Hiram Cyrus BEATY


Hiram Cyrus BEATY was murdered in the woods in Pickett County, the trial was in Byrdstown, ca. may 1925. He was about 40 years old at the time of his death. The murderer, Mr. Kepton got 35-45 years in Brushy Mountain Prison and he got out in 17 years. The two men holding the coffin might be Porter and Presse HOOD. The cemetery is Blevins cemetery (tiny) on Main Street near Jennings Funeral Home, same side of street and up an embankment.

Submitted by: Rich Beaty, Grandson of Hiram Cyrus Beaty