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Autobiography of Mary F. Beeson
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TitleAutobiography of Mary F. Beeson
AbstractThe first sixteen years of Mary Beeson's life are covered in this 18 page autobiography. She recounts family experiences with local historical events and figures, including bushwhackers, William Quantrill, and others. Manuscript also includes a pedigree chart tracing the ancestors up to Mr. Lester Merklin, great-grandson of Mary F. Beeson, as well as other miscellaneous materials pertinent to the autobiography. Accession no. 96-29, July 1996. Typescript by Jean Suman.
NotesMary F. Beeson was born December 14, 1848 in Illinois. As a young girl, she moved with her family to the area of the Kansas Territory that is now Johnson County. She died in Walla Walla, Washington on January 4, 1943.
AuthorMary Beeson
LocationManuscript File: Beeson, Mary
Local SubjectBeeson, Mary F.
Guerrilla Warfare
Lawrence, Kansas
Civil War
Shawneetown, Kansas
Quantrill, William C.
Item TypeManuscript
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. https://www.kclibrary.org/services/copy-requests
Item ID208441
CONTENTdm number30677
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