Robert Beard b. ab. 1776, had sons Robert II, Joseph, James and John Beard.Roebert Beard II was b. 19Apr1796 in York Co; d. 05Jun1854.He married Magdalena Marks b. 17Mar1804; d. 18Mar1872...they had 13 children: William, John, Elizabeth m. Moses Witmer, Sarah m. Uriah Free, Robert III, Harry m. Hannah Overholtzer, Albert, Stephen, Edward m. Catharine Keefer, Carrie m. Jesse Seal, Maggie m.Emanuel Witmer, and Mary m. George Noll.Robert Beard III was born near Hanover, York Co., PA, moved to Dauphin County, PA;he married on 28Feb1855to Lavena Noll b. 11Nov1832; d. 03Nov1882, daughter of George and Elizabeth Kramer Noll of Upper Paxton Township, Dauphin County, PA; they had five known children: Oliver Franklin b. 10Nov1856 married Annie Bernheisel, Perry County, and they had Florence, Mabel, and Ralph Beard;John Milton Beard b. 06Nov1858 m. Ida Wert 1865-1949 and they had: Albert, Clarence, Walter, Norman, and Annie Beard; Charles F. b. 12Oct1862 m. Clara Longabach; George Christian b. 21Apr1866 m. Clara V. O'Neil and they had one child, Guy Beard; Sara Emma Beard b. 16Apr1869. Anyone connect to any of these Beard's??