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Nimrod Bearden
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Birth: Dec. 19, 1813
South Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 1881
Ridgeway
Hopkins County
Texas, USA

Nimrod Bearden, the son of Eli M. Bearden (1777-1831) and Nancy Louisa Wynn (1789-1859. Nimrods parents are buried in The Old Flat Creek Cemetery- Flat Creek, Bedford Co., TN. Nimrod's grandfather John W.Bearden Jr. born 11 Mar 1744 Spotsylvania Co., Virgina Died May 1836 Flat Creek (Bedford County), Tennessee. Buried in the Old Flat Creek Cemetery. John W. Bearden Jr. was in the Revolutionary War. Nimrods grandmother was Nancy Langston Bearden..
Many of the Bearden men married women who's names were Nancy. It becomes difficult at times keeping them separated.

Nimrod and Nancy Married 17 July 1832 in Tennessee. The parents of 10 children. When
Nimrod's father died he did not leave a will, he died intestate, Bedford Co., Tennessee.
Nimrod and and his wife Nancy migrated to Texas about 1849-1855. It was between the birth of their son Christopher Pinkey born 1848 and daughter Mary E. born 1856.
In 1860 he was a resident of Hunt County, Texas Shiloh Post Office. And 1870 census he was a resident of Hopkins Co., Texas - Bright Star Post Office. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Eli M Bearden (1785 - 1831)
  Nancy Wynn Langston Bearden (1789 - 1859)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy W. Claunch Bearden (1814 - 1886)
 
 Children:
  Eli Franklin Bearden (1835 - 1914)*
  John J Bearden (1842 - 1922)*
  Mary Elizabeth Bearden Young (1856 - 1942)*
 
 Siblings:
  Willis Bearden (1810 - 1892)*
  Manerva Bearden Hix (1812 - 1895)*
  Nimrod Bearden (1813 - 1881)
  James Allan Bearden (1825 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
NIMROD BEARDEN Born 19 Dec 1813-Died 13 Dec 1881
Tomb Stone Inscription:
What to us is life without Thee,
Darkness and Despair Aulone,
When with sighs we seek to find Thee,
This Tomb Proclaims that thou art gone.
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Ridgeway
Hopkins County
Texas, USA
Plot:
 
Maintained by: James Poole
Originally Created by: B. Darrow
Record added: Jun 22, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14677351
Nimrod Bearden
Added by: B. Darrow
 
 
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Not doubt, you are one of the reasons for my being a Christian today. Though I never met you, your faith enabled me to be a preacher of the Gospel for over 30 years. My family (parents, grandparents) were also Christians. Thank you.
- Philip Davis
 Added: Mar. 11, 2016

- Pat Scherzinger
 Added: Feb. 12, 2016
Another new year, 2015. The world is very different now from when you walked on the earth. More prayers are needed as we cling to our abiding faith in Jesus Christ. Praying those that have gone for us will give us an example of the way Christ wants his...(Read more)
- James Poole
 Added: Jan. 2, 2015
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