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 John Beam

John Beam

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 25 Jul 1866 (aged 67–68)
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 11, Lots 44 - 45
Memorial ID 57612997 · View Source
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John Beam was born in Robeson Township, PA in 1798. His father was Jacob Boehm (1762-1802). There is no record of his mother. John had an older brother, Jacob (born 1796) and a younger sister, Catherine (born between 1799 and 1802). The children were orphaned at an early age, when their father died in 1802. John and his brother left Robeson Township (around 1818) and went to Basking Ridge, Somerset County, New Jersey. John married Elizabeth Cross, March 5, 1822. Their children were: William Cass Beam born 1822, Samuel Cross Beam born 1824, John Cross Beam I born 1827, Augustus Beam born 1830, Alford Beam born 1832, and Elizabeth A Beam born 1835.

From the Illinois State Journal, July 26, 1866: "Died on the 25th at half past four o'clock P.M., John Beam, aged 68 years. The friends and acquaintances of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral at his residence today at four o'clock P.M."

Biography provided by John Cross Beam IV


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  • Maintained by: Christine Masterson
  • Originally Created by: Charles W Brown
  • Added: 24 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57612997
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Beam (1798–25 Jul 1866), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57612997, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Christine Masterson (contributor 47348844) .