October Ancestry Challenge 2013: Ancestor #15

http://loricrane.wordpress.com/2013/09/21/october-ancestry-challenge-2013-2/ Ancestor #15 Today, I want to talk about my paternal grandfather, John Preston Beam. He was born on July 4, 1912 in Marshall County, Alabama to James Henry and Della Francis Taylor Beam. He was their first-born child. Sometime between the 1920 and 1930 U. S. Censuses, the family moved to Graham (now Grove... Continue Reading →

October Ancestry Challenge 2013: Ancestor #7

http://loricrane.wordpress.com/2013/09/21/october-ancestry-challenge-2013-2/ Ancestor #7 I have an obsession with my great-great-grandparents. I feel they hold a lot of keys to some brick walls, but then they have their own brick walls too. David Ezekiel Beam was the first born son for William R. Beam and Parthena McBroom Beam. He was born August 9, 1850 in Guntersville,... Continue Reading →

October Ancestry Challenge 2013: Ancestor #5

http://loricrane.wordpress.com/2013/09/21/october-ancestry-challenge-2013-2/ Ancestor #5 My 3rd great grand uncle, Elijah Marcus Beam, is an ancestor lost during the Civil War. Elijah was born to Ezekiel Beam and unknown wife, in the year of 1830, in Madison County, Alabama. The 1850 U. S. Census shows Elijah living with William and Sarah Taylor and their family of five... Continue Reading →

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