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Beach, Ruben Preston 1827 – 1911


Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 4/14/2020 at 11:00:06

Source: Twice-A-Week Plain Dealer Jan. 24, 1911, LP, C3

Reuben Preston Beach was born August 14, 1827, in Granville, New York. When a boy he moved with his parents to Joliet, Ill. There he grew to manhood and on October 4, 1854, was married to Mary J. Howard. In 1855 the family came to Howard county and located on a farm in New Oregon township, which was their home till about twelve years ago, when they removed to Cresco. His wife died January 4, 1906. Of the eight children born to them six survive, together with eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Deceased was the ninth of a family of eleven. But one remains, Mrs. Demmond, who lives in Florida. Mr. Beach departed this life January 21, 1911, after an illness of one week's duration.
The funeral services were held at the home of Fred Beach, at New Oregon, where the deceased had made his home for the past year. Interment was in New Oregon Cemetery, Monday morning. Rev. Gammons officiating.

Transcriber’s Note: His gravestone shows his first name spelled Ruben.

New Oregon Cemetery

Howard Obituaries maintained by Bill Waters.
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