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David Goodwillie Somers

(Jul 17, 1831 - May 11, 1868)
David Goodwillie Somers|b. Jul 17, 1831\nd. May 11, 1868|p4975.htm|Robert Somers|b. Apr 3, 1783\nd. bef. Jan 12, 1851|p5859.htm|Harriet Almeda Sheldon|b. c. 1789\nd. May 18, 1867|p5860.htm|Bartholomew Somers|b. 1744|p5882.htm|Susanna Carr|d. Oct 11, 1811|p5883.htm|||||||
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     David Goodwillie Somers was born on Jul 17, 1831 in Barnet, Vermont.1,2,3,4 He was the son of Robert Somers and Harriet Almeda Sheldon.1,2 He was baptized on Jan 1, 1850 at the Wesleyan Methodist Church in Sherbrooke, Québec.1

     He appeared on the 1851 Canadian Census of Orford township, Sherbrooke, Canada East (Québec) in the household of his mother.4

     David married Betsey Lucinda Rolfe, daughter of John Rolf and Lucy (?), on Dec 12, 1860 at the Free Will Baptist Church in Barnston.5

     David died on May 11, 1868 at the age of 36 years, 9 months and 24 days.6 He was buried in the protestant cemetery on May 13, 1868, from the Congregational Church serving Sherbrooke, with his brothers Thomas Gilkerson Somers and Robert Thayer Somers witnessing.6

Children of David Goodwillie Somers and Betsey Lucinda Rolfe

Footnotes

  1. 1815-1879, District of Saint-Francis: From the Church Records of Sixteen Religious Denominations, Catholics Not Included, 6 volumes. Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada: La Société de Généalogie des Cantons de l'Est Inc, 1991. Births, 2 volumes.
  2. Wells, Frederic Palmer. History of Barnet, Vermont. 1923. Reprint, Salem, Massachusetts: Higginson Book Company, 2003.
  3. Online VTGenWeb, Caledonia County, Barnet. Birth Records - 1738 to 2001.
  4. Canada East (Québec). District Sherbrooke (29). 1851 Canadian Census, population schedule. Micropublication C-1142. Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada. Online Library and Archives Canada.
  5. 1815-1879, District of Saint-Francis: From the Church Records of Sixteen Religious Denominations, Catholics Not Included, 6 volumes. Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada: La Société de Généalogie des Cantons de l'Est Inc, 1987. Marriages, 2 volumes.
  6. 1815-1879, District of Saint-Francis: From the Church Records of Sixteen Religious Denominations, Catholics Not Included, 6 volumes. Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada: La Société de Généalogie des Cantons de l'Est Inc, 1992. Deaths, 2 volumes.
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