Although Walter's marker states his date of death as 1860, his correct date of death is believed to be 12 May 1868. In support of his death after 1860, there is an Alabama State Census for Walter Bean in Randolph County in 1866.
US Department of Veterans Affairs Nationwide Gravesite Locator BEAN, WALTER US ARMY WAR OF 1812 DATE OF BIRTH: 1791 DATE OF DEATH: 1860 BURIED AT: MT PROSPECT BAPTIST CHURCH CEM OPHELIA WEDOWEE, AL 36278
Son of John Bean (1776 - 1795) and Sarah A. [Maiden Name Unknown] (1775 – 1830).