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Mary Jane Johnson Beard
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Birth: Nov., 1842
Georgia, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1903
Pike County
Alabama, USA

Mary Jane was the daughter of Mr. Benjamin E. Johnson, and Mrs. Hester A. Hudson Johnson, of Henry County, AL. Mary Jane and James were married in the home of her mother, Mrs. Johnson.

According to her Widow's Application she was totally blind in 1899.

The obituary from the Troy Messenger, dated January 7, 1903, indicates she had been blind for some years and died a from injuries sustained when she fell down her rear stairs on Christmas Eve, 1902.

Her children surviving are listed as C.A. Beard, a minister in Chattanooga, TN, R.A. Beard in Ochlochnee, GA, and Misses Annie and Minnie Beard of Troy, AL.

Her grave is unmarked.

Special thanks to FAG member IronGate (#47256496) for the obit and additional information! 
Family links: 
  James Richard Beard (1844 - 1895)
  Caughey Alfred Beard (1868 - 1936)*
  Minna Lee Beard Schwartz (1887 - 1959)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Cemetery
Pike County
Alabama, USA
Plot: Division 2, Section 3, Lot 11
Created by: Randy Beard
Record added: Jul 30, 2012
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Mary Jane <i>Johnson</i> Beard
Added by: Randy Beard
Mary Jane <i>Johnson</i> Beard
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Mary Jane <i>Johnson</i> Beard
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When I die and leave you here a while, Be not like others, sore undone, who keep Long virgil by the silent dust and weep, For my sake turn again to life and smile, Nerving thy heart to do which will comfort other souls than thine; Complete these dear unfi...(Read more)
- Carol Anne Hoch
 Added: Oct. 13, 2013

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