Molly (Carter) Beaty
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Mary Sarah (Carter) Beaty (1779 - 1843)

Mary Sarah (Molly) Beaty formerly Carter
Born in Delawaremap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 28 Jul 1797 (to 13 Nov 1832) in Monongalia County, Virginia (West Virginia), USAmap
Wife of — married 11 Feb 1840 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 63 in Mannington, Marion Co, WVmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Jul 2013
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Alexander and Mary were married in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States on July 28 1797 by John Willey.[1]

Rootsweb Information

Alexander BEATY was born 12 May 1772 in NY and died 13 Nov 1832 in Mannington, Marion Co, WV.

Alexander BEATY bought 470 acres on Teverbaugh Creek from Jacob Jacobs in Harrison Co. on 10 April 1797. He bought 400 acres on Buffalo Creek and more acreage on Pyles Fork and Dents Run beginning in 1806. In 1829 he bought 106 acres on Buffalo Creek one mile from Mannington, where, with the help of two slaves and his older sons, he built a red brick house close to the road. That house is still standing, and is owned by Michael Beaty, a g-g-g- grandson.

He farmed and raised cattle for market. On a cattle drive to Baltimore, he became ill with a high fever and died shortly after arriving home.

Alexander married Mary S. "Molly" CARTER, 27 Jul 1797 Monongalia Co, WV (Minister John Willey). She was born 16 Nov 1779 in DE and died 16 May 1843. They had the following children:

10. Jane Bell BEATY. Born 14 Feb 1820. She married James DENT, son of Dudley E DENT and Mahala BERKSHIRE, 17 May 1841. [2] [3]


"West Virginia, Marriages, 1853-1970," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 Jul 2013), Alexander Beaty and Mary Carter, 1797.


  1. "West Virginia, Marriages, 1853-1970," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 Jul 2013), Alexander Beaty and Mary Carter, 1797.
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