William W. Beard
Source: Topeka Capital Journal - 10-17-1927.
William W. BEARD
William W. BEARD, Dead: A Kansan for 70 years, Topeka resident for many years. William Beard 76 died at his home 406 Market Street yesterday. He was born in Mercer County, Ill, Jan 25, 1851, and came to Kansas with his parents when he was six years old. They settled in Permian in Franklin County. He had been a resident of Topeka for the past 33 years.
He is survived by his wife, two daughters, Mrs.O.C. Beard, Williamstown and Mrs.Cora Beard, Topeka; three grandchildren, Mrs. Frank Peirce, Los Angeles: Earl Beard, Williamstown, and Gladys Dustin, Topeka and one grandchild. Funeral arrangements have not been completed.