Conrad Becher
(Abt 1780-)
William B. Hoff
(1810-1888)
Esther Kimmel
(1819-1895)
Conrad Beacher
(1820-1880)
Catherine Hoff
(1837-1921)
George William Beacher Sr.
(1871-1951)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Hannah Brown Martin

2. Lillian Anna Hampton

George William Beacher Sr. 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

  • Born: 16 Aug 1871, Tremont, Schuylkill, PA 7 8 9
  • Christened: 16 Aug 1874, Darby: German Methodist Church, Delaware, PA 5
  • Marriage (1): Hannah Brown Martin on 4 Dec 1895 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 2 3
  • Marriage (2): Lillian Anna Hampton
  • Died: 30 Jun 1951, Yeadon, Delaware, PA at age 79 6 7 8 9
  • Buried: 3 Jul 1951, Philadelphia: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 7 8 9 11

  Christening Notes:

Baptized by Rev. O. L. Saylor of German Methodist Church.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1880 in Tremont, Schuylkill, PA. 12 The 1880 census recorded on 11 Jun 1880 the widow Catherine Becher, whose husband Conrad died in May, living next door to her daughter, Mary A. Eisenacker (nee Fegley by Catherine's 1st husband.)

Jacob Eisenacker, coal miner, 34, was living with wife Mary A., 23; Jacob D., 12; Fred W. 8; Katie I., 4; and infant Emma E., born in Apr 1880. They were born in Pennsylvania.

Next door was Catherine Becher, widowed, 45, living with daughter Sarah C. A., 19; son Walace W., 8; infant son John,
born Feb 1880, and infant daughter Carrie E., born Apr 1880. The infants may be granddaughters? All were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Residence: in 1895 in Darby., Delaware, PA.

3. Residence: 107 South Sixth Street, Darby, PA on 5 Feb 1898 in Darby., Delaware, PA. 10

4. He appeared on the census in 1900 in Darby., Delaware, PA. 2 George Beacher [indexed wrong in census as Beaker], brass finisher, 27, born Aug 1872, was married for 5 years to wife Hannah, 27, Jun 1872. She had birthed one child: Kathrine, 3, Jan 1897. Living with them: Harvy R. Martin, brother-in-law, painter, 20, May 1880; and John Koehler[?], brass finisher, 20, Feb 1880; Beacher, Kathrine, mother, 63, Jan 1837, widow, who had birthed 7 children, 4 alive in 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except George is listed with a father from Germany.

5. He appeared on the census in 1910 in Darby., Delaware, PA. 1 The 1910 census recorded at 107 South 6th Street in Darby: George W. Beacher, machinist in a mill, 38, living with wife Hannah B., 38. Hannah had been married for 14 years and given birth to 4 children who were all living with her: Catherine, 13; Franklin, 9; Helen, 6; and George W., 2. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except George's father was born in Germany.

6. He appeared on the census in 1920 in Darby., Delaware, PA. 13 The 1920 census recorded at 107 6th Street in Darby: George W. Beacher, machinist in a mill, 47, living with wife Anna B., 47; Catherine M., bookkeeper, 23; Franklin, 18; Helen, 16; and George W., 12. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except George's father was born in Germany.

7. He appeared on the census in 1930 in Darby., Delaware, PA. 14 The 1930 Census recorded renting the home at 107 Sixth Street in Darby was George W. Beacher, inspector in an engineering firm, 57, living with wife Hannah, 57; son George J. Beacher, 22; and daughter Helen, clerk in soap works, 25. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except George W.'s father was born in Germany. No one was a veteran.

8. He appeared on the census in 1940 in Darby., Delaware, PA. 15 The 1940 Census recorded owning the home at 107 South Sixth Street in Darby was George Beacher, machinist in textile mill, 68, living with wife Hannah, 69. George had completed the 8th grade; Hannah 2 years of high school.

9. Residence: 107 S. 6Th Street, Darby, Pa. On 1 Jun 1941 in Darby., Delaware, PA. 16

10. Cause of Death: arterio sclerosis, myelofibrous bone marrow, 30 Jun 1951, Yeadon, Delaware, PA. 7

11. Occupation: retired machinist on 30 Jun 1951 in Yeadon, Delaware, PA. 7

12. Residence: 107 S 6th St., Yeadon, Pa. On 30 Jun 1951 in Yeadon, Delaware, PA. 7

13. Obituary: Delaware County Daily Times: obituary of George W. Beacher on 2 Jul 1951 in Chester, Delaware, PA. 8 George W. Beacher
Prominent Lodge Member
George W. Beacher, husband of Lillian Hankin Beacher [Note: her death certificate has maiden name Hampton], of 107 S. 6th st., Darby, died Saturday morning at the Bart Hahn Nursing Home Yeadon.
A prominent lodge member, Mr. Beacher belonged to the Fernwood Lodge 543 F & AM; Orphan's Rest Lodge 132, IOOF; and Te-oa-co Tribe 343, IORM. He was employed at Roberts Filter Manufacturing Co. in Darby.
Mr. Beacher, who was born in Tremont, Pa., was a resident of Darby for 65 years.
In addition to his wife he is survived by two sons, Dr. George Beacher, of Gap, and Franklin Beacher of Sharon Hill; a daughter, Mrs. Charles Piper and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. form the Charles H. Drewes funeral home, 920 Main St., Darby. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery and friends may call tonight.


George married Hannah Brown Martin, daughter of William Henry Martin and Katherine Preston, on 4 Dec 1895 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 2 3 (Hannah Brown Martin was born on 6 Jun 1871 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA,4 5 16 17 died on 1 Jun 1941 in Darby., Delaware, PA 5 16 17 18 19 and was buried on 4 Jun 1941 in Philadelphia: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 16 17 19.)


  Marriage Notes:

Married by Rev. O. L. Saylor of German Methodist Church.

George next married Lillian Anna Hampton, daughter of James Hampton and Janet Rule. (Lillian Anna Hampton was born on 16 Oct 1880 in Liverpool, , LAN, ENG,20 21 22 23 died on 20 Mar 1960 in West Donegal Township, Lancaster, PA, USA 20 21 and was buried on 23 Mar 1960 in Elizabethtown: Masonic Homes Cemetery, Lancaster, PA, USA 20 21.)


Sources


1 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Roll 1339 Book 2, Page 148a.

2 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Darby Boro, Series: T623 Roll: 1405 Page: 231.

3 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951 (FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JJDG-6YS George William Beacher and Martin, 1895. and https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JVZY-Y8N : accessed 05 Apr 2013), Beacher and Hannah Brown Martin, 1895.

4 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Roll 1405 Book 1, Page 231.

5 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004), Letter from George W. Beacher, 1978.

6 Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Indices (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), Death Certificate 51826. George W. Beacher.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 51826. George W. Beacher Sr. Father William Beacher.

8 Delaware County Daily Times (Chester, Pa.), 2 Jul 1951, page 2. Obituary of George W. Beacher Sr.

9 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=152330684.

10 Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.), 8 Feb 1898, page 11. Death of William H. Martin.

11 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, Philadelphia > Mt. Moriah. 1951. Beacher, Geo. W. Section 42, lot 99.

12 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWV8-64F Catherine Becher, Tremont, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district 238, sheet 181D.

13 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M612-TCQ George W Beacher, 1920.

14 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Darby, Delaware, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2030; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 58; Image: 817.0; FHL microfilm: 2341764.

15 1940 United States Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Darby, Delaware, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3490; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 23-66.

16 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 55217. Hannah Brown Beacher. Father William H. Martin. Mother Katherine Preston.

17 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=152330842.

18 Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Indices (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), Death Certificate 55217. Hannah B. Beacher.

19 Delaware County Daily Times (Chester, Pa.), 2 Jun 1941, page 2. Obituary of Mrs. Hannah E. Beacher.

20 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 27386. Lillian Anna Beacher. Father James Hampton. Mother Janet Rule. Spouse George W. Beacher.

21 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=152330626.

22 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3W6-PM2 Archibald Hampton, Philadelphia city Ward 27, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 2A, family 37.

23 FamilySearch.org, England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XJQ-X21 Lilias Ann Hampton, 1880; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," citing Birth Registration, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.



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