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William S Beam (1756 - 1838)

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William S Beam
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William S. Beam was born in 1756 in South Carolina, his father, Albert, was 23 and his mother, Sarah, was 16. He married Dorcas Mobley in 1786. They had five children in 23 years. He died on July 24, 1838, having lived a long life of 82 years.

William S. Beam married Dorcas Mobley in 1786 when he was 30 years old.

Military William S. Beam served in the military in 1782 when he was 26 years old.

Served i;n Little River Reg. (Rangers) under Capt. James Dillard, Col. Casey & Gen. Pickens[1]

1782 • Roster of SC Patriots in the American Revolution

1800 United States Federal Census William S. Beam lived in Fairfield, South Carolina, in 1800. [2]

His wife Dorcas passed away in September 1816 at the age of 49. They had been married 30 years.

William S. Beam died on July 24, 1838, when he was 82 years old.


  1. Roster of South Carolina Patriots in the American Revolution. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994.
  2. Year: 1800; Census Place: Fairfield, South Carolina; Series: M32; Roll: 47; Page: 200A; Image: 387; Family History Library Film: 181422


Thank you to Gwen Edwards for assisting in sourcing this Biography.

  • Thank you to James Markus Küntzer for creating WikiTree profile Beam-318 through the import of 03 06 2013.ged on Jun 3, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by James Markus and others.

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