Facts and Events
Edward Beard was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
From Chalkley's Augusta County, Virginia Court Records:
& page 52 - - 13th January, 1806. Edward Beard's will - - To son, William; son, Charles; son, Samuel; son, John; to daughter, Elizabeth Craige (of Kentucky); daughter, Mary Henderson (of Kentucky); grandson, James Beard, son to son William; son Charles (of Rockingham). Executor, son William. Teste: James Rankin, Thos. Givens, John Wade, Alex. Gardner. Proved, 23rd June, 1806. Executor qualified.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records: