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The Tie That Binds

DAVID BEELER: [2]
son of Isaac Beeler and Jane Hughes
Born: 11 August 1823 Montgomery Co., IN
Died: 17 March 1898 Primrose, Lee Co., IA
Burial: Sharon Cemetery, Lee Co., IA
Married: 16 June 1851 Salem, Henry Co., IA
     MARY JANE HARNESS
     daughter of John A. Harness and Amanda A. Speis
     Born:  8 January 1832 Cincinnati, OH
     Died: 19 January 1899 Lee Co., IA
     Burial: Sharon Cemetery, Lee Co., IA

CHILDREN OF DAVID AND MARY JANE:

1. Amanda Jane Beeler + 1] Franklin Pierce Mc Keehan
                                   + 2] Stephen Douglas Arnold Bishop
                                   + 3] Henry Francis Chapman
2. James Jasper Beeler + Dorthea Kessler
3. Harriett Elizabeth Beeler + Oliver Lynn Powell
4. Ida Mary Beeler + Owen F. Coons
5. Anna Arabelle Lee Beeler + Abraham E. Schlatter
6. Franklin David Beeler + Natalie Mehl


SOURCES:
1830 US Census; Census Place: , Montgomery, Indiana; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 30; Family History Film: 0007719. Living in the home of his parents.

Year: 1840; Census Place: Township 68, Lee, Iowa Territory; Roll: 102; Page: 213; Image: 437; Family History Library Film: 0007790. David Beeler is living in the home of his parents.

Year: 1850; Census Place: Division 28, Lee, Iowa; Roll: M432_186; Page: 378A; Image: 203. David is living in the home of William Beeler, his brother.

Year: 1850; Census Place: Division 28, Lee, Iowa; Roll: M432_186; Page: 359A; Image: 165. Mary Jane Harness is living in the home of her parents.

1856 Iowa State Census Lee Co. Page: 344
Dwelling - Family 78 - 83
Name               Age Sex Mar   Ia  Bp   Occ      Misc
BEELER, David  32    m    m     20  IN   Farmer   v-o
......, Mary J.     24     f     m     10  OH
......, Amanda J.   4     f      -       4 IA
......, James J.      1     m     -        1 IA

Year: 1860; Census Place: Franklin, Lee, Iowa; Roll: M653_330; Page: 433; Image: 437; Family History Library Film: 803330.  The three oldest children are living in the home.

Year: 1870; Census Place: Franklin, Lee, Iowa; Roll: M593_403; Page: 112A; Image: 229; Family History Library Film: 545902.
Samuel Beeler aged 61 is living in the home of his brother, David Beeler.   Note Samuel Beeler left his estate to the children of David and Mary Jane Beeler.

Year: 1880; Census Place: Franklin, Lee, Iowa; Roll: 349; Family History Film: 1254349; Page: 92C; Enumeration District: 008; Image: 0644.

Photos of Sharon Cemetery Lee Co., IA
Will of David Beeler
Photo of Mary Jane Harness
All information is fully documented.   Contact Virginia L. Aldridge if you have questions on this family. These are my maternal great-great-great-grandparents.

Updated 28 June 2013        Contact Virginia L. Aldridge