Nauvoo Community Project

Home Search Project Information Donate About Us
FamilySearch ID: KWNK-N58
Foundational research has been completed for this person. Additional research will be conducted in the future.

Gordon Silas Beckstead



Birth25 November 1825Williamsburg, Dundas, Upper Canada, British North America
Citation(s)
Close
Birth Citation(s)
    Find A Grave, database and images, memorial page for Pvt Gordon Silas Beckstead (1825-1891), memorial #14268725.

    Mormon Battalion Company A return list, 16 July 1846, Entry for Gordon S. Becksted, box 4, folder 8, page 1, line 26.

Death31 January 1891Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States
Citation(s)
Close
Death Citation(s)
    Find A Grave, database and images, memorial page for Pvt Gordon Silas Beckstead (1825-1891), memorial #14268725.

    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for Gordon Silas Beckstead, ID: KWNK-N58.

Burial4 February 1891Preston Cemetery, Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States
Citation(s)
Close
Burial Citation(s)
    Find A Grave, database and images, memorial page for Pvt Gordon Silas Beckstead (1825-1891), memorial #14268725.

    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for Gordon Silas Beckstead, ID: KWNK-N58.

FatherAlexander Beckstead
MotherCatherine Elinore Lince

Label

   • Barbara Etta Park
Married24 August 1852Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Citation(s)
Close
Marriage Citation(s)
    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for Gordon Silas Beckstead and Barbara Etta Park, ID: KWNK-N58 and ID: LKVY-LX4.

    Endowment House (LDS Church), Sealings of couples, living and by proxy, 1851-1889 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1958, 1978), p. 56, FHL microfilm 183393.


   • Elizabeth Collins Hunsaker
Married25 April 1856Franklin County, Idaho Territory, United States
Citation(s)
Close
Marriage Citation(s)
    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for Gordon Silas Beckstead and Elizabeth Collins Hunsaker, ID: KWNK-N58 and ID: KWJ6-337.

          Children:
               Gordon Eli Beckstead
               Eliza Collins Beckstead
               Abraham Beckstead
               Alexander Beckstead
               Henry A. Beckstead
               Louis Alonzo Beckstead
               Barbara Etta Beckstead
               Elizabeth Beckstead


   • Susannah Luckham
Married2 November 1867Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Citation(s)
Close
Marriage Citation(s)
    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for Gordon Silas Beckstead and Susannah Luckham, ID: KWNK-N58 and ID: KWNK-N5Z.

          Children:
               Roger Adelbert Beckstead
               Silas Beckstead
               Francis Beckstead
               Mary Elizabeth Beckstead
               Eugene Beckstead
               Robert Gordon Beckstead
               LeRoy Hubert Beckstead
               Asa Clarencce Beckstead
               William Leon Beckstead


Label
• 1840Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
• 1860Weber County, Utah Territory, United States
• 1870Box Elder, Box Elder, Utah Territory, United States
• 1880Calls Fort, Box Elder, Utah Territory, United States

Label
• Grave MarkerView Source

Label
• 1860 Population CensusWeber County, Utah TerritoryExtractImage
• 1870 Population CensusBox Elder Precinct, Box Elder, Utah TerritoryExtractImage
• 1880 Population CensusCalls Fort Precinct, Box Elder, Utah TerritoryExtractImage

Label

Crossing the Plains

Company Unknown (1851)View Source
Citation(s)
Close
Crossing the Plains Citation(s)
    Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Pioneer Overland Travel" (Salt Lake City, UT: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

       Departure1851
       Arrival1851

Label
• Brigham Young Volunteer ListExtractImage
• Compiled Military Service RecordExtractImage
• Compiled Military Service RecordExtractImage
• Compiled Military Service RecordExtractImage
• Compiled Military Service Record--Company Muster-In RollExtractImage
• Compiled Military Service Record--Company Muster RollExtractImage
• Compiled Military Service Record--Company Muster RollExtractImage
• Compiled Military Service Record--Company Muster RollExtractImage
• Compiled Military Service Record--Company Muster RollExtractImage
• Compiled Military Service Record--Company Muster RollExtractImage
• Compiled Military Service Record--Company Muster-Out RollExtractImage
• Compiled Military Service RecordExtractImage
• Compiled Military Service Record--Company Muster RollExtractImage
• Compiled Military Service Record--Company Muster RollExtractImage
• Compiled Military Service Record--Company Muster RollExtractImage
• Compiled Military Service Record--Co. Muster-Out RollExtractImage
• Compiled Military Service Record--Co. Muster-In RollExtractImage


© 2012- Center for Family History and Genealogy at Brigham Young University. All Rights Reserved.
Contact

1031 Joseph F. Smith Building
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602

Phone: (801) 422-1968
Email: NauvooProject@byu.edu

Related Links

Why Family History? Family History Portal Nauvoo Historic Sites Nauvoo: City Beautiful ChurchofJesusChrist.org Church Historical Sites In Nauvoo