My Beard's are from SC, MS, and Tx. James B. Beard born 1807 SC. married Jane Moody, born about 1810 SC. They had three children in SC, James Riley, Elizabeth, and Fletcher. They moved to Oktibbeha Co., MS. and had two other children, John Wesley, and Ianthe. James B. died in MS. and his wife, Amanda T. Christopher-Beard and their children went to TX. about 1882/84. They settled in the Bell Co., Lee Co. areas. Does anyone have anything that matches? Please e-mail me. Thank you.