Jasper Hazen Beardsley

4 September 1843–29 November 1923 (Age 80)
Bakersfield, Franklin, Vermont, United States

The Life of Jasper Hazen

When Jasper Hazen Beardsley was born on 4 September 1843, in Bakersfield, Franklin, Vermont, United States, his father, Lewis Stanley Beardsley, was 41 and his mother, Delice Fidelia Smith, was 40. He married Eliza Ann Kirby on 2 September 1866, in Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Lincoln, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States in 1870 and Adrian, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States for about 30 years. He died on 29 November 1923, in Tomah, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Tomah, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jasper Hazen Beardsley
Eliza Ann Kirby
Marriage: 2 September 1866
Riley Eugene Beardsley
Frank Hazen Beardsley
Ruth Isabelle Beardsley
Lewis Stanley Beardsley
Edith Arvilla Beardsley

Spouse and Children

2 September 1866
Wisconsin, United States


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Parents and Siblings



    Elias Whitmore Beardsley


    Hiram Smith Beardsley


    Charles Rollin Beardsley


    Harriet Newell Beardsley


    Everett W. Beardsley


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World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 5

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 21

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.

Name Meaning

English: possibly a variant of Bardsley , or alternatively a habitational name from an unidentified place (possibly in Nottinghamshire, where the surname is particularly common).

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

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Story Highlight

Monroe County Heritage Book, pages 149-150 containing Beardsley Family History, Entries 452, 453, and 454; Originally Written and Submitted by Edith Arvilla Beardsley Tollefsrud (1901-2000)

452 BEARDSLEY The leading man in this ancestral narrative is my great-grandfather Lewis Beardsley, a sixth generation pioneer, who was born in Vermont in 1802. Although a big boy for his age he w …

Sources (3)

  • Jasper N Birdsley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jasper H Beardsley, "United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890"
  • Jasper H Beardsley in household of Louis Beardsley, "United States Census, 1910"

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