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Henry Fred Beard
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1876
Economy
Wayne County
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 1961
Parksville
British Columbia, Canada

Henry Fred Beard was the son of Henry Clay Beard and Lucinda (nee Macy) Beard. His father died at the age of 39, the mother raised the six children, Fred being the youngest. Siblings were Leonora Charlotte, Eva (died the day she was born), Jonathon Seward Beard (FAG 72030634),John Greenleaf Whittier Beard (FAG 72030570/73095917). He met Ora Mae Cheesman and they were married. 24 Sept, 1903 at Economy, In. They immigrated to Canada in about 1908, taking all their belongings loaded in a box car from Indiana to Milk River, Alberta, Canada. They homesteaded 160 acres about 5 miles east of town. Here they raised their family. Fred farmed the homestead untill the 50's with a brief interuption when they travelled to Newberg, Ore and lived there for several years. Henry Fred and Ora Mae celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary in 1953 with most of their family in attendance. Henry Fred and Ora Mae had 5 children(see Ora Mae FAG#84793901) The farm is still in the family and the home that Fred built in 1908 still stands (barely). Fred is buried in the Town of Milk River Cemetery beside his wife, Ora Mae (Cheesman)Beard 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Clay Beard (1837 - 1877)
  Lucinda Macy Beard (1839 - 1914)
 
 Spouse:
  Ora May Cheesman Beard (1882 - 1959)*
 
 Children:
  Henry Wallace Beard (1904 - 1979)*
  Alma Ruth Beard Austin (1910 - 1998)*
  Ralph Elmer Beard (1912 - 1997)*
  Edna Alberta Beard Thompson (1916 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Leonora Charlotte Beard Hadley (1860 - 1941)*
  Jonathon Seward Beard (1864 - 1948)*
  John Greenleaf Whittier Beard (1871 - 1950)*
  Charles Sumner Beard (1874 - 1952)*
  Henry Fred Beard (1876 - 1961)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Milk River Cemetery
Milk River
Lethbridge Census Division
Alberta, Canada
 
Created by: Robert Dunbar Austin Jr
Record added: Feb 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84793108
Henry Fred Beard
Added by: Robert Dunbar Austin Jr
 
Henry Fred Beard
Added by: Robert Dunbar Austin Jr
 
Henry Fred Beard
Added by: Robert Dunbar Austin Jr
 
 
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