Mary Elizabeth Beauchamp

12 March 1827–29 February 1912 (Age 84)
McNairy, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Beauchamp was born on 12 March 1827, in McNairy, Tennessee, United States, her father, Benjamin H. Beauchamp, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Pettus, was 26. She married James Atchley Carter on 2 July 1848, in Monroe, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Hamilton, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 4, Hamilton, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 February 1912, in East Hamilton, Shelby, Texas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Live Oak Cemetery, Hill, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Atchley Carter
1828–1911
Mary Elizabeth Beauchamp
1827–1912
Marriage: 2 July 1848
Emily Jane Farrell
1844–1886
Harriet Carter
1864–
Sarah Pettis Carter
1849–1850
George Q. Carter
1851–1853
Henry Clay Carter
1853–1864
Electra Ann Carter
1855–1891
Josephine Carter
1857–1874
Ansa Belle Carter
1859–1937
Charilda Caledonia Carter
1861–1948
Fredonia Adaline Carter
1863–1904
Samuel David Carter
1866–1947
Dora Tennessee Carter
1868–1874
Mary Alice Carter
1871–1894

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 July 1848Monroe, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1846
    Age 19
    Historical Boundaries: 1846: Smith, Texas, United States
    1855
    Age 28
    Historical Boundaries: 1855: Texas, United States 1856: Comanche, Texas, United States 1858: Texas, United States 1858: Hamilton, Texas, United States

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Antoine, Jacques, Yves, Andre, Armand, Emile, Fernand, Marcel, Marthe, Remi, Alcide, Camille.English (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of several places in France, for example in Manche and Somme, that are named with Old French beu, bel ‘fair, lovely’ + champ(s) ‘field, plain’ (from Latin bello campo ‘beautiful field’). In English the surname is generally pronounced Beecham . Compare Bushaw .English: in some cases, an Anglo-Norman French adaptation of Scottish Campbell , by translation into French of the folk etymology de campo bello ‘from the fair field’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Beecham
    Beachem
    Beachum
    Bagent
    Beacham
    Campbell
    Bushaw
    Beacom

    Sources (11)

    • Mary Carter in household of James A Carter, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Beacham in entry for Clint Owens, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • Mary Carter in household of James Carter, "United States Census, 1870"

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