Sarah and Jonathan Beasley's Children

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this entire page updated 2019

1) Elijah James:
  
born c. 1852 (likely Martin Co, IN); 
    died after 1870;
    census records for Elijah;  
    married possibly Jane Connelly on 17 Jun 1871 Lawrence Co, IN
    children?

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2) Mary Ellen Beasley: 
   born 25 Nov 1857 IN (likely Martin Co)
   died 25 Oct 1941 likely Muskogee, OK;     
   buried Frozen Rock Cemetery, Muskogee, Muskogee, OK; tombstone photo;
   census records for Mary;  
   married Robert Allen McKee on 20 Jun 1875 Edgar Co, IL
         (born 15 Apr 1850 IL;
         died 26 Oct 1925; 
         buried Frozen Rock Cemetery, Muskogee, Muskogee, OK; tombstone photo)
   marriage record for Mary and Robert;
   children:
        1) Sarah Ellen McKee* - born 27 Oct 1877 Clark Co, IL;
                   died 03 Aug 1954 Muskogee Co, OK;
                   married William Renna Andis on 14 Oct 1899 Jasper Co, MO

               *  All of Sarah's information and descendants can be found here, under William Renna Andis.

         2) Lucinda Jane "Lucy" McKee - born 17 Aug 1880 MO;
                   died 1909 Stone Co, MO;
                   burial note on Find a Grave: We believe Lucinda was buried originally in a cemetery in Stone County,
                        near Reeds Spring, Missouri. When the construction of Table Rock Dam began, there were cemeteries/graves
                        that had to be moved. We have been unable to locate the new location of her grave.

                   census records for Lucinda;  
                   married Joseph Wilson Snow on 03 Jan 1899 Texas Co, MO
                            (born 19 Sep 1864 Greene Co, IL;
                            died 22 Jul 1953 Licking, Texas, MO; obituary;
                            death certificate; cause of death: conronary thrombosis, congestive heart failure;
                            buried Mitchell Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo;
                            Joseph married (2) Lucinda's sister - Zella Victoria McKee - see directly below under (6) Zella Victoria McKee;
                            son of Abram Snow (born c. 1812 OH) and Julia Park (born c. 1832 OH));
                   marriage record for Lucinda and Joseph  
                   children:
                         1) George Snow - born Nov 1899 MO;
                                   died by Jul 1953 (cannot find after 1900);
                                   census records for George;  
                                   married?; children?
                         2) Maudie Sharlotte Snow - born 19 Sep 1903 Cabool, Texas, MO;
                                   died 14 Feb 1998 Bakersfield, Kern, CA; obituary - includes photo; death record 
                                   buried West Side District Cemetery, Taft, Kern, CA; tombstone photo
                                   census records for Maudie; Social Security record;     
                                   married James Aaron Richison on 21 Feb 1920 Kinderpost, Texas, MO
                                            (born 23 Apr 1864 Hickory Co, MO;
                                            died 21 Apr 1938 Sherill, Texas, MO; obituary;
                                            death certificate; cause of death: angina pectoris;
                                            buried Licking Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo;
                                            James married (1) Mary Ann West on 01 Nov 1885 (23 Jul 1860-07 Jun 1916;
                                            buried Licking Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo
);
                                            son of James Aaron Richison/Richardson (born TN or KY) and
                                            Jane Colter/Coulter (born TN));

                         *  James and Mary Ann are also found below, under (1) Julia Virgie Snow.

                                     children:
                                        1) Ethel Nadine Richison - born 12 Dec 1921 Houston, Texas, MO;
                                                   died 05 Oct 2010 Springfield, Greene, MO; obituary - includes photo
                                                   buried Trout Cemetery, Phelps Co, MO; tombstone photo;
                                                   married Charles William Trout on 03 Jul 1937
                                                             (born 24 Jul 1918 Kinderpost, Texas, MO;
                                                             died 22 Nov 1992;
                                                             buried Trout Cemetery, Phelps Co, MO; tombstone photo;
                                                             Social Security record;
                                                             son of Nelson Lee Trout (19 Apr 1898-15 Apr 1970; buried Trout Cemetery, Phelps Co, MO; tombstone photo;
                                                             Nelson married (1) Ella Artie Snow - found directly below under (6) Zella Victoria McKee)
and 
                                                             Sylvia Elizabeth Kelley on 24 Jun 1917 (26 Nov 1899-20 Dec 1924;
                                                             buried Trout Cemetery, Phelps Co, MO; tombstone photo)
);
                                                    children:
                                                       1) Shirley Trout - living?; married Bob Miller (living?); children?
                                                       2) Sylvia Trout - living?; married Bob Caraway (living?); children?
                                                       3) James Trout - living?; married?; children?
                                                       4) Martha Trout - living?; married Don Robbins (living?); children?
                                                       5) Rick Trout - living?; married?; children?
                                        2) James Eugene Richison - born 11 Jan 1925 Hazleton, Texas, MO;
                                                   died 09 Feb 1946; obituary - includes photo;
                                                   death certificate; cause of death: broken neck due to accidental car wreck;
                                                   buried Licking Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo;
                                                   married?;
                                                   children?
                                        3) Opal Richison - living?;
                                                    married ____ Blair;     
                                                    children?
                                        4) Amanda "Mandy" Richison - living?;
                                                    married Elmer Harlan (living?);
                                                    children?                                   
                                        5) Mary Zela Richison - living?;
                                                    married ____ Edgar (living?);                
                                                    children?
                         3) Mary Opal Snow - born 13 Oct 1906 MO;            
                                   died 11 Dec 1995; death record 
                                   buried Iron Mountain Cemetery, St Francois Co, MO; tombstone photo;
                                   census records for Mary; Social Security record;    
                                   married Elza James Hurt
                                              (born 22 Sep 1902 Graniteville,     MO;
                                              died 09 Feb 1979; death record;  
                                              buried Iron Mountain Cemetery, St Francois Co, MO; tombstone photo;
                                              WWII draft registration record);
                                   children?
        3) William Harry McKee - born 25 Mar 1884 IL;
                  died (___); 
                  census records for William;
                  married?;
                  children: (John V is listed as William's son in 1910, but is listed as his nephew in 1920, along with Callie - listed as his niece)
                     1) John Vernon McKee - born c. 1908 MO; died (___); married?; children?
                     2) Callie McKee - born c. 1910 MO; died (___); married?; children?

