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BEAUCHAMP, JOSHUA RUNEY
BEAUCHAMP, JOSHUA RUNEY (1829–1868). J. R. Beauchamp, physician, merchant, and state representative, was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on January 22, 1829, the son of Peter Runey and Elizabeth (Moore) Beauchamp. Beauchamp married Sarah Jane Gilbert in Logan, Kentucky, on March 24, 1856. This couple had one son and one daughter. Beauchamp immigrated with his family to Texas prior to 1860, settling in Cameron, Milam County. Here he established himself as a merchant. In June 1861 following the outbreak of the Civil War, Beauchamp enlisted as a private in Sneed's Company, a local militia unit. It is unknown whether this unit mustered into the Confederate Army. In 1866 Beauchamp won election as representative for Milam County to the Eleventh Texas Legislature, serving through the end of the year. Beauchamp died in Milam County on January 25, 1868, and was buried there at Old Cameron City Cemetery.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Dorothy B. Crawford, Easy Search for Milam Ancestors: Milam Censuses for 1850, 1860, and 1870 (Cameron: Computer Census Indexing, 1985). IGI Individual Record, "J. R. Beauchamp" (http://www.familysearch.org/), accessed May 16, 2007. Mrs. John T. Martin and Mrs. Louis C. Hill, Milam County, Texas Records, Volume II (Waco: Mrs. John T. Martin and Mrs. Louis C. Hill, 1968).
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