Texas Family Group Sheet for the Israel Folsom BEARD Family


Husband: Israel Folsom BEARD
Birthdate: February 15, 1807
Birthplace: North Carolina
Death date: July 30, 1879
Place of death: Hortense, Polk County, Texas
Burial: Beard Cemetery, Hortense, Polk County, Texas
Father: William BEARD
Mother: Mary FOLSOM

Marriage date: February 23, 1832
Marriage place: Leon County, Florida

Wife: Ann "Nancy" BURNEY
Birthdate: June 30, 1811
Birthplace: Georgia
Death date: September 23, 1867
Place of death: Hortense, Polk County, Texas
Burial: Beard Cemetery, Hortense, Polk County, Texas
Father: Arthur BURNEY
Mother: Sarah Catherine BLOUNT

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Mary Ann BEARD
Sex: F
Birthdate: October 28, 1833
Birthplace: Leon County, Florida
Death date: December 7, 1899
Place of death: Buffalo, Leon County, Texas
Burial: Buffalo Cemetery, Buffalo, Texas
Marriage date: January 4, 1866
Marriage place: Polk County, Texas
Spouse's name: Henry MCDANIEL

Child No. 2: John C. BEARD
Sex: M
Birthdate: Abt. 1835
Birthplace: Leon County, Florida
Death date: September 19, 1863
Place of death: The Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia
Burial: Marietta Confederate Cemetery, Marietta, Georgia
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name:

Child No. 3: Amanda Louisa BEARD
Sex: F
Birthdate: March 15, 1838
Birthplace: Leon County, Florida
Death date: November 5, 1918
Place of death: Livingston, Polk County, Texas
Burial: Center Grove Cemetery, Polk County, Texas
Marriage date: February 20, 1856
Marriage place: Leon County, Florida
Spouse's name: Robert Taylor CANON

Child No. 4: Sarah Elizabeth BEARD
Sex: F
Birthdate: June 3, 1839
Birthplace: Leon County, Florida
Death date: January 21, 1869
Place of death: Hortense, Polk County, Texas
Burial: Beard Cemetery, Hortense, Polk County, Texas
Marriage date: December 7, 1865
Marriage place: Polk County, Texas
Spouse's name: Joshua A. DAVID

Child No. 5: Nancy Jane BEARD
Sex: F
Birthdate: December 28, 1840
Birthplace: Leon County, Florida
Death date: July 21, 1916
Place of death: Gibtown, Jack County, Texas
Marriage date: June 27, 1865
Burial: Gibtown Community Cemetery, Gibtown, Texas
Marriage place: Polk County, Texas
Spouse's name: John Porter SMITH

Child No. 6: Susannah J. BEARD
Sex: F
Birthdate: Abt. 1846
Birthplace: Leon County, Florida
Death date: July 23, 1886
Place of death: Liberty County, Texas
Burial:
Marriage date: December 15, 1869
Marriage place: Polk County, Texas
Spouse's name: Charles W. COPE
 
 
Documentation:
* Polk County Courthouse, Livingston, Texas;
* Leon County, Florida courthouse;
* Federal Census Records;
* Tombstone Inscriptions;
* Family Bible of Robert and Amanda Beard Canon;
* There Were Never Such Men Before by Miss Ruth Peebles.

Notes:
* After the death of Ann "Nancy" Burney Beard in 1867, Israel F. Beard married a young widow, Mrs. Emily Jane Josey, on October 21, 1869, in Polk County. Emily was born June 19, 1836, and she died April 16, 1920, in Livingston, Texas. She is buried in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Livingston.
 

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