Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday - John William Bean

DEC. 1, 1849
Oct. 1, 1899
In hope of eternal

John William BEAN was the eldest of three children born to Archibald Marmaduke BEAN and his first wife, Amanda SHIRES.

John married Lenora M. HYRE in 1869 in Fisher's Ridge, Jackson County, West Virginia. Sometime after 1871 the couple moved to Kansas, and later settled in Indian Territory, Oklahoma.

John and Lenora had seven known children: Luther, Charles Edgar, Amos War, Minnie, Minnia, Fred and Frank.

John died in Tupelo, Oklahoma.

He is buried at Byrd's Prairie Cemetery, Tupelo, Oklahoma.

1 comment:

Sharon said...

Beautiful Tombstone.