Dr James Beebe

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Dr James Beebe

  • Birth 7 Sep 1827 Clermont County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 18 Feb 1899 Whiteland, Johnson County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 104540866

Son of Josiah and Elizabeth (McCollum) Beebe.

The Peoples Paper, Whiteland, IN, Friday, February 24, 1899:

"Dr. James Beebe of Whiteland, who has been ill only a few days, died Saturday evening.

Dr. James Beebe was born in Clermont County, Ohio, Sept. 7th, 1827. He was reared on a farm in his native county, and received a liberal education. In 1850 he took up the study of medicine, and during the winter of 1852-53, he attended a course of lectures in the Eclectic Medical College of Cincinnati. He also attended a course of lectures in that institution during the spring of 1853. He than came to this state, and after spending a short time in Shelby County, he came to this county, and engaged in the practice of medicine at Clarsburg. In 1857 he retired from practice and spent some time in Hendricks County. In 1861 he returned and resumed his practice of medicine in this county, and from from this time to the year 1868 he resided in the country. In March, 1865, he enlisted in the army and was mustered in as a private in Company E, 148th Indiana Infantry, but soon was promoted to the rank of Assistant Surgeon. He received an honorable discharge Sept. 5th, 1865, at Indianapolis. In 1868, Dr. Beebe removed from his farm to Whiteland, where he has resided ever since. August, 1875, he was chosen agent for the J. M. & I Railway, and was acting in that capacity up to the time of his illness.

Dr. Beebe was married in January, 1853, to Prescilla Beeler. They have one child, Joseph D. Beebe, who for a number of years was train dispatcher on the Jeff. Dr. Beebe was a Knight Templar Mason and a member of the Methodist Church.

The funeral occurred Tuesday morning at ten o'clock and Franklin Lodge, No. 107, F. & A. M., had charge. Burial was at the Greenwood Cemetery."


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  • Created by: LBeebe
  • Added: 2 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 104540866
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr James Beebe (7 Sep 1827–18 Feb 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 104540866, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by LBeebe (contributor 47085083) .