         4) John Erven McKee - born 28 Jul 1887 Clark Co, IL;
                  died Jan 1973 possibly Muskogee, Muskogee, OK;
                  buried Memorial Park Cemetery, Muskogee, Muskogee, OK; tombstone photo;
                  WWI draft registration card; census records for John;
                  married Mabel Lee Cantrell on 24 Mar 1945 Muskogee Co, OK
                           (born 1910;
                           died 1970;
                           buried Memorial Park Cemetery, Muskogee, Muskogee, OK;
tombstone photo);
                  marriage record for John and Mabel 
                  children?

        5) Susan McKee - born Sep 1889 IL; 
                  died (___)
                  census records for Susan;
                  Susan married (1) unknown (born (___); died (___));
                  divorced by 1910 census;
                  children?;
                  Susan married (2) B H Merriman on 07 Dec 1913 Stone Co, MO
                                   (born (___); died (___));
                  marriage record for Susan and B H
                  children?;

          6) Zella Victoria McKee - born 30 Sep 1891 Marshall, Clark, IL;
                   died 16 Jul 1977 Houston, Texas, MO; obituary;
                   buried Mitchell Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo;
                   census records for Zella;
                   married Joseph Wilson Snow* on 29 Oct 1911 Stone Co, MO

                              * see complete information for Joseph Snow above, under (2) Lucinda McKee  

                    marriage record for Zella and Joseph;  

                    children:
                        1) Julia Virgie Snow - born 09 Aug 1912 Texas Co, MO;
                                 died 29 Oct 1983 Phelps Co, MO; death record;
 

                                 buried Licking Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo;
                                 census records for Julia;
                                 Julia married (1) William Sisro Richison on 19 Jul 1930 Licking, Texas, MO 
                                           (born 25 Jul 1891 Licking, Texas, MO;
                                           died 09 Feb 1968 Springfield, Greene, MO; obituary; death record;  
                                           buried Licking Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo;
                                            U.S. Army - WWI; WWI and WWII draft registration records;  
                                           Social Security record;  
                                           son of James Aaron Richison* and Mary Ann West*);

                                       *  James and Mary Ann are also found above, under (2) Maudie Sharlotte Snow. Their complete information can be found there.

                                  children:
                                      1) Anna Rose Richison - living?; census records 
                                                  Anna married (1) William R Miller on 02 Apr 1949 Rolla, Phelps, MO (living?);
                                                  marriage record for Anna and William;
                                                 
children? 
                                                  Anna married (2) ___ Seaman (living?);
                                                 
children?
                                      2) Mary Emogene Richison - born 14 May 1934 Licking, Texas, MO;     
                                                  died 07 Mar 2019
; obituary;
                                                  buried Wenatchee City Cemetery, Wenatchee, Chelan, WA;

                                                  census records;  
                                                  married Joseph David Gann on 14 Feb 1949
                                                             (born 27 Feb 1927 Bloodland, Pulaski, MO;
                                                             died 29 Jul 2005 Houston, Texas, MO; obituary; death record;
                                                             buried Craddock Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo;
                                                             Social Security record; WWII draft registration record;
                                                             Joseph married (2) Nelda Gale; 
                                                             son of William Henderson Gann
(03 May 1892 MO-11 Aug 1958 MO; buried
                                                            
Watts Cemetery, Pulaski Co, MO; tombstone photo) and
                                                             Bennie Enid York 
(25 Oct 1902 MO-27 Jan 1933 MO; buried
                                                            
Bloodland Cemetery, Ft  Leonard Wood, Pulaski, MO; tombstone photo));
                                                 
children:  
                                                      1) Janice Gann - born 04 Jul 1949 Pulaski Co, MO;   
                                                                died 25 Mar 2014 Springfield, Greene, MO; obituary - includes photo;
                                                                buried Craddock Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo;

                                                                Janice married (1) Larry E Richardson
                                                                           (born 02 Mar 1946;
                                                                           died 10 Apr 1989; death record;
                                                                           buried Craddock Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo
);  
                                                                children:  
                                                                     1) Danny Richardson - living?; married?; children?   
                                                                     2) Joe Richardson - living?; married Lynn ____    
                                                                     3) Larry Richardson - living?; married?; children?      
                                                                     4) Gary Richardson - living?; married?; children?
                                                                Janice married (2) Wilburn Robbins in 1990 (living?);
                                                                children?

