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James Nelson Beard
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Birth: May 16, 1846
Death: Nov. 7, 1911
Nettleton
Craighead County
Arkansas, USA

Beard, J. N.;
Co. A-1st Arkamsas Cavalry-CSA-Confederate Pensioner; he applied:1910, St. Francis Co.

Birth: 1846
Death: 1911
Nettleton
Craighead County
Arkansas, USA

James Nelson, I have some additional information. I have a list of James' Civil War unit soldier's roster sent to his son--my Grandfather (Abner Beard II)-- in January, 1922. The list was compiled by James M. Hall, one of James fellow soldiers. I have attached copy of the list, but it shows them to have served in the 2nd Arkansas Cavalry (Col. Arch Dobbins, Commanding), Walkers Brigade, Co. "B" under Capt. Rufus D. Anderson. In addition. James Nelson (b. May 16, 1846 in Alabama) was visiting another daughter, Nora Dean in Monette, Ark. where she lived when he died on Nov. 7, 1911. Nora was transporting the body back to Palestine for burial on the train when she was stopped in Nettleton, Ark. Authorities would not let the body continue on the train because it was not embalmed. Nora had to bury him in Nettleton.

Edward Beard April 19,2010 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Abner Hamilton Beard (1814 - 1872)
  Syrena (Cyrena) F. Howell Beard (1823 - 1846)
 
 Spouses:
  Mattie Simpson Beard (1856 - 1902)
  Martha Beard (1850 - 1886)
 
 Children:
  Minnie Lou Beard Wood (1892 - 1962)*
 
 Siblings:
  Levi Spinks Beard (1844 - 1862)*
  James Nelson Beard (1846 - 1911)
  Ethel Beard Robertson (1864 - 1932)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
 
Maintained by: Ed Beard
Originally Created by: Paul V. Isbell
Record added: Feb 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48385506
James Nelson Beard
Added by: Ed Beard
 
 
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