Ephraim Oxford Beasley

Ephraim Oxford Beasley
November 17, 1826 – October 1, 1916

1860 Residence: Neuse River, Johnston County, NC

3rd Great Grand Uncle of Durwood Beasley

Military Record
March 4, 1862 – Enlisted in Johnston Co, NC
50th North Carolina Regiment, Company D
Rank: Sergeant
Rank Reduced to Private by July, 1862
December 13, 1862 – Deserted from Camp at Drewry’s Bluff, VA
June 18, 1863 – Court-martialed for desertion and sentenced to be shot
Sentence was remitted.
Returned to duty and was reported present through 1864.

Parents
Joshua Beasley 1784-1872
Judith Ferrell 1787-1865

Siblings
Benjamin G. Beasley 1810-1900
Kinderick Beasley 1812-1879
Joseph Beasley 1813
Annie Beasley 1817-1912
Jesse W. Beasley 1819-1902
Cinda Beasley 1820
James Beasley 1822-1864
Culia Ann Beasley 1824-1900
Judith Beasley 1828
Zilpah Beasley 1836

Wife
Edith Avery 1812-1855

Children
Maranda Beasley 1847-1915
Nancy Jane Beasley 1849-1934
Sarah Ann Beasley 1851-1923
Jeremiah M. Beasley 1853-1934

Wife
Elizabeth Ann Toole 1835-1902

Children
John Allen Beasley 1861-1932
James Robert Beasley 1863-1925
Julius David Beasley 1866-1938
Joseph Greene Beasley 1868-1943
Edith Ann Beasley 1869
Joshua Bryant Beasley 1872-1941
Jep Franklin Beasley 1875-1949

Wife
Marilda Parker 1835

Burial
Ephraim Oxford Beasley Cemetery
Banner Township, Johnston County

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Ephraim Oxford Beasley Grave