Descendants of William Beardsley

Generation No. 1

1. William Beardsley was born 1605 and married Mary Harvey.

Child of William Beardsley and Mary Harvey is:

i. Daniel Beardsley, b. 1644; d. Unknown.

Generation No. 2

2. Daniel Beardsley (William1) was born 1644 and married Ruth Goodwin.

Child of Daniel Beardsley and Ruth Goodwin is:

i. Nathaniel Beardsley, b./d. Unknown.

Generation No. 3

3. Nathaniel Beardsley (Daniel2, William1) b./d. Unknown. He married Dinah Curtis.

Child of Nathaniel Beardsley and Dinah Curtis is:

i. John Beardsley, b. August 23, 1732; d. Unknown.

Generation No. 4

4. John Beardsley (Nathaniel3, Daniel2, William1) was born August 23, 1732 and married Mary Panchor.

Child of John Beardsley and Mary Panchor is:

i. Daniel Beardsley, b. January 03, 1764; d. Unknown.

Generation No. 5

5. Daniel Beardsley (John4, Nathaniel3, Daniel2, William1) was born January 03, 1764.  Wife is unknown.

Child of Daniel Beardsley is:

i. Elisha Beardsley, b. August 25, 1813; d. Unknown.

Generation No. 6

6. Elisha Beardsley (Daniel5, John4, Nathaniel3, Daniel2, William1) was born August 25, 1813 in New York state and married Rebecca Millard February 4, 1836.  She was born about 1805 in Canada.

Children of Elisha Beardsley and Rebecca Millard are:

7. i. Arza Thomas Beardsley, b. January 26, 1837 in Canada; d. January 20, 1911.

ii. Mary Elizabeth Beardsley, b. 1839 in New York. 
iii. Elisha Daniel Beardsley, b. Abt. 1842 in New York. 
iv. Richard Phelps Beardsley, b. 07 Aug 1844 in New York. d. at a young age. 
v. Henry Adelbert Beardsley, b. 02 Mar 1846 in New York. 
vi. Silas Benjamin Beardsley, b. 27 Oct 1848 in New York. d. 11 Mar 1870 in Tucson, AZ.

Generation No. 7

7. Arza Thomas Beardsley (Elisha6, Daniel5, John4, Nathaniel3, Daniel2, William1) was born January 26, 1837 in Canada and died January 20, 1911 in Arkansas. He married Adelia Marie Partlow April 29, 1872. She was born May 03, 1852 in Canada and died March 03, 1935 in Hot Springs, AR.

Children of Arza Beardsley and Adelia Partlow are:

i. David Carpenter Beardsley, b. February 08, 1874, Eagle, MI; d. October 13, 1934 in Hot Springs, AR. m. Nettie Frances Black on June 22, 1905.  She was born February 18, 1875 and died July 30, 1959.  Both are buried in Crystal Springs cemetery, Garland Co., Arkansas.

ii. Sarah Rebecca Beardsley, b. December 17, 1875, Aneida?, MI; d. November 11, 1912 in El Paso, Texas.

iii. Mary Adelia Beardsley, b. April 13, 1879 in Eagle Twp., Clinton Co., MI; d. April 29, 1879.

iv. Thomas Albert Beardsley, b. May 20, 1880, Portland, MI; d. May 24, 1952 in Bath Township, East Lansing, MI. m. Julia Mae Sage. b. 1889; d. 1964. Both are buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Bath, MI.

v. Clarence Chester Beardsley, b. October 27, 1883, McBride, MI; d. November 27, 1965 in El Paso, TX. m. Pearl S. (unknown). Burial: Restlawn Memorial Park, El Paso, TX

vi. Daisy May Beardsley, b. September 10, 1886, Ithaca, Michigan; d. October 28, 1929 on their farm two miles southwest of Bennington, OK; m. Fleming Rose Burr Vanderburg, March 26, 1908 in Jessieville, Arkansas; b. May 02, 1879, Raleigh, NC; d. January 01, 1969, Mesa Southside Hospital, Mesa, AZ.

Descendants of Daisy May Beardsley and  Fleming Rose Burr Vanderburg continue on the Vanderburg page.



1850 US census, New York, Oswego Co., Sandy Creek

1860 US census, New York, Oswego Co., Richland

1880 US census Michigan, Ionia Co., Portland

1900 US census, Ohio, Lawrence Co., Upper Township

1910 US census, Arkansas, Perry Co., Tyler


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- Gene Maas

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