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Barnard Elliott Bee
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Birth: Nov. 24, 1855
Seguin
Guadalupe County
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 1881
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA

He was the son of General Hamilton P. Bee and Mildred M. Tarver. His father referred to him as our first born and best beloved, my knightly and chivalric son. Young Barnard was devoted to his family. He was educated at the Texas Military Institute in Austin, Texas.

Barnard fell from a horse while moving some cattle for transport to the Nueces and was fatally injured. The horse sunk his foot in a deep rut, throwing his rider on his head. Barnard, who was insensible after the fall, was taken to the hotel in Taylor. From there he was transported on a mattress to the home of his parents in San Antonio where he died about a week later without ever waking from his coma.

He was buried in a beautiful cemetery near Seguin on the San Geronimo where many of his mother's relatives were buried.

He was named after his paternal uncle, Brigadier General Barnard E. Bee and his grandfather, Barnard E. Bee
 
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 Parents:
  Hamilton Prioleau Bee (1822 - 1897)
  Mildred Mary Tarver Bee (1832 - 1928)
 
 Siblings:
  Lamar Carlota Bee Benavides (1850 - 1921)**
  Barnard Elliott Bee (1855 - 1881)
  Clement Stevens Bee (1857 - 1899)*
  Hamilton Prioleau Bee (1858 - 1923)*
  John Tarver Bee (1859 - 1922)*
  Anne Fayssoux Bee (1862 - 1942)*
  Carlos Bee (1867 - 1932)*
  Edward Atenogenes Varea Bee (1869 - 1894)*
  Benjamin Elliott Bee (1874 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
San Geronimo Cemetery
Seguin
Guadalupe County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: Aug 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21206558
Barnard Elliott Bee
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Added by: Charlene Tudor
 
 
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- quebecoise
 Added: Oct. 1, 2012

- Rev. Carol Alspaugh Schleich
 Added: Aug. 27, 2007
 
 
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