Looking for information on John T. Beard and his wife, possibly (Jemimah)? their children were :Charles F., MOses, Margaret R., John JR., Elizabeth R., and Betsy Beard... I have no dates for these....I have copy of land grant given to them on the waters of short creek in Adair county, area that is now Milltown/Portland community.
His son Charles F. Beard b.1813/14 d. ? and his wife Elizabeth J. (Pike) Beard.b. 1816 d. ? their children were:
1.Reason Butlerb. Oct 21 1850 d. Dec 1932 married:
m1. Kitty Ann Pickett b. Sep 17 1844 d. 1892
children: Mary belle, Betty, Charles a., William Edgar, James Hezekiah, Aaron t., Arthur Y. , Martha Elizabeth, Osler, Maude, and John A.
m2.Mary Mollie Smith b. abt 1873 d. ?children:George, James Melvin, Nona, and Oliver Perry
2.George Alfred b. 1856 d. 1942 married:
m1.Tina PIckett b. 1860 d. 1902
children: Lena, Louella,Lyda Pearl, Artist, Tobb, Cashus, William, Mable, and Clem
m2.Anna Kate Rudd b. 1856 d. 1942
children: Little Charlie, and George
3. William Buford b. 1858 d. ? married. unknown ?
4.Richard "Dick" Beardb. unknown d. unknownmarried. unknown.
5.John Richard,b. 1840 d. ?. wife America Martin b. 1844 d. 1903 children : unknown
6.Cytha A. b. 1842/43 d. 1946 married Charles Leftrich b? d. ?children: unknown
7.Zachariah Thomas, b. july 4 1844 d. Aug 8, 1919 married:
m1. Mary F, Leftwich b. 1842 d. bef. 1869 their children: Thomas Kensey b. Jan 19, 1866 d. Dec 20 1943
m2. Sarah Elizabeth Pickett b. Oct 25 1846 d. 1927
(--their son Zachariah Thomas Beard was my gg grandfather by his first marrige to Mary F. Leftwich second marrige to Sarah Elizabeth (Pickett) Beard. Also trying to get in contact with any of Zack and Sarah decendants that moved to Illinois, I have very little information on them but would really like to get in touch! Their children were:........)
c1.George Taylor Beardb.mar. 1 1871 d. Mar. 4 1945m.1. Mary Alice Smith b. 1881 d. 1916
their children: Vergil, Alfred, Lester, Opal, and Olaf L.
m.1. Lucy Brown b? d.?
c2.John M. Beard b. 5 Nov 1873 d. ? m. Jessie McCubbins b. abt 1875 d. ?
their children: Roy, Rue, and Gaynell
c3.Alva Eunice Beard b. Jan 1 1891 d. mar 1967 married:
m1.Hattie Pearl Bingham b. ? d. 1925no children
m2. Iva Posey b. Apr 3, 1907 d. July 27, 2001
children: Curtis Houbert Beard
c4.Maggie Lee Beard b. Sep 14 1886 d. Feb 6, 1969 married Edward Keltner b. Feb 12 1887 d. Jan 20 1948
children: Clarence Clyde, Cleo Patra, Clarice, Catharine, Clennon, Calvin, Arle
c5.Lottie May Beard b. Apr, 27 1878 d. ? marriedMiller?. b. ? d. ?
c6.Minnie Beard b. Sep 12 1887 d. ?married, Wendell "Wes" Skaggs b. ? d. ?
children: Grady, Jimmie, Parrie, Ethel, and Elizabeth
c7.Lou Emma Beard b. mar 24 1885 d. Jan 1 1928 married,m1. Elbert C. Keltner b. JAn 1887 d. ?children: Gracie
m2. "Alec" Alexander Burris b. Dec 10, 1887 d. mar 4 1966 children: Roy, Rue simpson, Tommy, A.Z., Unis, and Willard Taft
c8.Luther T. Beard b. 1873 d. nov 13 1876
c9.Minerva (Nervy) Beard b. Feb 12, 1877 d. mar 22, 1947 m. m1.Elmer Rodgers b. Feb 7 1886 d. ? children : Lawrence Nell Alma, and Bertha
m2. Luther Pickett b Apr. 1860 d. Nov 24 1905 children : Vivian
I have a listing of some of the marriges of the people listed, I have really been stuck on John and Jemimah, if anyone knows any info, I would greatly appreciate it, also if any other names ring a bell for you please let me know so we can share info.