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Betsey Lucinda Rolfe

(c. 1831 - )
Betsey Lucinda Rolfe|b. c. 1831|p4976.htm|John Rolf|||Lucy (?)|||||||||||||||
Descendants of Bartholomew Somers
     Betsey Lucinda Rolfe was born circa 1831 in Québec.2,1 She was the daughter of John Rolf and Lucy (?).1

     She appeared on the 1851 Canadian Census of Dudswell township, Sherbrooke, Canada East (Québec) in the household of her parents.1

     Betsey married (1st) David Goodwillie Somers, son of Robert Somers and Harriet Almeda Sheldon, on Dec 12, 1860 at the Free Will Baptist Church in Barnston.3

     Betsey married (2nd) Harrison A Cole on Aug 22, 1874 in Sherbrooke.3

     Betsey and Harrison appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Sherbrooke, North Ward, Sherbrooke, Québec. Also in the house were Betsey's children Minnie (Marion) Somers and John Somers, and Harry Cole, Frank Cole, Robert Wadsworth and Lucy Wadsworth.2

Children of Betsey Lucinda Rolfe and David Goodwillie Somers


  1. Canada East (Québec). District Sherbrooke (29). 1851 Canadian Census, population schedule. Micropublication C-1144. Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada. Online Library and Archives Canada.
  2. Quebec. District Sherbrooke (55). 1881 Canadian Census, population schedule. Micropublication C-13199 (FHL Film 1375835). Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada.
  3. 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.