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John William BEARD
Catherine ACORD
Elizabeth TAYLOR
Husband:  John William BEARD
Birth:  1796, possibly in Frederick Co., MD
Death:  1844
Father:  Peter BEARD
Mother:  Catharine __?__
Marriage-1:  2 Oct 1817, Augusta Co., VA
Wife-1:  Catharine ACORD / ECHARD / ECHERD / ECKERD / ECKERDT
Birth:  1794-1804
Death:  by 1829
Marriage-2:  23 Jul 1829, Augusta Co., VA
Wife-2:  Elizabeth TAYLOR
Birth:  1812/3, VA
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Spouse:  m2. 15 Oct 1846, Rockbridge Co., VA, John STRAUB
Children with Catharine ACORD born in Augusta Co., VA:
?
Children with Elizabeth TAYLOR born in VA, :
1.  Lewis BEARD, b. 1828/9
2.  William BEARD, b. 1829/30
3.  Martha "Patsy" BEARD, b. 1833/4
4.  Philip BEARD, b. 1834/5
5.  Elisha BEARD, b. 1836/7
6.  John BEARD, Jr., b. 1840
7.  Jacob BEARD, b. 1841
8.  Peter BEARD, b. 1842/3
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Maryland, Virginia

Sources:

1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Virginia Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Beard, John Acord, Catherine 2 Oct 1817 Augusta Co.

2.  1820

3.  1830

4.  1840

5.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #19 of 172):  Rockbridge Co., VA, p. 385A/769, 122/123, enumerated 24 Jul 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
John Straub 40 M   Laborer 400 Germany
Elizabeth Straub 37 F       Virginia
William Beard 20 M   Farmer   "
Patsy Beard 16 F       "
Philip Beard 15 M       "
Elisha Beard 13 M       "
John Beard 10 M       "
Jacob Beard  9 M       "
Peter Beard  7 M       "
Robert Straub  3 M       "
Elizabeth F Straub  1 F       "
Elizabeth is almost certainly fibbing about her age.  Listed next to Lewis BEARD (æ 21, b. VA, wife Polly).

3.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  AF - Ancestral File (online at FamilySearch.org).

4.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).

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