I believe that I also come from this line. Direct lineage is: 1.William and Naomi Bean 2.John Bean b. 18 Oct 1776 Duncan Creek, Laurens, SC. d. 1840Randolph Co, AL 3. Wiley Jackson Bean (Beene) b. Jun 1802, Burke Co, NC,married Julia Ann Crews, 27 Jul 1826 in Butts Co, GA d. 12 Sept 1855 Alicevelle, Pickens Co, AL my research shows 15 children, one of them was: 4. Wiley Hopkins Bean (Beene) b. 29 Jan 1831, Butts Co, GA d. 20 Mar 1902, Itawamba Co, MS. Married Julia Gantt 22 Dec 1853 in Coosa Chilton Co, AL. b.17 Feb 1833 in Coosa, d. 24 Jul 1880 in Mantachie, Itawamba Co, MS. He also married Charlotte Grimes, 20 Dec 1880 and Mary Roena Wood, 6 Oct 1885, both in Itawamba Co, MS. He had 15 children. 5. Lonnie Hopkins Bean (Beene) b.4 Feb1862 in Thorsby, Chilton Co, AL. d.3 Feb 1941 in Mantachie, Itawamba Co, MS. He married Georgia Ann Boren, 26 Jun 1883 in Itawamba Co, MS. They had 10 children. I have a family picture made on Lonnie's 50 birthday in 1913 with all of his children and grandchildren. I would be glad to send it to anyone interested. 6. Vernon Archie Beene (Bean), my grandfather, b. 15 Dec 1888 in Itawamba Co, MS and died 22 Oct 1955 in West Memphis, AR. He married Ada Vee Strange 27 May 1906. They had 9 children. 7. Carrie Eulane Beene, my mother, b. 26 Mar 1911. d. 24 Feb 1976 in Fulton, Itawamba Co, MS. Married David Bryant Griggs 14 July 1927 in Itwamba Co, MS and moved to Hughes, St Francis Co, in 1929. I, John Archie Griggs, was born there 17 Mar 1939. I am very confident of the information that I have since Wiley Jackson Bean, but I am not certain before that. I have quite a bit of information from Wiley Jackson to the present that I would be glad to share and would appreciate any help.