Seeking any info on the following: Levi Beard, born ca 1823 in VA and married Margaret Shue Oct. 1 1845 in Augusta Co.In 1850, they are in Augusta Co.In 1860, they are in Rockingham Co.In 1870, they are in Albemarle Co.Levi died in 1878, in Ashland, Boyd Co., KY.He served in the 3rd Battalion Valley Reserves, VA. I suspect he was a brother of Noah Beard, b. ca 1821, who married Mary Stover in Augusta Co. VA.
Known children are: Mary Elizabeth Jane Beard - b. 1846 Amanda Beard - b. ca 1848 Sarah Beard - b. ca 1848 (may be same person as Amanda) James F. Beard - b. ca 1849 John A. Beard - b. ca 1851 William M. Beard - b. ca 1854 Joseph W. Beard - b. ca 1858 Margaret Alice Beard - b. 1860 Nannie Ann Beard - b. ca 1862 Luther W. Beard - b. ca 1866
Some of these children ended up in Boyd Co., KY and Greenbrier Co. WV.