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Welcome to the West Virginia Beard Web site

This site is dedicated to the descendents of Thomas Beard and Jean McNutt, of Augusta County, Virginia; now in their 14th Generation.

Hath this been in your days, or even in the days of your fathers?  Tell your children of it, and let your children tell their children, and their children another generation… Joel, Chapter 1, verses 1-2 .. Bible

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These sites have history of the areas in West Virginia where the early Beard family settled.

bullet Early History of Pocahontas County
bulletA Bivouac of the Dead by Ambrose Bierce
bulletAugusta County, Virginia, Resources
bulletMcNutt Family Website
bullet Scots-Irish in Virginia
bulletWest Virginia Culture
bullet Waddells Annuals of
bulletE-Tater Pochahontas County Norman Alderman
bulletThe Pocahontas Times
bulletBeard Family Blog


June 1916 - (Standing) Quinn Gumm, Lillian Fowler, Leta Beard, Mattie Lewis, Opal Rogers, Myrtle Sharp, Elizabeth Fote, Eula Hill, Dare Kinnison, Madge Weiford, Francia Clark, Zadil Kinnison, Roxie Carlisle, Wardel Harper  (Sitting) Ligon Gumm, Ernest Burr, Guy Kinnison, Julian Lynn Beard, Norman Lolley, Wint Hill, John Sheets, Earl Carlisle, it'e Powers, Earl Beard, Gilbert Morrison.   At Burnside, W. Va.   Inscription on back reads:

Dear Lynn (Ed. This is Julian Lynn Beard) :

It is my hope that this little picture will remind you as it does me, of our last big feed together.  Yours Sincerely, Clifton E. G??rd.

Beard Descendents

The Beard Family Descendent Tree along with individual biographies and photographs where available.


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Andrew Ralph Beard, with grandmother Vivian Risley Place, 1983.



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This site was last updated 12/06/09