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Beaman, Henry


Age: 30, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 2nd MN INF
Service: enl 28 Feb 1864, Pvt, Co. C, 2nd MN INF

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Birth: 01/12/1828, Vermont
Death: 05/11/1917

Burial: Belle Passi Cemetery, Woodburn, OR
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 80413894


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


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Belle Passi Cemetery, Woodburn, OR

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Henry Beaman was born in Vergennes, Vermont, Jan. 12, 1828. In 1848 he went to Marengo, McHenry County, Illinois, and was married there February 14, 1848 to Alvira H. Shaw. Six children were born to them. In 1858 they moved to Minnesota, settling in Dodge County, where they remained until they came to Oregon, five years ago., in order to be near their son, Charlie.

On February 28, 1864, Mr. Beaman answered the call for volunteers, and served in the 2nd Minn., Vet., Vol., marching with Sherman to the sea, and at the close of the war he marched in the Grand Review in Washington, D. C.

Deceased was at one time a county road supervisor, and a member of the board of County Commissioners in Minnesota, and has filled the position of school director.

This esteemed citizen was confined to his bed for three months, and on May 11 passed away very peacefully at his home in this city, at the age of 89 years and four months. He is survived by his wife, having lived together over 68 years; two sons, Charlie Beamam, of Woodburn, and Bruce Beaman, of Butte, Montana, four grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

He was laid to rest in Belle Passi Cemetery Sunday afternoon, May 13. Christian Science services were held at the house, where a large number of friends assembled to pay their last respects. Two solos were sung, with Mrs. P. C. Poorman as accompanist. The floral emblems were many, and beautiful. The G. A. R. officiated at the grave. Among those at the funeral from out of town were, Henry Beaman, of Cornelius, a grandson, Mr. And Mrs. E. L. Chamberlain, of Hubbard, who were old Minnesota neighbors and close friends of the deceased.

Source: Daily Capital Journal, Salem Oregon, May 21, 1917
Courtesy of Deanna French.

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