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Beeson, William S.

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Last Name Beeson
First Name William
Middle Name S.
Maiden Name
Death Date 3/13/1883
Birth Date 5/23/1825
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Source Information Friends Records
Cemetery Fairfield Friends
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Spouse 1) Catherine House; 2) Sarah Breedlove
Survived By His two youngest children, William Otto and Charlotte Bertha, are the only survivors of a family of 6. (Four children are deceased: John Henry, Henrietta Mary, Ida Elsina, and Martin Clarence.)
Other Age 57. Born in Highland County, Ohio; parents: William and Mary Sumner Beeson. Came to Morgan County in 1826. Married Catherine House on April 18, 1849. [Morgan County Marriage Records index gives marriage date as Dec. 31, 1848.] Father of 6 children, only two of which survived him: William Otto and Charlotte Bertha. Second wife Sarah Breedlove died of consumption in White Lick Meeting, Morgan County, Indiana. Quaker and Civil War veteran: Co. B, 117th Regt.; enlisted at the age of 38. [From the Mooresville Enterprise for Dec. 5, 1872: "The house and barn of William Beeson, situated on his farm one mile east of Mooresville, burned. No insurance."]
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