Colonel George Beeler

1749–February 1798 (Age 49)
Ryerson Station, Richhill Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George

When Colonel George Beeler was born in 1749, in Ryerson Station, Richhill Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Frederick Beeler, was 18 and his mother, Judy Colson, was 14. He married Elizabeth Vestal on 3 August 1772, in Frederick, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He registered for military service in 1778. He died in February 1798, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Beeler Station Cemetery, Moundsville, Marshall, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Colonel George Beeler
1749–1798
Jane Helm
1759–1837
Marriage: 1781
Charles Beeler
1782–1827
Charles Henry Beeler
1784–1862
Thomas J. Beeler
1784–1830
Fanny Beeler
1786–1819
Mary Jane Beeler
1788–1860
Joseph Beeler
1790–1827
Lucretia Helm Beeler
1791–1847
George Helm Beeler
1796–1861
Joseph Beeler
1798–1851

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1781
Jefferson, West Virginia, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Frederick Beeler

    Male1731–1764Male

    Female1735–1764Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1749–1798Male

    Joseph Beeler

    Male1753–1806Male

    John George Biller Sr.

    Male1755–1826Male

    Male1759–1805Male

    Frederick Beeler

    Male1763–Male

World Events (5)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 9

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 27

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 31

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of German Biehler ( see Buehler ).2 Possibly a habitational name for someone from places called Bielen, Bielau, or Biehla, all in eastern Germany, or from Biel in Switzerland. Compare Bieler 3.

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

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Story Highlight

Colonel George Beeler

Col. Beeler died suddenly in Feb of 1798 at Beeler's Station leaving a large estate to be divided between his widow Jane Helm LaRue and their (11) children. The will was not proven for app. 20 years a …

Sources (3)

  • George in entry for Jane Beeler, "United States, Cemetery Abstracts, 1949-1969"
  • George Bailor, "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783"
  • George Beeler, "Find A Grave Index"

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