John Beecher Jr.
(1789-1865)
Catharine Eilzabeth Bernheisel
(1790-1871)
John Leinbach
(1778-1860)
Elizabeth Kleiss
George Washington Beecher
(1811-1887)
Mary Leinbach
(1806-1878)
Stephen L. Beecher
(1838-1873)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sarah Hornberger

Stephen L. Beecher 2

  • Born: 23 Oct 1838, Exeter Twp., Berks, PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Hornberger on 21 Dec 1867 in Jacksonwald, Berks, PA 1
  • Died: 10 Aug 1873, Exeter Twp., Berks, PA at age 34 3 4 5
  • Buried: 13 Aug 1873, Jacksonwald: Schwarzwald Cemetery, Berks, PA 3 4 5

   Other names for Stephen were Stephan Biecher 1 and Stephen L. Biecher.3 5

   FamilySearch ID: L78B-PRX.

  Burial Notes:

August 13 1873. Stephen Biecher, son of George W. & Maria Biecher. Diseases: Consumption. Age 34 y. 9 m. 18 d. Day of death: August 10.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Exeter Twp., Berks, PA. 6 George Becher, laborer, 38, was living with Mary, 36; Stephen, 8; Lydia, 13; and Mary, 7. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

The next door neighbor is Benjamin Reidnouer, 42; and his wife Sarah and their children. [Note: The other Beecher families in this line move to Franklin Co. Ohio and live and intermarry with the Ridenours.]

2. Census in 1860 in Exeter Twp., Berks, PA. 7 George W. Beechert, farm laborer, 50, was living with wife Mary, 52; Stephen, 21, farm laborer. Also with them: Rheuben H. Andy, shoemaker, 29; his wife Lidia, 29; and their children Mary A. 3, and Hanah M., 1. Next door is Charles Keehn, day laborer, 43; and wife Mary, 42; and son George, 3. The next home includes Mary A. Beachert, 18, servant to the household head Benjamin Ritter, 49; his wife Louisa A., 43. Also in the home is Catharina Leinbach, 17. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Stonersville.

3. Census in 1870 in Exeter Twp., Berks, PA. 2 George W. Beecher, farm laborer, 59, was living with wife Mary, 58; Catharine E., 79; Mary Elizabeth, 28; and Stephen L., 31, farm laborer. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. George had no real estate value, and is living on the farm owned by Daniel Schaur, 47. In Daniel's household is Charles Keehn, 54, and his wife Mary, 52. The post office was Douglasville.

4. From record book of Schwarzwald Church: Stephen Biecher, son of George W. & Maria Biecher. Died 10 Aug 1873, buried 13 Aug. Consumption. on 13 Aug 1873 in Jacksonwald: Schwarzwald Reformed Church, Berks, PA. 5


Stephen married Sarah Hornberger on 21 Dec 1867 in Jacksonwald, Berks, PA.1


Sources


1 (Ancestry.com. Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 573. Berks, Jacksonwald, Schwarzwald United Church of Christ. Marriage of Stephan Biecher and Sarah Hornberger.

2 , Pennsylvania, Berks County, Exeter Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1305 Page: 266.

3 , http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=90465490&.

4 (Ancestry.com. Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 573. Berks, Jacksonwald, Schwarzwald United Church of Christ. Burial of Stephan Biecher.

5 , Item 1, Schwarzwald Reformed Church Records.

6 , Pennsylvania, Berks County, Exeter Township, Series: M432 Roll: 753 Page: 391.

7 , Pennsylvania, Berks County, Exeter Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1073 Page: 267.



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