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Belleville Yardmen Benefit Fund

  • Corporate body
  • fl. 1977

The Belleville Yardmen Benefit Fund was a fundraising organization which ran a lottery in the 1970s. The group donated funds for the construction of the Quinte Sports Centre on Cannifton Road in Belleville, Ontario, in 1977.

Belleville-Sargent and Co. Limited

  • Corporate body
  • 1931-1947

Operating at 270 Pinnacle Street, the Belleville-Sargent and Co. Limited manufactured Locks and associated building hardware. In 1947 it enlarged to include marine hardware. It was purchased by the American Hardware Company in 1956.

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

  • Person
  • b. 1703 - d. 21 Mar 1772

Jacques was born in France in 1703.
In 1721 he was appointed chief cartographer to the French Navy.
Later, in August 1741, he was named Official Hydrographer of the French King. Throughout his career he charted area in France and eventually in Canada.
He passed away at 69 years on March 21, 1772.

Belnap, Pete

  • Person
  • 1896-c. 1966

Pete Belnap was born in 1896. He was in business as a barber since 1915 except for time out fighting in the First World War. He retired in 1966.

Benn, Ronald, O.L.S.

  • Person
  • b. 1919 - d. 4 Feb 2008

Ron was born in 1919.
He was a pilot in World War ll as a member of the Royal Flying Corps (RCAF).
In 1950, he earned his Ontario Land Surveying Certificate. Throughout his career as a surveyor he worked for Ontario Hydro, in private practice and finally in legal surveys with the City of Ottawa.
Ron and his wife, Agnes, were married in 1953. They had two children.
He passed away on February 4, 2008 at Nepean, Ontario.

Benson, Frank

  • Person
  • 1903-1990

Frank Benson was a resident of Belleville, Ontario.

Benson, Mary

  • Person
  • 1864-1954

Mary Benson was born in Picton, Ontario, on 30 September 1864. She married George Boyle, a grocer, on 26 April 1893 and the couple lived in Belleville, Ontario at 226 William Street. George died on 20 June 1923. Mary died on 1 April 1954 and they were both buried in the Belleville Cemetery.

Benson, Samuel Manson, D.P.S. & P.L.S.

  • Person
  • b. 23 Mar 1801 - d. 28 Dec 1876

Samuel was born on March 23, 1801 to the family of Ezekiel Benson, in York, Ontario, Canada.
He later became a surveyor, and was active in various townships of the Midland District.
He served in the militia during the rebellion of 1837-1838.
Samuel died in 1876, of cancer, at an age of 75 years.

Berkeley, Garnet Lawrence, O.L.S.

  • Person
  • b. 4 May 1890 - d. 1967

Garnet was born on May 4, 1890, at Belleville, Ontario, to parents John Alfred Berkeley and Ellen Catharine Zufelt.
He married his wife, Gertrude Louise Butler, on June 22, 1912 at York, Ontario.
Prior to enlisting in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, he was employed as a land surveyor and civil engineer.
On April 1, 1916 he joined the 4th Divisional Cyclists Company as a Captain. At some point in his time overseas, he acquired a hand and knee injury from a motorcycle accident. He was later discharged on November 17, 1917.
After WWI, Garnet returned to his family and previous profession.
He died later in 1967, at about 76 years of age.

Beta Sigma Phi (Bay of Quinte Area Council)

  • Corporate body
  • fl. 1959-

Beta Sigma Phi is a non-academic sorority group which was established in Kansas in 1931. There have been a number of active Chapters in the Quinte region.

Bethel-Zion Women's Institute

  • Corporate body
  • 1912-

Bethel-Zion Women's Institute was organized in Phillipston in January 1912.

Bews, David Matthew, O.L.S.

  • Person
  • b. 20 May 1932 - d. 28 Mar 2017

Dave was born on May 20, 1932 at Belleville, Ontario to parents Douglas and Aline Bews.
He attended Queen Alexandra elementary school and Belleville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School.
In 1951, he moved to Kingston, Ontario where he earned his BSc in Civil Engineering at Queen's University.
After graduating, Dave joined the Ontario Department of Highways and became an Ontario Land Surveyor.
Dave married Ethel Green on June 8, 1963.
He passed away on March 28, 2017.

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