David Beals

21 November 1786–31 December 1855 (Age 69)
Milford, Milford, Otsego, New York, United States

The Life of David

When David Beals was born on 21 November 1786, in Milford, Milford, Otsego, New York, United States, his father, Reuben Beals Sr., was 41 and his mother, Sarah Smith, was 28. He married Philancy Hayes about 1809, in Coles, Coles, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Richfield, Otsego, New York, United States in 1820 and Muddy, Saline, Illinois, United States in 1850. He died on 31 December 1855, in Coles, Illinois, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Pleasant Grove Township, Coles, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Beals
Philancy Hayes
Marriage: about 1809
Lucretia Beals
Rev. Levi Franklin Beals
Oliver Hayes Beals
Mary Ann Beals
David Beals
Jesse W Beals
Matilda Beals

Spouse and Children


    Philancy Hayes


about 1809
Coles, Coles, Illinois, United States



    Rev. Levi Franklin Beals


    Oliver Hayes Beals



    David Beals


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 11

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 22

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Beal .

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

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Story Highlight

The History of Jesse Beals and His Family

HISTORY OF JESSE BEAL AND HIS FAMILY By Vennis Kay Hansen Lundell 23 July 2020 The Father of Jesse was Reuben Beal, his surname is often written in one of two ways “Beal” and “Beals”. Reuben Beal e …

Sources (3)

  • David Beals, "United States Census, 1840"
  • David Bealle, "United States Census, 1820"
  • David Beals, "United States Census, 1850"

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