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Edward Thurman Beckham
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Birth: Sep. 26, 1888
Fillmore
Montgomery County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1952
Mulberry Grove
Bond County
Illinois, USA

UNDER CONSTRUCTION, STILL INCOMPLTE

Edward was born 26 Sep 1888 in Fillmore, Montgomery, Illinois. He was the son of Leroy Beckham 1842 and
Rachel Rosanna McDonough 1858 .

Edward's siblings were:

Lorenzo D Beckham 1878 1878
Rachel Lowza Beckham 1878 1878
Cora L Beckham 1879
John Jefferson Beckham 1881
William Farmer Beckham 1883 1916
Homer Beckham 1883
Nora A Beckham 1886
Nora A Beckham 1886
Bertha R Beckham 1891 1958
Lyda Beckham 1898
Lyda Florence Beckham 1898

1900 United States Federal Census about Edward T Beckhan
Name: Edward T Beckhan
Age: 12
Birth Date: Sep 1887
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1900: Fillmore, Montgomery, Illinois
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Lee R Beckhan
Father's Birthplace: Illinois
Mother's Name: Rachel Beckhan
Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
Household Members:
Name Age
Lee R Beckhan 58
Rachel Beckhan 42
Homer Beckhan 16
Nora A Beckhan 14
Edward T Beckhan 12
Bertha R Beckhan 7
Lyda Beckhan 1

At the age of 22 on 30 Nov 1910, Edward married Elsie I Neathery in Bond Co, IL , daughter of Nathan Neathery and Anna J Grigg.

Illinois County Marriages, 1810-1934 for Edward T Beckham

Name: Edward T Beckham
Titles & Terms:
Event: Marriage
Event Date: 1910
Event Place: Bond, Illinois
Age: 23
Estimated Birth Year: 1887
Father: Lee Beckham
Father's Titles & Terms:
Mother: Rachel Mcdonough
Mother's Titles & Terms:
Spouse: Elsie Neathery
Spouse's Titles & Terms:
Spouse's Age: 21
Spouse's Estimated Birth Year: 1889
Spouse's Father: Nathan Neathery
Spouse's Father's Titles & Terms:
Spouse's Mother: Anna J Grigg
Spouse's Mother's Titles & Terms:
Reference Number:
Film Number: 1317524
Digital Folder Number: 004539836
Image Number: 00230

His marriage to Elsie produced at least two children:
Elvy L Beckham 1913
Bessie Beckham 1918

In the 1920 census, we see the happy family intact:

1920 United States Federal Census about E T Beckham
Name: E T Beckham
Age: 31
Birth Year: abt 1889
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1920: Vandalia Ward 3, Fayette, Illinois
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Elsie Beckham
Father's Birthplace: Illinois
Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
Home Owned: Rent
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Household Members:
Name Age
E T Beckham 31
Elsie Beckham 29
Elvy L Beckham 7
Bessie Beckham 2

We have yet to discover a 1930 Census that the couple completed. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elsie I Neathery Beckham-Hicks (1890 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Liberty Cemetery
Mulberry Grove
Bond County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: M Johnson
Originally Created by: Dale Eccles
Record added: Mar 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49870880
Edward Thurman Beckham
Added by: Dale Eccles
 
 
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 Added: Jan. 5, 2012
 
 
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