Nelson Paul Beebe

Brief Life History of Nelson Paul

When Nelson Paul Beebe was born on 30 December 1831, in Waterford, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Paul Beebe Jr., was 42 and his mother, Grace Leach, was 31. He married Eliza Kemp on 21 December 1862, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 February 1912, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Safford Cemetery, Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nelson Paul Beebe
1831–1912
Eliza Kemp
1841–1888
Marriage: 21 December 1862
William Nelson Beebe
1863–1941
Alice Rosemary Beebe
1864–1934
Grace Elizabeth Beebe
1866–1946
Ann Eliza Beebe
1869–1870
Marietta Eliza Beebe
1871–1907
Sarah Jane Beebe
1873–1873
Paul Henry Beebe
1874–1925
Samuel Kemp Beebe
1876–1910
David Austin Beebe
1879–1968
Nellie Beebe
1882–1955

Sources (26)

  • Nelson Beebe, "United States Census, 1880"
  • N.P. Beebe, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"
  • Nelson Paul Beebe, "Arizona, Deaths, 1870-1951"

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World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

1849

Historical Boundaries: 1849: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States

1863

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

Name Meaning

English (Midlands): variant of Beeby 1.

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

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The History of Eliza Kemp

William V. Sanders is the author and great grandson, January 2001 INTRODUCTION The purpose of this history is to honor the memory of Eliza Kemp Beebe and her family by creating a permanent record of …

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