Saturday, March 21, 2009

Meet Myrtle Fanchier Beard

Myrtle was my grandmother, Bizzie Beard's step-mother. She thought of Myrtle as her own mother. Her birth mother died when she was just a baby, so she knew no one else in the role.

Ancestors of Ada Myrtle Fanchier


Generation No. 1

Ada Myrtle Fanchier, born 24 Oct 1888 in Alabama; died 11 Mar 1972 in Alabama. She was the daughter of John F. Fanchier and Georgia Oliver. She married first, . He died Bef. 1911. She married Charles Pinkney Beard[1,2,3] Abt. 1911 in Alabama. He was born 01 Oct 1887 in Georgia or Alabama, and died 19 Aug 1934 in Alabama[4,5]. He was the son of Charley Beard and Nancy Elizabeth Bearden.

Generation No. 2

John F. Fanchier, died in Alabama. He married Georgia Oliver 23 Feb 1879 in Etowah Co. AL.
Georgia Oliver, died in Alabama.


Child of John Fanchier and Georgia Oliver is:
Ada Myrtle Fanchier


Endnotes 1. 1930 Census, Sheet No. 7-B + 8-A, Cox District, Etowah County, AL. 2. 1920 Census, Sheet 17-A, Cox Beat, Etowah County, AL. 3. 1910 Census, 2-B, Cox Beat, Etowah County, AL. 4. Brock Bible, Pinkney Beard died Aug 19, 1934, age 47. 5. Death Certificate, File # 17514, Attalla, Etowah County, AL.
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