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William Beardall Sr.

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William Beardall Sr.

Birth
Death
1907 (aged 53–54)
Burial
Orlando, Orange County, Florida, USA GPS-Latitude: 28.5347239, Longitude: -81.3570109
Plot
V15
Memorial ID
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William was an Englishman who arrived in Florida in 1882, after teaching Zanzibar natives to build bridges in their country. He explored on of the branches of the Nile River to determine its navigability. He moved to Orlando in 1890 and purchased an abstract company. He was a member of the Orlando Polo Club and team.

Married to Florence Bonsar Beardall. Father of William "Billy" Beardall Jr, John and Harold.

William was an Englishman who arrived in Sanford, Florida in 1881 as assistant manager of the Florida Land and Colonization Company after building a village for natives and road into the interior of British East Africa. He explored the Rufiji River for the British Geographic Society to determine its navigability. He moved to Orlando in 1900 and purchased an abstract company that later became Fidelity Title and Guaranty Company.
Contributor: Mary Hoffmann (49374903) • [email protected]
William was an Englishman who arrived in Florida in 1882, after teaching Zanzibar natives to build bridges in their country. He explored on of the branches of the Nile River to determine its navigability. He moved to Orlando in 1890 and purchased an abstract company. He was a member of the Orlando Polo Club and team.

Married to Florence Bonsar Beardall. Father of William "Billy" Beardall Jr, John and Harold.

William was an Englishman who arrived in Sanford, Florida in 1881 as assistant manager of the Florida Land and Colonization Company after building a village for natives and road into the interior of British East Africa. He explored the Rufiji River for the British Geographic Society to determine its navigability. He moved to Orlando in 1900 and purchased an abstract company that later became Fidelity Title and Guaranty Company.
Contributor: Mary Hoffmann (49374903) • [email protected]


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