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 Henry David Beville

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Henry David Beville

  • Birth 3 Jun 1838
  • Death 19 Sep 1911
  • Burial Florence, Williamson County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 24518475

Henry Beville, the child of James and Mary (Poe) Beville, served in the Civil War 2nd lieutenant in C Company 84th infantry – Tennessee.
Henry was in the battle of Nashville.
He married Mary Francis (Elizabeth) Silvertooth who is buried in the Brown Cemetery in Franklin County Tennessee under the name of Mary Frances Beville. They three children, Paul Alexander Beville, Lillian Alma Beville (Taylor) and Sally Lucy Beville (Mackie) (who is buried under the name Sally Lucy Mackie in California). Upon his wife's death, Henry moved to Texas taking the two older children and leaving Sally, who was a toddler in the care of Marys' sister, Jane. Jane and her husband Dr. William Farris were childless and raised her as theirs.
Henry D - can be found in the 1880 census district 15, Franklin, Tn. - under the name Henry D. Bevel with his wife Mary F.(Silvertooth) and children Linian (the actual name is Lillan spelling of census taker in question here) and Paul E.

As a matter of interest, Henry's brother John was in Pickett's charge (as a Confederate) in Gettysburg where he was wounded. He was later captured but lived through the war. I am still looking for his brothers.

Success: His brother, Andrew Jackson can be found at
Name: Henry D. Bevel
Side: Confederate
Regiment State/Origin: Tennesee
Regiment Name: 34 Tennessee Infantry. (4 Confederate Reg't Tenn. Inf.)
Regiment Name Expanded: 34th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry (4th Confederate Infantry)
Company: C
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Bvt 2 Lieut.
Rank Out Expanded: Brevet Second Lieutenant
Film Number: M231 roll 4


Tread lightly, 'tis a soldiers grave,
A lonely, mossy mound;
And yet to hearts like mine and thine
It should be holy ground.

Speak softly, let no careless laugh,
No idle, thoughtless jest,
Escape your lips where sweetly sleeps
The hero in his rest.

For him no reveille will beat
When morning beams shall come;
For him, at night, no tattoo rolls
Its thunders from the drum.

Tread lightly! for a man bequeathed,
Ere laid beneath this sod,
His ashes to his native land,
His gallant soul to God.

From Goodspeed's Histories - Giles, Lincoln, Franklin & Moore, Counties, Tennessee 1886 pub. by DMK Heritage

Company C, Fourth Confederate Infantry, was raised by Capt. J. W. Smith, with headquarters at Ridgeville and consisted of over 100 men. It joined its regiment at Knoxville in July, 1861. It was raised wholly within the territory now belonging to Moore County. Capt. Smith has kindly furnished us the following list of names of members composing his company: James Osborn, James Cobble, Henry Farrar, James Jackson, John Graves, John Steagall, T.W. Steagall, George Shasteen, Alfred Travis, Joseph Rose, Thomas Pearson, T. Roberson, M. J. Brown, Robert Brown and Tom Shasteen... all of who were killed in service. And Marion Bedford, M. A. and W. B. Couser. S. Dillingham, John Eaton, Robert Farmer, James Gore, H. Gore, John Byrom, George Damron, H. Nelson, Samuel Rolan, Thomas Raney, H. Rosenberger, J. F. Mitchell, J. Hammontree and Polk Nix - all of whom were wounded. And William Brannon, J. A. Cobb, Enoch Garner, Davis Marshall, Javan Nelson, John Buchanan, P. Osborn, William Runnells, Allen Revis, A. Shasteen, Ed. Rose, C. L. Parks and N. M. Ivey... all of who died in service. A. Cummins, James Osborn and James Burt were discharged on account of disability. And Capt. J. W. Smith, Lieuts. G. W. Byron, D. P. Muse and R. Simpson and Sergt. S. J. Shasteen and the following no - commissioned officers and privates: G. W. Anderson, D. G. Branch, George and Samuel Brown, W. M. Browning, D. R. Bedford, J. R. Boling, A. W. and E. A. Cobble, E. Bolin, J. P. Damron, D. Ellis, William Evans, Henry Fullmore, J. C. Gobble, Stephen Hanes, Doll Byrom, Henry Miles, Isaac Dannel, Henry Ivey, Tom Graves, Tom Muse, William Curie, Sam Ray, M. Runnells, Doe Runnells, William Shasteen, Elijah and Jacob Shasteen, H. and B. Smith, Ralph Gray, R. Riddle, J. Pardon, Dan Baker, Levi Lawson, Stephen and John Pliant, Sam Parks, Henry Bevell * J. Y. Price, J. Hendricks, James and William Travis, A. J. Parks, J.J. William, and M. and C. Tankesley, W. W. and Alfred Burt, E. Brown, Jack Ivey, James Hudgens, James Rodgers, William Smith, George Tipps, Joe Ford, H. M. Bean, M. Holt, N. Thompson, W. M. Tuckers, J. Timms and J. R. Parks - all served to the close of the war.

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  • Created by: Pamela Parks Costa
  • Added: 9 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24518475
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Henry David Beville (3 Jun 1838–19 Sep 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24518475, citing Florence Cemetery, Florence, Williamson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Pamela Parks Costa (contributor 46842959) .