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Parents of Mordecai Sayles

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Re: Parents of Mordecai Sayles

Posted: 20 Jan 2013 3:29PM GMT
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Surnames: Sayles, Wadsworth, Beebe
MORDECAI SAYLES, farmer, Sec. 2; P.O. Evansville; born Jan. 16, 1816, in West Bloomfield, Ontario Co., N.Y.; moved, with his parents, to Steuben Co. in 1837, and in 1845, he came to Wisconsin, located at Darien, Walworth Co., where he resided until 1850, then went to Dane Co., near Madison, and when he wished to build his house he had to draw lumber from Racine, fifty miles, calling at Darien to have the frame fitted, and paying for it in wheat, beef, etc. In 1868, he moved to Magnolia Township, Rock Co., and bought eighty acres of land, on which he raises corn, oats, winter wheat, and keeps a butter dairy, averaging about 800 pounds per annum. He also raises stock. Married Miss Lucy P. BEEBE, of Ontario Co., N.Y., March 29, 1837. She died May 31, 1868. They had eight children - Polly A., born Jan. 29, 1838; W. H. Harrison, born July 19, 1839; he lost his left leg at Vicksburg; Hepzibah L., born Jan. 29, 1841; Mordecai, born Dec. 5, 1842, died Aug. 4, 1862, in the Good Samaritan Hospital, St. Louis; Roxa A., born March 25, 1845; Mary E., born March 3, 1848; Frank M., born Feb. 12, 1851; Sarah L. born Oct. 13, 1853. He again married Miss Nancy H. WADSWORTH, of Hamilton Co., N.Y., Sept. 8, 1869. They have had three children - Lillian M., born Nov. 6, 1879; Arthur L., born Sept. 19, 1872; Nettie C., born Dec. 22, 1874. He was Postmaster in Dane Co. Mrs. SAYLES is a member of the Close Communion Baptist Church.

From History of Rock County, Wisconsin, publ. 1879 - PAGE 880

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