Alexander Beckstead

Male 1802 - 1870  (67 years)


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  • Name Alexander Beckstead 
    Born 16 Mar 1802  Williamsburg, Dundas, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Initiatory (LDS) 1817  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 20 Feb 1870  West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I110626  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2009 

    Father Francis C. Beckstead, Sr ,   b. 20 Jun 1773, Albany, Albany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1841, Lima, Adams, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Margaret Barkley,   b. 26 Oct 1770, Williamsburg, Dundas, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1811  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 1790  Albany, Albany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F21393  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catherine Lence,   b. 6 Jul 1807, Williamsburg, Stormont Dundas And Glengarry, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1889, South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1823  Williamsburg, Dundas, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Mariah Beckstead,   b. 9 Dec 1823, Williamsburg, Stormont Dundas And Glengarry, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1901, South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Gordon Silas Beckstead,   b. 25 Nov 1825, Williamsburg, Stormont Dundas And Glengarry, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1911, Preston, Franklin, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Henry Beckstead,   b. 4 Dec 1827, Williamsburg, Dundas, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1888, South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     4. William Beckstead,   b. 24 Sep 1829,   d. 21 Jul 1830, Morrisburg, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Harriett Vernisha Beckstead,   b. 17 Jun 1831, Williamsburg, Dundas, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1905, Honeyville, Box Elder, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     6. Thomas Wesley Beckstead,   b. 27 Apr 1833, Williamsburg, Dundas, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1893, Whitney, Franklin, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     7. Lucy Ann Beckstead,   b. 16 Mar 1835, Williamsburg, Dundas, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1848, Crossing the plains Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)
     8. Emeline Beckstead,   b. 4 Apr 1837, Williamsburg, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1917, Riverton, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     9. Sarah Elizabeth Beckstead,   b. 31 Dec 1838, Far West, Caldwell, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1890, South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     10. Samuel Alexander Beckstead,   b. 25 Dec 1840, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1861, South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     11. Amanda Jane Beckstead,   b. 3 Jan 1843, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1844, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     12. George Washington Beckstead,   b. 3 Dec 1845, Goldens Point, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1912, South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F21390  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Kesiah Albina Petty,   b. 8 Jul 1835, Nashville, Benton, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1907, West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1854  West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F21391  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Clarissa Ann Gilson,   b. 27 Oct 1837, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1911, Marysville, Piute, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married Feb 1856  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F21392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Land and Records

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      70's before 1850, LDS Archives, p 11
      Early 70's and High Priests Index, p 9
      Members LDS, 1830-1848, Susan Easton Black, Vol 4 pp 486-490

      HISTORIES:
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, pp 181 & 745
      Conquerors of the West, Vol 1, pp 208-209
      LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Vol 2 pp 745-746
      Our Pioneer Heritage, pp 483-484

      BIOGRAPHIES:
      Descendants of John Beckstead, pp 41-44

      OTHER SOURCES:
      Internet Resources:
      rootsweb.com: World Connect, 2 pages
      familysearch.org: Ancestral File, 1 page
      lds.org: Church History, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1 page

      VARIANTS:
      Birth Date: 1808
      Death Date: 25 Feb 1870
      Birth place: ,Schoharie, New York

      SPOUSE:
      Catherine Lince/Lenss