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
1865–1941
Bettie Beasley
1855–1947
Marriage: 18 June 1885
Emma Moore
1879–
Jessie Moore
1879–
Hardy Moore
1881–
Lizzie Moore
1883–
Cynthia Moore
1885–
Maudie Moore
1887–
Lawrence Moore
1889–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 June 1885
Anderson, Texas, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Holland Beasley Sr

    Male1824–1907Male

    Susannah Jane Dysart

    Female1834–1864Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1861

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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