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Gideon Beardsley

b. 1738, d. 1810
Last Edited13 June 2017

Gideon Beardsley was born in 1738 in Stratfield, ConnecticutG.1


Gideon Beardsley married Mary Bearss, daughter of Josiah Bearss and Zerviah Newcomb, on 28 April 1762 in New Fairfield, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG.1,2


Gideon Beardsley died in 1810, at age ~72, in Harpersfield, New YorkG.1

Children with Mary Bearss (b. 8 May 1741)

DaughterMercy Beardsley (b. 1763)
DaughterAda Beardsley (b. 28 April 1769)
DaughterSally Beardsley (b. 1771)
SonGaylord Beardsley+ (b. 1773, d. 31 January 1842)
SonBenajah Beardsley (b. 20 July 1776, d. 6 October 1844)
SonTruman Beardsley (b. 1779, d. 12 March 1865)

Citations

  1. [S540] Ellen Mayo, Our Family Ancestors (http://www.ourfamilyancestors.com : accessed 24 February 2008), "Gideon Beardsley / Mary Bearss"
  2. [S555] Barbara Anderson, compiler, "Marriages of New Fairfield Connecticut from Congregational Church Records and *Ephraim Hubbell, Justice of the Peace," abstract, Fairfield County Connecticut USGenweb Project New Fairfield Marriages (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ctfairfi/pages/newfairfield/ffchurch_mg.htm : accessed 30 March 2008), entry for ., Bearse, Mary & Beardslee, Gideon entry

Mary Bearss

b. 8 May 1741
Relationship2nd cousin 9 times removed of Joseph Michael Flint
Last Edited2 October 2017

Mary Bearss was born on 8 May 1741.1,2
She was the daughter of Josiah Bearss and Zerviah Newcomb.2

Mary Bearss married Gideon Beardsley on 28 April 1762 in New Fairfield, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG.1,3


After her marriage she was known as Mary Beardsley.1

Children with Gideon Beardsley (b. 1738, d. 1810)

DaughterMercy Beardsley (b. 1763)
DaughterAda Beardsley (b. 28 April 1769)
DaughterSally Beardsley (b. 1771)
SonGaylord Beardsley+ (b. 1773, d. 31 January 1842)
SonBenajah Beardsley (b. 20 July 1776, d. 6 October 1844)
SonTruman Beardsley (b. 1779, d. 12 March 1865)

Citations

  1. [S540] Ellen Mayo, Our Family Ancestors (http://www.ourfamilyancestors.com : accessed 24 February 2008), "Gideon Beardsley / Mary Bearss"
  2. [S548] Bethuel Merrit Newcomb, Andrew Newcomb, 1618-1686, and his descendants, a revised edition of "Genealogical memoir" of the Newcomb family, published 1874 by John Bearse Newcomb, [NumVols] vols. (New Haven, Conn: Privatrly printed for the author by The Tuttle Morehouse & Taylor Co., 1923); digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 16 March 2008)., 21
  3. [S555] Barbara Anderson, compiler, "Marriages of New Fairfield Connecticut from Congregational Church Records and *Ephraim Hubbell, Justice of the Peace," abstract, Fairfield County Connecticut USGenweb Project New Fairfield Marriages (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ctfairfi/pages/newfairfield/ffchurch_mg.htm : accessed 30 March 2008), entry for ., Bearse, Mary & Beardslee, Gideon entry

Mercy Beardsley

b. 1763
Relationship3rd cousin 8 times removed of Joseph Michael Flint
Last Edited13 June 2017


Mercy Beardsley married Mathew Lindsley.1

Mercy Beardsley was born in 1763.1
She was the daughter of Gideon Beardsley and Mary Bearss.1

Citations

  1. [S540] Ellen Mayo, Our Family Ancestors (http://www.ourfamilyancestors.com : accessed 24 February 2008), "Gideon Beardsley / Mary Bearss"

Mathew Lindsley

b. about 1760
Last Edited13 June 2017


Mathew Lindsley married Mercy Beardsley, daughter of Gideon Beardsley and Mary Bearss.1

Mathew Lindsley was born about 1760.1

Citations

  1. [S540] Ellen Mayo, Our Family Ancestors (http://www.ourfamilyancestors.com : accessed 24 February 2008), "Gideon Beardsley / Mary Bearss"

Ada Beardsley

b. 28 April 1769
Relationship3rd cousin 8 times removed of Joseph Michael Flint
Last Edited3 October 2017

Ada Beardsley was born on 28 April 1769.1
She was the daughter of Gideon Beardsley and Mary Bearss.1

