James Madison Beckett born abt 1828 in Putnam County, VA died 3 Aug 1897 in Charleston, Kanawaha Co, Wv and was buried in Beckett Cemetery, Chareston, Kanawaha Co, WV. He married (wife #2) Rachel Dorman Gibson 12 Aug 1857. She was born 1833 in Greenbrier Co, Va. Rachel died 10 Aug 1904 in Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, and was bulried in Beckett Cemetery, Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV.
They had 12 children:
Robert H Beckett, born 16 May 1858 died 17 Jul 1902. Ida Frances Beckett born 1 Jan 1860 in KY, died 1900 in Cabell Co, WV. Alice Henrietta Beckett, born 16 Dec 1861 in VA. She married George Franklin Price 5 Jul 1875 in Cabell Co, WV. He was born about 1850 . Alice died 10 Aug 1914 in Cabell, Co, Va. Ellen Eliza Beckett, born 4 Apr 1864 in Big Hurricane, Ky.she married John Colin Griffith 24 Dec 1892. He was born 8 Aug 1864. Ellen died 15 Sep 1943 in Charleston, WV. Laura Belle Beckett born Mar 1866 in WV, died Nov 1937 in Cabell Co, WV. Charles Wilkerson Beckett, born 23 Nov 1867, died 1947. Samuel S Beckett born 11 Dec 1869 in Cabell Co, WV. James Edward Beckett was born 28 Mar 1871 in Cabell County,WV, died 15 May 1949 in Cabell County, WV and was buried in Woodmere Cemetery in Huntington, Cabell County, WV. He was a stone mason. John William Beckett, born 5 May 1873 in WV. Ufa Mae Blanch Beckett, born 19 Jul 1875 in WV. Susan Kate Beckett, born 28 Apr 1877 in Cabell Co, WV, died 6 Jul 1953 in Cabell Co, WV. David Yancy Beckett, born 3 Jan 1879 in Cabell Co, WV, died 1970 in CA.