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Pvt Elihu Chris Beckham
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Birth: Jul. 30, 1840
Hardin County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1923
Mountain View
Stone County
Arkansas, USA

Elihu was the first-born of Joshua Mayberry Beckham and Catharine Hinkle. On 13 December 1869 Elihu married Rhoda Elizabeth Lancaster. They had the following children: Ewing, Isolena Cassandra, Romulus Mayberry, Elvin Monroe, Dona May, Dow Malone, Minnie Catharine, and Alpha Rae. Elihu served the Confederacy during the Civil War: Pvt, Co D, 14th Arkansas Infantry, Commanded by C. C. Elkins; Sgt, Co K, 21 Arkansas Infantry, spring of 1862; POW at Point Lookout. Elihu was elected Stone County Tax Assessor several times, one time on the People's ticket. He was also an assistant teacher at Flatwoods school after the Civil War. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joshua Mayberry Beckham (1816 - 1888)
  Catharine Hinkle Beckham (1819 - 1863)
 
 Spouse:
  Rhoda Elizabeth Lancaster Beckham (1850 - 1937)*
 
 Children:
  Romulus Mayberry Beckham (1876 - 1947)*
  Alpha Rae Beckham Hinkle (1893 - 1974)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Jane Beckham Linn (1838 - 1911)*
  Elihu Chris Beckham (1840 - 1923)
  Martha Carolyn Beckham Peery (1844 - 1917)*
  Christopher Columbus Beckham (1848 - 1935)*
  Rodey Leander Beckham (1854 - 1890)*
  Felix Stanley Beckham (1863 - 1875)*
  Genarah Catherine Beckham Finley (1866 - 1959)**
  Richard Franklin Beckham (1873 - 1944)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Flatwoods Cemetery
Mountain View
Stone County
Arkansas, USA
 
Maintained by: S Alvarado
Originally Created by: Goldenrod102
Record added: Aug 01, 2008
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Elihu Chris Beckham wrote a marvelous account of his experiences in the War Between The States as a soldier in McCarver's 14th. Arkansas Infantry whichwas broken up, and his company assigned to Co. K 21st Arkansas Inf. Beckham served at the battles of Iuk...(Read more)
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