Ada Beardsley married Lewis Penfield on 22 January 1789.1


After her marriage she was known as Ada Penfield.1

Citations

  1. [S540] Ellen Mayo, Our Family Ancestors (http://www.ourfamilyancestors.com : accessed 24 February 2008), "Gideon Beardsley / Mary Bearss"

Lewis Penfield

b. about 1765
Last Edited13 June 2017

Lewis Penfield was born about 1765.1


Lewis Penfield married Ada Beardsley, daughter of Gideon Beardsley and Mary Bearss, on 22 January 1789.1

Citations

  1. [S540] Ellen Mayo, Our Family Ancestors (http://www.ourfamilyancestors.com : accessed 24 February 2008), "Gideon Beardsley / Mary Bearss"

Sally Beardsley

b. 1771
Relationship3rd cousin 8 times removed of Joseph Michael Flint
Last Edited13 June 2017


Sally Beardsley married Paul F. Beardsley.1

Sally Beardsley was born in 1771.1
She was the daughter of Gideon Beardsley and Mary Bearss.1

Citations

  1. [S540] Ellen Mayo, Our Family Ancestors (http://www.ourfamilyancestors.com : accessed 24 February 2008), "Gideon Beardsley / Mary Bearss"

Paul F. Beardsley

b. about 1765
Last Edited13 June 2017


Paul F. Beardsley married Sally Beardsley, daughter of Gideon Beardsley and Mary Bearss.1

Paul F. Beardsley was born about 1765.1

Citations

  1. [S540] Ellen Mayo, Our Family Ancestors (http://www.ourfamilyancestors.com : accessed 24 February 2008), "Gideon Beardsley / Mary Bearss"

Gaylord Beardsley

b. 1773, d. 31 January 1842
Relationship3rd cousin 8 times removed of Joseph Michael Flint
Last Edited13 June 2017

Gaylord Beardsley was born in 1773.1
He was the son of Gideon Beardsley and Mary Bearss.1

Gaylord Beardsley married Charlotte Beardsley on 2 February 1794.1


Gaylord Beardsley died on 31 January 1842, at age ~69.1

Child with Charlotte Beardsley (b. about 1775, d. 1858)

SonGideon B. Beardsley (b. 1809, d. 1852)

Citations

  1. [S540] Ellen Mayo, Our Family Ancestors (http://www.ourfamilyancestors.com : accessed 24 February 2008), "Gideon Beardsley / Mary Bearss"

Charlotte Beardsley

b. about 1775, d. 1858
Last Edited13 June 2017

Charlotte Beardsley was born about 1775.1


Charlotte Beardsley married Gaylord Beardsley, son of Gideon Beardsley and Mary Bearss, on 2 February 1794.1


Charlotte Beardsley died in 1858.1

Child with Gaylord Beardsley (b. 1773, d. 31 January 1842)

SonGideon B. Beardsley (b. 1809, d. 1852)

Citations

  1. [S540] Ellen Mayo, Our Family Ancestors (http://www.ourfamilyancestors.com : accessed 24 February 2008), "Gideon Beardsley / Mary Bearss"

Gideon B. Beardsley

b. 1809, d. 1852
Relationship4th cousin 7 times removed of Joseph Michael Flint
Last Edited13 June 2017

Gideon B. Beardsley was born in 1809.1
He was the son of Gaylord Beardsley and Charlotte Beardsley.1

Gideon B. Beardsley married Ann Titus in 1830.1


Gideon B. Beardsley died in 1852, at age ~43.1

Citations

  1. [S540] Ellen Mayo, Our Family Ancestors (http://www.ourfamilyancestors.com : accessed 24 February 2008), "Gideon Beardsley / Mary Bearss"

Ann Titus

b. about 1810, d. 1846
Last Edited2 October 2017

Ann Titus was born about 1810.1


Ann Titus married Gideon B. Beardsley, son of Gaylord Beardsley and Charlotte Beardsley, in 1830.1


After her marriage she was known as Ann Beardsley.1


Ann Titus died in 1846.1

Citations

  1. [S540] Ellen Mayo, Our Family Ancestors (http://www.ourfamilyancestors.com : accessed 24 February 2008), "Gideon Beardsley / Mary Bearss"

Benajah Beardsley

b. 20 July 1776, d. 6 October 1844
Relationship3rd cousin 8 times removed of Joseph Michael Flint
Last Edited2 October 2017

Benajah Beardsley was born on 20 July 1776.1
He was the son of Gideon Beardsley and Mary Bearss.1

