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455. Sarah E. ADAMSON58 was born on 22 September 1846 in Delaware County, Indiana.5,54,55,58 She died on 8 February 1907 at the age of 60 in Whittier, Los Angeles County, California.58

Found a marriage in the WPA Index to Marriage Records, Howard Co IN: Sarah E. Adamson m. Seth W. Beals - 6 Dec 1863; Book C- 2 184

1880 Census. Humboldt City, Richardson Co, Nebraska, Hh 218
S. W. Beales, age 38, carpenter, b. Ind. father b. TN, mother b. VA.
S. E., wife, age 36, b. IN, parents born in Ohio
U. S., son, age 13, b. Iowa. Mattie M., dau, age 9, b. Neb.; Bertha A., dau, age 6, b. Neb.; Howard, son, age 3, b. Neb.

1900 Census. Rogers Town, Esculapia Twp, Benton Co AR, Hh 167
Seth Beals, b. Nov 1840, age 59, married 36 years. Born IN, father b. NC, mother b. Ohio
Sarah E., wife, b. Sept 1845, age 54. Has had 7 children, 5 are living. Born IN, father b. TN, mother b. Ohio
Ulysses, son, b. Oct 1864, age 35, married 9 years?, b. Iowa
Mattie M., daughter, b. Sept 1871, age 28, married 9 years?, has had 1 child, b. Nebraska
Lula E., daughter, b. Feb 1881, age 19, single, b. Nebraska
Louise LeBoiteaux, boarder, b. Jan 1850, age 50, Wd., b. Ohio, father b. France, mother b. Ohio, dressmaker
Totty Learner, gdau, b. Oct 1891, age 8, b. AR, father b. IN, mother b. NE
daughter Bertha was next door with husband William Shelton, Hh 166

Also living in Rogers, Hh 451
Howard Beals, b. Dec 1875, age 24, married 4 years, b. NE
Olive M., wife, b. Oct 1875, age 24, has had 3 children, only 1 living, b. IL, father b. IN, mother b. KY
George D., son b. May 1898, age 2, b. AR

Buried Broadway Cemetery in Whittier - no longer exists.

Sarah E. ADAMSON and Seth W. BEALS were married on 6 December 1863 in Howard County, Indiana.58 Seth W. BEALS was born on 27 October 1840 in Hamilton County, Indiana. He died on 3 August 1909 at the age of 68 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri.

United States National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1928,
Seth W. Beals
Pacific Branch, Sawtelle, California
Pension Certificate 1.094.453
Military History
Enlisted Dec 11, 1861 at Indianapolis, 1st Sergt. Co H, 57th Indiana Infantry. Discharged Jany. 1, 1863 at Murfreesboro, Tenn, to accept promotion.
Enlisted Jany 1, 1863, Murfreesboro, Tenn, Capt. Co H, 57th IN Inf, Discharged June 27, 1864 at Chattanooga, Tenn, mustered out of regiment
Disability: Hypertrophy of prostate, cystitis & debility, contracted 1903, Eureka, Arkansas.
Domestic History
Born Indiana, age 66, 6'1", Fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, can read and write, Protestant, Contractor by occupation. Residence subsequent to Discharge, Whittier, Cal. Married. Nearest relative, Mrs. Sarah E. Beals (wife, RFD 2, Whittier, Cal.
Home History
Rate of Pension, $8.00. Date of Admission: Dec 18, 1906. Date of Discharge and Transfer: Jany 7, 1907, Own Request.

Found online at USGenWeb, Benton Co, Cemeteries Index:
Capt. Seth W. Beals, buried Rogers Cemetery, 1840-1909

FindAGrave: parents were Nathan C. Beals (1789-1867) and Elizabeth Chew (1802-1881)

Sarah E. ADAMSON and Seth W. BEALS had the following children:



Ulysses Grant BEALS58 was born on 8 October 1864 in Bremer County, Iowa. He died on 21 December 1952 at the age of 88 in San Bernardino County, California.

The 1900 census indicated Ulysses had married about 1891, but he was back home living with his parents and no wife was evident.

There is a marriage, Ft. Smith, Sebastian Co, AR for Ulysses to Ella Morton, 2 Feb 1894.

Married on 2 Jan 1908, Waverly, Bremer Co Iowa, to Nina Bell Cooper, b. 20 Jun 1865, Cambridge, Henry Co, IL, died 3 Mar 1954, Fontana, San Bernardino Co CA. Nina was the daughter of John Cooper, and Lydia Pinkney. Ulysses's parents listed as Seth W. Beal and Sarah E. "Adams".

