Nathaniel Beckwith

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Nathaniel Beckwith

Death: April 25, 1834 (48)
Place of Burial: Palmyra, NY
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Beckwith and Hannah Beckwith
Husband of Sophia Beckwith
Father of James Burchard Beckwith
Brother of Naomi Church; Anne Mc Intyre; George Beckwith; Stephen Beckwith; Samuel Beckwith and 4 others

Occupation: Merchant
Managed by: Keith Decker
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About Nathaniel Beckwith



son of Samuel and Anna, born 13 Oct 1785 East Haddam CT, died 25 Apr 1834 [1839?] Palmyra NY age 47y 6m. Married 1st to Minerva NYE, daughter of Nathaniel NYE of Pittsford.was born 1797, died 6 Apr 1821 age 24y 14d. Married 2nd to Sophia C. BURCHARD, daugter of Ezra BURCHARD of Lima. She was born c1897, died 11 Aug 1838 age 41y 3m 14d. Nathaniel, Minerva and Sophia are buried in Palmyra Cemetery.

    Palmyra Cemetery records indicate Nathaniel was a veteran of the War of 1812.
    Beckwith Notes indicates 9 children, of whom only 6 names were known.

Served in the War of 1812, according to cemetery website:

Marriage Recorded in Rochester Telegraph

War info from:

"Military minutes of the Council of appointment of the state of New York, 1783-1821"

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Nathaniel Beckwith's Timeline

October 13, 1785
Age 44
New York
April 25, 1834
Age 48
Palmyra, NY