Beebe, Jacob P.

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


Jacob P. Beebe was born September 14, 1830 in Guilderland, Albany County, New York, the son of Peter T. Beebe and Abigail Hamm. His brothers were:

Marriage & Children

Jacob P. Beebe married first Maria Jane Ward on January 1, 1853. Their children were:

Jacob P. Beebe married second Esther Osterhout on August 17, 1865 in Guilderland, NY. Their children were:

  • Lillian A. Beebe (Mrs. Charles A. Vanderpool)
  • Alma H. Beebe


Jacob Beebe died January 12, 1914 in Altamont, NY, his wife, Maria, died in 1864 and is buried beside him at Fairview Cemetery in Altamont, NY.

His second wife, Esther, died in 1916. She is also buried beside Jacob.


Old Residents Dead

Jacob P. Beebe and Dr. Isaac S. Becker Pass Away During the Past Week - Both Over 80

During the past week two of Altamont's oldest residents have been called to the great beyond.

On Monday morning at 3:30 the grim reaper too from earth on of our oldest and most respected citizens in the person of Jacob P. Beebe. Mr. Beebe had been in his usual health up to the day before his death when he was about the house and appeared more cheerful than in many a day. His end came peacefully and he died as he had lived, a quiet peaceful Christian life, with not an enemy and hosts of friends. Mr. Beebe was the eldest of four brothers and was in his 84th year. The funeral was held from his late home Wednesday at 11 a. m., Rev. A. A. Frederick of the Lutheran church, preaching the sermon. Interment was at Fairview. Mr. Beebe is survived by his wife, a brother, Calvin Beebe, one son, Charles V. Beebe, two daughters, Mrs. Cleveland Palmer and Mrs. Charles A. Vanderpool, beside four grand children and two great grand children.

Altamont Enterprise January 16, 1914

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