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Nathaniel Beadle

Male 1802 - 1837  (35 years)

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  • Name Nathaniel Beadle 
    Born 1802 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Aug 1837 
    Person ID I86618  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father Nathaniel Beadle,   b. 1781,   d. 30 Sep 1853  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Marub Hitchcock,   b. 1775,   d. 1851  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F61320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna Wellman,   b. 1813,   d. 20 Oct 1852  (Age 39 years) 
     1. Alfred Nathaniel Beadle,   b. 14 Apr 1837, Orwell, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1912, Pulaski, Richland Township, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     2. Ellen Beadle,   b. 31 Jul 1835,   d. 18 Feb 1903  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F61317  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sabra Sarah,   d. 11 Feb 1829 
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F61321  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Biography of NATHANIEL BEADLE,
      ORWELL, NY

      Many thanks to Esther Rancier for sharing her information on these biographies. Esther is researching in Richland and Mexico the Soul/Soule, Brace and Daniel P. Smith families, and would appreciate hearing from anyone researching these surnames. Esther Rancier at: erase@pacbell.net

      The Beadle family came to America very early. Samuel1 Beedle [sic] lived in Charlestown, MA. He married Susanna of Salem, MA in 1645. They had twelve children.
      Son Nathaniel2, born ca. 1646, married Mary Hicks on 20 April 1671. They had ten children.
      Their son Nathaniel3, born 17 December 1675, wed on 30 January 1694 Elizabeth sharp in Boston. This couple had seven children. He died ca. 1713 in Salem.
      The next Nathaniel4, born 15 December 1703, in Salem, married Elizabeth Hitchcock on 10 November 1726 at Wallingford, CT. They had ten children.

      Their youngest son John5, born 3 January 1742 at Wallingford, CT, wed 18 January 1764 Eunice Barker. She was the daughter of John and Susan Barker. They had ten children. John died 15 August 1798. He was buried at Center St. Cemetery, Wallingford. Eunice lived to 4 October 1823.

      Eunice and John’s son Nathaniel6, born 12 October 1771 at Wallingford, married twice. His first wife was Marub Hitchcock. She was the mother of twelve children, but she died on 18 June 1829. By 1810 Nathaniel6 and Marub had removed to Herkimer, Herkimer Co., NY. Eleven of their children were born there. Only the youngest, William7 Beadle, born in 1822, was delivered in their new home at Orwell, Oswego Co., NY. (The spelling of Marub’s name was taken from her tombstone.)

      When Marub died she was buried in the Pekin Cemetery in Orwell. Nathaniel’s second wife Catherine died 21 September 1851 at age 80. Nathaniel6 died 28 September 1853 at 82 years. Both were also buried at Pekin Cemetery.
      Most of Nathaniel’s children lived in Orwell. His child Uriah7 died young. Sarah7, born 1798, wed Ansel Simmons. She became the mother of four children in Orwell. Sarah and Ansel were both buried at Pekin Cemetery.
      Athillia7 Beadle, born in 1800, wed Lyman Houghton. They had no issue. She died 30 March 1835. She was buried at Pekin Cemetery.

      John7 Beadle wed Cynthia Strong in Oswego, NY. He was born 12 January 1801. In 1840 John served as an Orwell Town Supervisor. They had one child Harriet who died young. Cynthia died 13 August 1879 while he lived to 23 March 1885. Both were buried at Evergreen Cemetery at Orwell.

      Nathaniel7 Beadle, born 1802, wed twice. He married first Sabra Sparks who had one child Julia8. Sabra died 11 February 1829. (The cemetery transcription of her stone called her Sarah.) Nathaniel then wed Anne Wellman on 3 February 1833. Anne had three children. One child died young. Their daughter was Ellen8, born 31 July 1835. Their son Alfred8 N. Beadle was born 14 April 1837. Natahaniel7 died 8 August 1837, age 35 and was interred at Pekin Cemetery along with his first wife Sabra. Wife Anne Wellman died in 1852. She was buried in the Daysville Cemetery in Section 2, row 16. Her stone read “1837-1852.”

