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Joshua Beam

Death: February 12, 1869 (68)
Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Johann Dietrich Böhm and Elizabeth Beam
Husband of Matilda Beam and Susan A Beam
Father of Elizabeth Jane Beam; Sarah Matilda Beam; Rufus Franklin Beam; Annie Clarissa Beam; Joshua Cameron Beam and 4 others
Brother of Michael Beam; Christopher Beam; Peter Beam; Elizabeth Beam; Jacob Beam and 3 others
Half brother of John Derrick Beam; Martin Beam, Sr.; Nancy Anna Jenkins; Mary Beam; David Beam and 3 others

Managed by: Hannah Ruth Dowler Pahl
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About Joshua Beam

He condensed the manufacture of iron at the old Beam homestead in the early 1840's

Member of State legislature 1848 Joshua Beam married Matilda Mauney. He possessed more than ordinary ability and from a boy he was naturally gifted in intelligence and business qualifications.

Joshua's father died while he was quite young, leaving him with his mother and one younger brother at the homestead. He was always obedient to his mother until her death in 1845.

Col. Joshua Beam owned a considerable estate of land. His land was in different parts of North & South Carolina and Alabama. Col. Joshua Beam was a member of our State Legislature in 1848.

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Joshua Beam's Timeline

July 16, 1800
September 16, 1860
February 12, 1869
Age 68
Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States