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Glade Plantation
Information submitted by Margaret Shuman

The Beard Family home located at Glade Plantation and family history.

The Beard home at Glade was built by William Beard (1803-ca1875). William Beard came to Louisiana from Pennsylvania in about 1837 with his son George W. Beard (1827-1852). William married widowed Julia Elizabeth Holstein Holmes (1804-ca1875) in about 1840. She had three children from her first marriage, Benjamin K. Holmes (b. 1830), William Holmes (b. 1832), and Mary Ann Holmes (1832-1865). William and Julia Elizabeth Beard had two children: Julia Elizabeth (1843-1874) and Michael Johnston Beard (1847-1888). Mary Ann Holmes was married to Dr. G.B. May of Black River. After her death, he married Julia Elizabeth Beard, and after her death in 1874, Dr. May married Clara Amanda Wilmoth. Michael Johnston Beard married Annie Maria Montgomery in 1869.

The Beard House ca 1895

Enlargement of the individuals in the above photo. They are not known, but may be members of the family, possibly Annie Maria Montgomery Beard (1869-ca. 1905) and her grown children.

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