Samuel Martin Beeson

Male27 June 1837–8 February 1917

Brief Life History of Samuel Martin

When Samuel Martin Beeson was born on 27 June 1837, in Shelby, Indiana, United States, his father, Isaac Beeson, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Doran, was 22. He married Sara Emma Thurston on 24 March 1861, in Shelby, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Blue River Township, Johnson, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Center Township, Hodgeman, Kansas, United States in 1880. He died on 8 February 1917, in Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas, United States.

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Samuel Martin Beeson
Sara Emma Thurston
Marriage: 24 March 1861
William Clifton Beeson
James Renaldo Beeson
Clara May Beeson
Harry Edward Beeson

Sources (15)

  • Samuel M Beeson in household of Elizbeth Phillips, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Samuel M Beeson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Samuel M Beeson, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 March 1861Shelby, Indiana, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

    Age 4

    The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.


    Age 9

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


    Age 24

    Kansas is the 34th state

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Beeston , a habitational name from a place called Beeston. The spelling reflects the local pronunciation of the Nottinghamshire placename, although this form is now quite widespread in England.

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

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