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Biographical Sketch of Thomas Beazley

THOMAS BEAZLEY, Trenton, Ky., is a native of Christian County, Ky., where he was born June 20, 1839, and in early childhood removed to Todd County, where he has since resided. He is the son of James Beazley, who was born in Virginia in 1782; served as a soldier in the war of 1812, and died in 1841. His wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas McDugal, was born in Virginia in 1801, and died in 1867. To them were born, Mary J. (Talley), Elizabeth, Margaret (Campbell), John and subject, who was married May 7, 1878, to Miss Georgia A., daughter of James F. and Mary C. (Chiles) Tutt, of Todd County, and to this union was born one child-James Thomas-March 17, 1879. Mr. Beazley is a farmer, owning 413 acres of good and valuable land in a high state of cultivation. He is a giant in stature, standing fully six feet in height, with an avoirdupois of 417, and gaining, making him the largest man in Todd County, if not the heaviest in Kentucky. Mr Beazley is jolly, social, intelligent and hospitable, and quite active for one of his great weight.

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