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Gen William Otho Beall
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1795
Franklin County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 22, 1851
Carroll County
Georgia, USA

"General William Beall was a very early settler of Carroll County. He settled on Buck Creek, four miles north of Carrollton where he lived and died. He was a General of the Militia, a farmer and sometimes politician. He represented Carroll County in the State Senate in 1832, 1833, 1836 and 1841. He raised a large family of noble boys and good girls. In order to remember the names of all the boys and impress them on the mind, the youngest son, now Col. John B. Beall wrote and sang the names to the tune of that good old song about old Noah etc, thus: 'There was old father Noah and ten thousand more, prayed as they journeyed along. There was Otho, and August and Thomas and William and James and Noble and John'--seven in all. The girls were Mary, Martha and Millie."
Family links: 
  Fredrick Beall (1768 - 1847)
  Martha Peyton Whiting Beall (1775 - 1856)
  Nancy Farmer Chandler Beall (1797 - 1886)
  Otha Peryman Beall (1817 - 1877)*
  Augustus Chandler Beall (1819 - 1903)*
  Thomas Newton Beall (1820 - 1895)*
  William Orlando Beall (1822 - 1862)*
  James Morris Beall (1824 - 1906)*
  Amelia J. Greene (1826 - 1913)*
  Noble Newnan Beall (1829 - 1910)*
  Martha Sarah Beall Stephens (1831 - 1903)*
  John Bramblet Beall (1833 - 1917)*
  Mary Frances Beall Hardin (1836 - 1895)*
  William Otho Beall (1795 - 1851)
  Josiah Daniel Beall (1804 - 1863)*
*Calculated relationship
GEN. Wm.BEALL FEB. 20, 1795 AUG. 22, 1851
SOLDIER IN WAR OF 1812 A. A. GEN 1836-40 STATE SENATOR 1832-36,41, 45-6. "He was faithful to all obligations of life"
Beall Cemetery
Carroll County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Grannie Rhonda
Record added: Nov 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62034125

- Brenda A. Darbyshire
 Added: Mar. 7, 2015

- Sgt Ed Elstan
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