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Benjamin Beeson Sr. (1714 - 1794)

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Benjamin Beeson Sr.
Born in Nottingham, Chester, Province of Pennsylvaniamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Hopewell Mm, Frederick County, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Randolph, North Carolina, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 8 Sep 2011 | Last significant change: 15 Feb 2018
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Categories: US Southern Colonist | Patriotic Service, North Carolina, American Revolution | NSSAR Patriot Ancestors.

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Benjamin Beeson Sr. settled in the Southern Colonies in North America prior to incorporation into the USA.
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Benjamin Beeson Sr. is an NSSAR Patriot Ancestor.
NSSAR Ancestor #: P-112370
Rank: Patriotic Service:Furnished Supplies

Staunch Quaker: The record of the Society of Friends (Quakers) of New Garden, Guilford County

Patriot during the American Revolution -Supplying goods to revolution


Date: 14 Jan 1714 , Nottingham, Chester, Pennsylvania


Date: 14 Jun 1738, Hopewell Mm, Frederick CO, VA
Husband: Benjamin Beeson
Wife: Elizabeth Hunter
Child: Isaac Beeson
Child: Benjamin Beeson
Child: William Beeson
Child: Frances Beeson
Child: Richard Beeson
Child: Ann Beeson
Child: Charity Beeson
Child: Betty Elizabeth Beeson
Child: Edward Beeson
Child: Rachel Beeson
Child: Jane Beeson
Child: Mary Beeson

Quaker Church Records

Hopewell Monthly Meeting, Frederick County, VA
6 March 1751, received a certificate
Cane Creek Meeting, Orange, now Alamance County, NC
7 Mar 1752, Received
Center Meeting, Guilford Count, NC:
removed to Center Mm, after Cane Creek Mm


Date: 14 Jun 1794, Randolph County., North Carolina

Center (MM), Randolph North Carolina, United States


Probated in Randolph County, NC, August 1794 term of court, recorded in Book 2, p. 5, [note if probated in August, the will must have been dated in the old style]

I, Benjamin Beeson. of Randolph county and State of North Carolina being advanced to old age and calling to mind that it is appointed for all men once to die and now being in but a poor state of health but of a sound mind and memory thanks to the auther of all good for same, do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say first all of my just Debts and funeral charges to be paid by my Executors hereafter to be named.

First I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Elizabeth all my Personal Estate Except the Cash notes during her widowhood, the house she now lives in, the barn and Building with one half orchard and five or Six poles Round the Dwelling home to make her a garden with wood and water or as much as she Shall think best. Twenty five Bushels of bread stuff one fat hogg every year During her widowhood and four or five of cleared land when she Shall think best if she needs so much bread paid by my son Edward Beeson.
2nd at the end of her widowhood to be Equally Divided Amongst my five sons Isaac, William, Richard, Edward and Benjamin.
3rd and lastly at the end of my wifes widowhood all the Rest of my Movable Estate to be Equally divided amongst all my children that is living (to wit) Isaac, Benjamin, William, Richard, Edward, Frances, Ann, Charity, Betty, Mary.
I do Constitute and Ordain my two sons Isaac & Edward Beeson Executors of this my last will and testament and revoke all others heretofore by me made.
Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presents of us this 2nd day of the 4th Month 1794.
Benjamin (B) Beeson (seal) his mark ,
William Beeson
Henry Lamb
Benjamin Lamb


  • August 1794 Will probated in Randolph Co., N.C.: Book 2, p5
  • The record of the Society of Friends (Quakers) of New Garden, Guilford County
  • Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, ( : accessed 25 Jan 2015), "Record of Benjamin Beeson", Ancestor # A008558.


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On 27 Apr 2017 at 17:46 GMT John Beeson wrote:

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