|Death: ||Dec. 17, 1864|
1ST Lieutenant, Co. K, 7th Col. Hills Regiment, Artillary, Arkansas
Battle of Pilot Knob, in Iron County Missouri.
Wounded and captured; 09/27/64, Pilot Knob, Missouri
d. 17 December 1864 of Gun Shot Wound/disease
Military Database Info:
Enlisted as a 2nd Lieutenant(date unknown)
He was listed as: POW 9/27/1864 Pilot Knob, MO
"K" Co. AR 7th Cavalry (Gunshot)
Arkansas Family Library, Newton County Families, Zachariah Beckham
Zachariah Beckham was born in 1824 in Tennessee. He died at Alton, Madison County, Illinois December 17, 1864 in Alton Prison. ( View Military Record ) He married Elizabeth Casey in 1843 at Parthenon, Newton County, Arkansas. She was born March 20, 1825 in Morgan County, Tennessee to Jesse E. Casey and Martha 'Patsy' Coe. Elizabeth died October 4, 1909, is buried at Walnut Cemetery.
Children of Zachariah and Elizabeth:
# 1 Tempe Beckham
# 2 John Allen Beckham, born 1844 at Murray, died 1863, probably buried at Buffalo Cemetery.
# 3 Sarah Isabelle Beckham, born November 8, 1845 at Murray, died July 30, 1926 Dutch Mills, Washington Co, Arkansas. Buried Dutch Mills Cemetery. Sarah was wife of Samuel Lafayette Sparks.
# 4 Martha Jane Beckham, born in 1847 at Murray, died 1885 in Newton County. Martha first married Harvey N. Robinson, August 17, 1869, In 1873, she married William Washington McAfee.
# 5 Rebecca W. Beckham, born July 16, 1849 at Murray, died February 20, 1937 Woodward, Woodward County, Oklahoma. She married George Willis Snow, July 4, 1867.
# 6 Lidia Caroline Beckham, born March 25, 1852, died January 10, 1891 at El Dorado, Jackson County, Oklahoma, buried Dibble Cemetery, McClain County, Oklahoma. She married Frances Calloway Stephens on August 3, 1871 in Newton County.
# 7 William Bradford Beckham, born January 11, 1854 at Murray, died May 20, 1934 Newton County, buried Walnut Cemetery. William married Susan Elizabeth Casey January 12, 1873 in Newton County.
# 8 Minerva Elizabeth Beckham, born February 2, 1857 at Murray, died in 1927 in Boone County, Arkansas, buried Hopewell Cemetery. Minerva married Joseph Richard Stephens September 14, 1871 in Newton County.
# 9 Neoma Angeline Beckham, born April 18, 1858 at Murray, died April 22, 1930 Boone Co, Arkansas, buried Hopewell Cemetery. She married John Pruitt, October 25, 1875 in Newton County.
# 10 Celia Beckham, born August 30, 1859 at Murray, died August 23, 1928 in Boone County, Arkansas. She married William Ausborn Pruitt, March 28, 1878 in Newton County.
# 11 Seleta Beckham, born May 8, 1861 at Murray, died June 7, 1932 at Boxley, buried Walnut Grove Cemetery. Seleta's first marriage was to Samuel Henry Whiteley, her second marriage was to Raford Louis 'Rafe' Sherfield, September 6, 1887 in Newton County.
# 12 Yell Beckham, born circa 1863 at Murray.
# 13 Mary Ann Beckham, born in 1863 at Murray, died in 1926 at Clarksville, Johnson County, Arkansas. She married John Horace McPherson on February 21, 1884 at Parthenon. John Horace McPherson was the son of Ambrose McPherson and Eliza Jane (Carlton) McPherson.
Elizabeth Casey Beckham (1825 - 1909)
Tempe Beckham (1843 - ____)*
John Allen Beckham (1844 - 1863)*
Martha Jane Beckham (1847 - 1885)*
Lydia Caroline Beckham Stephens (1852 - 1891)*
Neoma Angeline Beckham Pruitt (1858 - 1930)*
Maintained by: Ancestral Sleuth
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Nov 20, 2004
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