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Maj John Beach

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Maj John Beach

Birth
Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 31 Aug 1874 (aged 62)
Agency, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
Burial Agency, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 6202381 View Source
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Army Officer and U. S. Indian Agent. Graduated West Point Military Academy on July 1, 1832. He served in the Black Hawk War of 1832 and in the Civil War. Son-in-law to General Joseph Monfort Street. Beach was a major factor in signing a treaty and purchasing land in Iowa from the Fox and Sac Indians on Oct 11, 1842

Parents were William and Lucy (Tucker) Beach.

Bio by: Tom DeNardo


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  • Created by: Tom DeNardo
  • Added: 21 Feb 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6202381
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6202381/john-beach : accessed ), memorial page for Maj John Beach (23 Feb 1812–31 Aug 1874), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6202381, citing Agency Cemetery, Agency, Wapello County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Tom DeNardo (contributor 767) .