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 Cornelia <I>Beebee</I> Meyer

Cornelia Beebee Meyer

Birth
Bristol, Ontario County, New York, USA
Death 24 Jul 1895 (aged 62)
Newton, Jasper County, Iowa, USA
Burial Newton, Jasper County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 103784427 · View Source
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HERRINGSHAWS EXCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY. (1906)
page 655
MEYER, CORNELIA BEEBEE, the wife of the Hon. John Meyer of Newton. Iowa, was born Sept. 8, 1832, in Bristol, N. Y. In 1853 she graduated from the Oberlin college, Ohio; and was one of the most active, persevering and self-sacrificing for other's good in her time. Previously she had received the rudiments of her education in the public schools, in which she also was a teacher.
She was an untiring worker and leader during the war in the Woman's Relief corps; and was ever active in the Woman's Christian Temperance union, Young Men's Christian association, the W. S. A. and the Y. P. S. C. E., always spending her time in things promotive for good. In 1853 she was married to Mr. Meyer, and was a leader in the religious and educational affairs of Newton, Iowa, until her death on July 24, 1895.


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  • Created by: Clifford Mullis
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103784427
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cornelia Beebee Meyer (8 Sep 1832–24 Jul 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103784427, citing Newton Union Cemetery, Newton, Jasper County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Clifford Mullis (contributor 47415464) .