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John Walter Beardsley Jr. (1879 - 1962)

Rev. John Walter Beardsley Jr. aka Beardslee
Born in Constantine, Michiganmap
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Husband of — married 8 Aug 1912 [location unknown]
Father of , , , and [private daughter (1920s - unknown)]
Died [location unknown]
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John Beardsley Jr. is a descendant of the immigrants William Beardsley and Mary Harvie.


John was born in 1879. He is the son of John Beardsley and Sarah Armitage. He passed away in 1962, age 82 yrs. [1]

John W. Beardslee, Jr., was educated at Hope College, Western Seminary, and the University of Chicago (M.A. and Ph.D). His teaching career included Hope College (1905-13), Western Seminary (1913-1917), and New Brunswick Seminary (1917-49), a total of forty-four years. After retirement at seventy, he continued as part-time teacher and acting dean until 1955, completing fifty years. He died in 1962, at age eighty-two. [Servant Gladly]


  • Beardsley Genealogy: The Family of William Beardsley, One of the First Settlers of Connecticut. Compiled and edited by Nellie Beardsley Holt and Charles : Holt. Published at West Hartford, Connecticut, 1951. John, Jr. is the son of John Beardsley/Beardslee, Holt Record #1162, Pg. 433.
  • Servant Gladly: Essays in Honor of John W. Beardslee III; Jack D. Klunder and Russell L. Gassero, Editors; Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids MI; 1989
  • 1880 US Census: Constantine, St. Joseph County, MI, 25 Jun 1880, Enumeration District 191, Pg. 37
  • 1920 US Census: New Brunswick, Middlesex County, NJ, 8 Jun 1920, Enumeration District 29, Sheet 11A
  • 1930 US Census: New Brunswick, Middlesex County, NJ, 15 Apr 1930, Enumeration District 58, Sheet 8A
  • 1940 US Census: New Brunswick, Middlesex County, NJ, 17 Apr 1940, Enumeration District 12-80, Sheet 9B


  1. Information from Beardsley family researcher Nick Dann, 5 Jul 2015.

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