Philo Beardsley

18 October 1819–about 1856 (Age 36)
Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Philo

When Philo Beardsley was born on 18 October 1819, in Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Talmon D. Beardsley, was 22 and his mother, Mahala Knapp, was 23. He married Jabe Innis on 7 November 1847, in Mifflin Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Berlin Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died about 1856, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 37.

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Philo Beardsley
Jabe Innis
Marriage: 7 November 1847
Rexville Beardsley
Clarinda Beardsley

Spouse and Children

7 November 1847
Mifflin Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States


    Rexville Beardsley


    Clarinda Beardsley


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World Events (5)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 1

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 11

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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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Sources (3)

  • Philo Beardsley in household of Mahala Beardsley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Philo Beardsley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Philo Beardsley in entry for Clarinda B. Penney, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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