Francis Beardsley died Sep 1828 in Orleans, Jefferson Co. NY (mother unknown)
28 Dec 1863 at 79 years old
Could not read or write. Lived in Hartford Township, Hartford Co. CT in 1810. Lived in Dorset township, Bennington Co. VT in 1840. On 28 Aug 1950 awarded 160 acres of land in Dixon, Illinois from 1842 Act of Congress providing Bounty Land Grants to veterans of the War of 1812 (brother Nathaniel died Sep 1813, 6th US Infantry). The family moved 915 miles from Jefferson County, New York and was settled in Dixon on 08 Nov 1850 (100 miles west of Chicago). Simon lived to be 79, died on the family farm, and is buried in plot #270 at Oakwood Cemetery in Dixon IL.
|Nathaniel & Reuben C (1780)
Clara Rhodes (18 years younger) about 1828 in New York
Nancy (1806), Mary Ann (1812), Eliza Ann (1816), Jerome (1829), Simon Quincy (1832), Hiram (1837), Obediah (1842), John (1844)