Thomas Bethel Colton Jr1

M, b. before 30 November 1839, d. 3 January 1871
FatherThomas Bethel Colton b. 17 Mar 1815, d. 31 Mar 1885
MotherEliza Chester b. c 28 Dec 1817, d. 23 Sep 1884
     Thomas Bethel was born before 30 November 1839 in Brigg, Lincolnshire, England.2 On 30 November 1839, he was christened in Wrawby, Lincolnshire, England, at St. Mary the Virgin Church.3 Thomas married Mary Ann McLelan on 18 October 1863 in Ontario, Canada. Thomas departed this life on Tuesday, 3 January 1871 in the Village of Bronte, Trafalgar Township, Halton County, Ontario, Canada. He was buried in Village of Bronte, Trafalgar Township, Halton County, Ontario, Canada, in St. Jude's Church Cemetery.4


Mary Ann McLelan b. 11 Feb 1845, d. 23 Aug 1937


  1. [S335] Canadian, Marriage Records, Halton & Peel Counties Marriages 1858-1869 - Thomas Colton 24, s/o Thomas & Eliza Colton, residence Trafalger m. M. A. McLelan 20, James & Susan McLelan, residence Hamilton.
  2. [S623] District of Glanford Brigg, Lincolnshire, England Vital Records: Volume 14: page 346 - Thomas Colton October November December 1838 - transcribed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy.
  3. [S272] 1998 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, British Isles - Vital Records Index 1695-1918      , Christening: 30 November 1839 - Thomas, son of Thomas Bethell Colton & Eliza - Recorded in: Wrawby, Lincoln, England.
  4. [S506] Note: St. Jude Cemetery records noted he was age 31 years, farmer, of Trafalgar, He was buried in lot 4, plot owner: Thomas Colton. [Viewed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy]
    Thomas has the only marker in this plot. The plot is set off with posts and chains to fence it in. It is quite possible other family members, especially Thomas' parents are buried here without markers. [klm]