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George Milton Beard

Male 1857 - 1934  (76 years)


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  • Name George Milton Beard  [1
    Gender Male 
    Born 18 June 1857  Angola, Steuben Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 25 February 1934  Angola, Steuben Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried after 25 February 1934  Roselawn Cemetery, Auburn, De Kalb Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I67300  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 February 2009 

    Family/Spouse Ora Rice,   b. 7 July 1860, Angola, Steuben Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 November 1942, Angola, Steuben Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 29 April 1882  Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Divorced Yes - date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Mabel Edna Beard,   b. 29 March 1883,   d. 3 July 1972, Angola, Steuben Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     2. Helen Leaveela Jenette Beard,   b. 25 March 1884,   d. 7 January 1886  (Age 1 years)
    +3. Georgia Anna Beard,   b. 20 July 1889, Angola, Steuben Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1981, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     4. Hazel Francis Beard,   b. 22 December 1891, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 March 1980, Waterloo, De Kalb Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     5. Grace Maurine Ardis Beard,   b. 19 July 1899, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 September 1996, Auburn, De Kalb Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    Family ID F46999  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was an inventor. Georgia Beard said that her father made bicycles, sleds, and all the toys they wanted. At age 18 he built a windmill he had invented he built and sold windmills at Butler, IN. He built the Alamo Gasoline Engine, she said that she remembers how he set it on 4 tumblers to demostrate how it would run with little vibration. He formed a company i n Hillsdale, MI and made them for a year. Later he sold and moved to Warsaw, IN. where he formed a company to manufacture a patent of his but they beat him out of it.

      To Indianspolis , IN. There he formed a Co. making a pulley. He had many many patents. Some which are in the hands of Billie Russeff Meister, his great-granddaughter. He died at 76 years, 8 months and 5 days. He fell and broke a hip, while putting on his pants . He put two legs in one pants leg and fell. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S880] GEDCOM file T G M.ged, from Jean Russeff.


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