BEATES, Edward, K., farmer, Londonderry township, was born in Lancaster, Pa., November 17, 1852 ; son of F.W. and Sophia (Keller) Beates. The father was a son of William Beates and was born and reared in Lancaster county. His wife was a native of the same county and was a daughter of Adam Keller. They had seven children, of whom five are living : William A., living in Ohio ; Anna M.; James F., living at Salt Lake City, Utah ; Louisa C.,and Edward K. In 1859 the parents came to Londonderry township, Dauphin county, where they now reside. Edward K. lived in his native place until he was seven years of age, when he came to Dauphin county with his parents and settled in Londonderry township, where he attended the public schools and also was one term at the State Normal School. His occupation is farming. In politics he is a Republican, and a member of the Lutheran church.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 11 March, 2001
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