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The Tie That Binds

JESSE BEELER: [2]
son of Isaac Beeler and Jane Hughes
Born: 12 September 1833 Montgomery Co., IN
Died: 3 March 1919 Girard, Crawford Co., KS
Burial: Girard Cemetery Crawford Co., KS
Married: 1] unknown date and place
     UNKNOWN
Married: 2] 13 October 1861 Ft. Madison, Lee Co., IA Bk. 2, p.107
     MARTHA PERMELIA MOORE
     daughter of John Moore and Abigail Wray
     Born: 29 January 1844 OH
     Died: 29 January 1907 Girard, Crawford Co., KS
     Burial: Girard Cemetery Crawford Co., KS

CHILDREN OF JESSE AND MARTHA:

    1. Amelia Jane Beeler + William L. Gardner
    2. Mary N. Beeler
         b. 30 August 1864 Dover, Lee Co., IA
         d. 29 September 1871 Crawford Co., KS
         burial: Girard Cemetery Girard, KS
    3. Ella J. Beeler + George Hanshaw
     b. 6 March 1867 Dover, Lee Co., IA
    4. Nellie Beeler
         b. 6 March 1867 Dover, Lee Co., IA
         d. 17 February 1868 aged 1y,11m,9d
         dau of J. & M.P. Beeler
         burial: Beeler Cemetery Lee Co., IA
    5. Abigail Gertrude Beeler + Ausker Copenhaver
    6. Jesse Aiton Beeler + Sylvia Stella Shiffler

SOURCES:
Nellie Beeler is buried in Beeler Cemetery,   Section 13,  Harrison Twp,  Lee Co., IA

Jesse Beeler and his family moved to Crawford, KS in 1869, by covered wagon.

Martha Permelia Moore's date of birth is taken from her deposition, dated 12 April 1873, in which she states, I was 29 years old the 29th day of January 1873. She signed her name Melia Beeler.   In one of the depositions, given by one of Jesse's sisters, she is referred to as Permelia M. Beeler and as Jesse's second wife.  I have found no record of a first marriage for Jesse Beeler.

1850 Ft. Madison, Lee Co., IA Federal Census
Enumeration date: 21 October 1850 Page 378, line 39
Dwelling - Family 1343-1343
Jesse Beeler is not living in this household with his parents.

1860 Harrison Twp., Lee Co., IA Federal Census
Enumeration date: 25 June 1860 Page 284, line 1
Dwelling - Family 366 - 352
Living with his father

1860 Harrison Twp., Lee Co., IA Federal Census
Enumeration date: 25 June 1860 Page 283, line 6
Dwelling - Family 350 - 346
Martha is living in the home of her parents.

1870 Crawford Twp., Crawford Co., KS Federal Census
Enumeration date: 1 July 1870 Page 366B, line 21
Dwelling - Family 222 - 204

1880 Crawford Twp., Crawford Co., KS Federal Census
Enumeration District: 54 Page: 40A, line 10
Enumeration date: 22 June 1880
Dwelling - Family 228 - 243

Dwelling - Family 229 - 244 living next to her parents is Amelia J. Beeler Gardner (wife of William L. Gardner) She is listed as
Melvina instead of Amelia.

1900 Crawford Twp., Crawford Co., KS Federal Census
Enumeration District: 76, sheet 1, line 87
Enumeration date: 2 June 1900 Page: 82B
Dwelling - Family 17 - 17
Jesse and Martha have been married 38 years, Martha has borne 6 children, 3 children living. Jesse A. age 17 is living at home.

1910 Crawford Twp., Crawford Co., KS Federal Census
Enumeration District: 79, sheet 9, line 9
Enumeration date: 29 April 1910 Page: 88A
Dwelling - Family 128 - 130
Jesse widowed, aged 76, listed as father, living in the home of his son, Aiton J. Beeler.


Updated 7 January 2008       Contact Virginia L. Aldridge