Henry Beeker Sr.
(Abt 1759-1837)
Barbara Garner
(1767-1840)
Philip Beeker
(Between 1801/1810-Abt 1848)
Beula Shoultz
Solomon S. Beeker
(1842-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lucy Cameline Deadmon

Solomon S. Beeker 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: Sep 1842, , Davie, NC, USA 2
  • Marriage (1): Lucy Cameline Deadmon on 15 Aug 1867 in , Davidson, NC, USA 1

   FamilySearch ID: L5VQ-11S.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Court: Philip's 4 minor sons were appointed to 4 guardian households via apprentice bonds issued by the Davie County court. Solomon was bonded to George Deadmon until age 21. on 26 Feb 1849 in , Davie, NC, USA. 7 Children following the death of their parents, or when parents could no longer provide for them, were bonded by the county court to serve as apprentices for the new families that would care for them. The following Beekers were given apprentice bonds in Davie County, North Carolina:

26 February 1849. Philip Beeker bound to John C. Foard until the age of 2l years.
To learn: Farming, Teach him to read and write and cipher to the rule of three.
Given at freedom: Twenty-five dollars in cash and a freedom suit, in all other respects to comply with the Act of Assembly.
Signed: A. G. Carter (Chairman of Court), John C. Foard
Witness: H. R. Austin

26 February 1849. George Beeker bound to Thomas J. Deadmon until the age of 2l years.
To learn: Farming, to learn to read and write and cipher to the rule of three.
Given at freedom: A horse, saddle and bridle worth sixty dollars, a freedom suit, and in other respects comply with the Act of Assembly.
Signed: A. G. Carter (Chairman of Court), Thos J. Deadmon
Witness: H. R. Austin

26 February 1849. Henry J. Beeker bound to C. W. Bessant until the age of 2l years.
To learn: Shoe and Boot making, learn to read and write and cipher to the rule of three inclusive.
Given at freedom: A freedom suit, a set of shoe makers tools worth ten dollars and in all other matters comply with the Act of Assembly.
Signed: A. G. Carter (Chairman of Court), C. W. Bessent
Witness: H. R. Austin

26 February 1849. Solomon Beeker bound to George Deadmon until the age of 2l years.
To learn: Tanning, learn to read and write and cipher to the single rule of three inclusive.
Given at freedom: A freedom suit, a horse, saddle, and bridle worth $50 and in all other respects comply with the Act of Assembly.
Signed: A. G. Carter (Chairman of Court), George Dedmon
Witness: H. R. Austin

2. Census in 1850 in , Davie, NC, USA. 2 The 1850 census recorded Solomon Beaker, 6, born in Davie County, living in the household of George Deadmond, farmer, 36. Also in the home is Tatum Deadmond, farmer, 29, male; Lucinda Dedmond, 27, female; Haley Deadmond, farmer, 25, male; and Camaline Deadmond, 8, female. Everyone was born in Davie County.

On the same census page is Philip Beaker, laborer, 20, living in the household of Cicero Ford, farmer, 29, and his wife Sarah, 27; and their children John, 6; Mary, 3; and Robert, 1. They were born in Davie County.

Nearby (two census pages earlier) is George Becker [sic, poor handwriting], 10, living in the household of Thomas J. Deadmond, farmer, 39; and his wife Caroline, 32. George was born in Davidson County.

3. Probate: After father Philip's death his 7 children petitioned the court to sell his land, in 1853, in , Davidson, NC, USA. 5 5 State of North Carolina
Davidson County

In Equity
To Fall Term 1853

To The Hon. The Judges of the court of Equity of Davidson county.

This petition of John C. Beeker, Philip S. Beeker of full age, and Henry J. Beeker, Barbara M. Beeker, George W. Beeker, Solomon Beeker & Mary M. Beeker infants who sues by their next friend & brother John C. Beeker.

Hereby petitioning
Show unto your honor your petitions aforesaid that in the year 1838 Henry Beeker made a deed of conveyance in fee simple of the lands below described to the "bodily heirs of Philip Beeker" decd, that your peititioning John C. Beeker, Philip S. Beeker who are of full age, and Henry J. Beeker, Barbara M. Beeker, George W. Beeker, Solomon Beeker & Mary M. Beeker who are infants, are the only children & bodily heirs of said Philip Beeker decd and are tenants in the said land lying in the county aforesaid on the waters of Lick Creek adjoining the lands of Philip Snider, Wesley Snider, James Williams & Marshall Nance containing two hundred acres more or less.
Your petitioners would further show to your honor that, on account of the great inequality of the value of the various parts of said land, the same could not with any sort of equality justice be divided among your petitioners, and that the land is becoming from year to year of less value and the improvements getting out of repair so that it cannot be sorted out to any advantages to your petitioners, and that a sale of the same would essentially immaterally promote the interests of all the parties concerned and especially said infant petitioners.
Lo the end therefore that your petitioners may be relieved in the premises, may it prove your Honor to grant an order & decree of sale of said lands upon such terms and conditions as to your Honoro may seem just and proper and all such further orders as the nature of the case may require
And as induly bound will ever pray.

