Frances Fender

26 June 1811–6 December 1882 (Age 71)
Ashe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Frances

When Frances Fender was born on 26 June 1811, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States, her father, Nimrod Fender, was 45 and her mother, Sarah Jane Sumner, was 45. She married Alexander Beasley on 28 March 1828, in Lawrence, Lawrence Township, Marion, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Stockton Township, Greene, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. She died on 6 December 1882, in Greene, Indiana, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Greene, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Beasley
1810–1891
Frances Fender
1811–1882
Marriage: 28 March 1828
Ephraim Beasley
1829–1917
Alexander Beasley
1854–
Sarah Beasley
1833–1912
Solomon Beasley
1835–
John T. Beasley
1837–1879
Elizabeth Beasley
1839–1917
Thomas Beasley
1842–1925
Mary A. Beasley
1845–1935
Isaac Beasley
1846–1917
Cynthia Jane Beasley
1849–1926
Frances Matilda Beasley
1851–1904
Martha Ellen Beasley
1858–1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 March 1828
Lawrence, Lawrence Township, Marion, Indiana, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1812

Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1816

Age 5

Indiana is the 19th state.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 19

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

1 English: nickname from fend, a shortened form of defend, thus ‘defender’.2 South German: from Alemannic Venner ‘flag bearer’, ‘ensign’ or Fähndrich, which has the same meaning ( see Fenrich ).3 South German: variant of Fendler .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Francis Benstog in household of Alexander Benstog, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Frances Beasley in household of Alax Beasley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Francis Beasely in household of Alexander Beasely, "United States Census, 1870"

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