William Meredith Beeson

b. 23 July 1824, Randolph County, North Carolina, to Jonathan L. and Miriam (Hinshaw) Beeson
d. 1 September 1887, Ironton, Sauk County, Wisconsin

m. 26 December 1844, Henry County, Indiana
Melinda Mason
b. 21 May 1825, Wayne or Delaware County,
d. 30 January 1879, Ironton, Sauk County, Wisconsin

Children with Melinda Mason:

  • William Francis (b. 1854)
  • John Lewis
  • Jonathan F.
  • Martin Oliver (b. 1863)
  • Lillie Mae (b. 1866)

The family arrived in Indiana about 1826; this was when William’s mother and two brothers were granted a certificate to the Springfield Monthly Meeting. The family lived in Green Township, Howard County. William and Melinda arrived at the Little Baraboo Valley Quaker Settlement (Wisconsin) in 1854.

Submitted by:
Leslie Hope
Santa Monica CA

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