Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday

Elizabeth B. Hedrick
June 25, 1862
Sept. 20, 1952

Viranda Elizabeth Bean was born 25 June 1862 in Monroe County, WV to William McHarvey Bean and his wife Margaret Smith Perkins Bean. She was one of 8 children born to the couple.

On 01 June 1879, just before her 17th birthday, "Betty" married James Joseph Hedrick [1859-1934], son of Moses Hedrick and Mary Elizabeth Chennault.

Betty and Jim had 11 children: Bert, Margaret, Clara Belle, Cora, Lulu, Myrtle, William, Clyde, Hazel, Gretna and James.

Betty died on 20 Sept. 1952 in Greenbrier County, WV. She is buried next to her husband at the Salem Cemetery, Organ Cave, Greenbrier, WV.

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