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Adam Beamguard
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Birth: Dec. 19, 1808
Fairfield County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 1884

The 1840 York Co SC census shows Adam Beamyard.

In 1845 he was an elder at Bethel Presbyterian Church.

The 1850 Cabarrus NC census shows:
Adam Beemgard, abt 1812 South Carolina, Farmer
Mary Beemgard, abt 1815, Scotland
William E Beemgard, abt 1837 South Carolina
Samuel W Beemgard, abt 1837 South Carolina
James C Beemgard, abt 1842 South Carolina
Olive C Beemgard, abt 1845 South Carolina
Rufus B Beemgard, abt 1849 South Carolina

The 1860 New Center, York Co, SC census shows Adam, age 59, farmer, and his wife Mary 49 and children Samuel 23, JC 18, Oliver 15, Rufus 1 and Charles 7.

Adam is listed in the Confederate Veterans Enrollment Book, in the Kings Mountain Twp. No unit or other info is given. No other record of Confederate service has been found.

The 1870 Yorkville, York Co. SC census shows Adam, age 61, Mary 59 born Scotland and children, James C. 34, Oliver C. 25, Charles C.17, (AKA George).

The 1880 Kings Mtn. Twp, York Co. SC census shows Adam, age 71, farmer, living with his wife Mary, age 65, and son Charles age 27 (AKA George). Mary has the notation by her name "pneumonia". She died 6/2/1880, census was taken 6/3/1880, her cause of death may have been pneumonia.

Adam received 130 acres of the plantation upon his father's death. Adam left his entire farm to his youngest son, George Charles Calhoun Beamguard. Sons Oliver C. and James Calvin got on $10 each.

All records point to Adam being buried at Old Center Cemetery but it has not been proven and there is no tombstone for him. 
 
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 Parents:
  Godfrey Beamguard (1784 - 1839)
  Susannah Edmonds Beamguard (1791 - 1856)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Edmonds Beamguard (1820 - 1880)
 
 Children:
  William Edmonds Beamguard (1836 - 1856)*
  Samuel Wesley Beamguard (1836 - 1862)*
  James Calvin Beamguard (1842 - 1916)*
  Oliver Cromwell Beamguard (1844 - 1921)*
  Rufus Benjamin Beamguard (1845 - 1865)*
  Charles Calhoun Beamguard (1853 - 1904)*
 
 Siblings:
  Adam Beamguard (1808 - 1884)
  Sarah Jane Beamguard Harvey (1810 - 1862)*
  Eliza Ann Beamguard Neely (1811 - 1886)**
  Samuel C Beamguard (1823 - ____)*
  Joseph Wesley Beamguard (1832 - 1887)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Old Center Presbyterian Cemetery
Clover
York County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Hope
Record added: May 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36768436
Adam Beamguard
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