Category Archives: Beeson family

Recalculating…

Every writer of history has to deal with spoilers. Historians try to tell the story of something that’s already happened. If we’re lucky, our readers don’t know how the story ends. But as the creator of the narrative, we never … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

Names carry significance. For a genealogist, a name can hold a clue to who the person was, who their parents were, how family relationships worked. Henry Martin Harris (1811-1876), my great-great-great grandfather, was named after his grandparents.  Henry Beeson and … Continue reading

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