I am a descendant of John Beckstead from Saxony, Germany.Here is my lineage: (1) John Beckstead b. 1738 in Germany, (2) Alexander Beckstead b. 1769 in NY, (3) John Beckstead b. 1800 in NY, (4) Michael Rollon Beckstead b. 1828 in Canada and married to Francis Susan Richey, (5) their daughter was Mary Beckstead b. 1876 in Fulton Co. and was married to William Whitehead.Mary was my great-grandmother.John Beckstead moved his family to Fulton Co. in 1840.I would like to hear from any Becksteads with Fulton Co. connections!