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Mahala Beames (Hall)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hardin County, Kentucky, United States
Death: Died in Savannah, Andrew County, Missouri, United States
Place of Burial: Savannah, Andrew County, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Wife of William Beames
Mother of William Thomas Beames; Joel Hartwell Beames; Fielding Sheldon Beames; John Milton Beames; James Burton Beames and 3 others

Managed by: Rusty Rex Beames
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About Mahala Beames

MAHALA HALL BEAMES OBITUARY Savannah Reporter, November 2, 1877

Death of an Old Citizen

Mrs. Mahala Beames, who died on Sunday last, and was buried on Monday, was born in Hardin county, Kentucky, in 1817, and was one day over sixty years old at the time of her death. She was a cousin of Abraham Lincoln, their mothers being sisters, and lived in the same neighborhood in Kentucky.

When very young, her parents, as well as those of Mr. Lincoln, removed to Indiana, where the mother and father of Mrs. Beames (her maiden name was Hall) died, and also the mother of Lincoln. From there they removed to Macon county, Illinois, where she was married to William Beames. Shortly afterward, they removed to Burlington, Iowa, where they lived until 1865, when they removed to Andrew county.

She was the mother of eight children, five of whom are living; the oldest being Mr. J.B. Beames, of this city. Her husband William Beames, who still survives her, is in his seventy-third year. She was a member of the Baptist and Christian churches for thirty-seven or eight years. She Leaves a large number of relatives and friends to mourn her loss.

DEATHS. Savannah Reporter, November 2, 1877

Beames -- On Sunday, October 28, 1877, at 12 o' clock, noon, Mrs. Mahala Beames, wife of William Beames died at 60 years and 1 day.

The funeral of the deceased took place from the Christian Church in this city, the remains being followed to the final resting place in the Savannah cemetery by a large number of relatives and friends.

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Mahala Beames's Timeline

1817
October 27, 1817
Hardin County, Kentucky, United States
1835
June 9, 1835
Age 17
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, United States
1836
November 17, 1836
Age 19
Pleasant Grove, Des Moines County, Iowa, United States
1838
February 25, 1838
Age 20
Pleasant Grove, Des Moines County, Iowa, United States
1840
November 12, 1840
Age 23
Pleasant Grove, Des Moines County, Iowa, United States
1844
March 14, 1844
Age 26
Pleasant Grove, Des Moines County, Iowa, United States
1846
April 18, 1846
Age 28
Pleasant Grove, Des Moines County, Iowa, United States
1847
August 13, 1847
Age 29
Pleasant Grove, Des Moines County, Iowa, United States
1865
June 7, 1865
Age 47
1877
October 28, 1877
Age 60
Savannah, Andrew County, Missouri, United States