      Ellen8 married Stephen Litts. They lived in Altmar, NY. She had four children. She died at 68 after a brief, but painful illness on 18 February 1903. Ellen was buried at Daysville Cemetery, Richland. Her stone read 1839-1903. Stephen died 15 May 1911.

      Alfred8 N. Beadle lived a full life of contributing to his family and the town. When he was 21 he enrolled on 21 August 1862 as a private in Co. E, 147th NY. He was promoted to Quartermaster Sgt. On 1 March 1863. When mustered out on 17 November 1864 he was both a First Lieutenant and Quartermaster. He served with a local friend Henry Lyman.
      On 6 September 1865 in Pulaski, NY he wed Frances M. Bentley. They had three children born in Pulaski. They were the following: Helen9 Bentley Beadle, born 12 July 1866; Anne9 Wellman Beadle, born 5 May 1869; and Cynthia9 Harriet Beadle, born 8 June 1871, who died 18 July 1952.

      On 9 July 1902 Anne9 wed Alexander Gordon. Their first son Donald10 Stuart Gordon was born in Oswego on 16 April 1903. Then the family removed to Alleghany Co., PA where four more children were born.
      Anne9 died 5 October 1933. Her body was buried at Riverside Cemetery in Oswego.
      Helen9 wed Robert M. Barnett on 18 January 1898. She died in 1951.

      Alfred8 ran a hardware store in Richland as a partner with Henry Lyman his friend from the war. Both men did well financially. In the biography of Henry Lyman, Alfred’s partner, there is the story of George E. Washington, an ex-slave who worked in the hardware store. In the 1880 Pulaski census Geo B. Washington and his wife, Lucretia, were residing in the household of Alfred and Frances Beadle. He was 26 and employed as a clerk in the hardware store. Alfred had given shelter to this hardworking, but extremely poor couple.

      Sometime after 1880 the hardware store was sold to Lewis J. Macy. In August 1879 under Alfred’s leadership the local post of the Grand Army of the Republic was formed in Pulaski. Alfred became its first commander. In 1885 Alfred8 N. Beadle was elected sheriff of Pulaski.

      In 1804 Amos7 H. Beadle was born. He wed twice. His first marriage before 1837 was to Content Horton. She bore him one daughter Amelia8 C. Beadle in 1837. Later in life Amelia8 wed Reuben A. Hamilton. She died in 1914. She had her husband were interred in the Mexico Village Cemetery. Her stone has dates: “1837-1914.”
      After the death of Content, Amos7 wed Betsy Maria Wheat in Rome, NY on 19 April 1838. They resided in Orwell. The 1850 Orwell census enumerated the family as follows:

      Beadle, AMOS -45-farmer-NY-$2000
      Beadle, Betsy A. -43-wife-NY
      Beadle, Amelia C. -13-daughter-NY
      Beadle, Jane B. -11-daughter-NY
      Beadle, Ann B. -9-daugter-NY
      Beadle, Amos G. -7-son-NY
      Beadle, Hannah -5-daughter-NY
      Beadle, Gustavus - 3-son-NY
      Beadle, Lucius H 1-son-NY
      Beadle, Lucy H -1-daughter-NY

      By the 1870 Orwell census only the twin son Lucius8, age 21, a farm hand, remained in the household. Amos7 died 21 September 1877. On 5 November 1877 his will was presented to the Oswego County Surrogate Court for probate. The will dated 16 September 1877 read as follows: “In the name of God Amen - I Amos Beadle of the town of Orwell in the County and State of New York being now of sound mind and memory and aware of the uncertainty of this frail and transitory life, do therefore make or draw, publish and declare this to ne my last will and testament. That is to say:
      “First, I request and direct that all my debts now die or that may accrue during my last sickness together with the expenses of directing a suitable monument at my grave and of procuring a suitable coffin for my burial be defrayed from my personal estate.

