I am looking for any information to fill in the gaps. William Beard born July 1760 died 6-4-1847 havecourts records Married Margaret Blackstockhave copies of old letters, of her grandson stating that this William married his grandmother and was in the battle of Blackstock.
William had one brother that lived in Alabama in the 1830's Were is wife died and William move to Tennessee and live with a Brother Robert and he also named is another brother Francis both of Tennessee.
I know of one son of William and Margaret. James A. Beard born 12-8-1780 in South Carolina died 6-8-1854 in Georgia.
I have copiies of Affidavit of James A. Beard in the Lumpkins County, Ga. Were it states that he is the son of William and he is the only living child of William Beard up to the time of his death.
James Beard married Susanna Barton they had five children Male unknown Female unknown
James A. Jr born about 1815 in South Carolina died 9-17-1854. 1850 census Gilmer County , Georgia listed as a Baptist Clergy. three children Elizabeth A., Martha , James
Lewis Barton Beard married Martha Gurley my family have infromation on them William E. Beard
James A. was living in Union and Cherokee counties also. Hope that someone will be albe to connect. Glenda