Robert William BEENE
When Robert William BEENE was born on July 26, 1811, in Tennessee, his father, John Beene, was 23 and his mother, Sarah BOONE Beene, was 21. He married Julia Ann Green on January 22, 1839, in Itawamba, Mississippi. They had 11 children in 23 years. He died on April 23, 1876, in Itawamba, Mississippi, at the age of 64, and was buried in Boguefala Cemetery, Mooreville, Lee County, Mississippi.
Robert & Julia's marriage record reads:
Robert Beene to Julia Green The State of Mississippi} Itawamba County} To any regular ordained Minister of the gospel, Judge, Justice of the Police court or acting Justice of the peace in and for said county, Greetings You or either of you are hereby auth-orized to solemnize the rites of matrimony between Robert Beene and Julia Green and join them together as man and wife in holy estate of wedlock. Your official certificate whereon of you are to return together with the license into -- the office of the Clerk of the probate court of the said county within the time prescribed by law. Witness B. L. Linsey Judge of Probate of said county this 22 day of Janu-ary 1839 L. N. Gideaon clerk Test By his Dept, J Robins in the state of Mississippi} I do here by certify Itawamba County} that I did solemnized the rites of Matrimony between the parties mentioned in the License on the 22 day of January 1839. Given under my hand and seal this the 23 of January 1830 Sam B. Moore Seal The State of Mississippi } Justice of the Peace Itawamba County } I Edwin G. Thomas Clerk of the probate court of said county do hereby certify that the above is a true record Given under my hand this the 18th Nov 1844. E. G. Thomas Clerk