FamilySearch shows Nina as having been Nina Bell NEWMAN, daughter of John Newman and Lydia Pinkney. She was married to Sampson Cooper in 1882.

1910 Census. Escalapia Twp, Benton Co, AR, Hh 653
Grant Beals, age 45, married twice, this time for 5 years, b. Iowa, Carpenter
Nina C., wife, 42, married twice, 3 children, b. IL
Scott, son, 18, b. Nebraska, Carpenter [Step-son, I believe]

1920 Census. Des Moines Twp, Boone Co, Iowa, Hh 312
Grant Beals, 55, Traveling Salesman for a Foundry
Nina, wife, 54

1930 Census. San Bernardino City, San Bernardino, CA, Hh 81
Grant and Nina are Boarders in the house of Sheby E. Lee & wife Hatty. Grant, 65, Nina, 64. He is working as a real estate agent.

1940 - Still in San Bernardino, renting at 523 H Street. Grant Beals, age 75, Nina, wife, 74.

Buried Mountain View Cemetery, San Bernardino Co, CA.



Mattie M. BEALS.



Bertha A. BEALS58 was born on 3 September 1873 in Humboldt, Richardson County, Nebraska.

1900 Census. Escuplapia Twp, Rogers Town, Benton Co, AR, Hh 166
William Shelton, b. Nov 1866, age 33 married 6 years, b. AR, Teamster
Berthy, wife, b. Oct 1873, 26, 1 child, b. NE, parents b. IN
Vera, dau, b. Dec 1894, age 5, b. AR

Arkansas Divorce Index;
J. W. Shelton was divorced from wife Bertha, 13 Aug 1925, Benton Co, AR

James W. Kent married Bertha Shelton on 28 Aug 1925, Santa Ana, California by Kennth E. Morrison, Justice of the Peace. James lived in Long Beach and was 53 - this was his first marriage. He was an Oilworker, born in Michigan. His father was Simeon Kent, his mother Meritte Tearl, both born in Michigan. Bertha was 51, divorced, married twice. She was a seamstress, born in Humboldt, Nebraska - her maiden name was Bertha Beals. Her father was S. W. Beals, her mother Sarah Adamson, both born in Indiana.

1940 Census. Whittier Twp, Los Angeles Co, CA, Hh 54
Ira Heaton, 61, b. AR, Farm Hand
Mattie M., wife, 68, b. NE
Bertha A. Kent, sister-in-law, 66, b. Nebraska



Howard D. BEALS58 was born on 16 December 1877 in Lincoln County, Nebraska. He died on 11 July 1958 at the age of 80 in Los Angeles County, California.

Married Olive M. "Ollie" Harris, 28 May 1896, Benton Co, AR. She was born 18 Oct 1875, d. 1953.
Marriage license was taken out on the 27th of May - he was 20, she was 18. They were married by M. M. Smith, Baptist Minister.

12 Sep 1918 World War I Draft Registration
Howard D. Beals lived at Route 4, Rogers, Benton Co, AR. He was 42, b. 16 Dec 1876. Ocupation given as jouneyman. Ollie M. Beals was his nearest relative. Medium Height & build, blue eyes, brown hair

1920 Census. San Antonio Twp, Los Angeles, CA, Hh 42
Howard D. Beals, 41, b. NE, contractor, house
Olive, wife, 40, b. IL
George D., son, 21, b. AR, auto mechanic, garage
Margie, dau, 17, b. AR
Zelma, dau, 13, b. CA

1942 World War II Draft Registration
Howard D. Beals, lives at 2771 H St., San Bernardino. He was 64, b. Lincoln, Nebraska on Dec 16, 1877. Mrs. Jack Alexander, of 4268 Bakemon Ave, No. Hollywood, CA will always know his address. He is unemployed.

Buried Hillside Memorial Park, Redlands, San Bernadino County, CA.



Lula E. BEALS was born on 4 February 1881 in Humboldt, Richardson County, Nebraska.

Arkansas County Marriages
George W. Mhoon of Wyman, Washington Co, AR, aged 27 and Miss Lula Beals of Benton Co, age 23, applied for marriage licenses on 5 Dec 1903. J. O. Needham, married them on the same day. Recorded Benton Co, Book F, p.256.

1910 Census. Wyman, Washington Co, AR, Hh 195
George W. Mhoon, 33, married once for 6 years, b. AR
Lula, E., wife, 29, no children, b. Nebraska, parents b. IN



Maudie R. BEALS58 was born on 27 October 1887 in Stockton, Rooks County, Kansas. She died on 10 June 1890 at the age of 2 in Benton County, Arkansas.