Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 

Time Travelers

Descendents Of Early Observer Owners Find New 'Family' In Kimball


June 24, 2021

For the Observer

Allison Beard and her father, Dan Beard, visited from the Washington, D.C., area and found the headstones of family patriarch George Beard and his wife Angie at Kimball Cemetery. George Beard was an early Observer owner and made his mark on the community.

The Beard family trio of Dan, wife Dana and daughter Allison figured it was time to head west on a 1,500 mile genealogy road trip. Their destination was Kimball, Nebraska.

Dan Beard described the adventure.

"We have visited Indiana twice on genealogy road trips, and after a COVID break for a year, now we are on our first trip back," he said. "We stopped in Iowa to visit my grandmother's family, then to Kimball to see my grandfather's family, then to Minnesota to visit my mother's family."

Dan Beard's grandfather was Charles Stannard Beard and his great grandfather was George Beard, both f...

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