Biography of Nathan Beekwith
Chemung County, NY Biographies





Beekwith, Nathan, was born at East Haddam, Conn., in 1782. His ancestors landed on Plymouth Rock; he died at Lyme, Conn., at the age of seventy six. By his wife, Betsey, he had five children: George W., Harriet, William, Elizabeth, and Mary Ann. George W. was born at East Haddam, Conn., in 1799, and came to Erin, N. Y., among the early settlers. Here he cleared a farm which he retained until his death, at the age of about sixty five. He married Mary Ann Tredway, of Salem, Conn., daughter of Alpheus and Phebe (Gates) Tredway, and their children were Mary A. Hammond, who has two children (Carry and Cora) and Henry E. Beckwith, who was born at East Haddam, Conn., in 1827, and came to Erin with his father at the age of two and one half years. He married Sarah A., daughter of Philip and Rachel Thomas, and is proprietor of the Beckwith Hotel, which he built in the north part of the town.

From:
Our County and its people
A History of the Valley and County of Chemung
BY: Ausburn Towner
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

NAVIGATION
Chemung County, NY
Biographies

Names A to F
Names G to O
Names P to S
Names T to Z

Online
Biographies

New York
Histories

New York
Biographies

Maine
Histories

Pennsylvania
Histories

Pennsylvania
Biographies

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012