                                                      2) David Gann - living?; married Brenda ____ (living?); children?   
                                                      3) Sharon Gann - born (___); died (___); married ____ Brooks (living?); children?   
                                                      4) Darrell Gann - living?; married?; children?        
                                                      5) Connie Gann - living?; married Charles Fisher (living?); children?  
                                                      6) Billy Gann - living? married Janice ____ (living?); children?        
                                                      7) Ronnie Gann - living?; married?; children?        
                                                      8) Lawrence Gann - living?; married?; children?            
                                                      9) Marty Gann - living?; married?; children?        
                                      3) William Jr Richison - born 03 Jul 1937 MO;                            
                                                  died 23 Mar 2018 Jenna, LaSalle Parish, LA; obituary - includes photo;
                                                  buried Craddock Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo;

                                                   U.S. Navy; census records for William;
                                                  William married (1) Georgia Jean Hadley in 1954
                                                               (born 21 May 1935 Hazleton, Texas, MO;
                                                               died 04 Oct 1978 Denver, Denver, CO; obituary;
                                                               buried Craddock Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo
                                                               Georgia married (2) Russell Lee Foster;
                                                               daughter of Lawrence Hadley and Dortha Lawson);
                                                  divorced 1964; 

                                                  children:
                                                       1) Billy Troy Richison - born 29 Jan 1959 Newport, Newport, RI;
                                                                    died 14 Jul 2019 Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA; cremated; obituary;
                                                                    married Linda Gail Moreau on 22 Sep 1979 Larayette, Lafayette Parish, LA (living?);
                                                                   
children:  
                                                                        1) Rosanna Jean Richison - living?;
                                                                                   Rosanna married (1) Richard Benjamin Langner on 25 Mar 2000 (living?);
                                                                                   divorced 01 Dec 2008;
                                                                                   children:
                                                                                        1) Christian Benjamin Langner - living?; married?; children?       
  
                                                                                   Rosanna married (2) Jimmy Jose Leon-Erazo on 04 May 2013 Lafayette, Lafayette, LA                                                                                               (living?);
                                                                                   children:
  
                                                                                        2) Genysis Adrianna Leon - living?; married?; children?  
                                                                                        3) Erik Gabriel Leon - living?; married?; children?       
  
                                                                        2) Billy Lawrence Richison - living?;
                                                                                   married Lacey Lynn Richard on 17 May 2016 Lafayette, Lafayette, LA (living?);
                                                                                   children:
 
                                                                                        1) Emily Claire Richison - living?; married?; children?   

                                                                        3) Troy Joe Richison - living?; married?; children?
                                                                        4) Joshua Keton Richison - living?; married Lauren Eunice Lacque (living?);
                                                                                  children:
                                                                                        1) Jax Lee Richison - living?; married?; children?    
                                                                                        2) Miah Rose Richison - living?; married?; children?   

                                                       2) Chiquita Jean Richison - living?;
                                                                    Chiquita married (1) Walter Eugene Goodwin (living?);
                                                                    divorced;
                                                                   
children:
                                                                        1) Timothy Eugene Goodwin - living?; married Holly Hendrick (living?);
                                                                                   children:?

                                                                    Chiquita married (2) Charlie Thompson (living?);
                                                                    no
children
                                                  William married (2) Dorothy Jean Wooster on 28 Mar 1968 Rolla, Phelps, MO
                                                               (born 24 Feb 1936 MO;
                                                               died 29 Sep 2017 Jena, LaSalle Parish, LA; obituary;  
                                                               buried Craddock Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO;
                                                               daughter of William Henry Wooster and Oma Mabel Campbell);
                                                  marriage record for William and Dorothy;
                                                  no children

                                      4) Edna Fay Richison (twin) - born 04 Apr 1941 Licking, Texas, MO;
                                                  died 09 Jul 2015 Phelps Co, MO; obituary;
                                                  buried St James Cemetery, St James, Phelps, MO; tombstone photo;
                                                  married Joseph Nathanel Nelson on 04 Jul 1959 Lutie, Ozark, MO   
                                                            (born 05 Apr 1932;
                                                            died 26 Nov 2008; death records;
                                                            buried St James Cemetery, St James, Phelps, MO; tombstone photo;
                                                             U.S. Navy
(22 May 1951-05 May 1955) - Korea; 
                                                            son of George Thomas Nelson and Vina Krecman);
                                                  marriage record for Edna and Joseph 
                                                 
children?
                                      5) Bobby Ray Richison (twin) - born 05 Apr 1941 Licking, Texas, MO;
                                                  died 08 Aug 1942 Texas Co, MO; obituary;
                                                  death certificate; cause of death: cholera infantile;
                                                  buried Licking Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo 
                                      6) Ruby Jean Richison - born 16 Aug 1944 Texas Co, MO;
                                                  died 05 Oct 1963 near Salem, Dent, MO; news article regarding Ruby's death;
                                                  death certificate; cause of death: fractures in skull and cervical region (auto accident);
                                                  buried Licking Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo;
                                                  married William Ronnie Blake on 07 Jan 1960 Rolla, Phelps, MO  
                                                            