      “Second, (having already given to my two sons Nathaniel and Lucius each eight hundred dollars) I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Betsy all my estate both personal and real that may remain after defraying the expenses above referred to, to be distributed by her among our children at her death as she uses her best judgment may see fit.
      “I recognize no favorites among my children, but love them all as dutiful, kind and affectionate children, and bestow on each a father’s dying blessing confident that their mother will deal justly by them all. Likewise I make, constitute, and appoint my wife, Betsy Beadle, as sole administrator of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made.

      “In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal this 16th day of September A.D. 1877.
      “Amos Beadle”

      Amos’ son Amos8 Grant Beadle died 27 February 1851, age 4. He was buried in the Pekin Cemetery, Orwell.
      The son called Nathaniel in the will was Gustavus8 Nathaniel Beadle who was also called by his family G.N. Beadle. In the 1880 Scriba census this family was enumerated thusly:

      Beadle, G.N. -33-farmer-NY
      Beadle, Melissa -26-wife-NY
      Beadle, Frank -7-son-NY
      Beadle, Irwin -5-son-NY
      Beadle, Amos -2-son-NY

      Gustavus8 wed on 18 April 1872 Cynthia Melissa Hubbard, born 11 September 1852. She was the daughter of Levi Hubbard and Cynthia Mattison. She became the mother of four children. She died 2 September 1933 in Norwich, NY. She was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Oswego, with Gustavus who died 4 July 1930 in Deland, Florida.

      Gustavus and Melissa’s children were Frank9 Jewell Beadle who died 27 September 1962 in Oswego; Irwin9 Hubbard Beadle who died 25 January 1964 in Honolulu, Hawaii; Amos9 Walter Beadle who died 9 December 1963 in Deland, FL; and Florence9 Jessie Beadle, born 14 May 1881 in Scriba who died 13 January 1963.

      Amos9 Walter Beadle resided for some years in Syracuse, NY. Amos10 had to register for the draft in World War I. He identified himself as “Amos Walter Beadle, 418 E. Willow, Apt. #1, Syracuse, N.Y.” He gave his date of birth as 17 July 1879. He worked for the American Railway Express as an Assistant Depot Agent at 25 S. Franklin Ave., Syracuse. He gave his wife as next of kin. This registration card was dated 12 September 1918. In the 1920 Syracuse E.D. # 142 census his family included his wife Edith, age 37 and children: Melissa11 L., age 11 and Harry11 A., age 9.
      In the 1880 Orwell census widow Betsy lived alone at age 73. She died 3 April 1885. She was buried with Amos at Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell along with several of her children. Daughter Hannah8, who married John Bonner and had five children, was also resting at Evergreen after her death in 1914. Another daughter Jane8, who married Charles Allen, died 5 February 1888 and was buried at Evergreen.

      Son Lucius8 H. Beadle wed twice. His first wife Mary Loomis, born 29 August 1849, was the daughter of Charles Giles Loomis and Julia Sheldon of Orwell. She died in September 1877. He remarried Emma Loomis, born 6 January 1857, who was the daughter of Orson Loomis and Almira Stowell of Orwell. By 1900 Emma’s mother was living with the couple. In 1920 Lucius and Emma at ages 70 and 60 respectively, were still in the same household with Elmira [sic] Loomis, Emma’s mother who was 83. This family resided in Orwell where Lucius painted houses and called himself a decorator. The next year in 1921 Lucius died. He was buried at the Evergreen Cemetery. Emma lived to 1932. She and first wife Mary were both laid to rest at Evergreen.

      Amos and Betsy’s daughter Mary8 Ann married twice. Her first husband was John Washburn who died 16 March 1889. They had two daughters, Mary9 Adelaide Washburn, 1871-1846 and Lucy9 Viola Washburn, born in 1873. Mary Ann’s second mate was Seymour Davis. She died 5 March 1931.

