Egbert Marsh Beard

Egbert Marsh Beard
July 10, 1830 – October 24, 1887

Alternate Spelling:  Egbert M. Beard
1860 Residence: Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
October 11, 1862 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
53rd North Carolina Regiment, Company D
Rank:  Private
March 25, 1865 – Captured at Fort Stedman, VA
March 27, 1865 – Confined at Point Lookout, MD
June 23, 1865 – Released after taking the Oath of Allegiance

Parents
Neill Carver Beard  1806-1861
Mahala Marsh  1812

Siblings
Orren W. Beard  1834-1865    56th NC Co B
Sarah J. Beard  1836
Neill M. Beard  1838-1864   56th NC Co B
Robert Beard  1840
Elizabeth Ann Beard  1842-1917
Mahala Marsh Beard  1847-1917
John Quincy Beard  1849-1925

Wife
Harriet Newell McDonald  1829-1907

Children
Mary Ann Beard  1860-1949
Sarah Catherine Beard  1862-1958
Flora Jane Beard  1865-1925
Neill A. Beard  1866
Daniel Beard  1868-1880
Egbert Douglas Beard  1870-1950
Harriet Beard  1874-1938

Burial
Originally buried at Meriweather Drive, Cumberland County
Dec 9, 2016 – Moved to St. Pauls Presbyterian Church Cemetery, St. Pauls NC

Egbert Marsh Beard Grave