The Atlanta Constitution, Dec. 17, 1904. Josephine C. Beard obit.
LEAVES FIFTEEN CHILDREN. Woman of Forty-Five Dies Leaving Unusual Large Family. Survived by a husband and fifteen children. Mrs. Joste Beard at the age of 45 years died yesterday morning at her home 4 miles this side of Norcross Ga. Yesterday there came into the office of Hllburn Poole. Dr. N. W. Beard a physician or N'orcross and brother of the deceased. He bought a casket and departed but not before telling them of the unusual facts connected with the life of the deceased. Mrs. Beard was a devout member of the Methodist church and had many friends throughout the state who will learn with sincere regret of the sad death. Funeral Ices over the deceased win Be conducted from the residence near Norcross this afternoon at 3 o'clock and the interment will be In the country. I I i I tJ n usUAl Famil Mr 4 r'I orcros8. dec ed. M thodlst ' "no dea tli. e orcro 11s I andbrother I I I I I . - , & . . . , , , , . & . . . . , ' , . ¬ , . . , . - ' , . , ) " ! ! ! , . _ ' ! . . . ' ! . ' . . < " ! ! < -