Biography of B. H. Beall
Lincoln, St Joseph County, IN Biographies





B. H. Beall, attorney at law and notary public, Walkerton, Ind., was born in Noble county, Ind., Aug. 16, 1848, son of the above mentioned. He was reared on a farm, and educated in the Wolf Lake Seminary and Bloomington University, at Fillmore, Missouri. He graduated at the last named place and received the degree of Bachelor of Arts. Soon after his graduation he commenced preaching in the Northwest Indiana Conference. In 1874 he was transferried to the Nebraska Conference. He continued traveling and preaching in different States till 1876, when he commenced reading law, and was admitted to the Bar the same year. He has since been engaged in that business, preaching occasionally. Mr. Beall was married Dec. 23, 1867, to Miss Lois M. Gorsline, daughter of M. R. and Julia A. Gorsline, and their 4 children are: Ellen M., Thos. E., Jesse and Ray. Mr. B's father is still living, at the ripe age of 67. As far back as we can trace Mr. B's ancestors we find that they took a very active part in military affairs; some of them were in the Revolution and others were on the frontier to protect the white settlers.

From:
History of St. Joseph County, Indiana
Chas. C. Chapman & Co., Publisher
Chicago 1880.


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