Wife of William Churchill Beale (1791-1850), who she married Feb 19, 1834; mother of Corp Charles Dornin Beale (Killed In Action) of the 1st Virginia Infantry; Pvt John Howison Beale, also of the 1st Virginia Infantry, later also of the Fredericksburg Light Artillery; Pvt. William Coalter Beale, of the Fredericksburg Light Artillery; Edward Julian Beale; Pvt Robert Cecil Beale, of the Fredericksburg Light Artillery; 4 other children.
Beale and some of her family were depicted in the 2003 movie "Gods and Generals", based on the book of the same title.
After her husband died unexpectedly of a heart attack, she sold the mill he had owned to pay off their debts. Jane then established a girl's school in her home and took in boarders in order to make ends meet. She wrote a diary during the War Between the States detailing the war in and around Fredericksburg, Va., her home. This book, "The Journal of Jane Howison Beale", is on display at the Fredericksburg Area Museum.
(bio by: BigFrench)
Samuel Howison (1779 - 1845)
Helen MacDonald Moore Howison (____ - 1850)
Lucy Cook Beale Page (1836 - 1897)*
Plot: Section 8, Stone 18
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Dec 02, 2005
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