William Lightner Beecher
(1830-1918)
Alidia Kinard
(1828-1899)
William W. Featon
(Abt 1819-)
Mary Jane Osborne
(1831-1887)
Parris Epler Beecher
(1855-1929)
Elizabeth Featon
(Abt 1863-Bef 1896)
Mary Ann Beecher
(1881-1968)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Charles Frederick Chambers

Mary Ann Beecher 1 2

  • Born: Nov 1881, West Caln Twp., Chester, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): Charles Frederick Chambers
  • Died: 1968, , Lancaster, PA at age 87 4
  • Buried: Conestoga Twp.: Conestoga Centre Methodist Episcopal Church, Lancaster, PA

   Other names for Mary were Mary Ann Beacher 3 and Maime Chambers.5

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 3 Owning the home at 237 South First Avenue was Paris Beacher, 43, born Dec 1856, who was married for 16 years, but his wife isn't listed. With him: daughter Mary, 18, Nov 1871 [should be 1881], single; Herbert, 16, Apr 1884; Edward, 14, Apr 1886; Norman, 12, Dec 1887. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Also with them: housekeeper Catherine Pension, 28, born in Ireland; her daughter Mary, 7; and her son Joseph, 5.

2. She appeared on the census in 1920 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 6 The 1920 census recorded at 540 Chester Street: Charles F. Chambers, tanner in tannery, 33, living with wife Mary A., 36; Barbara M., 8; and Elsie M., 5. Also in the home is boarder Elsie M. Ressler, examiner in umbrella factory, 28; and her daughter Evelyn Ressler, 3 years and 5 months. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Charles' parents were born in Germany.

3. She appeared on the census in 1930 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 7 The 1930 census recorded at renting at 540 Chester Street: Charles Chambers, yard man lumber yards, 42, living with wife Mary A., 43; Barbara M., 18; and Elsie M., 15. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. She appeared on the census in 1940 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 8 The 1940 census recorded renting at 540 Chester Street Samuel Keenan, silk weaver silk mill, 36, living with wife Elsie, 25; son James Park Keenan, 1; and mother-in-law Mary Chambers, widowed, domestic for private family, 55.

Next door renting at 538 Chester Street is Mary Chamber's other daughter, Barbara May, 28, living with her husband, Vincent Good, printer, 30, son Vincent Charles, 7; daughter Gloria May, 6; and daughter Dolores Ann, 5.

Everyone was born in Pennsylvania and lived in the same place in 1935.

5. Residence: on 6 May 1960 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 5


Mary married Charles Frederick Chambers. (Charles Frederick Chambers was born on 23 Aug 1886 in , Lancaster, PA,4 9 10 died on 23 Sep 1935 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA 4 10 and was buried on 25 Sep 1935 in Conestoga Twp.: Conestoga Centre Methodist Episcopal Church, Lancaster, PA 10.)


Sources


1 Daily Local News, Chester County, PA (West Chester, Chester County, PA), May 15, 1942. Obituary of Norman Beecher.

2 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 5106. Barbara Mae Good. Father Charles F. Chambers. Mother Mary Beecher. Spouse John Good.

3 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Chester County, Coatesville, Series: T623 Roll: 1393 Page: 213.

4 Records of Nancy Eitnier, a descendant.

5 The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware), 6 May 1960, page 10, Obituary of Mrs. Parris Beecher.

6 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Lancaster Ward 7, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1584; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 72; Image: 158.

7 1920 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2057; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0062; Image: 422.0; FHL microfilm: 2341791.

8 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQFP-3PF Barbara May Good in household of Vincent Good, Ward 7, Lancaster, Lancaster City, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 36-80, sheet 13B, family 269.

9 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6V8-NMG Charles Frederick Chambers, 1917-1918; citing Lancaster City no 2, Pennsylvania, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509.

10 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 81120. Charles F. Chambers. Father Gutfield Chambers. Spouse Mary Beecher.



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