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John W. Beard (1839 - 1873)

John W. Beard
Born in Yorkville, York, South Carolina, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 17 May 1868 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Calvert, Robertson, Texas, United Statesmap
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John was born in 1839. He is the son of Adrian W. Beard and Martha M. Smith. [1] John married [[Fuller-1 | Margaret D. Fuller]. He fought for the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War. John died 1873 in a Yellow Fever outbreak leaving a widow and three children. One child died soon after he did, family tale is he died of a broken heart. John is buried beside the Church of the Epiphany in Calvert, Texas. [2]


  1. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), John W Beard in household of Adrian W Beard, York county, York, South Carolina, United States; citing family 3, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 14 December 2018), memorial page for John W. Beard (17 May 1839–28 Oct 1873), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6207526, citing Episcopal Church of the Epiphany Cemetery, Calvert, Robertson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by janemcash (contributor 46778944) .

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