Published June 11, 1945 Cortland Standard, pg. 2 a New York newspaper
LAST RITES TUESDAY FOR B. J. BEARD OF TRUXTON
Services will be held Tuesday afternon at 2 at his home in Truxton for Benjamin J. Beard, 77, who died Friday in Cortlandville.Rev. Leonard P. Hackney, pastor of the Truxton Methodist Church will officiate, and burial will be in Truxton Cemetery.
Mr. Beard was born in Abersychan, Wales, July 7, 1867, the son of George B. and Emma Ashman Beard.He had been a resident of Truxton for 50 years, and was a former caretaker of Truxton Cemetery.
Surviving are two sister-in-law, Mrs. Addie Beard and Mrs. Elizabeth Beard, and several nieces and nephews.
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Questons:Does anyone know who this Mrs. Elizabeth Beard's husband is mentioned in obit?Is she the wife of Giles, or perhaps another brother?Buried in the same BEARD lot at Truxton Village Cemetery, NY, is Fern Elizabeth BEARD died 21 May, 1923, wife of George C. Beard.Now I'm realy confused. Can anyone help to untangle this root....Mrs. Elizabeth BEARD vs Fern Elizabeth BEARD?Are they different people?
Also does anyone know the date & place of marriage for Addie L. Beard & George Beard Jr.?Or George Jr's date of birth?