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 Martha <I>Smith</I> Beeson

Martha Smith Beeson

Birth
Ohioville, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 14 Jan 1916 (aged 95)
Albion, Marshall County, Iowa, USA
Burial Albion, Marshall County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 61509300 · View Source
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Wife of Samuel Beeson. Daughter of Joseph Smith and Joanna (Arten) Smith.

"MRS. MARTHA BEESON DIES

Mother of Gen. Byron A. Beeson Succumbs, Aged 95.

MARSHALLTOWN, Ia., Jan. 15.-
Special: Death yesterday claimed one of the pioneers of this county, Mrs. Martha Smith Beeson, aged 95, mother of Gen. Byron A. Beeson of Des Moines, until recently adjutant of the Iowa Soldiers' home.

Mrs. Beeson's death was due to grip, and followed an illness of two weeks. She had been a resident of this county over sixty years, coming here in June, 1855. Mrs. Beeson had sixty-four living descendants. They included 6 children, 29 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren, her family being one of the very few in this county represented by five generations."

The Des Moines Register. 16 January 1916


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  • Created by: James Harrison Turner
  • Added: 12 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61509300
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Smith Beeson (26 Jun 1820–14 Jan 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61509300, citing Albion Cemetery, Albion, Marshall County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by James Harrison Turner (contributor 47057487) .