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Martha Beeson (Smith)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Ohioville, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Albion, Marshall County, Iowa, United States
Place of Burial: Albion, Marshall County, Iowa, United States
Immediate Family:

Wife of Samuel Beeson
Mother of Byron Allen Beeson; Wilson Bruce Beeson; Ann Elizabeth Walden; Rachel Weatherly; Susan McKibben and 7 others

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About Martha Beeson

Wife of Samuel Beeson. Daughter of Joseph Smith and Joanna (Arten) Smith.

"MRS. MARTHA BEESON DIES

Mother of Gen. Byron A. Beeson Succumbs, Aged 95.

MARSHALLTOWN, Ia., Jan. 15.- Special: Death yesterday claimed one of the pioneers of this county, Mrs. Martha Smith Beeson, aged 95, mother of Gen. Byron A. Beeson of Des Moines, until recently adjutant of the Iowa Soldiers' home.

Mrs. Beeson's death was due to grip, and followed an illness of two weeks. She had been a resident of this county over sixty years, coming here in June, 1855. Mrs. Beeson had sixty-four living descendants. They included 6 children, 29 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren, her family being one of the very few in this county represented by five generations."

The Des Moines Register. 16 January 1916 http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=61509300

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Martha Beeson's Timeline

1820
June 26, 1820
Ohioville, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States
1838
February 26, 1838
Age 17
Columbiana County, Ohio, United States
1841
August 12, 1841
Age 21
Columbiana, Columbiana County, Ohio, United States
1843
1843
Age 22
Ohio, United States
1844
June 1, 1844
Age 23
Ohio, United States
1846
1846
Age 25
Ohio, United States
1848
1848
Age 27
New Waterford, Columbiana, OH, USA
1852
February 15, 1852
Age 31
Ohio, United States
1856
March 6, 1856
Age 35
Marshall, IA, USA