What does anyone know about Roderick Andrew Beard's wife's McCracken family?
He married Lorena Caroline "Carrie" McCrackin. I'm related to the Beard family as well as the McCrackin family.
I do know that Roderick and Carrie had J.D. Beard.
Lorena Caroline "Carrie" McCrackin was born January 24, 1884, Desoto Co., MS., d. May 30, 1920 Desoto Co., MS.
Her parents were: John Price McCrackin, b. ca. 1839 in ALA., d. before 1962, married Mary Francis Beard.
Mary Francis Beard was born ca. 1850 MS. Mary Francis Beard's parents were: John H. Beard, b. ca. 1821, prob. Fayette Co., TN. and her mother was Susan Jane Laughter, b. ca. 1825, Warren Co. NC.
Susan Jane Laughter's family lived in Fayette Co., TN for sometime. Her father was Wm. B. Laughter, b. Warren Co., NC.
I descend down from Mary Francis Beard and John Price McCrackin's son, William McCrackin, b. 2-27-1875, prob. Desoto Co., MS., d. 11-20-1911 prob. Desoto co., MS. Died from lockjaw, contracted from having a tooth pulled by a vet., married Mary Etta Cole, b. 1891, New Albany, Ms., d. 1947, Shelby Co., TN. Had: Willie "Billie" Iris McCrackin who married Herbert H. Hearne.
Here is the list of Mary Francis Beard and John Price McCrackin's children:
1. James "Jim" E. McCrackin
Born: 11-2-1868, prob. Desoto Co., MS. d. ?, married Rosie ?, Had: Lorena McCrackin
2. Penelope McCrackin
Born: 7-4-1870, prob. Desoto Co., Ms., d. 9-30-1870
3. Lucy Jane McCrackin
Born: 9-6-1872, prob. Desoto Co., MS., d.?
4. William Malcolm McCrackin (Above)
5. Walter Lee McCrackin
Born: 2-28-1877, prob. Desoto Co., MS., d. 1953, prob. Desoto co., MS. Buried at Baker's Methodist Church Cemetery, married, Willie L. ? born 1884, d. 1956
6. John Ferrell McCrackin
Born: 3-12-1880, prob. Desoto Co., MS., d. 10-14-1880
7. Thomas J. McCrackin,
Born: 6-25-1882, prob. Desoto Co., MS., d. 9-23-1887, prob. Desoto Co., MS.
8. Lorena Caroline "Carrie" McCrackin,
Born: 1-24-1884, prob. Desoto Co., Ms., d. 5-30-1920, married Roderick Andrew Beard, b. 3-4-1882, d. 8-18-1935. Had: J. D. Beard
9. Mary Etta McCrackin
Born: 3-28-1886, prob. Desoto Co., Ms., d. after 1976-80, married ____ Guy.
10. John Harvey McCrackin
Born: 1887, prob. Desoto Co., MS., d. 1962, married Sara Pleasants. Had: John Harvey McCrackin Jr., Ernest Walter McCrackin, Conway Everett McCrackin.