Biography of Samuel W. Beverly
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SAMUEL W. BEVERLY was born at sea in 1816. His early life was spent in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. His father was a seaman, but left the ocean and removed with his family to Kentucky, and from that State Samuel went to Ogdensburg, N. Y., and from thence, in 1836, came to Cleveland, O., where he engaged as a contractor on the Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati Railroad and built the first mile of that road west of the Cayahoga River. He has been twice married, first to Mary Garrison, by whom he had eight children; and next to Mary Phillips, by whom he has seven children. He came to Summerfield from Lenawee Co in 1884, and purchased the farm of 130 acres on which he now resides.

From:
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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