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Marquis Lafayette Beam
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Birth: Oct. 30, 1835
Rutherford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 22, 1864
Prince George County
Virginia, USA

This very handsome fellow was one of the 10 children of Christopher & Margaret Gordon Beam. He was a simple farmer in rural North Carolina when he and brother Oliver Perry Beam were called to fight in the War of Northern Aggression.

Marquis Lafayette Beam was born in Rutherford County, NC, and lived in Cleveland County when he enlisted on 21 November 1861 in Company I, 38th Regiment of NC Troops. The company was known as the "Cleveland Marksmen". He was killed near Petersburg, VA on 22 June 1864.

Family links: 
  Christopher Beam (1784 - 1849)
  Margaret Gordon Beam (1793 - 1873)
  Elizabeth Beam Irvin (1814 - 1895)*
  Jourdan Beam (1819 - 1848)*
  Sarah Beam Elliott (1825 - 1895)*
  Oliver Perry Beam (1832 - 1862)*
  Marquis Lafayette Beam (1835 - 1864)
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Judith Parker-Proctor
Record added: May 29, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11052057
Marquis Lafayette Beam
Added by: Judith Parker-Proctor
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- T.A.S.
 Added: Jun. 16, 2011

- George Seitz
 Added: Mar. 29, 2006
Honoring you Marquis, on this Memorial Day weekend 2005. God bless you~
- Helen
 Added: May. 29, 2005
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