D. A.Starbuck
Sol for Petitioners

4. Probate: in 1854, in , Davidson, NC, USA. 5 5 John C. Beeker Ex Parte

In Equity
Spring Term 1854

To the Honorable the Judge of the Court of Equity in and forsaid County.

In obedience to a decree of this Court of Equity made at the Fall Term 1853 -- after due advertisement I proceeded to sell the lands mentioned in the petition, at public sale on a credit of twelve months, on the the premises, when William Cox became the purchasor, at the sum of five hundred and seventy five dollars and fifty centers - which I report to be a fair price; all of which is respectfully submitted - at office April 4th 1854.

James A. Long, C M C

5. Census in 1860 in Fulton, Davie, NC, USA. 8 The 1860 census recorded Sol Becker [indexed wrong due to poor handwriting], farm laborer, 13, living in the home of George Deadman, farmer, 45. They were born in North Carolina.

6. Census in 1870 in Tyro, Davidson, NC, USA. 9 The 1870 census recorded in Tyro Township: Solomon Beeker [indexed in census as Becker due to poor handwriting], farmer, 27, living with wife Lucy, 26; and son John, 3. Everyone was born in North Carolina. The post office was Lexington.

7. Census in 1880 in Jerusalem, Davie, NC, USA. 10 The 1880 census recorded in Jerusalem Township: Solomon Beeker, farmer, 36, living with wife Lucy C., 35; William H., 8; Jesse M., 3; and Annie B., 1. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

8. Occupation: 1891 Dallas City Directory: Beeker Solomon S., gardener, r. ss H. & T. Ry, bt HIckman, Lee, S.Dallas in 1891 in Dallas, Dallas, TX. 11

9. Occupation: 1897 Dallas City Directory: Beeker Solomon S., gardener, r. es S. Central av, bt Hickman, Eugene, S. Dallas in 1897 in Dallas, Dallas, TX. 12

10. Census in 1900 in Dallas, Dallas, TX. 13 The 1900 census recorded owning a home in Precinct 1 in Dallas: John Wilson, farmer, 35, born Apr 1865, living with wife Annie B., 21, Mar 1879, daugther Loulu, Dec 1899; and father-in-law Solomon Beecker, vegetable peddler, 58, Sep 1842; mother-in-law Lucy, 57, Jun 1843; and brother-in-law Jessie, farm hand, 24, Aug 1876, single. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina, except Loulu in Texas and Solomon's parents were born in Pennsylvania.

11. Occupation: 1901 Dallas City Directory: Beeker Solomon S., boards John T. Wilson; Beeker Robert L, gardener, boards John T. Wilson in 1901 in Dallas, Dallas, TX. 14

12. Court: Forty-Fourth District Court, Dallas County: Cas 20567. Solomon S. Beeker et. al. vs. John Tatum Wilson et. al. in Jun 1902 in Dallas, Dallas, TX. 15

13. Court: Forty-Fourth District Court, Dallas County: Solomon Beeker and Lucy Beeker vs. John T. Wilson and Anna Bell Wilson; dismissed by plaintiff. on 24 Jan 1903 in Dallas, Dallas, TX. 16


Solomon married Lucy Cameline Deadmon, daughter of Jesse Deadmon and Anna Daniel, on 15 Aug 1867 in , Davidson, NC, USA.1 (Lucy Cameline Deadmon was born in Jun 1843 in , Davie, NC, USA.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VXTW-H5M Soloman S Beeker and Lucy C Davidson, 1867.

2 , https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4BM-1FR Solomon Beaker in household of George Deadmond, Davie county, Davie, North Carolina, United States; citing family 772.

3 FamilySearch.org, Texas Deaths and Burials, 1903-1973, William Henry Beeker, 22 Jun 1942; citing Grand Saline, Van Zandt, Tx, reference v 5 p 183; FHL microfilm 1,763,262.

4 Texas State Registrar Office, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database, FamilySearch.org (https://familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K3FM-WPY; Annie Belle Wilson, 25 Jan 1967; citing certificate number 08711, father Solomon S Beeker, mother Lucy C Deadmon.

5 Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998, Estate of Philip Beeker. 1854. Online images 4288-4301.

6 Ancestry.com, Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982, Certificate 29001. William Henry Clay Beeker. Father Solomon Beeker. Mother Lucy Deadman. Spouse/informant: Mrs. A. M. Beeker.

7 (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/apprenticebonds.pdf).

8 , https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD67-J4W Sol Becker in household of Geo Deadman, Fulton, Davie, NC, page 124 household 945.

9 , https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWZR-W6K Solomon Becker, North Carolina, United States; citing p. 10, family 80.

10 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MC6G-CVV Solomon Beeker, Jerusalem, Davie, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district ED 56, sheet 420C.

11 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1891 Dallas City Directory, page 118. Beeker, Solomon.

12 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1897 Dallas City Directory, page 118. Beeker, Solomon.

13 , https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3LH-VXC Solomon Beecker in household of John T Wilson, Justice Precinct 1 (all east of H&C r.r. excl. Dallas city) Oasis, Dallas, Texas, United States; citing sheet 16B, family 307.

14 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1901 Dallas City Directory, page 124. Beeker, Solomon.

15 , 27 May 1902, page 9. The Local Courts.

16 , 24 Jan 1903, page 12. The Local Courts.



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