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Samuel Beeson

Birthdate: (82)
Birthplace: New Waterford, Columbiana, OH, United States
Death: July 5, 1898 (82)
Liscomb, Marshall, IA, United States
Place of Burial: Albion, Marshall County, Iowa, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Beeson and Ann Mary Beeson
Husband of Martha Beeson
Father of Byron Allen Beeson; Wilson Bruce Beeson; Ann Elizabeth Walden; Rachel Weatherly; Susan McKibben and 7 others
Brother of Henry Martin Beeson; Elisabeth Thompson; Mary Beeson and Richard Holmes Beeson

Managed by: Timothy Cannell Davis
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About Samuel Beeson

Husband of Martha (Smith) Beeson. Son of Richard Beeson and Ann (Oliphant) Beeson. Birthright Quaker, he was "disowned" for marrying out of unity with the Society of Friends in 1837.


He Was One of the Best Known Pioneers of Marshall County.


Mr. Beeson Was Nearly 83 Years Old and Had Lived in Marshall County Since 1834-Was Prominent in an Early Day-The Family Well Known.

Marshalltown, July 6.-"Uncle" Samuel Beeson, one of the pioneers of the county and a resident of Liscomb for many years, died at 10 o'clock Tuesday night.

Mr. Beeson has been ill for several months, and at one time his life was despaired of, but, he rallied and was thought to be on the road to recovery. A change for the worse occurred Monday and his sons in this city were notified. General B. A. Beeson went to Liscomb Tuesday and was present during the last moments of his father.

Samuel Beeson was the son of Richard and Ann Beeson, and was born one and one-half miles south of new Waterford, Columbiana county, O., November 5, 1815. He was therefore, 82 years, 7 months and 27 days old at the time of his demise. On April 16, 1837, he married Martha Smith. Twelve children were born to them, and the companion of sixty-one years and nine children survive him. Mr. Beeson's parents were of the religious society commonly called Friends, or Quakers, but for about thirty years deceased had been identified with the Christian church.

Mr. and Mrs. Beeson came to Marshall county in 1854, and settled on a farm near Liscomb, where the resided until twenty-two years ago. They then removed to the village and have made that their home since. In his day Mr. Beeson was a man of strong character and force. He was a prominent republican and for several years was chairman of the board of the Liscomb county school board.

Two sons, General B. A. Beeson, for-...Beeson (text missing from original) reside in this city. Lewis J. resides in Peoria and C. M. at Dodge City, Kan. The latter's wife is here, but he cannot be present at the funeral. The daughters are Mrs. Sarah A. Arney of Lake City, Mrs. Ann Elizabeth Walden of the state of Washington, Mrs. Susan McKibben of Liscomb, Mrs. Mary Dickson of Iantha, Mo., and Mrs. Cora Lybarger, who resides two miles north of the city. All these children were present at a family reunion held at Liscomb on year ago April 6 last.

The funeral will be held at Liscomb at 1 p. m. Thursday and interment will follow at Albion at 3:30 p. m."

The Des Moines Register. 7 July 1898

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Samuel Beeson's Timeline

November 9, 1815
New Waterford, Columbiana, OH, United States
February 26, 1838
Age 22
Columbiana County, Ohio, United States
August 12, 1841
Age 25
Columbiana, Columbiana County, Ohio, United States
Age 27
Ohio, United States
June 1, 1844
Age 28
Ohio, United States
Age 30
Ohio, United States
April 4, 1848
Age 32
New Waterford, Columbiana, OH, United States
February 15, 1852
Age 36
Ohio, United States
March 6, 1856
Age 40
Marshall County, Iowa, United States