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Joseph Beets, Jr
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Birth: May 16, 1819
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 17, 1906
Franklin County
Kansas, USA

Son of Joseph Beets and mother (unknown)
Husband to Louisa D. Lyon

History of Kansas by A.T. Andreas, 1883.p. 897

"Joseph Beets, farmer, Section 32, Township 15, range 23. P.O. Hillsdale, was one of the early pioneers of Miami County, Kan., he having made his home here since April, 1856. He was born in northeastern Tennessee, Hawkins, County, May 16, 1818; was brought up a farmer, and moved to Van Buren County, Mo, in 1843. He bought a claim of a squatter named John Hicks on Section 32, Township 16, Range 28 of 160 acres. He now has a well cultivated farm of 398 acres. During the late war he did service in the State Militia; was under General Blound in Missouri. He was married in Cass County, Mo., March 31, 1848 to Louisa D. Patten, widow of Andrew J. Patten and daughter of William Lyon. Mrs. Beets was born in Patrick County, Va. They have had eight children, five of whom are living. Eliza J., wife of Aaron Harbison, of Stanton, Kan., Peter L., Mary, died in childhood, Henry P., Nancy A., died at the age of six years, John C., died in infancy, Fanny, twin sister of John L., Ida, wife of William Richardson, teacher at Hillsdale. Mrs. Beets had two children by her former marriage. James J. died in manhood, leaving a wife and two children. William A. wa a soldier in the late war and served four years as a member of Company I, Fourteenth Cavalry."
Family links: 
  Joseph Beets (1782 - 1865)
  Louisa D. Lyon Beets (1821 - 1888)*
  Eliza J. Beets Harbison (1849 - 1924)*
  Peter Lee Beets (1851 - 1923)*
  Henry Palmer Beets (1854 - 1943)*
  Permelia Fannie Beets Lynn (1860 - 1955)*
  Louida A. Beets Richardson (1864 - 1884)*
  George Washington Beets (1814 - 1891)*
  James Beets (1816 - 1894)*
  Joseph Beets (1819 - 1906)
  Anna Beets McDaniel (1821 - 1903)*
  Daniel George Beets (1822 - 1865)*
  John Beets (1826 - 1892)*
  Mary Beets (1831 - 1865)*
  Martha Jane Beets McCandless (1837 - 1901)*
  William A Beets (1842 - 1860)*
*Calculated relationship
Hillsdale Cemetery-Old
Miami County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Johanna Thompson
Record added: Dec 24, 2008
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