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John Teeter Beam (abt. 1732 - 1807)

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John Teeter Beam
Born about in Hamburg, Germanymap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married in North Carolinamap
Husband of — married about [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Lincoln County, North Carolinamap
Beam-117 created 29 May 2011 | Last modified | Last edit: 6 May 2017
06:59: Janne (Shoults) Gorman edited the Preferred Name for John Beam. [Thank Janne for this]
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He is believed to have served in the Revolutionary War.[1]

He can be found in the 1800 Census living in Lincoln County, North Carolina with 3 boys and 2 girls under 10, 2 boys and a girl from 10-15, 2 young men aged 16-25, and presumably himself and his wife both over 45.[2]

He is buried at New Prospect Baptist Church in Cleveland County, NC.[3]


  1. National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Patriot Index- Centennial Edition, Washington: NSDAR, 1990, 3 vols.
  2. Original data: Second Census of the United States, 1800. NARA microfilm publication M32 (52 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. Year: 1800; Census Place: Lincoln, North Carolina; Series: M32; Roll: 29; Page: 898; Image: 447; Family History Library Film: 337905
  3. W. D. Floyd, transcriber, "New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery, Cleveland County, North Carolina,", surveyed 27 March 1998.

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On 25 Mar 2017 at 20:15 GMT Anna (Wilkening) Blake wrote:

Beam-117 and Beam-496 appear to represent the same person because: Birth, death, location, and spouse are the same. Each appears to be missing a child or two.

On 25 Jul 2014 at 13:40 GMT Cynthia (Billups) B wrote:

Beam-158 and Beam-117 appear to represent the same person because: same name, birth date and place, same marriage

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