Sorry but I don't have any thing else on the John BEARD I mentioned.A.M. BEARD is the only child of this Samuel BEARD's line that I have found descendents for.I do have another Samuel BEARD, uncle to the Samuel that I first wrote about.The second Samuel, b. about 1750, s/o Adam & Elizabeth BEARD, Sr., md. Mary MITCHELL in 1778 in Bedford Co., VA.He died in Oct 1814 and his wife Mary d. in Jan 1840 in Bedford Co., VA.Their children were; 1)son, b & d 26 Sep 1779. 2)James Harvey, b. 7 Sep 1780. 3)Betsy, b. 22 Jun 1782. 4)Robert Mitchell, b. Jul 1784. 5)Nancy, b. 24 Jul 1786. 6)daughter, b & d 9 Mar 1789. All these births took place in Bedford Co., VA.I would love to hear from anybody who thinks they have a connection for me.