Benajah Beardsley was also known as Najah Beardsley.2


Benajah Beardsley married Rachel Worden on 11 April 1796.1


Benajah Beardsley and Joshua Baker Bearss on 25 September 1797 obtained interest in property located in Danbury, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, by quitclaim deed from John Foot for $35. The property described as a tailor shop at the upper end of Town Street, occupied by John Foot, standing on land owned by Rebeckah Cooke (wife to Samuel Cooke.)2


Benajah Beardsley on 9 January 1798 obtained interest in property located in Danbury, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, by quitclaim deed from Joshua Baker Bearss for $40. The property described as a tailor shop nearly opposite Maj Justus Barnum's store, and on the northerly part of Rebeccah Cooke & Samuel Cooke Homelot (owned in fee by Rebeccah) being the shop formerly owned by Capt John Foot.3


Benajah Beardsley died on 6 October 1844, at age 68, in Crystal Lake, IllinoisG.1

Citations

  1. [S540] Ellen Mayo, Our Family Ancestors (http://www.ourfamilyancestors.com : accessed 24 February 2008), "Gideon Beardsley / Mary Bearss"
  2. [S542] Town of Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, Register of Deeds, 3: 401, Bearss & Beardsley John Foot, 25 September 1797; FHL microfilm 4007.
  3. [S543] Town of Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, Register of Deeds, 9: 15, Najah Beardsley Joshua B Bearss, 9 January 1798; FHL microfilm 4010.

Rachel Worden

b. about 1778
Last Edited2 October 2017

Rachel Worden was born about 1778.1


Rachel Worden married Benajah Beardsley, son of Gideon Beardsley and Mary Bearss, on 11 April 1796.1


After her marriage she was known as Rachel Beardsley.1

Citations

  1. [S540] Ellen Mayo, Our Family Ancestors (http://www.ourfamilyancestors.com : accessed 24 February 2008), "Gideon Beardsley / Mary Bearss"

Truman Beardsley

b. 1779, d. 12 March 1865
Relationship3rd cousin 8 times removed of Joseph Michael Flint
Last Edited13 June 2017

Truman Beardsley was born in 1779.1
He was the son of Gideon Beardsley and Mary Bearss.1

Truman Beardsley married Esther Fairchild on 24 June 1798.1


Truman Beardsley died on 12 March 1865, at age ~86.1

Citations

  1. [S540] Ellen Mayo, Our Family Ancestors (http://www.ourfamilyancestors.com : accessed 24 February 2008), "Gideon Beardsley / Mary Bearss"

Esther Fairchild

b. about 1780
Last Edited2 October 2017

Esther Fairchild was born about 1780.1


Esther Fairchild married Truman Beardsley, son of Gideon Beardsley and Mary Bearss, on 24 June 1798.1


After her marriage she was known as Esther Beardsley.1

Citations

  1. [S540] Ellen Mayo, Our Family Ancestors (http://www.ourfamilyancestors.com : accessed 24 February 2008), "Gideon Beardsley / Mary Bearss"

Josiah Bearss

b. 10 March 1690, d. 31 August 1753
Last Edited30 November 2017

Josiah Bearss was born on 10 March 1690 in Barnstable, Barnstable County, MassachusettsG.1,2
He was the son of Joseph Bearss and Martha Taylor.3

Josiah Bearss married Zerviah Newcomb, daughter of Andrew Newcomb and Anna Bayes, on 2 November 1716 in Edgartown, MassachusettsG.4,1


Josiah Bearss died on 31 August 1753, at age 63, in New Fairfield, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG.1,5


Josiah Bearss was buried in New Fairfield Cemetery, New Fairfield, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, FG .5

Children with Zerviah Newcomb (b. 1698, d. 5 September 1789)

DaughterAnna Bearss (b. 11 July 1719)
SonJosiah Bearss (b. 3 February 1721/22)
DaughterEunice Bearss (b. 2 January 1723, d. 6 April 1727)
SonJonathan Bearss (b. 22 November 1724, d. 2 December 1731)
DaughterLois Bearss (b. 17 July 1726)
SonThomas Bearss (b. 10 March 1729/30, d. 29 December 1814)
SonJoseph Bearss+ (b. about 1734, d. 13 August 1818)
DaughterEunice Bearss (b. 13 February 1733/34)
SonBenjamin Bearss+ (b. 16 March 1736, d. 8 March 1802)
DaughterMartha Bearss (b. 26 June 1738)
DaughterMary Bearss+ (b. 8 May 1741)

