When Grace Nancy Beardsley was born on 17 March 1799, in Fairfield, Franklin, Vermont, United States, her father, Whitmore Beardsley, was 40 and her mother, Dolly Beard, was 40. She had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Stanley Sherman. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Dundee Township, Kane, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 1 March 1890, in West Dundee, Kane, Illinois, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in West Dundee, Kane, Illinois, United States.
English (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire): variant of Bardsley .
History: William Beardsley, mason, came to New England in 1635 from London aboard the Planter.