Seeking information on Reuben BEAN, killed by Indians ca 10 July 1859 in Kitsap Co.He wasb. 8 Aug 1794 in Readfield, Kennebec Co, ME.Came to WA in 1852.Filed a donation land claim in 1854 for property on south end of Bainbridge Island (Bean's Point).Note on land claim states he was killed by Indians ca 10 July 1859 and lists his heirs.He was married 14 Oct 1828 in Brighton, Somerset Co, ME to Rhoda BARKER b. ca 1805 ME, d. bef 1854 unknown where.Children (from donation land claim):Emily Sarah b. ca 1829 MN, m. 1851 Hiram BURLINGAME in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co, MN, Catherine Sophrona b. ca 1830 m. ?? HAMILTON, Francis b. ca 1830 d. between 1854 & 1859, Mary Jane b. 7 July 1830 m. 4 July 1847 Jefferson Co, WI to Guy HAYDEN, they lived in Clark Co, WA, Andrew Jackson b. 17 Aug 1835, came to Clark Co, WA between 1850 & 1860,Rhoda Victoria . ca 1841 m. ?? PENNY after 1860, John Barker b. 30 Sept 1844, lived in Bozeman, MT and Clark Co, WA, Adolphin Augusta b. ca 1846, no further info.
Can anyone help me on the early history of Kitsap Co and the death of Reuben.