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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Nehemiah Beardsley
Rebecca Wells
Hannah Beardsley
Stiles Beardsley
Lewis Beardlsey
Abigail Beardsley
David Beardsley

Sources (6)

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

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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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695. Mss D 47: Beardsley Bibles …

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