Our Beard family, any possible connection?
We have 2 William Beards.....
William H. Beardson of George Beard and Matilda Neal was born Abt. 1812 in Murry Co., Tenn., and died in Marion County, Illinois.He married Cecelia Edwards April 09, 1836 in Williamson Co., TN.She was born 1811 in TN.
Children of William & Cecelia Beard are:
1) Sarah Beard.
2) Ann Beard, born 1837 in TN.
3) Elizah H. Beard, born February 18, 1837 inMaury Co., Tenn.; died June 02, 1920 inOmega Twp., Marion Co., IL
4) George Henderson Beard, born 1838 in TN.He married Martha E. Coleman July 20,1859 in Marion Co., IL; born 1844.
5) Andrew J. Beard, born 1841 in TN; diedMarch 30, 1913 in Salem, Marion Co., IL 6) Rebecca Beard, born 1843 in TN.
7) William Lucius Beard, born January 1846 inIL.
William Lucius Beard was born February 13, 1844 in Wayne Co.,IL. d. March 29, 1914 in Xenia, Clay Co., IL.
He married Mary Ann Tate March 07, 1866 in Marion County, IL.She was born August 24, 1846 in Marion County, Illinois, and died May 18, 1929 in Xenia, Clay Co., IL.
Children of William Beard & Mary Tate are:
1)Laura A. Beard, born December 20, 1866 inMarion County, IL; died December 14,1945 in Michigan.
2) Idella G. Beard, born March 24, 1869 inMO; died September 14, 1897 in Xenia,Marion County, IL.
3) Nora Nevada Beard, born March 03, 1871 inClay or Marion Co., IL; died
November 10, 1942 in Xenia, Clay Co.,IL.
4) Marshall L. Beard, born January 03, 1874in Omega Twp., Marion Co., Ill.; diedFebruary 14, 1960 in St. Louis, St. LouisCo., MO.
5) Sherman Pearly Beard, born November 03,1887 in Clay, Co., IL.
He m.Anna Lender October 25, 1906 inOmega Twp., Marion Co., IL.
6) Morris Harrison Beard, born November 26,1888 in Songer Twp., Clay Co., Illinois;died December 1963 in Illinois.
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