Conrad Beacher
(1820-1880)
Catherine Hoff
(1837-1921)
William Henry Martin
(1835-1898)
Katherine Preston
(1839-1895)
George William Beacher Sr.
(1871-1951)
Hannah Brown Martin
(1871-1941)
Kathryn May Beacher
(1897-1925)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Harry C. Fox

Kathryn May Beacher 1

  • Born: 16 Jan 1897, Darby., Delaware, PA 1 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Harry C. Fox on 11 Aug 1921 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 1
  • Died: 24 Nov 1925, Darby., Delaware, PA at age 28 3
  • Buried: 28 Nov 1925, Philadelphia: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 3

   Other names for Kathryn were Catherine May Beacher,3 4 5 Katherine Beacher and Kathrine Beacher.2

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Alt. Name: The correct spelling of her name is Kathryn because that is how she signed her name on her marriage license application with Harry C. Fox.,,. 1

2. She 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.

3. She appeared on the census in 1910 in Darby., Delaware, PA. 5 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.

4. She appeared on the census in 1920 in Darby., Delaware, PA. 4 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.

5. She was employed in 1921 in Darby., Delaware, PA. 1 Clerk

6. Newspaper: Philadelphia Inquirer: marriage of Harry C. Fox and Catharine Beacher, 15 Aug 1921, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6 Allentown, Pa., Aug. 14 -- Harry C. Fox, of Darby, Pa., who served overseas in the U. S. Ambulance Corps., and Miss Catharine Beacher, of this city, were married yesterday, the ceremony being performed by Rev. Arthur G. Flexer, of the United Evangelical Church.

7. Cause of Death: endocarditis, 24 Nov 1925, Darby., Delaware, PA. 3

8. Residence: 107 South 6th St., Darby, PA on 24 Nov 1925 in Darby., Delaware, PA. 3


Kathryn married Harry C. Fox, son of Christian Fox and Katherine Baldwin, on 11 Aug 1921 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA.1 (Harry C. Fox was born on 28 Oct 1896 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA,1 7 died on 4 Jul 1939 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 7 and was buried on 8 Jul 1939 in Philadelphia: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 7.)


  Marriage Notes:

The were married by Rev. A. G. Flexer.

Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VF7T-25D Geo. Beacher in entry for Harry C. Fox and Kathryn Beacher, 1921.

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

3 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 108453. Catherine May Fox. Father Geo. W. Beacher. Mother Hannah Martin. Spouse Harry Fox.

4 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M612-TCQ George W Beacher, 1920.

5 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Roll 1339 Book 2, Page 148a.

6 Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.), 15 Aug 1921, page 4.

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.), Certificate 70448. Harry C. Fox. Father Christian Fox. Mother Katherine Baldwin. Spouse Gertrude Fox.



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