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John Richard Beynon
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Birth: 1860
Tuolumne County
California, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 1931
Tuolumne County
California, USA

John R. Beynon was born in Columbia, and at the age of two, his family moved to Jeffersonville, a village less than ten miles from this cemetery. There he lived and worked for the rest of his life.

John was the son of Thomas and Jane Beynon who both emigrated from Wales. He was the younger brother of Thomas M. and William H., and the older brother of Nellie, Rachel and May.

At the age of 19, John was already working in the mines and ranching which he continued to do for the rest of his life.

He passed away suddenly at his home in Jeffersonville. His death was attributed heart disease.

He was survived by his wife, Rachel Ann Atherton Beynon, and three sisters, Mrs. Nellie Darrow of Santa Cruz, Mrs. Rachel Trenberth of British Columbia, and Mrs. May Ferris of Fresno.

The funeral was held from the family home at 2 o'clock on a Saturday afternoon under the auspices of Tuolumne Lodge No. 21, I. O. O. F., of which order he was a member.

Services were held in St. Andrews Presbyterian Church at 2:30, Rev. B. W. Pearce officiating.

Burial was in the Odd Fellows section of the Columbia Cemetery.
Family links: 
  Thomas Beynon (1827 - 1903)
  Jane Thomas Beynon (1828 - 1907)
  Rachel Ann Atherton Beynon (1867 - 1944)
  Thomas M. Beynon (1856 - 1915)*
  John Richard Beynon (1860 - 1931)
*Calculated relationship
Columbia Odd Fellows Cemetery
Tuolumne County
California, USA
Plot: Odd Fellows Plot 247
Created by: P. L. Mohr
Record added: Jul 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28285933
John Richard Beynon
Added by: P. L. Mohr
John Richard Beynon
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- Anne Shurtleff Stevens
 Added: Feb. 8, 2016
There were no children to carry on your legacy, but you are forever now with your wife.
- P. L. Mohr
 Added: Jun. 7, 2010

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