Thomas Moore Beard

12 July 1885–10 July 1947 (Age 62)
Lonoke, Lonoke, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Thomas Moore

When Thomas Moore Beard was born on 12 July 1885, in Lonoke, Lonoke, Arkansas, United States, his father, William James Beard, was 26 and his mother, Mamie Easter Owens, was 21. He married Grace Webster on 27 May 1908, in Pulaski, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States in 1935 and Police Jury Ward 4, Webster, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 10 July 1947, in Lonoke, Lonoke, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Lonoke, Lonoke, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Moore Beard
Grace Webster
Marriage: 27 May 1908
LaRose Beard
Nancy Ann Beard
Thomas Moore Beard Jr
John Webster Beard
Charles O. Beard
Jack Beard

Spouse and Children

27 May 1908
Pulaski, Arkansas, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William James Beard


    Mamie Easter Owens




World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1888 · Bauxite Mining Began

Age 3

Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 17

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname for a bearded man (Middle English, Old English beard). To be clean-shaven was the norm in non-Jewish communities in northwestern Europe from the 12th to the 16th century, the crucial period for surname formation. There is a place name and other evidence to show that this word was used as a byname in the Old English period, when beards were the norm; in this period the byname would have referred to a large or noticeable beard. As an American surname, this name has absorbed cognates and equivalents in other languages, in particular German Bart . 2. habitational name from a place in Derbyshire, which derives its name by dissimilation from Old English brerd ‘rim’, ‘bank’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Moore Beard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas M Beard in household of William J Beard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas M Beard, "United States Census, 1910"

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