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Rev Elisha Joseph Fessenden
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Birth: Feb. 18, 1837
Armada
Macomb County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 1896
Ancaster
Ontario, Canada

Rector of Ancaster from 1893 until his death in 1896.

Son of Elisha Moss Fessenden and Elsie Tibits. Brother of Cortez Fessenden.

Father of 4 sons, the eldest of whom was Reginald Aubrey Fessenden (1866-1932).

The Fessendens lived first in Bolton, Quebec, where their three eldest sons were born. In 1872 Rev Fessenden was called to minister in Fergus, Ontario, followed by Chippawa near Niagara Falls in 1878. From 1893 until his death early in 1896, Reverend Fessenden was Rector of St John's Anglican Church, Ancaster, Ontario, where he and Clementina, with their youngest son, Victor, lie at rest.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Clementina Trenholm Fessenden (1843 - 1918)
 
 Children:
  Reginald Aubrey Fessenden (1866 - 1932)*
  Kenneth Harcourt Fessenden (1868 - 1943)*
  Cortez Ridley Trenholme Fessenden (1870 - 1938)*
  Lionel Victor Fessenden (1872 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
ELISHA JOSEPH FESSENDEN B.A.
Rector of Ancaster
Entered into Rest 18 Jan AD 1895
Aged 59 years
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Thanks be to God who Giveth us the Victory
Through Our Lord Jesus Christ

 
Burial:
Saint John's Anglican Church Graveyard
Ancaster
Hamilton Municipality
Ontario, Canada
Plot: Section A, row 10, plot 32
 
Created by: ohSunnyOne
Record added: Nov 20, 2010
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Rev Elisha Joseph Fessenden
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Rev Elisha Joseph Fessenden
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Rev Elisha Joseph Fessenden
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 Added: Jul. 21, 2011
 
 
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