~ Fort Hill Cemetery ~
Born 1808, died 1894.
A lawyer by trade, Nelson Beardsley was also
President of the Cayuga County National Bank for 50 years.
He was also one of the first Trustees on the Fort Hill Cemetery board.
Nelson's younger brothers were Alonzo Beardsley and William C. Beardsley.
Alonzo, Nelson and William were sons of Hon. John Beardsley.
The Beardsley monument is located in the Cemetery's Glen Alpine section.