Nehemiah Beardsley

Brief Life History of Nehemiah

When Nehemiah Beardsley was born about 18 August 1745, in Connecticut, United States, his father, Nehemiah Beardsley, was 26 and his mother, Abigail Lewis, was 31. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Rebecca Wells. He died on 6 April 1804, in Cornwall, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Nehemiah Beardsley
1745–1804
Rebecca Wells
1749–1821
Hannah Beardsley
1773–
Stiles Beardsley
1780–1836
Lewis Beardlsey
1774–1839
Abigail Beardsley
1782–
David Beardsley
1784–

Sources (6)

  • Nehemiah Beardsley, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"
  • Nehemiah in entry for Rebecca Bardslee, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"
  • Nehemiah Beardslee, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (4)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1786

Post office est. April 5, 1786

1791

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire): variant of Bardsley .

History: William Beardsley, mason, came to New England in 1635 from London aboard the Planter.

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

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