Person:Edward Beard (3)

Edward Beard
  • HEdward Beard1716 - 1806
  • WMary Bell1726 - 1805
m. ABT 1751
  1. Elizabeth Beard1752-1763 - 1770-1865
  2. Mary Beard1754-1770 -
  3. William Beard1754-1767 -
  4. Charles Beard1754-1767 -
  5. David Beard1754-1767 -
  6. Samuel Beard1762 -
Facts and Events
Name Edward Beard
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1716 Ireland/Scotland
Marriage ABT 1751 Augusta County, Virginiato Mary Bell
Marriage Contract 15 APR 1751 Augusta County, Virginiato Mary Bell
Death[1] 27 APR 1806 Augusta County, Virginia

Edward Beard was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Will Abstract

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:

  • Vol. 1 - MAY, 1753. - Square and Compass vs. Pill and Bolus.--(Really Edward Beard against John Flood.)
  • Volume I, AUGUSTA COUNTY COURT RECORDS., ORDER BOOK No. XV, AUGUST 23, 1773 - (197) Charles and David Beard, sons of Edward Beard, who fails to bring them up in a Christianlike manner, to be bound to James Allen, Jr., to learn trade of carpenter and wheelwright.
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