Thomas M. Weller
(1818-1892)
Gabriella Lindemuth
(1822-1858)
Jacob Hepner
(1841-1910)
Lavina Weller
(1847-1922)
Agnes May Hepner
(1877-1936)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Thomas Franklin Beacher Sr.

Agnes May Hepner 1 2 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17

  • Born: Feb 1877, New Castle, Schuylkill County, PA 1 9 10 18
  • Marriage (1): Thomas Franklin Beacher Sr. on 26 Aug 1895 in Camden, Camden, NJ 1 2 3
  • Died: 27 Sep 1936, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA at age 59 9 10 17 19
  • Buried: 1 Oct 1936, Saint Clair: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 9 10

   Another name for Agnes was Aggie Hepner.20

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1880 in New Castle, Schuylkill County, PA. 6 The 1880 census lists Jacob Hepner, 40, laborer, living with with Levina, 32; Henry, 11; Agnis, 3. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Newspaper: Miners Journal: Wedding Reception, 31 Aug 1895, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 21 BROAD MOUNTAIN NEWS.
An Evening Society Event Together With Other Interesting Items.
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Beacher, of New Castle, gave a delightful reception and supper at their home last evening. The event was held in honor of the marriage of their son, Thomas, to Miss Agnes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Hepner, on Monday last at Camden. Mr. Oscar Miller was best man and Miss Katie Beacher, sister of the groom, was bridesmaid. The newly married couple received their guests in the handsome parlors of the groom's home. The evening was passed in a very entertaining way by the guests. A fine program consisting of many musical and literary features was much enjoyed, after which those present were treated to a sumptuous banquet. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Weller, Miss Laura Bradley, Miss Bertha Shollenberger, Miss Sallie Fox, Mr. and Mrs. John Moran, Mrs. Patrick Barries, Mrs. William Walsh, Mrs. William Weller and daughter Gertie, Mrs. Kirk and Mrs. Dounlin, of Mt. Laffce: Miss Hannah Madara, of Frackville; The Misses Nora Cosgrove, Maggie Whims, Irean Smith, Maggie Hughes, of Philadelphia; Mrs. Frank Hepner, Miss Hannah Brown, of Pottsville; Ray Davis, Mrs. Mardie Davis, Mrs. Wm. Fox, Mrs. Wm. Bright, Mrs. George Beacher of Shenandoah; Mr. and Mrs. Elias Davis, New Castle; Miss Edith Bomboy, Mr. and Mrs. John Swink, of Shenandoah; Mrs. Isaac Miller, Gilberton; Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon Schopple, Mr. and Mrs. John McMullen, George Eisenhuth, Patrick Dounlin, Oscar Miller, Thomas Wilson, John Shallenberger, Walter Bradey, William Davis, Elwood Okom and Christopher Ball.

3. Newspaper: Philadelphia Inquirer: MARRIED. BEACHER-HEPNER.-- August 26, 1895, by Rev. G. W. Finlaw, pastor of Stratford M. E. Church, Camden, N. J., Mr. Thomas F. Beacher to Miss Agnes May Hepner, both of Broad Mountain, Pa., 9 Oct 1895, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

4. She appeared on the census in 1900 in East Norwegian Twp., Schuylkill County, PA. 18 The 1900 census recorded renting at 18 South Nicholas Street: Agnes Beacher, 23, born Feb 1877, living with son John, 4, Oct 1896; and daughter Lillian, 2, May 1898. Agnes had been married 4 years and birthed 3 children, 2 alive in 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Residence: on 28 Mar 1908 in New Castle, Schuylkill County, PA. 16

6. She appeared on the census in 1910 in New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 1 Thomas Beecher, miner, 36, was married for 15 years to wife Agnes, 32. She had birthed 8 children, 7 alive in 1910. With them: John J., 13; Lillian M., 11; Charles, 8; Edna, 5; Carrie E., 3; Agnes I., 2; and Sara L., 8 months old when the census was recorded on 21 Apr 1910. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

7. She appeared on the census in 1920 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 22 The 1920 census recorded owning a home at 806 North Third Street: Thomas Beecher, pipefitter in steel mill, 45, living with wife Agnes, 42; daughter Carrie, 13; daughter Cora, 10; daughter Agnes, 11, son Charles, 17; and mother [Mrs.] Jacob Heffner,widow, 72. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

8. She appeared on the census in 1930 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 23 The 1930 census lists Thomas Beacher, 56, living with wife Agnes, 53; daughter Agnes, 22, and son-in-law William Lloyd, 28 and his wife, Cora Beacher Lloyd, 27.

