From the "History of Steuben County, Indiana, 1885", pages 856-857.
Asa T. Beebe was born in Madison County,
N. Y., Aug. 1, 1814,
a son of James and Zeborah Beebe, his father a native of Connecticut and his mother of New York. Asa T. Beebe was in his fourth year when his
parents moved to Knox County,
Ohio. His father is living at Chesterville, Morrow
aged ninety-three years. His mother died
about six years ago. He was married Feb. 16, 1837, in Delaware County, Ohio,
to Nancy Dillingham. He lived on his
father’s farm one year after his marriage and then moved to Steuben County, Ind.,
and located at Richland
Center, where he lived
about ten years, when he moved to his present residence on section 20, Richland Township, where he owns 100 acres of
fine land. Mrs. Beebe died in 1853,
leaving one child – Alvah O., a prosperous farmer of Williams County,
Ohio. Mr. Beebe afterward married Mary
Jane Merritt, a native of Ohio. After five years of married life, Mrs. Beebe
died, and Feb. 24, 1860,
Mr. Beebe married Elizabeth Moore, who was born in Pennsylvania, Jan. 24, 1834.
Mr. Beebe in politics is a Greenbacker.
He and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Mr. Beebe has by industry, frugality and
attention to his business acquired a fair competence which he has used to make
himself and family comfortable. He
enjoys the respect and confidence of all who know him.
Submitted by: David