Saturday, November 08, 2014

Surname Saturday : Beeson

The BEESON surname is in my maternal line.  The origins of the surname are English, and this particularly line was Quaker.

Stories and history :

Ahnentafel # 955 : Charity Beeson (c1715-1809).  Charity was born circa 1715, probably in Chester County, Pennsylvania.  She married Mordecai Mendenhall (c1713-1803).  Mordecai was born circa 1713 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and his death was recorded 11th month, 3rd day, 1803 at Springfield MM, North Carolina.  They were the parents of ten children.  Charity died September 20, 1809 in Guilford County, North Carolina.

Ahnentafel # 1910 : Richard Beeson (1684-1777).  Richard was born October 1684 in New Castle County, Delaware.  He married Charity Grubb (1687-1761) on 10th month, 24th day, 1706 at West Nottingham MM, Pennsylvania and her death was recorded 11th month, 22nd day, 1761 at Centre MM, North Carolina. Charity was born September 29, 1687 in New Castle County, Delaware.  They raised ten children in Chester County, Pennsylvania, Frederick County, Virginia and Guilford County, North Carolina.  Richard death was recorded 1st month, 1st day, 1777 at Centre MM, North Carolina.

Ahnentafel # 3820 : Edward Beeson (1660-1712).  Edward was born in 1660 in Thrussington, Leichestershire, England.  He married Rachel Pennington (1662-1710) on November 7, 1682 at St. Margaret's Church, London, England.  Rachel was born November 11, 1662 in Lancashire, England and died in 1710 in New Castle, Chester County, Pennsylvania.  They were the parents of at least five children.  Edward died on October 20, 1712 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Surname Saturday – create a post in which you discuss a surname and mention its origins, its geographical location(s) and how it fits into your genealogy research. Surname Saturday is an ongoing series at GeneaBloggers.

1 comment:

Maria Edmonds-Zediker said...

Your Charity Beeson who married Mordecai Mendenhall is my 7th great aunt.

Maria Edmonds-Zediker, Volunteer Curator (me!) →
Ann Louise Kremm (Salter) my mother →
Lafe Salter her father →
Sarah Jane Salter (Salmons)his mother →
John Carter Salmons her father →
Anna Salmons (Thornsberry)his mother →
John Thornberry (Thornburgh), Sr.her father →
Elizabeth Thornburgh (Mendenhall)
his mother →
Stephen Mendenhall her father →
Mordecai Mendenhall, Sr. his brother →
Charity Mendenhall (Beeson) his wife