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Holly Thornhill Beard
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Birth: May 7, 1826
Holly Springs (Marion County)
Marion County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 1891
Holly Springs (Marion County)
Marion County
Mississippi, USA

Holly Thornhill was the daughter of William Elisha Thornhill and Mary Ann Boutwell. She is the grand-daughter of Joseph Thornhill and wife Elizabeth Fitzpatrick Thornhill. They were in the Mississippi Territory before 1808, owning the land that is now Tylertown, Mississippi.

Three Beard brothers married three Thornhill sisters:
Aaron Moses Beard married Holly Thornhill
Christopher Dyas Beard married Mary Ann Thornhill
John Elbert Beard married Rebecca Thornhill

Aaron and Holly Beard had six children:
Levina Cumi Beard who married James "Jim" Smith (uncle of Myrah Winnie Smith and Sarah Malissa Smith)
Christopher Nelson Beard who married Eliza Jane Tracy
Aaron Anderson Beard who married Myrah Winnie Smith
Courtney Charlotte Beard who married John Pinkney Prescott
Joseph "J. F." Beard who married Sarah Malissa Smith (sister of Myrah Winnie Smith)
Elisha P. Beard who married Gatsey Prescott (sister of John Pinkney Prescott)

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Elisha Thornhill (1796 - ____)
  Mary Ann Boutwell Thornhill (1802 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Aaron Moses Beard (1822 - 1889)
 
 Children:
  Vina Cumi Beard Smith (1849 - 1925)*
  Christopher Nelson Beard (1852 - 1939)*
  Aaron Anderson Beard (1855 - 1935)*
  Courtney Charlotte Beard Prescott (1860 - 1938)*
  Joseph F. Beard (1862 - 1917)*
  Elisha P. Beard (1865 - 1936)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth F. Thornhill May (1818 - 1904)*
  Rebecca Ann Thornhill Beard (1823 - 1902)*
  Holly Thornhill Beard (1826 - 1891)
  Eli W. Thornhill (1831 - 1901)*
  Joseph Martin Thornhill (1832 - 1906)*
  Mary Ann Thornhill Beard (1837 - 1896)*
  John Jones Thornhill (1838 - 1916)*
  Lydia Ann Thornhill Boyd (1840 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Morgantown Cemetery
Morgantown (Marion County)
Marion County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: MsMarion
Record added: Mar 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50278815
Holly <i>Thornhill</i> Beard
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 Added: Mar. 29, 2011
 
 
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