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Beckerdite Family

First Generation

Richard Beckerdite married Mary Wright in August 1776 in Frederick Co. MD. They appear to have moved to Randolph Co. NC in the early 1780s. Their oldest son John Beckerdite (1777-1863) married Elizabeth Yokley (ca. 1783-1781), daughter of Hugh Yokley and Hannah Ettinger, and lived with her in Davidson County.

Second Generation

Children of John Beckerdite and Elizabeth Yokley
Alexander Beckerdite (ca. 1802-?) m. Abigail Delap, moved to Missouri
Elizabeth Beckerdite (ca. 1807-?)
Hugh Beckerdite (1809-1864) m. Christina Rothrock (1813-1853)
John Beckerdite (1811-1894) m. Christina, surname unknown (1817-1892)
Mary Ann Beckerdite (ca. 1815-?). m. John Rich
Benjamin Franklin Beckerdite (1822-?)
Sarah Beckerdite (ca. 1825-?)
Ezra Beckerdite (ca. 1827-?)
Andrew Beckerdite (1829-1906)

Third Generation

Children of Hugh Beckerdite and Christina Rothrock
Mary Ann Beckerdite (1832-1884) m. Andrew J. Motsinger (1826-1901)
Esther Catherine Beckerdite (1834-1897) did not marry
Salome Elizabeth Beckerdite (1836-1918) did not marry
Zenith Haseltine Beckerdite (1838-1884) did not marry
Christina Amanda Beckerdite (1841-1862?)
maybe Henry C. Beckerdite (1842-1843)
John H. Beckerdite (ca. 1844-?) m. Sarah J. Swaim, moved to Illinois
Caleb A. Beckerdite (1848-?) moved to Missouri
Hugh Lawson Beckerdite (1851-1915) m. Matilda C. Teague (1844-1899), d/o John Teague and Almira Wiseman
Eliza Jane Beckerdite (1853-1921) m. Michael Cicero Bodenhamer (1854-1936), s/o Anderson Bodenhamer

Fourth Generation

Children of Hugh Lawson Beckerdite and Matilda Teague
Luther Wingate Beckerdite (1879-1933) m. Martha J. Hendrix (1874-1967), d/o DeWitt John Hendrix and Louisa Holder
Allie Beckerdite (1881-?)
Etta Beckerdite (1883-?)
Willie Hugh Beckerdite (1888-?)


Thanks to Dan Stevenson for information on this family.

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