Posted By:Chas of tucson fame
Subject:Re: Nathaniel David Merritt/ Harriet Bevens
Post Date:November 10, 2001 at 04:39:09
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Forum:Nelson County, KY Genealogy Forum
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Top of the morning to you:

Harriett Beaven born in Breeckinridge co, Ky dau of Nicholas Beaven and Catherine Mattingly. In Meade county on 21 april, 1828 she married Nathaniel Merritt born Feb 1801 inVirginia and died 9 March, 1862...Harriett died 9 Aug., 1867...they had two known children..Robert N. born 15 June, 1842 who married on 1 April 1867 Ann Melissa Greenwood and Joseph Henry born 5 Jan., 1846 died 1917 married Ella ??

Nicholas was born ca 1770 in Charles Co., Maryland son of Richard Beaven and Elizabeth Richards. In Washington co , Ky on 21 August 1799 he married Catherine Mattingly da u of Robert Mattingly and Mary Ann Mattingly.

Source of this information was from book Beaven-Blanford etc by Sister Mary Louise Donnelly
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