Andrew McClurkin Beasley

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

The Life Summary 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 Vaughan, was 43. 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 Beat 2, Lee, Mississippi, United States in 1870 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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Family Time Line

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

  • Marriage
    9 December 1859Pontotoc, Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 19
    Historical Boundaries 1857: Tarrant, Texas, United States
    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:variant of Bisley, a habitational name from any of the places called Bisley in Gloucestershire and Surrey (the former named with the Old English personal name Bisa + lēah ‘woodland clearing’, the later named with either a personal name or Old English bysce ‘copse, bushes’ + lēah), or Bisseley (a lost place in Coventry, Warwickshire).habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Beesley, probably named with Old English bēos ‘bent grass’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Andy M Beasly in household of Jno J Beasly, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Arthur Beasley in entry for James Thomas Beasley, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • Andrew Beasely in household of Jacob Beasely, "United States Census, 1850"

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