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BEARD GENEALOGY



Name: John Beard
Born: 31 MAR 1765 in Ireland. (Original Lists of Protestant Immigrants to SC show came from Ireland on
                                                   either the Hopewell or Lord Dunluce.  Other sources say he was born in
                                                   South Carolina or Pennsylvania.)
Married: Mary BLACKSTOCK 1 JAN 1785 in Spartanburg Co., SC
Died: 31 May 1826, Williamson County, TN

Children:

1. Nancy Beard
Born: 6 Jan 1786, S.C.
Married:  William Hays
Died:

2. Mary Beard
Born: 1 Oct 1789, S.C.
Married:
Died:

3. Thomas Beard
Born: 4 Mar 1791, S.C.
Married:
Died:

4. Kate Beard
Born: 15 Feb 1794, S.C.
Married:  Mr. Gaynes (Gyanes)
Died:

5. Moses Beard  (Executor of will of John Beard)
Born: 18 Feb 1797, Chester County, SC. (Twin to Aaron)
Married:
Died:

6. Aaron Beard
Born:  18 Feb 1797. Chester County,SC.
Married:  Kizziah "Kizzy" CARTER
    Children:
    1. Mary "Polly" Beard married William M. Boyd
    2. Jennie "Jane" Beard married Richmond Dunaway
    3. John Elbert Beard married Rebecca Ann Thornhill
    4. William W. "Billy" Beard married Elizabeth "Betsy" Rushing
    5. Syrena E. "Sreny" "Jimel" Beard married John Deer, Jr.
    6. Aaron Moses "Lem" Beard married Holly Thornhill
    7. Rhoda T. Beard  never married
    8. Arminia "Sina" Beard married Dennis Daniel Dunaway
    9. Francis Hayes "Frank" Beard
    10. Christoopher Dyas Beard
    11. Thomas Reecy Beard
    12. Louvinia "Vincie" Beard
    13. Zachariah R. "Zack" Beard
    14. Kiziah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Beard
    15. Lavista "Lou" Beard
    16. Vina/Viney C.(Una)Beard, Born:  1 Jan 1830,
           Married: John Calvin RUSHING on    13 OCT 1846. Died:  21 OCT 1886
           Children:
            1. William Aaron Rushing
            2. Nancy Kizziah Rushing
            3. Serenia L. Rushing
            4. Zachariah Calvin Rushing
            5. Cumirah Lourinia Rushing
            6. John Felder Rushing
            7. Vertis Christopher Rushing b. 16 May 1860, Tylertown, MS. d. 21 Feb 1912,Wesson, MS.
             Married 28 Oct 1880 in Wesson, MS to Janie Louise BARNES.

7. Francis Beard
Born:  4 March 1799 (9 March 1791 in SC according to lindalou32234@aol.com--This is her family line)
Married:  Margaret (Peggy) Brown 12 Aug 1811
Died:

8. Catherine "Patsy" Beard
Born:  15 Feb 1784 SC (from lindalou32234@aol.com)
Married:  Benjamin Guin  29 July 1818  (Moses Beard, Bondsman)
Died:

9. John B. Beard (Gedcom of sfoster32@hotmail.com)
Born:  ca 1805
Married:  #1 Lucy Tucker c 1825 in Williamson County, TN and #2 Nancy Hutchinson 15 Aug 1839 Williamson
                    County, TN
Died:  After 1855, Williamson County, TN

Children of John and Lucy:
        1.  Aaron P BEARD b: 26 MAR 1827
        2.  George T P BEARD b: 1830
        3.  Mary J BEARD b: 1836
        4.  Alexander C BEARD b: 1839

Children of John and Nancy:
        1.  Jacob BEARD b: 22 JUN 1840 in Williamson Co., TN
        2.  Moses BEARD b: 6 APR 1842
        3.  Rhoda Margaret BEARD b: 1844
        4.  Nancy Ann Polk BEARD b: ABT 1845
        5.  Phillip R BEARD b: ABT 1848
        6.  Rachel C BEARD b: ABT 1851
        7.  Thomas J BEARD b: ABT 1854
        8.  James Buchanan BEARD b: ABT 1857
        9.  Malinda BEARD b: ABT 1860
        10.  Julia BEARD b: ABT 1861
 

10. Bird Near Beard (info furnished by ThePlantLady@centurytel.net--this is her family line.)
Born:  ca 1807 in Tennessee
Married:  Sarah Kennedy  11 Aug 1824 Williamson County, TN  d/o William and Eliza Kennedy
Died: ?? Oct 1858 Williamson County, TN
Children:  1)Bird Near Beard, Jr. b 1825 Williamson County, TN. died about 1907.
                2)Lewis Jackson Beard born 1828 Williamson County, TN  and died 4 Jul 1906 Williamson
                County, TN. Maried Elizabeth Ann Haithcock 20 Jan 1853 in Williamson County, TN.
              3)James Willis Beard born 11 Dec 1830 and died about 1910/1920
                4)Annis Caroline Beard born 28 Jul 1831 and died 4 Nov 1926.

11. Rhoda Beard (Gedcom of jlrich37188@yahoo.com)
Born: c 1802
Married:  Lewis McGee/Magee 27 Dec 1821 (or 1 Jan 1822?)
Died:
Children: 1.  Mary MaGee b: 1822 married William Beard (b: 1822) on  26 Dec 1844
                   Children:
                   William Beard b: 1845  Married Mary Potts 15 Jul 1877
                   Rhoda Beard b: 1847
                   Mary A. Beard b      Married John J. Givens 31 Aug 1872
               2.  William MaGee b: 1828
 

12. Comfort Beard  (named in will of John Beard)
Born:
Married:  Peter Brown 11 Dec 1815  (Peter Brown and Moses Beard, bondsmen)
Died:

13. Jane Beard
Born:  1811 in Williamson Co. TN
Married:  Davis Bradford  2 Oct 1828  (Bird N. Beard was bondsman)
Died:
Children:
        1.  Jane BRADFORD born 1839 married Francis BEARD (born 31 Jul 1836 )
             on 15 Aug 1857.  Children:
                        1.  James A. BEARD birth
                        2.  Louisa B. BEARD birth
                        3.  Malina A. BEARD birth
                        4.  Aaron P. BEARD birth
                        5.  Mary F. J. BEARD birth
                        6.  Henry D. BEARD birth

        2.  John William Alexander BRADFORD born 18 Jul 1847
            Married  Sara Ann ANGLIN (born 12 Dec 1850) on 15 Jul 1866
            Child:  Matilda Jane BRADFORD born 2 Jun 1867 in Williamson Co. TN

14. James Beard
Born:  ca 1815
Married:
Died:
 


Sources:

Aaron Beard and Kizziah (Carter) Beard of South Mississippi, History and Descendants
by Janis (Pearson) Stringfield. Published 1993

Descendants of  Aaron Beard and Kizziah Carter Beard by Christopher Harold Beard

Marriages of Williamson County, TN 1804-1850, compiled by Edythe Rucker Whitley

Will of John Beard
 

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