Martin Samuel BEAM Rachel CAIN Mini tree diagram

David BEAM1

17th Apr 17671 - 4th Jan 18581

Life History

17th Apr 1767

Born in Switzerland.1


Married Rachel CAIN.5

15th Feb 1801

Birth of son Martin Samuel BEAM in North Carolina.2,3,4

4th Jan 1858

Died in Rutherford County, North Carolina.1


  • David Beam was born in Geneva, Switzerland.  His grandfather was born in Hamburg, Germany.  Michael's son John Teeter Beam, also born in Hamburg, moved to Switzerland, where he married Rebecca Raynolds (Reynolds).  In 1767 John Teeter moved his family to South Carolina.  In 1778, Rebecca died and three years later John married a German woman in South Carolina, Elizabeth Rudolph.  A Beam family genealogy provdies very good historical detail and texts form newspaper articles about this family.
    -- (No longer online)


  • 1. Ancestry Trees
    • Jim Blanton,
  • 2. 1860 Federal Census, Rutherford County, North Carolina
    • 26 July, 2nd Broad River District, PO Webb's Ford, page 209 (scan 380), Hse/Fam #1525
  • 3. Ancestry Trees
    • Hamricks of Ireland,
  • 4. 1850 Federal Census, Rutherford County, North Carolina
    • 7 September, Sandy Run, page 628, Hse #1216, Fam #1247
  • 5. Beam Genealogy, no longer online

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