Samuel Beebe

1822–1875 (Age 53)
DeWitt, Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life of Samuel

Samuel Beebe was born in 1822, in DeWitt, Onondaga, New York, United States. He married Eliza Priscilla Bentley in 1847, in DeWitt, Onondaga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Constantia, Oswego, New York, United States in 1865. He died in 1875, in DeWitt, Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 53.

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Samuel Beebe
Eliza Priscilla Bentley
Marriage: 1847
Francis C Beebe
Frederick S. Beebe

Spouse and Children

DeWitt, Onondaga, New York, United States


World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 5

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

English (Midlands): probably a variant of Beeby .

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

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  • Samuel Beebe, "New York State Census, 1865"

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