(born 26 Jan 1940 MO;
                                                             died 14 Feb 1986 Duval Co, FL; death records;
                                                             buried Delmar-Medley-Blake Cemetery, Timber, Shannon, MO; tombstone photo;
                                                             Social Security record;
                                                             son of Glen W Blake and Blanche Avis ____ );
                                                  marriage record for Ruby and William 
                                                 
children:
                                                      1) unknown Blake - living?; married?; children?   
                                                      2) unknown Blake - living?; married?; children?  
                                       7) Gary Dale Richison - living?; married?; children?
                                 Julia married (2) ____ Hanna (born (___); died (___));
                                 children?
                        2) Ella Artie Snow - born 11 Dec 1916 Licking, Texas, MO;
                                 died 05 Feb 2002 Licking, Texas, MO; obituary;
                                 buried Trout Cemetery, Phelps Co, MO; tombstone photo;
                                 census records for Ella;
                                 married Nelson Lee Trout on 19 Oct 1930 (see complete information for Nelson under (1) Ethel Richison - above)
                                 children:
                                     1) Benjamin Franklin Trout - born 16 Sep 1932 Kinderpost, Texas, MO;
                                                 died 03 May 2012 MO; death record; obituary -
includes photo 
                                                 buried Trout Cemetery, Phelps Co, MO; tombstone photo;
                                                  U.S. Navy;   
                                                 married Velma Ann McIntyre on 03 Sep 1955 Sherrill, Texas, MO (living?);
                                                 children:
                                                      1) Teresa Ann Trout - born 18 Mar 1956;
                                                                died 28 Apr 1956;
                                                                death certificate; cause of death: cardiac and pulmonary arrest, asphyxiation;  
                                                                buried Licking Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo
                                                      2) Janie Trout - living?; married?; children? 
                                                      3) Kenny Trout - living?; married Teri ____ (living?); children?
                                                      4) Roger Trout - living?; married Sharon ____ (living?); children?

                        3) Sanford Eliza Snow - born 29 Sep 1920 Kinderpost, Texas, MO;
                                 died 20 Nov 1965 Columbia, Boone, MO; obituary; death record 
                                 death certificate; cause of death: intracranial hemorrhage, etc.;
                                 buried Licking Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo;
                                  U.S. Army - WWII; enlistment record; census records for Sanford;  
                                 married Viola Jean Robertson on 15 May 1946 Fulton Co, AR 
                                            (born 22 Jan 1928; death record
                                            died 26 Feb 1991 Rolla, Phelps, MO; obituary;
                                            buried Licking Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo;
                                            Social Security record 
                                            daughter of Harry C Robertson and Elva E Jones; 
                                            Viola married (2) ____ Matlock);
                                 marriage record for Sanford and Viola 
                                 children: 
                                      1) Larry Snow - living?; married?; children?
                                      2) Harry Snow - living?; married?; children?
                                      3) Sandra Snow - living?; married?; children?  
                        4) Ada Snow - born 19 Feb 1925;
                                 died 04 Apr 1928;
                                 buried Mitchell Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo;
                        5) Rosa Bell "Rosie" Snow (twin) - born 24 May 1928 Kinderpost, Texas, MO;
                                 died 14 Aug 2010 Birch Tree, Shannon, MO; obituary; death record;  
                                 buried Mitchell Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo (funeral home marker);
                                 census records for Rosa;
                                 Rosa married (1) Vernon Lee Medlock on 21 Apr 1943 Fulton Co, MO
                                          (born 11 Mar 1899 Raymondville, Texas, MO;
                                          died 15 Jan 1970 Mountain View, Howell, MO; obituary; death record;  
                                          buried Allen Cemetery, Raymondville, Texas, MO; tombstone photo;
                                          son of Spencer H Medlock
(08 Dec 1866-04 Feb 1948) and
                                          Rosie Etta Snow
(12 Jan 1872-23 Jun 1940); Spencer and Rosie buried
                                          Allen Cemetery, Raymondville, Texas, MO; tombstone photos);
                                 marriage record for Rosa and Vernon
                                 children:
                                      1) James Medlock - living?; married?; children?
                                      2) Ann Medlock - living?; married ____ Yarber (living?); children?
                                      3) Ron Medlock - living?; married?; children?
                                      4) Shirley Medlock - living?; married ____ Ferrell (living?); children?
                                      5) Denny Medlock - living?; married?; children?
                                      6) Sandra Medlock - living?; married ____ Dunigan (living?); children?
                                      7) Ervin Medlock - living?; married?; children?
                                      8) Mike Medlock - living?; married?; children?
                                      9) Scott Medlock - living?; married?; children?
                                    10) Amy Medlock - living?; married ____ Christ (living?); children?

