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Sergt John B. Beaty[1]
Male 1779 - 1857


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    Birth  27 Dec 1779  , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1809  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    teacher 
    • In Oct. 1809 the first organized school in this Eby settlement as Berlin was then called and probably the 2nd in Waterloo was opened in a small log house near Indian Sam'l Eby residence now known as Jacob Fry's old place. Benj. Eby, Joseph Schneider, Geo. Eby, Indian Sam, Jacob Erb & others engaged one John Beatty a native of Ireland as the first teacher. Afterwards in 1813 the school was moved into Eby's meeting house where Bishop Ben. Eby taught for many winters.1a

      1aMENNONITE IMMIGRATION TO WATERLOO COUNTY - THE MOYER JOURNALAttributed to Samuel S. Moyer 1849 - 1941
    Military  1812 
    War of 1812 
    • John was at the capture of Detroit and received the General Service Medal for his service there.
    Eby ID Number  00027-2013.1 
    Died  27 Apr 1857  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I16708  Generations
    Last Modified  13 Apr 2017 

    Family  Maria "Polly" "Mary" Cress,   b. 29 Apr 1790, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1852, Waterloo Twp., Region of Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ephraim Beaty,   b. 3 Feb 1816, , , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1861
     2. Urias Beaty,   b. CALC 20 Nov 1819, , , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1889, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Simon Beaty,   b. 28 May 1828, , , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1897, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Julian Beaty,   b. 7 Jul 1829,   d. 12 Aug 1907
    Family ID  F4408  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • A-1-138 John Beaty Probate of the Will of John Beaty, late of the Township of Waterloo, Yeoman, deceased, on the petition of Barnabas Devitt and Daniel Snyder , both of the Township of Waterloo, the Executors named in said will…

      I, John Beaty of the Township of Waterloo, Farmer…1st All my honest debts shall be paid first out of my property. 2nd I give and bequeath to my dear beloved wife Polly, four acres of my farm on either corner where ever she chooses and two cows, two beds and bedsteads, one table, two chairs, one kettle, two belly pots and frying pan, one doz[?] plates, one set knifes and forks, she to have four hundred dollars out of my property for to build her a small comfortable house on her four acres. She is to have thirty bushels of wheat and three hundred pounds of pork yearly out of the farm, and six pound of wool, as long as she remains my widow. 3rd After my decease all my stock and property is to be sold and the neat proceeds is to be divided equally among my children, except Julyan is to have one hundred dollars more than any of the rest and Thomas Cook is to have equal share with the boys - I nominate and constitute and appoint Mr Barnabas Devitt and Daniel Snyder, both of Waterloo Township, Executors of this my Last Will and Testament…

      Wittnessed by [?] and Henry W. Bowman
      Will dated 17th November 1840
      Proved 7th July 1857
      Died 27 January 1857
      Inventory £32/15/-1a

      1aSurrogate Court Records Copybook Register A 1853-1871 partial transcript to 1863. Frances Hoffman transcriber

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 468.

    2. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 27 Dec 1779 - , , Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - teacher - 1809 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Apr 1857 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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