BEASLEY, HENRY W (BIO) - Columbia County, Arkansas | HENRY W (BIO) BEASLEY - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Henry W (bio) BEASLEY

Columbia (Lamartine) Cemetery
Columbia County,
Arkansas

September 1, 1854 - September 24, 1916

Henry W. Beasley, farmer, Waldo, Ark. This enterprising and worthy citizen was born in Georgia, near the city of Griffin, on September 1, 1854, and is the son of Dr. W. A. and Saletia Ann (Parker) Beasley, the father a native of South Carolina, born on February 20, 1819, and the mother born in Georgia, on June 24, 1824. When a boy Dr. Beasley moved from South Carolina to Georgia with his father, James Beasley, and there his marriage occurred. He was an M.D., a prominent minister in the Christian Church, and he represented Columbia County, Ark., in the State Legislature. His death occurred in the last named county on August 13, 1876. To his marriage were born nine sons and three daughters, eleven of whom lived to be grown. The eldest child, Dr. James M. Beasley, is now a resident of Magnolia. Of the above mentioned family Henry W., is the seventh child in order of birth. He was reared in this county from about seven years of age, and when grown engaged in the drug business at Magnolia (1876), where he remained until 1878. He then returned to the farm to live with his mother after the death of his father. She is the owner of 800 acres. The father was a prominent Royal Arch Mason, and was one of Columbia County's most influential citizens. He was the owner of about 8,000 acres of land. Henry W, is also a member of the Masonic fraternity, having joined Lamartine Lodge No. 90, at Waldo, in 1889. He is also a member of the Wheel. In politics he adheres strongly to the Democratic party, and his first presidential vote was for S. J. Tilden. He and his mother are members of the Christian Church, and they reside two miles north o0f Waldo. (Biographical and Historical Memoirs of South Arkansas - Goodspeed Publishing Company - 1890)

Contributed on 4/13/09 by Jeanetteponder
Email This Contributor

Record #: 178744

NOTICE: THE COPYING OF ANY WEBSITE PHOTO OR DATA WITHOUT THE EXPRESS CONSENT OF THE ARKANSAS GRAVESTONES ADMINISTRATORS OR OWNER OF THE PHOTO SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS THEFT AND COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT. SEE TERMS OF USE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

Thank you for visiting the Arkansas Gravestones

On this site you can upload gravestone photos, locate ancestors and perform genealogy research. If you have a relative buried in Arkansas, we encourage you to upload a digital image using our Submit a Photo page. Contributing to this genealogy archive helps family historians and genealogy researchers locate their relatives and complete their family tree.

Submitted: 4/13/09 • Approved: 8/11/17 • Last Updated: 12/10/17 • R178744-G0-S3

Other GPP Projects  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Site Map  |  Admin Login