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The Tie That Binds

WILLIAM BEELER: [2]
son of Isaac Beeler and Jane Hughes
Born: 19 December 1817 Wayne Co., IN
Died: 23 March 1870 Anderson Co., KS
Burial: Judy Cemetery, Anderson Co., KS
Married: 3 February 1842 Dover, Lee Co., IA Bk. 1, page 69, record # 226
     MATILDA BARTLETT
     daughter of Isaac B. Bartlett and Nancy Job
     Born: 22 March 1826 TN
     Died: 26 June 1899 Anderson Co., KS
     Burial: Judy Cemetery, Anderson Co., KS

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM AND MATILDA:

    1. Isaac N. Beeler
    2. Nancy Jane Beeler + William Paul
    3. Thomas J. Bealer
         d. 16 July 1848 Aged 8 m, 26 d
         burial: Beeler Cemetery Lee Co., IA
    4. James Jesse Beeler + Eva Lilas  Cook
    5. William Richard Beeler + Clarodelia Belle Mc Afee
    6. George H. Beeler
         b. 10 June 1865 Anderson Co., KS
         d. 16 August 1866 Anderson Co., KS

SOURCES:
Marriage Records Lee Co., IA

1850 Ft. Madison, Lee Co., IA Federal Census
Enumeration date: 21 October 1850 Page: 378A , line 24
Dwelling - Family 1341 - 1341
David Beeler is living in the home of his brother and an Oliver Beeler age 21, born TN is either living or visiting.

1856 Iowa State Census Lee Co. page 344
Dwelling - Family 77 - 82
Name Age Sex Mar Ia Bp Occ Misc
BEELER, William 37 m m 20 IN Wagonm v-m-o
......, Matilda 31 f m 14 TN
......, Isaac 13 m - 13 IA
......, Nancy J 11 f - 11 IA
HULL, Susanna 22 f 4 OH
...., Sarah 1 f 1 IA
Who is the Hull family???
Ia: means years living in State of IA

1860 Walker Twp., Anderson Co., KS Territory Federal Census
Enumeration date: 10 July 1860 Page: 30, line 33
Dwelling - Family 223 - 228
The four oldest children are living in this household. William is working as a Blacksmith and owns land worth
$3000.00 and his personal estate is worth $377.00.

1870 Walker Twp., Anderson Co., KS Federal Census
Enumeration date: 20 June 1870 Page: 150, line 13
Dwelling - Family 79 - 80
William is deceased and Matilda and her two surviving sons are living together. Nancy Jane is married and living in
Dwelling - Family 77 - 78, line 3

1880 Walker Twp., Anderson Co., KS Federal Census
Enumeration District: 22, line 23
Enumeration date: Page: 219A
Dwelling - Family 70 - 78
Living with her son J. J. Beeler, Matilda Adams aged 54  TN TN TN

Marriage record for a Matilda Bealer and James Adams in Anderson Co., KS.  See Beeler Album

There is a will for Matilda Adams of Union, Anderson Co., KS  Book C, page 293.
The Will of Matilda Adams, lists her heirs as Nancy Jane Paul and J. J. Bealer,  it requests her property be divided between these two equally after the payment of her debts and funeral expenses.

Photo of Matilda Bartlett Beeler

Photo of Isaac N. Bealer in his Civil War uniform.

Updated 7 January 2008      Contact Virginia L. Aldridge