Citations

  1. [S548] Bethuel Merrit Newcomb, Andrew Newcomb, 1618-1686, and his descendants, a revised edition of "Genealogical memoir" of the Newcomb family, published 1874 by John Bearse Newcomb, [NumVols] vols. (New Haven, Conn: Privatrly printed for the author by The Tuttle Morehouse & Taylor Co., 1923); digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 16 March 2008)., 21
  2. [S725] "Barnstable, MA: Vital Records 1625-1903," 2008, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.AmericanAncestors.org : accessed 16 January 2011), entry for ; citing ” Records of Barnstable, Massachusetts. CD-ROM. Boston, MA: New EnglandHistoric Genealogical Society, 2002., Josiah Berse
  3. [S725] "Barnstable, MA: Vital Records 1625-1903," 2008, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.AmericanAncestors.org : accessed 16 January 2011), entry for ; citing ” Records of Barnstable, Massachusetts. CD-ROM. Boston, MA: New EnglandHistoric Genealogical Society, 2002., Joseph Berse
  4. [S546] Vital records of Edgartown, Massachusetts to the year 1850, [NumVols] vols. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1906), 95; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 15 March 2008).
  5. [S1707] Find A Grave, database and images (http:/findagrave.com: ), memorial page for Josiah Bearse, number 138514340, Creator:Koach, Photo Gene Cooper, accessed 30 November 2017. citing New Fairfield Cemetery, New Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Zerviah Newcomb

b. 1698, d. 5 September 1789
Relationship1st cousin 10 times removed of Joseph Michael Flint
Last Edited30 November 2017

Zerviah Newcomb was born in 1698 in Dukes County, MassachusettsG.1,2
She was the daughter of Andrew Newcomb and Anna Bayes.1

Zerviah Newcomb married Josiah Bearss, son of Joseph Bearss and Martha Taylor, on 2 November 1716 in Edgartown, MassachusettsG.3,1


After her marriage she was known as Zerviah Bearss.1


Zerviah Newcomb died on 5 September 1789, at age ~91, in New Fairfield, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG.1,2


Zerviah Newcomb was buried in New Fairfield Cemetery, New Fairfield, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, FG .2

Children with Josiah Bearss (b. 10 March 1690, d. 31 August 1753)

DaughterAnna Bearss (b. 11 July 1719)
SonJosiah Bearss (b. 3 February 1721/22)
DaughterEunice Bearss (b. 2 January 1723, d. 6 April 1727)
SonJonathan Bearss (b. 22 November 1724, d. 2 December 1731)
DaughterLois Bearss (b. 17 July 1726)
SonThomas Bearss (b. 10 March 1729/30, d. 29 December 1814)
SonJoseph Bearss+ (b. about 1734, d. 13 August 1818)
DaughterEunice Bearss (b. 13 February 1733/34)
SonBenjamin Bearss+ (b. 16 March 1736, d. 8 March 1802)
DaughterMartha Bearss (b. 26 June 1738)
DaughterMary Bearss+ (b. 8 May 1741)

Citations

  1. [S548] Bethuel Merrit Newcomb, Andrew Newcomb, 1618-1686, and his descendants, a revised edition of "Genealogical memoir" of the Newcomb family, published 1874 by John Bearse Newcomb, [NumVols] vols. (New Haven, Conn: Privatrly printed for the author by The Tuttle Morehouse & Taylor Co., 1923); digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 16 March 2008)., 21
  2. [S1708] Find A Grave, database and images (http:/findagrave.com: ), memorial page for Zerviah Newcomb Bearse, number 138514347, Creator:Koach, Photo Gene Cooper, accessed 30 November 2017. citing New Fairfield Cemetery, New Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut.
  3. [S546] Vital records of Edgartown, Massachusetts to the year 1850, [NumVols] vols. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1906), 95; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 15 March 2008).

Anna Bearss

b. 11 July 1719
Relationship2nd cousin 9 times removed of Joseph Michael Flint
Last Edited13 June 2017

Anna Bearss was born on 11 July 1719.1
She was the daughter of Josiah Bearss and Zerviah Newcomb.1

Citations

  1. [S548] Bethuel Merrit Newcomb, Andrew Newcomb, 1618-1686, and his descendants, a revised edition of "Genealogical memoir" of the Newcomb family, published 1874 by John Bearse Newcomb, [NumVols] vols. (New Haven, Conn: Privatrly printed for the author by The Tuttle Morehouse & Taylor Co., 1923); digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 16 March 2008)., 21

Josiah Bearss

b. 3 February 1721/22
Relationship2nd cousin 9 times removed of Joseph Michael Flint
Last Edited13 June 2017

