BEECH & OTHERS - From Colleton, SC & Hickory, NC to AL & points west.
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In the book *HISTORY of WASHINGTON COUNTY* (Alabama), page 187 is 'In the early 1800s two brothers and a sister came to Washington County AL from SC-NC in 1814 -15. They were John, Peter, and Cynthia Beech.' then 'The loser (of a drawing to leave the area of Hickory, NC quickly) was Peter J BEECH leader in the fight. He and several families quickly hired a guide...The Beech, Bassett, Loper, Moss, Joiner, Sullivan, Jones and Dykes families left Hickory, NC and headed south....Peter J Beech about 23 years old stayed in Washington Co., Al as did the other families. Two of his brothers moved further west. John settled in MS area and Percy L Beech in OK.'
The names and birthdays of important BEECH participants are:
Thomas Beech/Beach born abt 1750 in Ireland
William Beech born 1770 in Colleton Co., SC
Joseph Beech unknown
John BEECH 1803 in SC
Peter Loper Beech born 1805 in NC
Nancy Beech born 1811
Mary (Polly) born in 1812
Cynthia Beech born 1813 in SC