Harriet B. Beers

Brief Life History of Harriet B.

When Harriet B. Beers was born on 27 August 1856, in Warren Township, Somerset, New Jersey, United States, her father, Garner Beers, was 40 and her mother, Mary L Cruts, was 41. She married Eligah Beers on 12 March 1902, in Warren Township, Somerset, New Jersey, United States. She lived in Harmony Township, Warren, New Jersey, United States in 1860 and Harmony, Sussex, New Jersey, British Colonial America in 1880. She died on 17 March 1930, at the age of 73.

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Eligah Beers
Harriet B. Beers
Marriage: 12 March 1902

Sources (3)

  • Harriett Beers in household of Gardner Beers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Harriet B. Beers, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Harriet Beers in household of Garner Beers, "United States Census, 1880"

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World Events (8)


No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English and Irish (mainly northern Ireland): variant of Beer , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

Dutch: variant of Beerens (see Berens ) or Van Beers without the preposition van ‘from’.

German: variant of Baer .

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

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