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Capt Walter Phelps Beach
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Birth: Jan. 21, 1822
Hartland
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 1896
Ypsilanti
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA

Walter P. BEACH is the 8th child of George BEACH and Harriet BRADLEY.

On 28 Oct 1861 at age 38, at the beginning of the Civil War, In Lapeer Co, MI he formed and became Captain of Company F, Tenth Michigan Infantry.

During the closing months of the Civil War in 1865, Captain Walter BEACH with his wife Martha and 5 surviving children came to Ypsilaniti, Washtenaw Co, MI (from Almont, Lapeer Co, MI) to live.

Walter P. BEACH married FIRST August 31, 1845, at Providence, Providence Co, RI, to Martha Ann STACY.
Soon after their marriage, they moved to Almont, Lapeer Co, MI.

The children of Walter P. BEACH and Martha Ann STACY:
1. Harriet Bradley BEACH b. 10 Oct 1848 in Almont, Lapeer Co, MI.

2. Sarah Katherine "Kate" BEACH b. 15 Apr 1850 in Almont, Lapeer Co, MI.

3. Walter Augustus BEACH b. 15 Jul 1852 in Almont, Lapeer Co, MI.

4. William Whitman BEACH b. 28 Feb 1856 in Almont, Lapeer Co, MI.

5. Helen Tyler BEACH b. 12 Apr 1860 in Almont, Lapeer Co, MI.

6. Nicholas BEACH b. 16 Jan 1864 and d. 17 Sep 1864 in Almont, Lapeer Co, MI.

7. Martha Ann BEACH b. 01 Dec 1865 and d. 28 Feb 1866 in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw Co, MI.

8. Elizabeth Gay "Lizzy" BEACH b. 03 Sep 1867 in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw Co, MI.

9. George Skinner BEACH b. 28 Dec 1870 in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw Co, MI.

When his wife Martha Ann STACY-BEACH died in MI in 1874 he moved back to his family in Hartford, CT for a number of years.

Walter P. BEACH married SECOND at Hartford, Hartford Co, CT on April 19, 1876 to his cousin, Maria Catherine SKINNER.

Sources:
1. Cutter, William Richard. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Connecticut: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation. New York, NY, USA: Lewis Publishing Company, 1911.

2. Beakes, Samuel W.. Past and present of Washtenaw County, Michigan. Chicago: S.J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1906.

3. "The Story of the House at 35 South Summitt Street". Ypsilanti Heritage Foundation. 2002.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Beach (1788 - 1860)
  Harriet Bradley Beach (1792 - 1826)
 
 Spouses:
  Martha Ann Stacy Beach (1829 - 1874)*
  Maria Catherine Skinner Beach (1840 - 1899)*
 
 Children:
  Nicholas Beach (1864 - 1864)*
  Nicholas Beach (1864 - 1864)*
  Martha Ann Beach (1865 - 1866)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Bradley Beach (1809 - 1866)*
  Sarah Bradley Beach (1810 - 1836)*
  George Beach (1812 - 1899)*
  Henry Beach (1813 - 1815)*
  Julia Beach (1815 - 1878)*
  William Beach (1820 - 1888)*
  Walter Phelps Beach (1822 - 1896)
  Cyprian Nichols Beach (1828 - 1887)**
  Isaac Toucey Beach (1830 - 1830)**
  Clement Beach (1838 - 1838)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Unknown
Specifically: Buried in Washtenaw Co, MI
 
Created by: Linda A Foote-Martin
Record added: Nov 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80101478
Capt Walter Phelps Beach
Added by: darla
 
 
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