Elisha Beeman

Male16 February 1822–7 December 1898

Brief Life History of Elisha

When Elisha Beeman was born on 16 February 1822, in Schuyler, New York, United States, his father, Havilah Beeman, was 24 and his mother, Lorenda, was 17. He married Emeline Parmeter about 1847, in Caton, Steuben, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 7 December 1898, in New York, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Elisha Beeman
Emeline Parmeter
Marriage: about 1847
Frank Beeman
Franklin Beeman
Nellie Beeman

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  • Marriage
    about 1847Caton, Steuben, New York, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 3

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

    Age 5

    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.


    Age 24

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (Kent): occupational name for a beekeeper, from Middle English bee-man ‘bee-keeper’ (Old English bēo + mann).

    English (Kent): variant of Beaumont .

    Americanized form of German Biemann or of its Dutch cognate Bieman.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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