How could John Mason Beard be born when his mother was nine years old?

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by Dale Byers G2G Astronaut (1.3m points)
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Estimated birth year in 1870 for John M Beard is 1815-1816.

John M Beard

United States Census, 1870

Name John M Beard
Event Type Census
Event Year 1870
Event Place Illinois, United States
Gender Male
Age 54
Race White
Race (Original) W
Birth Year (Estimated) 1815-1816
Birthplace Tennessee
Page Number 7

HOUSEHOLD

ROLE

GENDER

AGE

BIRTHPLACE

John M Beard   M 54 Tennessee
Emily Beard   F 47 Tennessee
Andrew Beard   M 20 Illinois
Hugh Beard   M 18 Illinois
Mary E Beard   F 16 Illinois
James F Beard   M 13 Illinois
Adaline Beard   F 10 Illinois
Herschel Beard   F 8 Illinois
Edward Beard   M 3 Illinois

CITING THIS RECORD

"United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6HC-K9J : accessed 19 April 2016), John M Beard, Illinois, United States; citing p. 7, family 46, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,752.

by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.1m points)
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**Looks like it could also be a question of middle name now... but the wife and children look about the same  . Was Emily, or the wife's last name or maiden name Butt????  There was no spouse on profile..

John William Beard

 in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current 

Name: John William Beard
Birth Date: 11 Dec 1816
Birth Place: Maury County, Tennessee, USA
Death Date: 9 Jun 1883
Death Place: Omega, Marion County, Illinois,USA
Cemetery: Shadden Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Marion County, Illinois, USA
Has Bio?: Y
Spouse: Emily D. Beard
Children:
Edward Lee Beard 
John (James) M Beard 
William Lucius Beard 
James Franklin Beard 
George T Beard 

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=96695119&ref=acom

 

 

1870 United States Federal CensusCENSUS & VOTER LISTSView Image
NAME:  John W Beard
BIRTH:  abt 1816 - Tennessee
RESIDENCE:  1870 - city, Marion, Illinois, United States
RESIDENCE:  city, Marion, Illinois

 

1880 United States Federal Census

Census & Voter Lists

Name John Beard
Birth Tennessee abt 1817
  1880 - Residence: Omega, Marion, Illinois - Age: 63
 
Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002MARRIAGE & DIVORCEView Image
NAME:  John Beard
SPOUSE:  Emily D Butt
MARRIAGE:  3 Oct 1838- Maury

 

 

 Web: Illinois, Select Deaths Index, 1877-1916

Birth, Marriage & Death

Name John Beard
Birth 1817
Death 9 Jun 1883 - Omega, Marion, Illinois - Age: 66 Yr
by Dorothy Barry G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
edited by Dorothy Barry

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