Roscoe W. Beaman

18 July 1847–31 August 1877 (Age 30)
Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan

The Life of Roscoe W.

When Roscoe W. Beaman was born on 18 July 1847, his father, Fernando Cortez Beaman, was 33 and his mother, Mary Goodrich, was 30. He married Luella Green on 21 November 1870, in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States. He lived in Madison, Lenawee, Michigan, United States in 1850 and Lenawee, Michigan, United States in 1860. He died on 31 August 1877, at the age of 30, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Roscoe W. Beaman
Luella Green
Marriage: 21 November 1870

Spouse and Children

21 November 1870
Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 7

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 16

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Beeman .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rosco Beaman in household of Fernando C Beaman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rosco Beaman in household of F C Beaman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Roscoe in entry for Mrs Mary Goodrich-Beaman, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.