                                 Rosa married (1) Vernon Lee Jackson (born (___); died (___));
                                 children?
                        6) James Henry Snow (twin) - born 24 May 1928 Kinderpost, Texas, MO;
                                 died 26 Nov 2002 Licking, Texas, MO; obituary; death records;  
                                 buried Hutchason Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo;
                                 census records for James; Social Security record;
                                  U.S. Army (30 Jun 1946-30 Jun 1948)WWII draft registration record;  
                                 married ____ ;
                                 children:
                                      1) Rosie Marie Snow - living? married Don ____ (living?); children?
                                      2) Daniel Snow - living? married?; children?
                                      3) Henry Snow - living? married?; children?
                                      4) Albert Snow - living? married?; children?
                                      5) Robert Snow - born (___); died by Nov 2002; married?; children?
                        7) Virginia Mae Snow - born 03 Oct 1931 Kinderpost, Texas, MO;
                                 died 11 Aug 1997 Licking, Texas, MO; obituary; death record;    
                                 buried Hutchason Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo;
                                 census records for Virginia; Social Security record
                               
 married Allen Unly Wrest on 09 Feb 1948
                                             (born 16 Feb 1915 Craddock, Texas, MO;
                                             died 23 Nov 1991 Rolla, Phelps, MO; obituary; death records;   
                                             buried Hutchason Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photo;
                                              U.S. Army
(03 Sep 1942-15 Oct 1945); enlistment record; Social Security record;  
                                             son of Joseph Wrest
(13 May 1842-13 Feb 1934) and
                                             Thursey Linthicum
(11 Apr 1872-27 Jun 1953);
                                             Joseph and Thursey buried Hutchason Cemetery, Licking, Texas, MO; tombstone photos);
 
                                 children:
                                      1) Joe Wrest - living? married?; children?
                                      2) Larry Wrest - living? married?; children?
                                      3) Denece Wrest - living? married ____ Mitchell (living?); children?
                        8) Wanda Lee Snow - born 29 Apr 1936;
                                 died 20 Jun 2000; death record;  
                                 buried Sullivan IOOF Cemetery, Sullivan, Franklin, MO; tombstone photo;                                 
                                 census records for Wanda; Social Security record;
                                 married Maxwell Elmer Purcell on 11 Jul 1955    
                                              (born 10 Nov 1924 Rector, Shannon, MO;
                                              died 01 Feb 2017 Steelville, Crawford, MO; ; obituary;
                                              buried Sullivan IOOF Cemetery, Sullivan, Franklin, MO;
                                              son of Elmer Moses Purcell and Hattie Dooley);
                                 children: 
                                     1) Doug Purcell - living?; married?; children?
                                     2) Jeff Purcell - living?; married?; children?
                                     3) Martha Purcell - living?; married?; children?
                                     4) Stacy Purcell - living?; married?; children?   
                                     5) Hattie Purcell - living?; married?; children?   
                                     6) Patsy Puircell - living?; married?; children?      
                                     7) Geneva Purcell - living?; married?; children?  
                                     8) Jesse Purcell - born (____); died (____); married?; children? 
        7) unknown McKee - born c. 1875-1900; died by 1900

3) John Beasley:
   see separate personal page

4) Edward (Edward is likely his first name, but we are not 100% sure) Esau Beasley:
   born 25 Apr 1861 Middletown, Henry, IN; 
   died c. 29 Sep 1951 Marshall, Clark, IL; obituary;
   buried Ziegler Cemetery, Marshall, Clark, IL - no evidence of any  marker in 2021;
   census records for Esau;  
   Esau married (1) Mary E Steaver on 23 Jul 1887 Marshall, Clark, IL 
               (born IN;
               died by 1900; 
               daughter of Matthew Steaver (born c. 1844 IN) and 
               Martha A Freeman (born c. 1842 IN)Matthew and Martha married 24 Nov 1860 Clark Co, IL;
               Mary married (1) to Samuel Crawford on 06 Nov 1882 Clark Co, IN)
   marriage record for Esau and Mary;  
   children:
       1) Estella E "Stella" Beasley - born c. 25 Mar 1888 Clark Co, IL; 
               died 21 Oct 1905 Vigo Co, IN - no obituary found in Vigo Co, IN;
               death certificate; cause of death: typhoid fever;
               buried Burnett Cemetery, Vigo Co, IN; tombstone photo
               census records for Estella;  
               Estella married (1) ____ Clouse c. 1900-1903
                            (born (___); died (___));
               children? 
               Estella married (2) Charles Homer Tipton on 25 Jun 1904 Clark Co, IL 
                             (born 25 Mar 1875 Clay City, Clay, IN; 
                             died 22 May 1962 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; obituary
                             death certificate; cause of death: coronary thrombosis, myocardial insufficiency;   
                             buried Burnett Cemetery, Burnett, Vigo, IN;
                             WWI draft registration card; Social Security record;   
                             son of Francis M Tipton (Jan 1844-05 Nov 1893 Owen Co, IN; buried Neihart Cemetery, Coal City, Owen, IN - tombstone photo) and 
                             Rachel Horton (c. 1848 probably Clay Co, IN-possibly by 1879));
               marriage record for Stella and Charles
               children:
                   1) Homer Tipton - born c. 1904;
                             died c. 1905 (died at 18 mo.);
                             buried Burnett Cemetery, Burnett, Vigo, IN; tombstone photo

