Also see [Railway Officials in America 1906]
JAMES H. BEAUCHAMP
The subject of this sketch, James H. Beauchamp, was born in Milton, April 3, 1847, and is a son of Manlove and
Mary (Walton) Beauchamp, elsewhere noticed. Like his father, he was reared on a farm, and aside from a commercial
college course, has only received a common school education, but has made ample use of his opportunities, and is
accounted among active, energetic and progressive farmers of the township, and is ever ready to assist any enterprise
which will accrue to the advantage of the public, either intellectually, morally or financially. He is, at present,
filling the office of Township - Clerk the second term. He is an active worker in the Republican party, and is
a stanbh adherent to the principles of the same.
Mr. Beauchamp is in possession of the old homestead, a fine view of which will be found on another page, also portraits
of his father and mother, which filial love prompted him to have here represented. Jannary 6, 1875, he was united
in marriage to Eva, daughter of Oscar M. and Martha A. (May) Dunning, who was born on August 4, 1852. Her father
settled in Ontwa in 1888, but having lost his wife by death, many years since, March, 1858, Mr. Dunning removed
to Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. Beauchamp have been blessed wIth three children as follows Hugh D., Anna C., Leroy M.
History of Cass Couny, Michigan
With Illistrations and Biographical Sketches
of some of it's Prominent Men and Pioneers.
Waterman, Watkins & Co., Chicago 1882.