Bessant, Henry d.28 Jan 1883 73 yrs. 10 mos. R 72 S 128
  Bessant. Suddenly, on January the 28th, 1883, at 4:20 p.m., Henry Beassant, aged 73 years and 10 months, a native of England for 29 years, of late a resident of Washington. Funeral will take place from the First M.P. Church, corner of Fifth and Virginia avenue southeast, on Tuesday, January the 30th, at 2:30 p.m. Friends and relatives are respectfully invited to attend.