       2) Ephraim Beasley - born 12 Feb 1890;
                 died 21 Sep 1968; 
                 buried Marshall Cemetery, Marshall, Clark, IL; tombstone photo;
                  U.S. Army - WWII;  WWI draft registration card;
                 census records for Ephraim;  

                  signature:

                 ;

                  married?; 
                 children?   

        3) Frank Esau Beasley - born 22 Sep 1890 or 1892 Marshall, Clark, IL; 
               died 19 Mar 1978 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; obituary;
               death certificate; cause of death: pneumonia; death record
               buried Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN - unmarked; 
               WWI and WWII draft registration cardscensus records for Frank;
               signature:

               ;

               married Algie Phoebe Shields on 20 Aug 1917 Scott Co, MO
                          (born 1890 Sullivan Co, IN; 
                          died 08 Sep 1968 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; obituary
                          death certificate; cause of death: arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease; 
                          buried Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN - unmarked; 
                          Algie married (1) to Esau Beasley (see (4) Esau Beasley (Frank;'s father); marriage is listed below as Esau's 2nd marriage)
                          daughter of George Shields (born Sep 1859 IN))
               marriage record for Frank and Algie
               children: 
                   1) Joseph Franklin Beasley - born 27 Jun 1918 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; birth certificate
                           died 15 May 1994 Danville, Vermilion, IL; obituary; death records;  
                           buried Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; tombstone photo;
                            U.S. Army - WWII (07 Jul 1944-30 Dec 1945); census records for Joseph; Social Security record;  
                           Joseph married (1) Julia Alma Litz c. 1938 
                                         (born 01 Jan 1919 Brazil, Clay, IN; birth certificate
                                         died 19 Jan 1978 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; obituary;
                                         death certificate; cause of death: coronary thrombosis, general arteriosclerosis; 
                                         buried Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN - burial site
                                         Julia married (3) Robert Howard Nicoson on 19 May 1953 and divorced 1954;
                                         Julia married (4) Freeland John Pegg on 22 Apr 1955;

                                         daughter of John Albert Litz (23 Apr 1889 IN-12 May 1969 IN) and
                                         Maude Mae Meeks (11 Mar 1900 IL-07 May 1969 IN);
                                         John and Maude buried Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; tombstone photos
)
                           divorced Jan 1946;

                * Joseph's obituary lists as survivors his sons James, John Johnson and Harold and daughters Rosemary Corns, Pat Mangram and Eva Beasley.
                          We can place James, Harold, Pat, Eva and Rosemary at this time. We cannot place John Johnson.  Also listed are Johnson "siblings",
                          Larry and Billy, which we cannot connect.  We do not know where the surname "Johnson" fits in.

               
                           children: 
                                1) Mary Frances Beasley - born 21 May 1938 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; birth certificate;
                                     
     died 02 Dec 1938 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN;
                                           death certificate; cause of death: acute gastroenteritis;  
                                           buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN
                                2) Rosemary Beasley - born 12 Jun 1939 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN;  birth certificate
                                           died 07 Jan 2000 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; obituary - includes photo;
                                           death certificate; cause of death: end-stage renal disease, COPD; 
                                           buried Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN - unmarked, section 7, block C, grave 185
                                           census records for Rosemary;  
                                           married Richard
Edward Corns
                                                       (b
orn 31 Jan 1929 Owen Co, IN; birth certificate
                                                       died 24 Sep 1983 possibly Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; death records
                                                       buried Riverside Cemetery, Spencer, Owen, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                        U.S. Army - WWII (19 Nov 1947-05 May 1948)WWII draft registration record;  
                                                      
son of Hubert Corns and Luella Pearl Bixler);

                               * Rosemary's obituary lists as survivors sons Richard and Joey Corns and Richard Walker, and brothers
                                 John Johnson and Harold Beasley.  We suspect there are other marriages that a "Walker" or a "Johnson" would connect to.

