Joseph Canby
Joseph Canby
Joseph Canby served as the first president of Beechwood Cemetery Company. He died on August 11, 1875. He married first, Margaret Paxson on November 16, 1843 and they had six children. She died October 27, 1861. He married second, Margaret's sister, Margery on February 27, 1867 and they had one son together, Joseph Paxson Canby, who was born August 23, 1869.
 
 
 
Joseph Paxson Canby lived in the family homestead opposite the Beechwood Cemetery, on Hulme Road in Hulmeville. He married Maria Olden Abbott in 1869. She was the daughter of noted naturalist, Dr. Charles Conrad Abbott and his wife, Julia Boggs Olden Abbott.   Joseph Canby
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