Name - John Robinson Beaty

JR Beaty

Birth Date: 16 Aug 1827

Birth Place: Horry District, South Carolina

Death Date: Feb., 1865

Burial Place: Kingston Presbyterian Churchyard, Conway, S.C.


Military Service - C. S. A.

Enlistment Date: 19 Jul 1861

Discharge Date:

Rank: 2nd Lieutenant

Company and Regiment: Company B, 10 Reg't South Carolina Vols.

Military Unit Details: Capt. J. H. Norman's Company


Family -

Parents: Thomas Akin Beaty & Dorcas Chestnut

Wife: Melvina Cornelia Beaty

Children: Isabella Beaty, Edgar Robert Beaty, Mary Eunice Beaty, Willie James Beaty, Louisa Beaty, Louis A. Beaty


Interesting Facts -

Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant from 3rd Lieutenant on July 19, 1861. In 1865 he was shot accidently by friendly fire in Conwayborough, South Carolina while defending the town from deserters who were rumored to be planning an attack on the town. He was taken to his house on Main Street where he died from his wound.