Biography of

John F. Beard


Born 1796, Greenbrier, Albemarie, VA
Died 09 Aug 1871, Greenbrier, WV
Married Nancy McClintic, 01 Nov 1819
Was a large land owner, about five miles above Lewisburg, in early times.
Children Born
Samuel Beard 26 Dec 1820
Robert McClintic Beard Dec 1821
Moses Christopher Beard 08 Mar 1824
Sarah J Beard 09 Mar 1826
Martha Agnes Beard Abt. 1828
Alice Cavendish Beard 1831
Mary E Beard 1832

Know by all men by these presents, that we, John Beard and Samuel Kincaid are held and firmly bound unto James P. Preston Governer of Virginia and his successors, for the use of the Commonwealth, in the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, to which payment well and truly to be made we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.  Scaled with our seals and dated this 1st da of Nov A.D. 18...  The condition of the above obligation is such, and whereas a marriage is shortly intended to be solemnized between the above bond, John Beard m. Nancy McClintic of Greenbrier County, if therefore, there shall be no lawful clause to obstruct the said marriage, then the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.  Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of John Beard, L. Mathews, >>>

The Commonwealth of Virginia - Now hangs in Greenbrier County Courthouse.  Courtesy James Williams 2009.


Nancy Beard F d 1 Apr 1866, Greenbrier County, WV, 71y, Birthplace Bath Co., M John Beard, Mother McClintic, Father R. McClintic.  d Pneumonia

John F. Beard, the ancestor of the Beard family of Greenbrier county, was a large land owner, about five miles above Lewisburg, in early times.