James Arthur Beard was born 30 March 1905 in Earlington, Hopkins County, Kentucky, United States to James Samuel Beard (1882-1969) and Clara Bell Smiley (1886-1956) and died 13 November 1961 San Diego, San Diego County, California, United States of unspecified causes. He married Reva Ann Andrus (1912-2006) 1940 .
|Offspring of James Arthur Beard and Reva Ann Andrus (1912-2006)|
|James Michael Beard (1943-1969)||14 October 1943 St. George, Washington County, Utah||24 July 1969 Henderson, Clark County, Nevada||Katherine Delia Espinoza (1944-2020)|
|John Patrick Beard (1945-2003)|
- James Beard
- Beard in Hopkins County, Kentucky
- Beard in San Diego County, California