Looking for the parents and birthdate/place of George P. Beard (b. abt 1851) of Muddycreek Twp., Butler Co., PA.According to the 1860 and 1870 U.S. census's, he was raised with the family of Thomas Garvey (local Justice of the Peace and farmer) and attended school as late as age 19, though Garvey's children did not all attend.He married Martha Cratty (b. 16 Apr 1854, daughter of James and Tamzon Cratty) about 1871 and had two children in Butler Co.: John Phlander Beard (b. 1873) and James A. Beard (b. 1874).George owned property adjacent to Thomas Garvey after being married.He moved to California until after Martha died in Butler Co. on 21 FEB 1883 where she is buried, near her parents, in Mt. Nebo Cemetary.George and the boys later moved to Washington state.