                                           children: 
                                                1)
Joey Joseph Franklin Corns - living?; 
                                                          Joseph married (1) unknown (living?)
                                                          children?
                                                          Joseph married (2) Patricia Joan Ross (may not be maiden name) on 19 Sep 1986 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN
                                                                    (
living?);
                                                          marriage record for Joseph and Patricia;
                                                          divorced Jan 1992;
                                                          children?
                                                          Joseph marrie
d (3) Charlotte Ann Shuffitt on 06 May 1995 Rosedale, Parke, IN (living?);
                                                          marriage record for Joseph and Charlotte;
                                                          divorced 24 Jul 2001 Polk Co, FL; divorce record;
                                                         
children?
                                                2) Richard Edward Jr Corns - living?; 
                                                          married Donna  Lee Cline on 31 Jan 1981 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN (living?);
                                                          marriage record for Richard and Donna 
                                                          children?
                                                3)
Verlin Eugene Corns - born 10 Aug 1964 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN;     
                                                          died 10 Aug 1964 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN;
                                                          death certificate; cause of death: prematurity;
                                                          buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN

                                3) James Joseph Earl Beasley - born 28 Sep 1940 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN;  birth certificate 
                                          died 23 Nov 1996 Brazil, Clay, IN; obituary - includes photo;
                                          death certificate; cause of death: congestive heart failure, ischemic cardiomyopathy;   
                                          m
arried Sharon Kay Ross (living?);
                                          divorced;

                * James's obituary lists as survivors sons John and Harold Beasley and Larry, Steve and Billy Johnston. 
                               We do not know where the surname "Johnston" fits in.
    

                                           children:
                                                1) Frank E Beasley - living?; married?; children?               
                                                2) Shawn Eugene Beasley - living?; married?; children?              
                                                3) Roudyjoe Beasley - living?; married?; children?
                                                4) Rosa May Beasley - living?; married ____ Olson (living?); children?
                                                5) Bambie Lynn Beasley - living?; married?; children?
                                                6) Jimetta Marie Beasley - living?; married?; children?                  
                                4) George Beasley - born 24 Nov 1942 IN;      
                                            died 13 Mar 1943 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN;
                                            death certificate; cause of death: meningitis, unknown etiology, spina bifida;
                                            buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN
                                5) unnamed male Beasley - born 15 Dec 1943 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN;  
                                            died 29 Dec 1943 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN;
                                            death certificate; cause of death: congenital spina bifida (rupture, infection);
                                            buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN
                                6) Theodore John Beasley - living?; married?; children? 
                                7) Harold Beasley - living?; married?; children?
                                8) Patricia Beasley - living?; 
                                          Patricia married (2) ____ Mangram (living?); children?
                                          Patricia married (2) ____ Young (living?); children?
                                9) Eva Beasley - living?; married?; children?
                           Joseph married (2) Julia Alma Litz on 29 Jul 1946 Vigo Co, IN - see marriage #1
                           marriage record for Joseph and Julia;
                          
divorced 09 Jun 1952 Vigo Co, IN; 
                           Joseph married (3) Betty Jane Biever on 23 Jun 1952 Vigo Co, IN
                                         (living?; daughter of Gus Biever and Frances Della Arnold;
                                         Betty married (1) ____ Johnston and divorced Sep 1951);
                           marriage record for Joseph and Betty;
                           divorced Jun 1952;

                           children?
                   2) unknown Beasley - born c. 1918-1922 likely IN;  
                            died c. 1918-1922 likely IN;

                   3) Paul Earl Sr Beasley - born 30 Jul 1922 Prairietown, Vigo, IN; birth certificate;
                           died 31 Oct 1988 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; obituary; death record;    
                           death certificate; cause of death: cardiac arrest, chronic pulmonary lung disease, morbid obesity;  
                           buried Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; tombstone photo;
                           census records for Paul; Social Security record;  
                           Paul married (1) Delores Marie Potts on 01 Mar 1941 Vigo Co, IN 
                                   (born 25 Jun 1922 West Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; birth certificate;    
                                   died 10 May 1990 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; obituary;
                                   death certificate; cause of death: congestive heart failure, coronary atherosclerosis; 
                                   Social Security record;   

