was born at Woodhall Park, Wensleydale, Yorkshire, England
, on 21 April 1818. He was the son of James Baynes
and Elizabeth Priestman
. He married Lowry Humphreys
on 4 March 1840. Beezon was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Gwynedd Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania
. He migrated in 1855. Beezon and Lowry lived for several years on rented farms in Chester Valley and near Gwyned, Penna. Beezon, wanting a farm of his own, bought a tract near Salem, which was near the Blue River Meeting where some of Lowry's relatives were members. The journey from Pennsylvania to Indiana took 2 weeks.
Had a 500 acre farm, called Woodhall, 3 miles west of Salem.
Jackson Davis, along with his wife Elizabeth and two children: Mary and John, journeyed with the Baynes family when they moved to Indiana.. He left a will on 16 November 1867 at Washington Twp., Washington Co., Indiana
; Beezon Baynes' Will was written on 16 Nov. 1867 and probated 21 Nov. 1896, with his wife Lowry named as the Executrix. Beezon died on 16 November 1896 at Washington Twp., Washington Co., Indiana
, at age 78. His body was interred on 18 November 1896 at Washington Twp., Washington Co., Indiana
, at Highland Meeting Cemetery. The tombstone of Beezon Baynes reads:
"Beezon Baynes, Born 4th Mo. 21 1818, Died 11th Mo. 16 1896. Aged 78 yrs"
Letters are hard to read due to lichen. Stone measures about 3" thick, 11" wide, 15" high. Stone just to west of son Wm. H. Baynes and right beside the stone of his wife..