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
1782 • Roster of SC Patriots in the American Revolution
1800 United States Federal Census William S. Beam lived in Fairfield, South Carolina, in 1800. 
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.
Thank you to Gwen Edwards for assisting in sourcing this Biography.
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