John Derrick Beam

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John Derrick Beam (Böhm)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Death: October 24, 1822 (56-57)
Gaston, Northampton County, North Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: Howards Creek, NC, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Johann Dietrich Böhm; Johann Dietrich Böhm; Rebecca Beam and Rebecca Bohm
Husband of Mary Elizabeth Beam and Mary Elizabeth Beam
Father of John M. Beam; John D. Beam, Jr.; Mary Rudisill; Anna Anne Rudisill; Moses Beam and 6 others
Brother of Martin Beam, Sr.; Nancy Anna Jenkins; Mary Beam; David Beam; Barbara Beam and 2 others
Half brother of Michael Beam; Christopher Beam; Peter Beam; Elizabeth Beam; Jacob Beam and 4 others

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About John Derrick Beam

John Derrick Beam was born in 1765 in Geneva, Switzerland. He died on October 24, 1822 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. He was buried in Beaver Dam Historical Cemetery, Gaston County, NC. John was the oldest son of J. T. Beam, was born in Geneva about 1765, came to America in Nov 1767 with his parents at the age of about 2. His tombstone in old Beaver Dam Cemetery in Gaston County says he died October 24, 1822 at the age of 52. It doesn't add up. John Beam was the oldest son of John Teter Beam and was born in Geneva, Switzerland about 1765, came to America in November, 1767 with his parents at the age of about 2. He is buried in "Old Beaver Dam Historical Cemetery" in Gaston County, North Carolina. His tombstone bears this inscription: In memory of John Beam, who died October 24, 1822, aged 52 years. "O yea whose cheeks the tears of pity stain; Draw near with reverence and attend; Here lies the husband's dear remains; The tender father and the generous friend."

He married Mary Hoyle of Lincoln County and soon became a large landowner with many slaves. At his death he had 1,607 acres of land valued at $3504.25 in his estate. Each child's share was $389.36 and several slaves.

Previous to his death, he had built a large dwelling house on Beaver Dam Creek near his father's old homestead which has since been burned down.

John Derrick Beam and Mary Hoyle were married in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Mary Hoyle7,11 (daughter of Michael Hoyle and Margaret Dellinger) was born in 1769 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. She died on January 17, 1847 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. She was buried in Beaver Dam Historical Cemetery, Gaston County, NC. She was also known as Mary Hole. --------------------------- John Derrick Beam BIRTH 1765 Switzerland DEATH 29 Oct 1822 (aged 56–57) Gaston County, North Carolina, USA BURIAL Beaver Dam Cemetery Dallas, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA MEMORIAL ID 30791593 · View Source


MEMORIAL PHOTOS 2 FLOWERS 9 Family Members Parents Photo John Teter Beam 1732–1807

Photo Rebecca Reynolds Beam 1744–1779

Spouse Photo Mary Hoyle Beam 1768–1847 (m. 1785)

Siblings Photo Martin Beam 1771–1830

Photo David Columbus Beam 1777–1858

Half Siblings Photo Christopher Beam 1784–1849

Photo Peter Beam 1787–1879

Photo Elizabeth Beam Anthony 1790–1886

Photo Teter Beam 1795 – unknown

Photo Sarah Elizabeth Beam Cornwell 1797–1892

Photo Joshua Beam 1800–1869

Photo Aaron Beam 1803–1853

Children Photo David Beam 1797–1852

Photo John Beam 1799–1870

Mary Beam Rudisill 1801–1882

Photo Anna Beam Rudisill 1804–1877

Photo Moses Beam 1808–1840

Photo Peter Beam 1809–1866

Photo Michael Beam 1811–1891

Inscription In memory of John Beam, who died October 24, 1822, aged 52 years. "O yea whose cheeks the tears of pity stain; Draw near with reverence and attend; Here lies the husband's dear remains; The tender father and the generous friend."

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/30791593/john-derrick-beam


Per "OUR KIN" by Laban Hoffman 1915

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John Derrick Beam's Timeline

1765
1765
Geneva, Switzerland
1794
March 12, 1794
1799
March 26, 1799
Lincoln County, North Carolina, United States
March 26, 1799
Lincoln, North Carolina, United States
1801
January 22, 1801
Gaston County, North Carolina, United States
1804
1804
Lincoln, NC, United States
1808
January 23, 1808
Lincoln County, North Carolina, United States
1811
February 11, 1811
Lincoln County, NC
1822
October 24, 1822
Age 57
Gaston, Northampton County, North Carolina, United States