Bettie Beasley

about 1855–1947 (Age 92)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Bettie

When Bettie Beasley was born about 1855, in Tennessee, United States, her father, George Holland Beasley Sr, was 31 and her mother, Susannah Jane Dysart, was 21. She married Thomas Hardy Moore on 18 June 1885, in Anderson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1947, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hardy Moore
Bettie Beasley
Marriage: 18 June 1885
Emma Moore
Jessie Moore
Hardy Moore
Lizzie Moore
Cynthia Moore
Maudie Moore
Lawrence Moore

Spouse and Children

18 June 1885
Anderson, Texas, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Holland Beasley Sr


    Susannah Jane Dysart




World Events (8)


Age 6

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 7

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 26

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Beesley, perhaps from Old English bēos ‘bent grass’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Bettie Beason, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Bettie Beasley, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1961"

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