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Melancthon Sayre Beach
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Birth: Sep., 1836
New Jersey, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 1917
Colorado Springs
El Paso County
Colorado, USA

M. S. Beach Evergreen Cemetery Block 00057 000084 000000 0000SE 10/19/1917

Colorado Springs Gazette
Colorado Springs, CO
Sunday, Oct. 21, 1917 page 16:1

The Funeral of M.S. Beach, a pioneer of El Paso County, and a prominent resident of Ivywild for many years, who died Friday afternoon, will be held from the Beyle undertaking rooms this afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment, which will be private, will be in Evergreen Cemetery. The honorary pallbearers will be Irving Howbert, M.A. Foster, David Spielman, S.M. Buzzard, E. J. Eaton and Major Henry McAllister. The active pallbearers will be R. L. Chambers, W.B. Boadman, Frank Cotton, Lawrence Gray, Harry Bruening, W.A. Davis, W.E. Davis, H.F. Avery and W.W. Williamson.
Founder of Colorado City in 1859 along with R.E. Cable.

Mr. Beach was the first county recorder under the government established in El Paso County, and represented the county in the first terrotorial legislature in 1861. In the fall of 1862 he enlisted in the Second Colorado Infantry and was ordered east to join Gen. Blunt's army which took part in eight major engagements. He became a first lieutenant and served in several Indian campaigns. Beach was at one time the owner of Manitou mineral springs, which were sold for $300.
Family links: 
  Elias Beach (1802 - 1883)
  Margaret Morrow Beach (1807 - 1883)
  Sophia Holbrook Beach (1845 - 1925)
  Angeline Beach (1829 - 1831)**
  George M. Beach (1832 - 1904)*
  Samuel C Beach (1833 - 1899)*
  Melancthon Sayre Beach (1836 - 1917)
  Emeline M. Beach Magdeburg (1837 - 1909)*
  Seymour H. Beach (1839 - 1916)*
  Emerie Beach (1841 - 1918)*
  Edward Beach (1843 - 1908)*
*Calculated relationship
Evergreen Cemetery
Colorado Springs
El Paso County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Block 00057 000084 000000 0000SE
Maintained by: Ron West
Originally Created by: HEE
Record added: Oct 20, 2006
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Melancthon Sayre Beach
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Melancthon Sayre Beach
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Melancthon Sayre Beach
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BEACH MELANCTHON SAYRE 19 OCT 1917 -057 (Bur w/Sophia Holbrook BEACH)Sophia H. Beach Evergreen Cemetery Block 00057 000084 000000 0000EC 01/29/1925
 Added: Oct. 20, 2006

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