Biography of Thomas F. Beatie
Ukiah Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





Thomas F. Beatie. Born in Virginia, July 5, 1830. When but a child, his parents moved to Missouri, where the subject of this sketch lived on a farm until 1846. His parents, both being dead, he engaged in brick laying, which he followed in Missouri until 1850, when he crossed the plains to California with mule teams, arriving at Hangtowu (Placerville), August 9th of the above mentioned year. Mr. Beatie commenced at once to mine, which he followed until the fall of 1852, when he came to Sonoma county and again commenced work at his trade, which he followed until November 19, 1857; he then came to Mendocino county and settled on a farm, consist of one hundred and sixty acres, located about three and a half miles south from Ukiah, where he followed farming as well as brick laying until the fall of 1867, when he moved to the opposite side of the river, and about six miles from Ukiah, where he has since resided. Having given up brick laying, Mr. Beatie has turned his whole attention to farming and hop growing. Married, December 1, 1853, Miss Lucy Chambers, a native of Ohio. By this marriage they have five living children: Andrew S., Charles M., Susan L., Leonard C , and Lucy. They have lost two, James W., and Thomas J.

From:
History of Mendocino County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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