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Lydia Jane Meyers Beal
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Birth: Mar. 14, 1859
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 14, 1925

Lydia Jane was the daughter of Samuel H. and Barbara Klingaman Meyers. On 16 Aug 1883 she married Uriah S. Beal and they had a family of 5 children: Roy Charles, Carrie (Sis), Raymond Earl, Amy Mae and Hattie (Pet) Marie.

History taken from Maxwell, Iowa, centennial book 1883-1983, Walsworth publishing, Marceline, MO, USA, pages 49 and 50. "Urias S. and Lydia Meyers Beal .............
In August 1883 Urias married Lydia Meyers of Maxwell, daughter of Samuel and Barbara Klingaman Meyers. They started farming on a farm near Farrar, later moving to Nevada, Fernald and back to Maxwell. In 1914 they retired to a new house they built in Maxwell, where they lived until their death. Lydia died in August 1925 and Urias on August 19, 1928. They were members of the Brethren Church. To this union were born five children, Roy, Carrie, Ray, Amy Mae and Hattie Pet Marie.
Roy Beal was born April 23, 1886 and died in 1948. He married Bertha White on June 30, 1909. Their children are James Beal of Maxwell, Dorothy Beal Talbert of California, Robert Beal of Boone, Iowa, Blanch Beal Buckingham, Howard Beal, Verlynn Beal of Adel, Iowa, and Marilyn Beal Reynolds of Berwick, Iowa. Blanche and Howard are deceased.
Carrie "Sis" Beal was born October 8, 1887 and died April 2, 1945. She married William Hostetler on February 16, 1910. Their children are Ray Hostetler of Colo, Iowa and Marjorie Hostetler Baker, deceased.
Ray Beal was born November 27, 1888 and died in 1944. He married Mildred Flora and they had one son, Ray Beal, Jr. of Maxwell. Ray then married Eva Bloomfield and their children are Pauline Beal Crain of Nevada, Iowa, Raymond Fay Beal, deceased, and Harvey Beal of Nevada.
Amy Mae Beal was born January 28, 1894. She died in 1979. Mae married Bert Link, deceased, on July 16, 1913 and they had one son Billie Dwight Link of Leon, Iowa.
Hattie Pet Marie Beal was born May 26, 1896. She married Ray Pinck, deceased, and they had one son Emerson Pinck of Maxwell. Pet Married Richard Zook Brown, now deceased, on August 17, 1921. They had one daughter Ila Marie Brown Barrett of Maxwell. Pet still lives in Maxwell where she has lived her entire life.
Of 16 grandchildren twelve are still living. Four live in Maxwell and vicinity. Of the 36 great grandchildren, John Beal, Sanky Pinck and Richard Barrett live in or near Maxwell" 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel H. Meyers (1825 - 1902)
  Barbara Klingaman Meyers (1831 - 1911)
 
 Spouse:
  Uriah Solomon Beal (1862 - 1928)
 
 Children:
  Roy Charles Beal (1886 - 1944)*
  Carrie Mabel Beal Hostetler (1887 - 1945)*
  Raymond Earl Beal (1888 - 1948)*
  Amy Mae Beal Link (1894 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah A. Meyers Faidley (1850 - 1916)*
  Simon Peter Meyers (1851 - 1931)*
  Urias Samuel Meyers (1853 - 1931)*
  John Samuel Meyers (1856 - 1933)*
  Lydia Jane Meyers Beal (1859 - 1925)
  Henry Samuel Meyers (1862 - 1931)*
  Barbara Ann Meyers Gooden (1864 - 1944)*
  Samuel Peter Meyers (1867 - 1952)*
  Mary Magdalene Meyers Klingaman (1869 - 1939)*
  Daniel Samuel Meyers (1872 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Church of the Brethren Cemetery
Washington Township
Polk County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Dennis Bell
Record added: Aug 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21047564
Lydia Jane <i>Meyers</i> Beal
Added by: Dennis Bell
 
Lydia Jane <i>Meyers</i> Beal
Added by: Dennis Bell
 
 
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