|Birth:||4 May 1893|
Millen, Georgia, USA
|Death:||3 September 2003|
Los Angeles, California, USA
|Age:||110 years, 122 days|
Mollie Beard was born Mollie Saxon on 4 May 1893 (The family had believed for some time that Mollie was born on 4 May 1892; but the 1900 US Census says 1893 and the 1910 Census confirms this date) in a plantation in Millen, Georgia to parents Edward Saxon, a soldier of the Confederacy and Susan (née Sharpe) Saxon. She had 10 siblings (9 brothers and 1 sister). She married Frank Beard and had five children (3 daughters and 2 sons). Her husband died in 1928 (murdered/shot), she never remarried.
Mollie Beard died on 3 September 2003 at the age of 110 years, 122 days. She is survived by her daughter, Eunice Brandon; her niece, Alma Saxon Warner and many nieces and nephews.
- Mollie Saxon Beard (1892-2003) Find A Grave Memorial
- Mollie Saxon Beard Legacy.com
- Mollie Saxon Beard, 110; Was One of 41 ‘Super-Centenarians’ Los Angeles Times