Biography of

Forrest Lee Beard

 

Born 10 Jan 1872, Hillsboro, Pocahontas, WV
Died 06 Apr 1917, Marlinton, Pocahontas WV
Married Rachel Mary Clark, 04 Jan 1899

 

Rachel Mary Clark Beard was a woman of many admirable traits and beloved by all who knew her, in her girlhood home and in Marlinton - her late home.

 

Children Born
Luther Preston Beard 21 Nov 1899
Ryce Sheldon Beard 12 Jan 1901
Laura Wallace Beard 09 Dec 1902
Mary Myrtle Beard 29 May 1904
Eda Lou Anna Beard 20 Sep 1905
Warren Lee Beard 29 Jul 1909
Clara Bell Beard 10 Apr 1911
Clarence Wilson Beard 10 Apr 1911
Sterrett Wilson Beard 28 Oct 1913
Forrest Lee Beard, Jr. 20 Sep 1917

Hillsboro 7 -- June 2006

 

References

Mrs. Rachel Clark Beard died recently at her home in Pocahontas County of tuberculosis.  She was born March 21, 1876 and on January 2, 1899, was married to Forrest L. Beard who died in April of 1918.   She had been a sufferer for a long time and about a month ago went to a sanitarium in what proved to be a vain hope of obtaining relief.  The following children survive:  Luther, Rice, Mrs. Laura Weiford, Eda, Clarence, Clara, Forrest Jr. Her mother, Mrs. Preston Clark, and sisters, Mrs. John Brock, Mrs. Guy Bell, Mrs. Clarence Kelley, and Miss Myrtle Clark, and her brothers, Norval and Lee Clark, also survive.
Mrs. Forrest Beard died at Terra Alta July 27.  Her remains were brought to her mother's home, Mrs. Preston Clark, and the funeral was held at the Presbyterian Church Sunday at 2 O'Clock, after which her body was interred in the Oak Grove Cemetery.  The floral tributes were many and beautiful.  Mrs. Beard was a woman of many admirable traits and beloved by all who knew her, in her girlhood home and in Marlinton - her late home.