listed as Harry John Mabon Bevan on his Headstone.

Harry married Lauretta Mae McCOLLUM. Lauretta was buried in People's Cemetery, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

They had the following children:

45 M i. Ralph BEVAN.

32. Herbert William DRISCOLL (Sarah Ann BEVAN, William, Job James, Job, Joshua, Caleb, Joshua) was born on 22 Nov 1871 in Milton, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Herbert married Helen E. HANSON "Nellie". Helen was born in Feb 1872 in Massachusetts. She died on 26 Aug 1901 in Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

They had the following children:

46 M i. Chester B. DRISCOLL was born in Apr 1895 in Massachusetts.

35. George Byron DRISCOLL (Sarah Ann BEVAN, William, Job James, Job, Joshua, Caleb, Joshua) was born on 30 Nov 1882 in Prince Edward Island, Canada. He died on 30 Mar 1916 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts. He was buried in Milton Cemetery, Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

George married Ella Rae RICHARDS daughter of Samuel Enoch RICHARDS and Amelia Ann YOUNG. Ella was born on 19 Jun 1884 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts. She died on 5 Jun 1942 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts. She was buried on 7 Jun 1942 in Milton Cemetery, Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

36. Gertrude H. DRISCOLL (Sarah Ann BEVAN, William, Job James, Job, Joshua, Caleb, Joshua) was born in Mar 1884 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

Gertrude married Robert COFFIN son of William M. COFFIN and Mehetibel STERNS on 20 Jun 1906 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts. Robert was born in Jan 1881 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.


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