Harriet Beems

March 1844–
Of Hopewell, Muskingum, OH

The Life of Harriet

Harriet Beems was born in March 1844 as the daughter of John Beem and Lucy Sullivan. She married William Ashbrook on 21 April 1864, in Pettis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Bowling Green Township, Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Sedalia Township, Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1900. She was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Sedalia Township, Pettis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Ashbrook
1836–
Harriet Beems
1844–
Marriage: 21 April 1864
Mary Ashbrook
1864–
Charles Ashbrook
1866–1929
Melinda Ashbrook
1868–
Allie Ashbrook
1872–
Flora Ashbrook
1872–
Harry Ashbrook
1873–
William E. Ashbrook
1870–1945
Huldah Ashbrook
1874–1931
Fred Ashbrook
1877–
Bertha Ashbrook
1879–
Nathaniel Ashbrook
1880–1901
Bessie Lee Ashbrook
1884–1974
Hattie Ashbrook
1885–
Lola M Ashbrook
1886–1961

Spouse and Children

    William Ashbrook

    Male1836–Male

    Female1844–Female

MARRIAGE
21 April 1864
Pettis, Missouri, United States
children

(14)

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Beem

    MaleMale

    Female1814–Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 7

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 31

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant of Beamish .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Harriet Ashbrook in household of William Ashbrook, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Harriet Beems in household of John Beems, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Harriett Ashbrok in household of William Ashbrok, "United States Census, 1880"

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