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 Henry Clay Beattie, Sr

Henry Clay Beattie, Sr

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 16 Jul 1917 (aged 63)
Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 11571129 · View Source
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Son of Robert Beattie & his wife, Mary Lowe. Husband of Mattie Fowler Belote, married April 28, 1880 in the Methodist Church, Manchester, Chesterfield County, Virginia.
He was in the general merchantile business, owning a block of businesses in Manchester called the "Beattie Block". He also was a real estate investor and was a bank director.
He was active in politics, serving several terms as Postmaster of Manchester. He was also active in his church and in fraternal organizations. By all accounts he was well liked and respected in his community.
He owned a lovely mansion on 6+ acres in Manchester named "Dundee" that adjoined Forest Hill Park. The home no longer exists.


Gravesite Details Buried in Beattie family plot (Division 1, Sections 55, 56 & 57, Cir./Range 5, Part A - purchased 8/3/1884 by D.D. Beattie) - has a "Woodmen of the World Memorial" seal on stone

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  • Created by: JoAnn
  • Added: 20 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11571129
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Clay Beattie, Sr (12 Nov 1853–16 Jul 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11571129, citing Maury Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by JoAnn (contributor 46801590) .