Wm. Beard

William Beard

Full Name: William Beard
Date of birth: March 30, 1843
Date of death: July 6, 1917

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 6 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Henderson / Rusk   Rusk

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House District 6
Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887
Legislatures: 19th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Henderson / Rusk
Counties in district: Rusk

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Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Company B, Morgan's Battalion, Parson's Brigade, Cavalry branch, according to soldier's application. William Beard of Henderson, Rusk County, born about 1843 in Tennessee, death date 7/6/1917. Includes death notice for William Beard of Marshall, Texas, and note on application for mortuary warrant, both from his son P.O. Beard of Marshall. Pension File No. 27629, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Served in the Civil War under Generals A.S. Johnston and Taylor. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - Wm. Beard, Rusk County, age 57, born March 1843 in Tennessee, farmer, wife Catherine.
    Census of 1910 - William Beard, Rusk County, age 67, born circa 1843 in Texas, widowed. FamilySearch. 1900 1910
  • Wm. Beard, birth date 3/30/1843, death date 7/6/1917, burial in Turner-Wasson Cemetery, Henderson, Rusk County, with wife Catherine E. Beard. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, 7/6/1917, p. 2; and memorial resolution of the Harrison County Bar Association, 7/13/1917, p. 3. William Beard, father of Judge P.O. Beard of Marshall. Marshall Messenger.
  • Death notice, Gilmer Daily Mirror, 7/11/1917, p. 4. William Beard, formerly lived in Rusk County, father of Judge P.O. Beard. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


  • Photograph. Wm. Beard, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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19th R.S. - 1885
Constitutional Amendments  
Judicial Districts  
Private Land Claims  
Public Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Affairs  

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