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Samuel BEABER

Samuel BEABER

Male 1834 - 1867  (~ 33 years)

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  • Name Samuel BEABER  [1
    Born 00 Jan 1834  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Biography Notes
    • He was born Samuel HOW in England, but at the age of 33 he jumped ship at Port Adelaide from the "Ernestine" in 1867 and assumed his mother's maiden name of BEABER. He married Elizabeth WHITE, a passenger on the same ship and they had 4 daughters. Samuel in ill health wrote home to his brother in the U.K. in 1875 that he was living on 140 acres of scrub land at Balaklava, S.A.

      Samuel died when the youngest girl was an infant and his widow Elizabeth, remarried Oswald POTTER, and had 2 Potter sons and a daughter. The Potter's farmed at Meadows, S.A. Elizabeth lived on to be 96, dying on 7/7/1934 and was buried at the Little Mitcham Cemetery.
    Died 00 Dec 1867 
    Person ID I-2287  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2019 

    Family Elizabeth WHITE,   b. c. 1842,   d. 7 Jul 1934  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Children 
     1. Susannah Mary BEABER,   b. 8 Nov 1867, Willaston SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1939  (Age 71 years)  []
     2. Emily BEABER,   b. 31 Mar 1874, Balaklava SA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2019 16:36:39 
    Family ID F-751  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] FS BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. , 14 Jun 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Believed to been born Samuel HOW travelled out to Auastralia under his mothers maiden name; Samuel BEABER

    2. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, https://www.genealogysa.org.au/user-details/product/uid-96022/coid-1/cid-2/request_data-%7B/quot;option-/quot;--/quot;com_search-/quot;,-/quot;Itemid-/quot;32-/quot;surname-/quot;beaber-/quot;check-/quot;1-/quot;gname-/quot;s-/quot;year-/quot;-/quot;range-/quot;0-/quot;cusearch-/quot;Search-/quot;__utmc-/quot;175478836-/quot;a4bd3f58e9df756191d0f96ccbc0b1ee-/quot;e7015a7d200526083314a342d63ff4c5-/quot;__utmz-/quot;175478836_1533823959_543_6_utmcsr-google%7Cutmccn=(organic)%7Cutmcmd=organic%7Cutmctr=(not%20provided)/quot;__utma-/quot;175478836_1713450304_1501589010_1536902227_1537192624_569-/quot;__utmt-/quot;__utmb-/quot;175478836_1_10_1537192624-/quot;%7D-.html, 17.09.2018 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Groom Given Name(s): Oswald
      Groom Last Name: POTTER
      Bride Given Name(s): Elizabeth
      Bride Last Name: BEABER
      Marriage Date: 1876, November 23
      Marriage Place: Res of Charles Blewit South Balaklava
      Groom Age: 26
      Groom Approx. Birth Year: 1850
      Groom Marital Status: S
      Groom Father: Thomas POTTER
      Bride Age: 34
      Bride Approx. Birth Year: 1842
      Bride Marital Status: W
      Bride Father Name: James WHITE
      District: Gilbert
      Symbol: V
      Book/Page: 109/546
      NO EVIDENCE AT ALL OF FAMILY NAME OF HOW?? AT BIRTH OR MARRIAGE TBA

    3. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 9 May 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Samuel BEABER m. Elizabeth WHITE on 1867, May 21
      at Springfields by RevJ Reddick Groom Age: 33
      Groom Approx. Birth Year: 1834 Groom Marital Status: N Groom Father: John BEABER
      Bride Age: 28 Bride Approx. Birth Year: 1839
      Bride Marital Status: N Bride Father Name: James WHITE District: Adelaide Symbol: AV Book/Page: 71/178


    4. [S-3] FS BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. .