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Alexander Christopher "Alex/Chrissie" Beard
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Birth: Aug., 1883
Green County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 1925
Green County
Kentucky, USA

He went by "Chrissie" in some records.

Parents: William W. "Buck" & Nancy E. Anglie Beard.


The 1900 U.S. Census for Exie, Gresham Precincts, Green Co., KY finds Alex, his father and siblings:
William Beard, 39 yrs, b. Feb. 1861, KY; farmer
Martha Beard, daughter, 18 yrs, b. July 1881 KY
Alex C Beard, 17 yrs, b. Aug. 1882 KY
William W Beard, 16 yrs, b. Feb. 1884 KY
Thomas C. Beard, 14 yrs, b. May 1886 KY
Loula M. Beard, 12 yrs, b. Nov. 1887 KY
Minnie P Beard, 7 yrs, b. May 1893 KY
Cora B Beard, 4 yrs, b. Feb. 1896

Chrissie Beard m. Millie Bass 15 June 1904 Green Co.,​ Kentucky. Chrissie is 21 and Millie is 17.

The 1910 U.S. Census for Green Co. finds Alex's father and his family:
William W Beard M 49y
Child Martha Beard F 26y
Child William Beard M 22y
Child Cora Beard F 14y
Child Edward Beard M 6y

A little confusion here. Edward was b. 1904. William W. is a widower. All the others are single. Whose child IS Edward?


The 1910 U.S. Census for Green Co., KY finds Alex and his family:
Alexander C Beard M 24y
Willie J Beard F 22y
Child Dee Beard M 4y
Child Lee B Beard F 2y
Child Bettie W Beard F 1y 1m

Bettie W. must be Bettie Walta.


The 1920 U.S. Census for Green Co., KY lists Chrissie and his family:
Schrissie Beard M 37y
Willie J Beard F 33y
Child Dee Beard F 15y
Child Lee B Beard F 14y
Child Walta Beard F 10y
Child Opal Beard M 8y
Child Norwood Beard M 2y9m

Alex passed away before the 1930 census. The 1930 U.S. Census for Dist. 4, Green Co., KY shows "Millie" instead of "Willie":
Millie Beard F 44
Dee Beard F 24
Opel Beard M 19
Bruce Beard M 12
Norwood Beard M 9
Paul Beard M 7
Ovie Beard M 5

There was another child born in 1920, after the census was taken. He died in 1994:

Mr. Boyce T. "Gitney" Beard, son of the late Mr. Christopher Beard and Mrs. Willie Bass Beard, was born 30 Sept 1920 in Green Co and departed this life on Tues 27 Sept 1994 at the Nortons Hospital in Louisville [KY]. He was 73 years, 11 months and 28 days of age.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Liletown United Methodist Church. He was a veteran of WWII, where he served in the US Army. He was also a retired civil service employee, where he worked as a mechanic for the motor pool.

He united in marriage to Miss Ruth Geneva Neagle on 29 Nov. 1947 who survives.

He is also survived by 1 brother and 1 sister: Johnny Beard and Dee Beard, both of Greensburg; several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral services for Mr. Boyce T. "Gitney" Beard, were conducted at 1 pm Fri 30 Sept at the Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home with burial in the Liletown Cem. Rev. Raul Mills officiated. Full Military honors were conducted at the cem. by the Taylor Co Chapter #70 of the DAV. Active pallbearers were Charles Carter, Bendal Bagby, Bobby Joe Beard, Keith Jeffries, Curtis Jeffries and Phillip Thompson. Honorary pallbearers were Doodle Lile, Payton Loy, Billy Wright, Terry Neagle, Joe E. Groggett, Michael Beard and Tommy Vanarsdale.

(Obit published in the "Greensburg Record Herald".)
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Millie J. Bass Beard (1886 - 1932)*
 
 Children:
  Dee Beard (1905 - 2000)*
  Lee Brown Beard Jeffries (1906 - 1988)*
  Opal Clayton Beard (1911 - 1986)*
  Ella Beard (1913 - 1915)*
  Lemuel Beard (1916 - 1918)*
  Norwood C. Beard (1918 - 1993)*
  Boyce T. Beard (1920 - 1994)*
  Paul Beard (1923 - 1931)*
  Orville S. Beard (1925 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sandidge Cemetery
Green County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Row 3
 
Created by: J.D. Larimore
Record added: Jan 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83568319
 

Rest in Peace
- J.D. Larimore
 Added: Nov. 16, 2012
 
 
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