Andrew McClurkin Beasley

17 August 1838–20 October 1919 (Age 81)
Fairfield, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Andrew McClurkin

When Andrew McClurkin Beasley was born on 17 August 1838, in Fairfield, South Carolina, United States, his father, Jacob Beasley, was 51 and his mother, Margaret or Margie Boyles, was 34. He married Mary Ann Elizabeth Pannell on 9 December 1859, in Pontotoc, Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States in 1860 and Beat 3, Tippah, Mississippi, United States in 1880. He died on 20 October 1919, in Mansfield, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mansfield, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Andrew McClurkin Beasley
Mary Ann Elizabeth Pannell
Marriage: 9 December 1859
Melissa Louella Beasley
John Jeremiah Beasley
William Alonzo Beasley
Minor Douglas Beasley
Georgann Josephine Beasley
Mary Aytchafalya Beasley
Benjamin Franklin Beasley
James Thomas Beasley
George Napolean Beasley

Spouse and Children

9 December 1859
Pontotoc, Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States


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World Events (8)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 6

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Age 8

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

Age 22

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Beesley, perhaps from Old English bēos ‘bent grass’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Andy M Beasly in household of Jno J Beasly, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Andrew Beasely in household of Jacob Beasely, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Andrew Beasley in household of John J Beasley, "United States Census, 1860"

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