Biography of Jacob E. Beeson
Hancock County, OH Biographies

JACOB E. BEESON, farmer. P. 0. Arcadia, was born in Fayette County, Penn., January 21, 1819, son of James and Agnes Beeson, who resided in Fayette County until their death. Our subject married, in 1841, Eliza Dawson, who died in 1846, leaving two children, James and John (both now deceased). December 1, 1853, Mr. Beeson came to Cass Township, this county, and settled on a tract of land which had been entered by his father in 1832. Here he began improving his land, and June 20, 1869, he married Mrs. Elizabeth Bowring, a native of England and whose parents resided there until their death. She and her first husband, Benjamin W. Bowring, immigrated to Canada in 1857, and moved to the United States in 1859. Here Mr. Bowring lost his life in defense of the Union cause, in June, 1864, just one month before the expiration of his term of enlistment in the Union army. Of Mr. Bowring's five children only one is now living - Margaret Elizabeth, wife of Henry B. Edwards, of Putnam County, Ohio. Mr. Beeson has been an industrious man, and has acquired a farm of 224 acres of fine land. His youngest son, John, enlisted when but sixteen years of age and served three years and four months in the Army of the Cumberland; he died in November, 1865. Mr. Beeson is a Republican in poltics.

History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886

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