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Charles Beatty
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Birth: 1730
Death: 1804

Charles was born the son of Thomas Beatty and Maria Jansen in Ulster New York. Charles' parents moved to the Linganore area and were earliest settlers in [what would become] Frederick County Maryland [1748] around the time of his birth [1730]. His father Thomas had a plantation just a few miles north east of present-day Frederick Maryland, though Frederick was not laid out until 1745.

Charles married Martha Middagh, or Middaugh, daughter of Johannes Middagh and Martha Beatty [Charles' aunt], ca 1750 in Frederick County Maryland.

Their children:
1. Charles A.

"He was a magistrate, a member of the Maryland provincial and state legislatures, and a member and the chairman of a number of Revolutionary committees."

"In 1776 he was commissioned Colonel of the First Battalion of the Frederick County Militia, of which his cousin, William Beatty, was Lieutenant Colonel; and in which Abraham Haff, husband of his cousin, Jane Beatty, was then a Captain, and subsequently a Major."
the above two paragraphs from: "The ancestry of Leander Howard Crall: monographs on the Crall, Haff, Beatty .."
By Frank Allaben

"Colonel Beatty took a conspicuous part in the Revolutionary War, at the darkest period, when Washington was retreating through New Jersey. Colonel Beatty called the citizens to arms. The soldiers marched under Colonel Beatty and saw some service in the battle of Brunswick." from the Autobiography of Peter D. Ridenour

"In the year 1783 the General Assembly appointed Charles Beatty, along with other commissioners, to lay out a road from Baltimore to Elizabethtown [now Hagerstown]." from the Autobiography of Peter D. Ridenour

Charles lived in Georgetown DC in later life, and left a family.
"The German Lutheran church, as Georgetown Lutheran was known, established itself at the corner of High and Fourth Streets (at its present location) in 1766. Colonel Charles Beatty, one of the original founders of the town, had set apart this lot of ground for the sole use and benefit of the Lutheran Church, under the condition "that they would build on it within a reasonable time a house of worship, which would conduce to diffuse piety, to enhance the value of his property, and to adorn his additional to Georgetown."


"..the late colonel Charles Beatty and George Frazier Hawkins, in the year 1769, laid out on lands belonging to them, and adjoining the town of Georgetown, a certain town known by the name of 'Beatty and Hawkins's addition to Georgetown;' the lots whereof were laid down and distinguished on a plot, and disposed of by lottery. That Beatty in laying out the said addition, distinguished and set apart a certain.."
from court records year of 1829 State of Maryland.


Beatty-Stuart House [Hyde House]
1319 30th Street, NW
Georgetown, D.C.
Federal style brick house built for Col. Charles Beatty, owner of ferry between Georgetown and Virginia; owned by Nicholas Hedges, 1806-22; residence of merchant Thomas Hyde and son Anthony, secretary to W.W. Corcoran; Flemish bond with splayed brick lintels, originally 2-1/2 stories with dormers; built c. 1798, full 3rd story probably added by Joshua Stuart c. 1832; 19th century front porch removed 1943-44; DC listing November 8, 1964; within Georgetown Historical District.

LINEAGE:
Thomas Beatty [1703]
John Beatty [?] 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Beatty (1703 - 1769)
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Beatty (1730 - 1815)*
  Charles Beatty (1730 - 1804)
  Susannah Beatty Maynard (1744 - ____)*
  Sarah Beatty Maynard (1756 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Harold G. Richards
Record added: Sep 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97451530
 


- Tanya Bonstein Johnson
 Added: Aug. 29, 2016
 
 
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