Cecil Beeson

Cecil Beeson Oral History Transcript
1905 - 1979
1 transcript.

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Marcia Caudell, November

Biographical Note:

Cecil Beeson, son of William Henry and Jenny Jinks Beeson, was born in Wabash Indiana on August 19, 1905. He is a twin to Claude Stuart Beeson. The family moved to Hartford City, Indiana, in 1911 following the death of Jenny Jinks Beeson. Beeson graduated from Hartford City High School. He married Hannah Catherine Sills on 19 August 1928. In 1938, Beeson married Cittie Pearl Helm of Adair County, Kentucky. He retired from the U S Postal Service in 1965 and then became deputy surveyor of Blackford County. He was an avid genealogist and was instrumental in opening the Blackford Historical Museum and Cecil Beeson Genealogical Library. Beeson died April 4, 1994. 


Oral History Transcript, September 1979
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, April 7, 1994
Ancestry Library. Indiana State Library. November 2011. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains a transcript of an oral history tape sent to the Wabash Carnegie Public Library Oral History Project. Beeson discusses growing up in Wabash and Hartford City Indiana. 

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Item Listing

September 1979 Transcript

Collection Information

Size of Collection: 1 transcript
Collection Dates: 1905-1979
Provenance: Wabash Carnegie Public Library Oral History Project
Access : The collection is open for research use
Restrictions: None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Wabash Carnegie Public Library and the Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in English
Alternate Formats: None
Related Holdings: None

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