                                   buried Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN - burial site
                                   daughter of Harold Taylor Potts (22 Oct 1899 IL-Aug 1971) and Opal Irene Anderson (19 Jun 1901 IN-17 Jul 1972))
                           marriage record for Paul and Delores;  
                           divorced;
                           children:
                               1) Phoebe Irene Beasley - living?;
                                              Phoebe married (1) Samuel Edward Haney on 04 Jun 1963 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN (living?);
                                              marriage record for Phoebe and Samuel;  
                                              divorced c. 1991;
                                              children: 
                                                   1) Tina Haney - living?; married Herbert Sheese (living?); children?    
                                                   2) Samuel Edward II Haney (twin) - living?;
                                                               Samuel married (1) Susan Ann Dunn on 24 Nov 1983 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN (living?);
                                                               marriage record for Samuel and Susan;
                                                               divorced 19 May 1989;
                                                               children?
                                                               Samuel married (2) Susan Ann Dunn on 14 Dec 1989 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN (living?);
                                                               marriage record for Samuel and Susan;
                                                               children?
                                                   3) Danuel Paul Franklin Haney (twin) - living?;
                                                               Danuel married (1) Terri Ann Washburn on 30 Apr 1988 West Terre Haute, Vigo, IN
                                                               marriage record for Danuel and Terri;
                                                               divorced 28 Jul 1995;
                                                               children?
                                                               Danuel married (2) Teresa L Young on 10 Mar 1996 Brazil, Clay, IN
                                                               marriage record for Danuel and Teresa;
                                                               children?
                                                   4) Terry Haney - living?; married?; children?
                                                   5) Theresa Haney - living?; married ____ Haenig (living?); children? 
                                              Phoebe married (2) William Leo Kidwell 30 Jun 1991 Brazil, Clay, IN      
                                                           (born 30 Apr 1919 Brazil, Clay, IN; birth certificate;
                                                           died 22 Oct 2006 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; obituary; death record;
                                                           death certificate; cause of death: pneumonia, congestive heart failure, etc;
                                                           buried Bee Ridge Cemetery, Brazil, Clay, IN; tombstone photo;  
                                                           Social Security record;  
                                                           son of Bert Quinton Kidwell and Blanche Edith Sweet);
                                              marriage record for Phoebe and William;  
                               2) Mary Beasley - living?; married ____ Goddard (living?); children?
                               3) Paul E Jr Beasley - living?; married?; children?
                               4) Charles Franklin Beasley - born 16 May 1944 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN;  
                                         died 25 Jun 1995; death record;
                                         death certificate; cause of death: Myelophthisic anemia;
                                         buried Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; 
                                         Social Security record;
                                         married Eva Marie McMurray on 22 Nov 1966 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN (living?);
                                         marriage record for Charles and Eva;
                                         children:
                                               1) Matthew Wayne Beasley - living?; married ?; children?    
                                               2) Eric Lee Beasley - living?; married ?; children?
                                               3) Jeffrey Winston Beasley - living?; married ?; children?
                           Paul married (2) Margaret Ruth Dunn or Havard on 31 Jan 1987 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN (living?);
                           marriage record for Paul and Margaret
                           children?
                   4) Charles Thomas Beasley - born 22 Apr 1924 Prairietown, Vigo, IN; birth certificate;  
                       
    died c. 04 Apr 1925; 
                            buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN
                   5) unknown Beasley
* This child based on the fact that Phoebe stated Charles (#4 above) was her 9th child born,
                                                              and James (#6 below) was her 11th child born.

                            born c. 1924-1928 likely IN; 
                            died c. 1924-1928 likely IN;

                   6) James Gilbert Beasley - born 20 Feb 1928 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; birth certificate;  
                           died 24 May 1982 Alachua, Alachua, FL; death record;     
                           buried Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; 
                           census records for James; WWII draft registration record;  
                           married Nancy Jean Dixon 
                                        (born 03 May 1934 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; birth certificate;  
                                        died 09 Jan 1982 Charlottesville, Albemarle, VA; obituary;
                                        death certificate; cause of death: cardiopulmonary arrest;  
                                        buried Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN - unmarked;
                                        daughter of Harold William Dixon and Margaret Seitz)
                           children: 
                               1) Harold Beasley - living?; married?; children?
                               2) Carol Beasley - living?; married ____ Gill (living?); children?
                               3) James II Beasley - living?; married ?; children?
                               4) Cheryl Beasley - living?; married ____ Gourley (living?); children?
                               5) Timothy Beasley - living?; married?; children?
                               6) Susan Beasley - living?; married?; children?
                               7) Kathryn Beasley - living?; married ____ Rice (living?); children?

    Esau married (2) Algie Phoebe Shields c. 1903
            (Algie married (2) Frank Esau Beasley - (Esau's son - see Frank and Algie - above, in this same line for complete information))
   divorced c. 1913;  
   children: 
       4) Marcus Beasley - born 10 Mar 1908 IL; 
               died 01 Jul 1929 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; obituary;
               death certificate; cause of death: diabetes milletus; 
               buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN - 
               grave is unmarked, but we have a photo of the area, and the burial records;
               census records for Marcus;  
               married?; children? 

         5) Thelma Beasley - born 16 Sep 1910 Marshall,       IL;   
                           died 18 Jan 1993 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; death record;  
                           death certificate
; cause of death: dehydration, severe organic brain syndrome;   
                           buried Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN;
                           Social Security record;
                           married Martin Charles John   
                                      (born 01 Mar 1913 MI;
                                      died 02 Jan 1982 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN;
                                      death certificate; cause of death: COPD with arteriosclerotic heart disease;  
                                      buried Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN;
                                      son of Ernest John and Carolyn Perkins);  
                           children?

          6) Robert Beasley* - born c. 1915 IL;
                           died c. 1930-1968;
                           census records for Robert 
                           married?; children? 

                      * We are unsure of Robert's parentage. He is not mentioned in Esau's or Algie's or Frank's obituary. Although he is listed as the son of
                        Frank and Algie in the 1920 and 1930 census records, he was born about 2 years before the marriage of Frank and Algie,
                        and about 2 years after the divorce of Esau and Algie.


   Esau married (3) Mary Jane French on 11 Apr 1926 Vigo Co, IN
               (born 17 May 1861 Sullivan Co, IN; 
               died (___);
               daughter of Henry French (born IN) and Emily Ritter (born IN)
               Mary married two times prior, which ended in death 1903 and 1906);
   marriage records for Esau and Mary