9. Cause of Death: carcinoma of liver, 27 Sep 1936, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 9

10. Residence: 806 N. 3Rd, Pottsville, Pa. On 27 Sep 1936 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 9

11. Obituary: Pottsville Republican: obituary of Agnes Mae Beacher on 30 Sep 1936 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 24

12. Newspaper: Pottsville Republican: burial of Mrs. Thomas Beacher, 1 Oct 1936, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 25


Agnes married Thomas Franklin Beacher Sr., son of John Jacob Beacher Jr. and Angeline Ocum, on 26 Aug 1895 in Camden, Camden, NJ.1 2 3 (Thomas Franklin Beacher Sr. was born on 23 Feb 1874 in Ringtown, Schuylkill, PA,1 11 26 27 28 died on 16 Nov 1948 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA 11 17 27 29 and was buried on 20 Nov 1948 in Saint Clair: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 11 17 27.)


Sources


1 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, New Castle Township, Series: T624 Roll: 1417 Page: 212.

2 New Jersey, Marriages, 1678-1985 (www.FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FZ22-VT5 Thomas F. Beacher and Agnes M. Hepner, 26 Aug 1895.

3 Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.), 9 Oct 1895, page 9. Beacher-Hepner Married.

4 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMC1-VBT Marriage of Lillian Beacher to John Sullivan.

5 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMCY-82Z Marriage of William R Opie and Lillian Beacher, 1915.

6 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWV4-G41 Jacob Hepner, New Castle, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 60A, family 0, NARA microfilm publication T9-1192.

7 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMZS-6S5 Marriage William J Lloyd and Cora Beacher, 1927.

8 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMZ9-TYH Harold J Calloway and Caroline Grace Beacher, 1925.

9 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 86878. Mrs. Agnes Beecher. Father Jacob Hepner. Mother Lavinia Miller.

10 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=132929979.

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 99820. Thomas Beacher. Father Jacob Beacher. Mother Angeline Okum. Spouse Agnes Hepner.

12 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 45179. Agnes T. Messina. Father Thomas Beacher. Mother Agnes Hepner. Spouse Charles Messina.

13 Ancestry.com, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952 (Original data: Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952. Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics.), County File # 373998. State # 82 65773. Charles B. Beacher and Loraine Reutter.

14 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 193505578, Caroline Grace Callaway, father Thomas Beacher, mother Agnes Hefner.

15 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Birth Records, 1906-1909 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Birth certificates, 1906–1909. Series 11.89 (50 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Birth Certificate 132957 Caroline Grace Beacher, father Thomas Franklin Beacher, mother Agnes May Hepner.

16 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Birth Records, 1906-1909 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Birth certificates, 1906–1909. Series 11.89 (50 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 48625. Agnes Thelma Beacher b. 28 Mar 1908.

17 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 16 Nov 1948, page 18. Obituary of Thomas Beecher.

18 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M343-TRW Agnes Beacher, ED 140 East Norwegian Township St. Clair borough Ward North & Middle, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 27B, family 521.

19 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 .), Beacher, Agnes, death certificate 86878, died Pottsville 27 Sep 1936.

20 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004), Letter from Albert Horrox in 1980.

21 The Miners Journal (Pottsville, PA), 31 Aug 1895, page 1.

22 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6Y1-QBY Thomas Beecher, , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; citing enumeration district (ED) , sheet 3A, family 63.

23 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XH41-B85 Thomas Beacher, Pottsville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; citing enumeration district (ED) 0092, sheet 3B, family 56.

24 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 30 Sep 1936, page 6 in World Series section, obituary of Agnes Mae Beacher.

25 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 1 Oct 1936, page 13. Burial of Mrs. Thomas Beacher.

26 WWI Civilian Draft Registrations, Registration State: Pennsylvania; Registration County: Schuylkill; Roll: 1926601; Draft Board: 5.

27 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=132929920.

28 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 164182436 Thomas Franklin Beacher. Father Jacob Beacher. Mother Angeline.

29 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 99820, Thomas Beacher.



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