Second son of Benjamin Beatty and Sarah M. Gladden, of Macon Co., MO. As a young man, Edwin went to live in Alaska and later to the Pacific Northwest, where he became a miner and learned the trade of a mining engineer. In 1889, he married Cora Dell Morris in Jacksonville, OR, and eventually settled in Portland. The couple had two sons: Benjamin Earl and Mathew Edwin, Jr. His first name is often written "Mathew."
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