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By 1856, Erastus Beall and his sons were engaged in a deadly fued with their neighbors in the Post Oak community (later Lavernia). C. G. Napier, representing the community of planters petitioned the Bexar County courts to enforce a "peace bond" of $1,000.00 against each of the brothers for a period of one year.
Erastus Beall, The son of Samuel Beall and Susannah Boothe was born in Warren County, Georgia in 1807. Erastus married Elizabeth Brinkley in Upson County, Georgia on Oct 7, 1824. Elizabeth was born in Warren Co., Georgia in 1803.
In 1850 Erastus and Elizabeth were living in Warren County, Georgia. Erastus was a planter (as was his father).
Erastus and Elizabeth’s children were all born in Warren Co., Georgia: William H. (1825), Sebastian (Mar 24, 1830), Benjamin (1832), Mary A. (1834), Samuel Francis (1837), Robert A. (1841), Emmaline (Nov 25, 1844), Priscilla, (1847), Francis L. (1848), and Susan P. (1850).