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John W Beetem
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Birth: Apr. 11, 1842
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 1918
Pennsylvania, USA

A Civil War veteran, John W. Beetem enlisted in Newville, Cumberland County, on July 19, 1862 and mustered into federal service at Harrisburg on August 23 as a private with Co. F, 13th Pennsylvania Cavalry (117th Volunteers). He was captured at the second battle of Winchester, June 15, 1863, incarcerated on Belle Isle in Richmond, Virginia, and paroled August 2, 1863. He returned to duty and was honorable discharged with his company on July 14, 1865.

In 1860, he was a farmer living with his family in Monroe Township, Cumberland County PA.

John married Martha L. Stough about 1874 and to this union were born 4 children - George 1875, Allen Lowrie 1877, John S. 1880, and Abraham C. 1883.
Family links: 
  Samuel Beetem (1816 - 1901)
  Almira Cooper Beetem (1818 - 1894)
  Martha L Stough Beetem (1842 - 1924)*
  George Samuel Thurson Beetem (1875 - 1937)*
  Allen Lowrie Beetem (1877 - 1957)*
  John S. Beetem (1880 - 1962)*
  Abraham C Beetem (1883 - 1901)*
  John W Beetem (1842 - 1918)
  William H Beetem (1844 - 1889)*
  Jennie Nancy Beetem Weary (1847 - 1914)*
  Laura Beetem (1850 - 1876)*
  Annie E. Beetem (1851 - 1913)*
*Calculated relationship
Monument includes:
John W. Beetem
Martha L. Stough Beetem
George S. Thurson Beetem
And a Military medallion, also
Prospect Hill Cemetery
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section C1
Maintained by: Debbie
Originally Created by: GenieBug
Record added: Oct 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59556530
John W Beetem
Added by: GenieBug
John W Beetem
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