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19. Beacham R. WISHARD was born in 1808 in Fleming County, Kentucky.13 He died after 1870 at the age of 62 in Jasper County, Illinois.13

1850 Census. Island Grove, Jasper, Co, IL, Hh 289
Beacham Wishard, 42, b. KY
Mary 43, b. KY
Delilah 20. Wm. 17. John 15. Catherine 11. All b. Indiana
Silas 23, b. KY [younger brother]

1860 Census. Union, Jasper, IL, Hh 76
B. Wishart, 49, b. KY
Catherine 22. Delila, 29. William, 28. All b. Indiana
Hh 75
John M. Wishart, 26., b. IN
Esther Jane 22., b. PA
John Steinburg, 30. Maria Steinburg, 45. Farm hand. Born Ohio

Married Susannah Harper, 1867 - she brought several Harper children to the marriage - the father perhaps William Harper. In 1770 the children were not listed with a separate surname. Her maiden name may have been Badgley. She may also have been married to Edmond Hooker.
1870 Census. Grove, Jasper, IL, Hh 174
Beacham Wishard, 62, b. KY
Susannah, 46, b. IN
Mary 16. William 13. Nancy 11. Born in IN
Elisabeth 7. James 4. Both born IL
Louisa Butterfield, age 56, b. IL

Beacham R. WISHARD and Mary "Polly" BURKE were married on 24 September 1829 in Fleming County, Kentucky.13 Mary "Polly" BURKE was born in 1807 in Mason County, Kentucky.13

Beacham R. WISHARD and Mary "Polly" BURKE had the following children:

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i.

Delilah WISHARD was born in 1830 in Illinois.

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ii.

William WISHARD.

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iii.

John M. WISHARD.

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iv.

Catherine WISHARD was born in 1839 in Illinois.

Beacham R. WISHARD and Susannah HARPER were married on 21 March 1867 in Newton, Jasper County, Illinois.72 Susannah HARPER was born on 18 March 1824 in Indiana.13,32 She died on 1 December 1900 at the age of 76 in Jasper County, Illinois.32