Thursday, March 15, 2012

William Polycarp Bean: St. Charles Catholic Church

William Polycarp Bean
William Polycarp Bean, the son of Edward Columbus "John" and Clotilda (Vincent) Bean, was born in Nelson Co., Kentucky in 1802. He married Anastasia Medley, daughter of Ignatius and Sarah (Boone) Medley, on April 17, 1827 in Washington Co., Kentucky. He was a master carpenter and was one of the foremost builders of the St. Charles Catholic Church in St. Mary, Marion Co., Kentucky.

William Bean was the paternal 3rd great grandfather of my husband, Mike.

St. Charles Catholic Church
Built in part by William P. Bean
St. Charles Church, small portion of the cemetery in the foreground

The church's old Boss well pump still standing

Tombstone of William Polycarp Bean
St. Charles Cemetery - St. Mary, Kentucky

Feb. 17 1802
July 25, 1874

A faithful husband by my side
He filled our house with glee
But now our homes are distant wide
And so far distant be

The Bean lineage may be seen at this link:
Tombstone Tuesday: Clotilda Vincent Bean


1 comment:

  1. My great grandfather John Francis Bean was brother to your husband's great grandmother Ann Josephine "Josie" Bean. I knew I was descended from John and Clotilda Vincent Bean but was sure of how many generations. Thanks for the family information and pictures.