Josiah Bearss was born on 3 February 1721/22.1
He was the son of Josiah Bearss and Zerviah Newcomb.1

Citations

  1. [S548] Bethuel Merrit Newcomb, Andrew Newcomb, 1618-1686, and his descendants, a revised edition of "Genealogical memoir" of the Newcomb family, published 1874 by John Bearse Newcomb, [NumVols] vols. (New Haven, Conn: Privatrly printed for the author by The Tuttle Morehouse & Taylor Co., 1923); digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 16 March 2008)., 21

Eunice Bearss

b. 2 January 1723, d. 6 April 1727
Relationship2nd cousin 9 times removed of Joseph Michael Flint
Last Edited13 June 2017

Eunice Bearss was born on 2 January 1723.1
She was the daughter of Josiah Bearss and Zerviah Newcomb.1

Eunice Bearss died on 6 April 1727, at age 4.1

Citations

  1. [S548] Bethuel Merrit Newcomb, Andrew Newcomb, 1618-1686, and his descendants, a revised edition of "Genealogical memoir" of the Newcomb family, published 1874 by John Bearse Newcomb, [NumVols] vols. (New Haven, Conn: Privatrly printed for the author by The Tuttle Morehouse & Taylor Co., 1923); digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 16 March 2008)., 21

Jonathan Bearss

b. 22 November 1724, d. 2 December 1731
Relationship2nd cousin 9 times removed of Joseph Michael Flint
Last Edited13 June 2017

Jonathan Bearss was born on 22 November 1724.1
He was the son of Josiah Bearss and Zerviah Newcomb.1

Jonathan Bearss died on 2 December 1731, at age 7.1

Citations

  1. [S548] Bethuel Merrit Newcomb, Andrew Newcomb, 1618-1686, and his descendants, a revised edition of "Genealogical memoir" of the Newcomb family, published 1874 by John Bearse Newcomb, [NumVols] vols. (New Haven, Conn: Privatrly printed for the author by The Tuttle Morehouse & Taylor Co., 1923); digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 16 March 2008)., 21

Lois Bearss

b. 17 July 1726
Relationship2nd cousin 9 times removed of Joseph Michael Flint
Last Edited3 October 2017

Lois Bearss was born on 17 July 1726.1
She was the daughter of Josiah Bearss and Zerviah Newcomb.1

Lois Bearss married Thomas Knapp.1


After her marriage she was known as Lois Knapp.1

Citations

  1. [S548] Bethuel Merrit Newcomb, Andrew Newcomb, 1618-1686, and his descendants, a revised edition of "Genealogical memoir" of the Newcomb family, published 1874 by John Bearse Newcomb, [NumVols] vols. (New Haven, Conn: Privatrly printed for the author by The Tuttle Morehouse & Taylor Co., 1923); digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 16 March 2008)., 21

Thomas Knapp

Last Edited13 June 2017


Thomas Knapp married Lois Bearss, daughter of Josiah Bearss and Zerviah Newcomb.1

Citations

  1. [S548] Bethuel Merrit Newcomb, Andrew Newcomb, 1618-1686, and his descendants, a revised edition of "Genealogical memoir" of the Newcomb family, published 1874 by John Bearse Newcomb, [NumVols] vols. (New Haven, Conn: Privatrly printed for the author by The Tuttle Morehouse & Taylor Co., 1923); digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 16 March 2008)., 21

Thomas Bearss

b. 10 March 1729/30, d. 29 December 1814
Relationship2nd cousin 9 times removed of Joseph Michael Flint
Last Edited30 November 2017

Thomas Bearss was born on 10 March 1729/30.1
He was the son of Josiah Bearss and Zerviah Newcomb.1

Thomas Bearss died on 29 December 1814, at age 84.1,2


Thomas Bearss was buried in New Fairfield Cemetery, New Fairfield, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, FG .2

Citations

  1. [S548] Bethuel Merrit Newcomb, Andrew Newcomb, 1618-1686, and his descendants, a revised edition of "Genealogical memoir" of the Newcomb family, published 1874 by John Bearse Newcomb, [NumVols] vols. (New Haven, Conn: Privatrly printed for the author by The Tuttle Morehouse & Taylor Co., 1923); digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 16 March 2008)., 21
  2. [S1712] Find A Grave, database and images (http:/findagrave.com: ), memorial page for Thomas Bearss, number 47357751, Creator:Gary Boughton, Photo joan sudol, accessed 30 November 2017. citing New Fairfield Cemetery, New Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut.