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William Leroy "Bill" Beam
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1888
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Death: Aug. 25, 1949
Poplar Bluff
Butler County
Missouri, USA

Father: William Harvey Beam (1861-1929)
Mother: Martha Hearn Beam (1868-1894)

Married: (1) Myrtle Alice Sell (1881-1915), married 1 Nov. 1909. Myrtle was born in Missouri,and died in Missouri. Two children; Ruby K. and William Melvin. Myrtle had one son, Ray Francis Portlock from a previous marriage.

Married (2)Belle Dyer (1891- )no further information available.

Married (3) Mary Mae Rush (1908-1986), married April 8, 1923 in Longmont, Colorado. Mary Mae was the daughter of James Wesley Rush and Alice Freeman Rush. Bill and Mae had 15 children, 9 that lived beyond infancy. He is survived by his wife, Mary Mae; four sons, Harvey, Billy L., George and Joseph; five daughters, Betty June, Jewell, Opal, Alice and Faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Myrtle; three daughters; and three sons.

Bill moved the whole family from Idaho to Missouri where he died. Mae then took the family back to Idaho to be with her own family.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Harvey Beam (1861 - 1929)
  Martha Hearn Beam (1868 - 1894)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Mae Rush Beam Miller (1908 - 1986)
  Alice Myrtle Sell Beam (1881 - 1915)*
 
 Children:
  Bill L. Beam (1929 - 2002)*
  George Thomas Beam (1931 - 1991)*
  Joseph Ray Beam (1933 - 1991)*
 
 Sibling:
  William Leroy Beam (1888 - 1949)
  Edith S. Beam May (1889 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dunning Cemetery
Harviell
Butler County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Juanita Chrz
Originally Created by: Marilyn Andersen
Record added: Mar 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66399329
William Leroy Bill Beam
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