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 Lydia <I>Morgan</I> Beckham

Lydia Morgan Beckham

North Carolina, USA
Death 1 Sep 1862 (aged 69–70)
Clay County, Mississippi, USA
Burial West Point, Clay County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 63060119 · View Source
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Wife of Wyatt David Beckham, Lydia Morgan, was the daughter of William Morgan (son of John Morgan of Southhampton County, Virginia) born 1760 in Southampton County, Virginia and died 1 May 1825 in Chester County, South Carolina and Mary who died before 1819. William Morgan is listed in the 1800 census of Chester County, South Carolina; in the 1810 census of Chester County, South Carolina; and in the 1820 census of Chester County, South Carolina.

Lydia was born 1792 in North Carolina and died 1 September 1862 and is buried in Clay County Mississippi. She was married in 1812 Chester County, South Carolina to Wyatt David Beckham, son of Benjamin Beckham and Mildred Amelia Ballard.

U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
about Wyatt David Beckham
Name: Wyatt David Beckham
Gender: Male
Birth Year: 1789
Spouse Name: Lydia
Spouse Birth Year: 1792
Year: 1812

The children of Wyatt David Beckham and Lydia Morgan:

Wesley Beckham, Leroy Lester Beckham, Benjamin Wyatt Beckham Sr, Wiley D Beckham, John Green Beckham, Caswell D Beckham, Rosa Gabriella Ballard Beckham Patterson, Philemon Bates Beckham, Mary Ann Beckham and Julius Wall Marion Beckham.

After the death of her husband, Wyatt David Beckham in 1855, Lydia is found on the 1860 US Federal Census living in the home of her son, Leroy Lester Beckham and family in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi.

1860 United States Federal Census about Lydia Beckham
Name: Lydia Beckham
Age in 1860: 65
Birth Year: abt 1795
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1860: Oktibbeha, Mississippi
Gender: Female
Post Office: Starkville
Household Members: Name Age
Leroy Beckham 47
Cornelia (Cordelia) Beckham 35
James Beckham 22
John Beckham 18
Joseph Beckham 16
Caswell Beckham 14
Leroy Beckham 2
Ida Beckham 7/12
Lydia Beckham 65

Family Members


"Wife of Wyatt; aged about 70 years"





  • Maintained by: Rita Taylor
  • Originally Created by: Bruce Wolcott
  • Added: 18 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63060119
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lydia Morgan Beckham (1792–1 Sep 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63060119, citing Hawkins Cemetery, West Point, Clay County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Rita Taylor (contributor 47824139) .