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Notes on Alexander Jacob Beene 

Alexander Jacob Beene was born around 1855 in Texas. The family moved from Itawamba County, Mississippi around this time and Jacob or "Jake" was born along the way. The family settled in Hempstead County, Arkansas. In the city of Wallaceburg, Jacob married Mary Tennessee McCormack on January 11, 1883. They are the parents of at lease three children Myrtle Laura (b. February 14, 1888), Carmella Warne (b. October 06, 1892), and Edgar Beene.

1860 Hempstead County, Arkansas Census, Red Land Township, Page: 747 Database: AR 1860 Federal Census Index
413 413 Daniel Bean 35 M Farmer 480/350 Ala
Elizabeth 30 F NC
William 8 M Miss
John 6 M Miss
Jefferson 5 M Miss
Jacob 3 M Texas
James 1 M Ark

1880 Hempstead County, Arkansas Census, Redland Township E.D 118, Image 8, Page 409D
66 65 Beene, Lemuell W M 55 Farmer AL TN NC
Lucy W F 50 Wife Keeps House NC NC NC
Jacob W M 23 Son Farmer TX AL NC
Mary W F 18 Daughter AR AL NC
Sallie W F 16 Daughter AR AL NC
Henry W M 14 Son AR AL NC
Thomas W M 11 Son AR AL NC
Edward W M 7 Son AR AL NC
Johnson, Henry B M 18 Servant AR AR AR
Harris, Philip B M 13 Farm Labor
66 66 Bean, William W M 29 Farmer MS AL NC
Emma W F 27 Wife AT NC AL
Elizabeth W F 2 Daughter AR MS AR
Walter W M 1 Son AR MS AR
McGill, Jefferson B M ?? Labor
McGill, Wilmaz B M ?? Labor

The Bean Tree, Robert Bean and Martha Womack and their Descendants 1764-1985, copyright 1986 by Estalee Beane Rankin, first printing March 1986, published in USA by Madaloni Press, a Division of M.A. Publishing Syndicate, 1 South Lawrence Street, Mobile, Alabama 36602

Lemuel Daniel Beene born 18 May 1825 in Alabama - died 14 January 1897 in Hempstead County, Arkansas married Lucy Ann Elizabeth Harris on 24 January 1850 in Itawamba County, Mississippi. She was born on 24 January 1830 in North Carolina and died 21 November 1902 in Hempstead County, Arkansas. Lemuel and Lucy had eleven children:
William Obadiah Beene, b. 7 April 1851 in Mississippi - d. 10 January 1892
John Anderson Beene, b. 17 August 1852 in Mississippi - d. 29 January 1875
Jefferson Davis Beene, b. 25 July 1853 in Mississippi - d. 1 November 1871
Jacob Beene, b. 1855 in Texas - d. 20 August 1893
James Robert Beene, b. 1857 in Arkansas - d. 1857-1873
Mary M. Beene, b. 23 April 1861 in Arkansas - d. 14 October 1895
Sallie Russell Beene, b. 29 April 1863 in Arkansas - d. 4 January 1890
Henry Lee Beene, b. 3 December 1866 in Arkansas - d. 29 July 1897
Thomas Beene, b. 1868 in Arkansas - d. 15 August 1887
Edward Charles Beene, b. 7 November 1872 in Arkansas - d. 25 December 1928