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Emma Bridwell Beard
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Birth: May 20, 1855
Westlake
Calcasieu Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Dec. 19, 1932
Claiborne Parish
Louisiana, USA

Emma Birdwell was born 20 May 1855 in Westlake, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, the sixth of fifteen children born to Elizabeth Jane Satterwhite b 1830 d 1914 and Wesley Birdwell b 1824 d 1900.

Emma's siblings are:
- Thomas Johnson b 19 Jul 1947 d 14 Jan 1923, about 1864 married Mary Jane "Jenny" Jordan, daughter of Demarius Reed and William Jordan. They had 9 children: Wiley J. b 1865 d 1956, Rosa Lee b 1867 d 1952, Walter Fairfield b 1871 d 1960, Carrie b 1875 d 1957, Noah Lafayette b 1878 d 1958, Manche b 1882 d 1913, and Barney Gladney b 1885 d 1970.
- James Monroe b 1849 d 1867, age 18 years.
- Albert stillborn 1850
- Augustus Cornelius b 1852 d 1934, age 82
- Mary Pharalia b 1854 d 1944, age 90
- Martha Ann Elizabeth b 1857 d 1904 during a "Bush Arbor" Church service, was buried in a field near where the service was being held. Her sister, Emma, married Pleasant Waymen the brother of her husband, Lewis W. Beard b 04 Apr 1849 d 19 Nov 1924. They had 12 children: Nettie b 1871 d 1888, age 17, Stella b 1874 d 1961, age 61, Jessie b 1878 d 1894 he was age 16, E.V. b 1880 d 1960, age 80, F.A. b 1884 d 1965, age 81, Anna Bertha Clare b 1887 d 1918, age 31, and Alice Cary b 1890 d 1891 age 12 months.
- William Wesley b 1858 d 1946, age 88
- Georgia Ann b 1860 d 1930, age 70
- Jane Victoria b 1863 d 1937, age 74
- Lucillious Panola b 1864 d 1933, age 69
- Henry Fulton b 1866 d 1939, age 81
- Lula Mae b 1868 d 1939, age 71
- Edna Louvisey b 1870 d 1960, age 80
- Willie Ophelia b 1872 d 1938, age 66

In 1873, Emma married Pleasant Wayman (spelling on his tombstone is Waymen) b 06 Sep 1857 d 11 Apr 1931. They had 3 sons and 1 daughter: Wayman W b 1874, Jasper N b 1880, Rufus b 1882, and Vida b 1893.

Emma died 19 Dec 1932 in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana just 1 year and 8 months after Pleasant Rufus' death. Together they led a full life raising their 4 children.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Wesley Bridwell (1824 - 1900)
  Elizabeth Jane Satterwhite Bridwell (1830 - 1914)
 
 Spouse:
  Pleasant Waymen Beard (1857 - 1931)
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Johnson Bridwell (1847 - 1923)*
  James Monroe Bridwell (1849 - 1867)*
  Albert Bridwell (1850 - 1850)*
  Augustus Cornelius Bridwell (1852 - 1934)*
  Mary Pharalia Bridwell Kilpatrick (1854 - 1944)*
  Emma Bridwell Beard (1855 - 1932)
  Martha Ann Elizabeth Bridwell Beard (1857 - 1904)*
  William Wesley Bridwell (1858 - 1946)*
  Georgia Ann Bridwell Lee (1860 - 1930)*
  Jane Victoria Bridwell Kilpatrick (1863 - 1937)*
  Lucilious Panola Bridwell (1864 - 1933)*
  Henry Fulton Bridwell (1866 - 1947)*
  Lula Mae Bridwell Tarpley (1868 - 1939)*
  Edna Louvisey Bridwell Bonner (1870 - 1950)*
  Willie Ophelia Bridwell Holland (1872 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Mariah Methodist Church Cemetery
Arcadia
Bienville Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Susan Bruffey Lehman
Originally Created by: Dee Dubya
Record added: Nov 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100514095
Emma Bridwell Beard
Added by: Dee Dubya
 
 
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