      Mary8 Ann’s sister Lucy8 H. Beadle, the twin of Lucius, married Clark C. Loomis. They resided for a time in Manchester, Iowa. She was buried at Oakland Cemetery in Delaware Co., IA. In the 1880 Delaware, Iowa census she was 31 and Clark, 33. They were the parents of Cora9 B. Loomis, age 9; Mary9 J. Loomis, age 5; and Charles9 A. Loomis, age 1.
      Nathaniel and Marub’s next child was Elizabeth7, born in 1807, who married Albin Strong who died before 1850. Elizabeth, a widow, in 1850 lived in Orwell with their a son, Albin8 Strong about 11 years old.

      Henry7 Beadle, the next child was born in 1810. He wed Calista Reynolds, born ca. 1816 in NY. They appeared in the 1840 Orwell census and again in 1870. Then their daughter Frances8 Ann, born 1838, was no longer at home. Their son John8 Nathaniel was 29 working on his father’s farm with his wife Mary.

      During the Civil War John8 N. had served from 15 April to June 7, 1865 as a first Lieutenant in the 147thNY. He began as a private at age 21 on 21 August 1862. Shortly thereafter he was promoted to Sergeant-Major, then a 2nd lieutenant before his final promotion. He was mustered out on 7 June 1865 near Washington, D.C.

      John8 N. wed Mary Clark who died before 1876. On 2 March 1876 he wed Amelia _____. They had two children who were born in Buffalo, NY. They were Harry9 Seymour Beadle, born 30 December 1876 and Florence9 Calista Beadle, born 31 December 1879. Both lived as of 1895 at Buffalo.

      Henry7 Beadle died in 1888. He outlived his son John8 N. who died 22 February 1881 at Buffalo. Calista died in 1885.
      Henry’s younger brother Orrin7 Beadle, born 14 July 1812, wed Roxanna Potter. They had four children. Two died young. They were Charles8 H. and Hobart8. They were both buried in the Evergreen Cemetery. In the 1889 Orwell census Orrin7, age 68, and Roxanna, age 57, resided with Viola8 Beadle, age 27, and W. William Beadle, age 29 who never married. Viola wed in 1887 Clarence E. Keyes. They had no issue. In the 1900 Orwell census both children still lived with Roxanna plus Viola’s husband Clarence, a hotelkeeper. Viola Keyes, age 76, was enumerated in the 1930 Richland census. She was by then a widow. She died in 1941 and was buried at Evergreen Cemetery.

      Orin7 was a Town supervisor of Orwell in 1854. He resided in Orwell until 1888 when he died. His wife Roxanna survived until her death in 1909. They were both buried in the Evergreen Cemetery. Their son William expired in 1930 and he too was laid to rest at Evergreen.

      Orrin’s younger sister Louisa7, born in 1816, married Silas Davis. They resided in Oswego. They had two daughters. Frances, born 1842, and Helen, born 1843.

      The next sister Celia7 was born in 1817. She married William Beecher, son of William and Lucy Beecher. They lived in Orwell. They had four children: Elvira8 L. Beecher, born 1841; Frances8 Beecher, born 1843; Madison8 Beecher, born 1845; and Irwin8 Beecher, born 1848.

      Nathaniel and Marub’s youngest child, born in Orwell in 1822, was named William7 Beadle. He wed Frances Griswold in Oswego. They had two children. Their second child Willie died at 16 days. Their other son Robert Hobart died at age 3. Both boys were interred at Pekin Cemetery, Orwell. William7 died at age 35 on 1 October 1858, joining his sons at Pekin.
      Very special thanks are due researcher Daryl V. Verstreate daryl_7374@hotmail.com for sharing his work. The detail in this biography is the result of much time and effort by Daryl.


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