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www.childers-shepherd.org, 18 Mar 2010
Charles Marion Beasley
26 April 1838(?) - 30 August 1920
Macon Co NC                  Macon Co NC
Charles Beasley enlisted in Company B, NC 39th Infantry
Regiment in Macon County on 10 Dec 1861.

He was promoted to Full Sergeant on 8 Feb 1863.

On 21 January 1920, when the census of
Cowee Mountain
School was taken, Charles Beasley, widower, resided there
as a boarder, along with several others from the area.  Also
boarding at the school were his daughter Lucy, her husband
Samuel Wikle, and three of their children.

(See the census page listing their names, at right).

The death certificate indicates that he died of "old age" and
was buried in Liberty Cemetery.



Sources: NC Death Certificate, Charles Marion Beasley, 1920;
NC Troops 1861-65, A Roster;
US Census 1880, 1910, 1920, 1930, Macon Co NC;
http://ed-white.us/cowee_school.html;
Ancestry.com's RichardLewis85 family tree.