Person:James Beasley (6)

m. Abt 1855
  1. Mary BeasleyAbt 1856 -
  2. Thomas Edwin BeasleyAbt 1858 -
  3. Iretus B Beasley1862 - 1935
Facts and Events
Name[3] Sgt. James E Beasley
Alt Name[2] James Bazely
Alt Name[4] James E Baisly
Gender Male
Birth[3] 1826 New York, United States
Census[1] 1850 Yonkers, Westchester, New York, United Statesage 25 -Hatter - lives with other Beasleys (possible relations?)
Marriage Abt 1855 to Emily Pamela Pollock
Census[2] 1860 Yonkers, Westchester, New York, United Statesage 41 - Hatter, married, with wife Emily and 2 children
Military[5][6] 15 Aug 1862 New York, United Statesenlisted, Corporal 6th New York Heavy Artillery (Civil War)/Company F
Military[5][6] 1 Feb 1864 promoted to Full Sergeant
Military[6] 30 May 1864 Virginia, United Stateswounded at Bethesda Church
Death[3][6] 18 Jun 1864 Washington, District of Columbia, United Statesage 38 - died of wounds at Judiciary Square Hospital
Burial[3] Saint Johns Cemetery, Yonkers, Westchester, New York, United StatesPlot: Section Old Hill #1 Lot 462
Other[4] 5 Sep 1864 Father-in-law, Thomas Pollock, files for Civil War Pension on behalf of James' minor children

Research Notes

  • The preferred spelling of the surname "Beasley" comes from Thomas Edwin Beasley and Iretus B. Beasley, sons of James and Emily, who lived into the 20th century in Yonkers, New York and used that spelling.
  1. James E Beasley, in Westchester, New York, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule.

    Year: 1850; Census Place: Yonkers, Westchester, New York; Roll: M432_615; Page: 203A; Image: 412.
    Name: James E Beasley
    Age: 25
    Birth Year: abt 1825
    Birthplace: New York
    Home in 1850: Yonkers, Westchester, New York
    Gender: Male
    Family Number: 82

    Household Members: Name Age
    Loyal H Beasley 32 - Hatter - New York
    James E Beasley 25 - Hatter - New York
    Elizabeth Beasley 26 - n/a - New York
    Sarah Beasley 54 - n/a - New York [<--- possible mother to these folks???]

  2. 2.0 2.1 Jas Bazely, in Westchester, New York, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule.

    Year: 1860; Census Place: Yonkers, Westchester, New York; Roll: M653_880; Page: 677; Image: 682; Family History Library Film: 803880.
    Household Members: Name Age
    Jas Bazely 41 - Hatter - NY
    Emily Bazely 27 - n/a - NY
    Mary Bazely 5 - n/a - NY
    Edwin Bazely 2 - n/a - NY
    [Note: has surname indexed as "Bzely"]

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Grave Recorded, in Find A Grave.

    [Caution: No headstone photo as of Sep 2014 and no sources provided. Death date does not match the date given on his military records (18 Jun 1864).]

  4. 4.0 4.1 Pension Record.

    National Archives and Records Administration. U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2000.
    Original data: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. T288 17, 546 rolls.
    Name of Soldier: Baisly, James E.
    Name of Dependent: Minor: Pollock, Thomas, Gdn.
    Service: F6 N.Y. H. Art
    Date of Filing: 1864 Sept 5
    Minor App No.: 63058
    Minor Cert No.: 41508

  5. 5.0 5.1 Military Record, in Historical Data Systems, comp. U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 [database on-line].

    Name: James E Beasley
    Residence: Yonkers, New York
    Age at Enlistment: 37
    Enlistment Date: 15 Aug 1862
    Rank at enlistment: Corporal
    Enlistment Place: Yonkers, New York
    State Served: New York
    Was Wounded?: Yes
    Survived the War?: No
    Service Record: Enlisted in Company F, New York 6th Heavy Artillery Regiment on 02 Sep 1862.Promoted to Full Sergeant on 01 Feb 1864.Mustered out on 18 Jun 1864 at Washington, DC.
    Birth Date: abt 1825
    Sources: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General

  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Military Record.

    New York State Archives, Cultural Education Center, Albany, New York; New York Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, 1861-1900; Archive Collection #: 13775-83; Box #: 1074; Roll #: 731.
    Beasley, James E.
    Age: 37 years
    Elisted: 15 Aug '62 Yonkers, 3 years
    Mustered in: 2 sept '62, Corporal, Company F, 6th H. Arty
    Left The Organization.
    How: Died
    When: 18 June '64
    In What Grade: Serg't
    Explanation: at Judiciary Square Hospl. Washn. D.C. of wounds.
    Remarks: wounded May 30, 64. at Bethesda Church Va. Promoted Serg't. Feby. 1. 64.