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


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: 
  Elsie I Neathery Hicks (1890 - 1982)*
  Alva Leroy Beckham (1912 - 1926)*
*Calculated relationship
Liberty Cemetery
Mulberry Grove
Bond County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: M Johnson
Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Mar 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49870880
Edward Thurman Beckham
Added by: Anonymous
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- Yvonne Added: Jan. 5, 2012 RIP 1st husband of 4th cousin 2x removed
- Yvonne
 Added: Mar. 4, 2015

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 Added: May. 19, 2014

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