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)
Herbert Sylvester Beecher
(1885-1911)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mae Ellen Hampton

Herbert Sylvester Beecher 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 31 Mar 1885, Coatesville, Chester, PA 1 2 3 6
  • Marriage (1): Mae Ellen Hampton on 22 Oct 1908 in Coatesville, Chester, PA 1 2
  • Died: 15 Mar 1911, Coatesville, Chester, PA at age 25 1 3 4 7
  • Buried: 18 Mar 1911, Coatesville: Fairview Cemetery, Chester, PA 1 4 7 8

   Another name for Herbert was Herbert Beacher.9

  Death Notes:

Herbert died at the young age of 26 from typhoid pneumonia.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He has conflicting birth information of His marriage record states 31 Mar 1885 birth and his death certificate 8 Apr 1885., 8 Apr 1885 and Coatesville, Chester, PA. 8

2. He appeared on the census in 1900 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 9 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.

3. Residence: on 17 Sep 1906 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 2

4. He appeared on the census in 1910 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 10 The 1910 census recorded renting a home at 291 S. 1st Street: Herbert E. Beecher, laborer steel mill, 25, living with wife Mae E., 19; Helen E., 2; and Herbert E., 4 months. Herbert and Mae were married for 5 years and she had birthed 2 children by 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Cause of Death: died at 248 S. 1St Avenue of enteric fever (typhoid fever), 15 Mar 1911, Coatesville, Chester, PA. 8

6. Occupation: pitman on 15 Mar 1911 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 8

7. Obituary: The Daily News on 17 Mar 1911 in West Chester, Chester, PA. 4 BEECHER- In Coatesville, on March 15, Herbert S Beecher, in the 26th year of his age. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral without further notice from his late residence, No. 248 South First Avenue, on Saturday, March 18, 1911. Meet at the house at 2 o'clock p.m. Interment at Fairview Cemetery.


Herbert married Mae Ellen Hampton, daughter of Eber H. Hampton Jr. and Helen Wood, on 22 Oct 1908 in Coatesville, Chester, PA.1 2 (Mae Ellen Hampton was born on 28 Nov 1890 in Marshallton, Chester, PA,1 3 died on 21 Jun 1921 in West Chester, Chester, PA 1 11 and was buried on 24 Jun 1921 in West Chester: Greenmount Cemetery, Chester, PA 1 11.)


  Marriage Notes:

The following Beechers attended the wedding: Minnie Beecher, sister of the groom, was the organist, the groom's parents, Mr. & Mrs. Parris Beecher, Mr. and Mrs. L. Beecher, Franklin Beecher, Helen Beecher, Mrs. Emma Beecher. 1

Sources


1 Records of John W. Jackson, grandson of Mae Ellen Hampton Beecher and John T. Jackson, Email 2 Jul 2008.

2 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VF9Q-3LZ Herbert Beecher and Mary Ellen Hampton, 22 Oct 1906; citing , Chester, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 556687.

3 Records of Nancy Eitnier, a descendant.

4 Daily Local News, Chester County, PA (West Chester, Chester County, PA), March 17, 1911. Obituary of Herbert S. Beecher.

5 Daily Local News, Chester County, PA (West Chester, Chester County, PA), 16 Apr 1913. Obituary of Herbert Beecher Jr.

6 Chester County Archives, Pennsylvania, http://www.chesco.org/DocumentCenter/View/1726.

7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36144112.

8 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 22601. Herbert S. Beecher [indexed as Herbert S. Bucher].

9 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Chester County, Coatesville, Series: T623 Roll: 1393 Page: 213.

10 1910 United States Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Coatesville, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1327; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0009; FHL microfilm: 1375340.

11 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 60698. Mae Jackson. Father Eber Hampton. Mother Helen Wood.



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