John Jacob Beacher Jr.
Angeline Ocum
Jacob Hepner
Lavina Weller
Thomas Franklin Beacher Sr.
Agnes May Hepner
Charles B. Beacher


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1. Lorraine D. Reutter

Charles B. Beacher 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

  • Born: 26 Feb 1902, New Castle, Schuylkill County, PA 3 11 12
  • Marriage (1): Lorraine D. Reutter on 16 Nov 1929 in Detroit, Wayne, MI 1 2
  • Died: 23 Jan 1984, Detroit, Wayne, MI at age 81 4 8 11

   FamilySearch ID: 9C6N-2HH.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1910 in New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 3 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.

2. He was confirmed First United Church of Christ on 16 Apr 1916 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 13

3. Census in 1920 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 14 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.

4. Newspaper: Pottsville Republican, 12 May 1920, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 15 Carlie Beacher, of this city, under the management of Sol. Joulwan, challenges any 116 pound boy in the state, including K. O. Willie Sheehan, Spiker Cole, Hart McDonald, of Pottsville, or Young Herman, of Hazleton. Pottsville will se a new comer. Beacher would like to go on before the local club or the St. Clair A. C.

5. Newspaper: Pottsville Republican: Boxing Match, 1 Jun 1920, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 16 Leo Houck, of Lancaster, and K. O. Sullivan, of Shenandosh, put on a great bout last night at the opening show of the LIberty A. C. outdoors, held at Railway Park. In the opening bout Young Beacher and Young Ruch were in it strong and with Ruch going good, Beacher seemed like he was going the voyage. Just then the lights at the ringside went out and the bout was stopped. After about ten minutes the necessary electric repairs were made and the pair mixed it up again. Both went down in the second round and the crowd were amused. The third was Beacher's round and in the 4th round, Ruch paid his respects to the canvass that covers the arena, Beacher coming out with a kayo victory.

6. Occupation: Pottsville City Directory: Beacher Chas steelworker r806 N 3d in 1928 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 17

7. Census in 1930 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 1 The 1930 census recorded at 248 Eastman Avenue: Herman C. Reutter, widowed, credit manager department store, 44, living with son Jack, 13; son-in-law Charles Beacher, gasoline salesman, 26; and daughter Lorraine Beacher, 17. Everyone and their parents were born in Michigan except Charles and his parents were born in Pennsylvania.

8. Census in 1940 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 12 The 1940 census lists Charles Beacher, 38, living with wife Lorraine, 28; and sons Charles A., 9, and Jack T., 7. Everyone was born in Michigan except Charles Sr. in Pennsylvania.

9. Residence: on 16 Nov 1948 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 7

10. Census in 1950 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 18 The 1950 census recorded at 18974 W. Seven Mile Road: Charles B. Beacher, occupation inventory follow up in automobile factory, 48, living with wife Lorraine, 37; son Allan Chas., assembly in automobile factory, 19; and son Jack, stock boy in grocery, 17. Charles was born in Pennsylvania and the others in Michigan.

11. Residence: on 7 Feb 1965 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 5

12. Residence: on 25 Jan 1972 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 9

13. Obituary: Detroit Free Press: obituary of Charles B. Beacher on 25 Jan 1984 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 8 BEACHER, CHARLES B., jAN. 23, of Detroit. Beloved husband of the late Lorraine D., dearest father of Charles A. and John T.; father-in-law of Shirlie Beacher, grandfather of two; brother of Mrs. Caroline Calloway. Services 11 a.m. Friday at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, 23720 Farmington Rd., Farmington (474-5200). Visitation 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, 1-9 p.m. Thursday.

14. Newspaper: Detroit Free Press: Funerals Today: Beacher, Charles. Services 11 a.m. at the Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home., 27 Jan 1984, Detroit, Wayne, MI. 19

Charles married Lorraine D. Reutter, daughter of Herman Cleveland Reutter and Laura L. Bader, on 16 Nov 1929 in Detroit, Wayne, MI.1 2 (Lorraine D. Reutter was born on 28 Apr 1912 in , , MI 2 12 20 21 22 and died on 25 Nov 1983 in Redford, Wayne, MI, USA 6 20 22.)


1 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: 1062; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0763; Image: 688.0; FHL microfilm: 2340797.

2, Michigan, U.S., 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.

3 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, New Castle Township, Series: T624 Roll: 1417 Page: 212.

4, Michigan, Deaths, 1971-1996 (Original data: Michigan Department of Vital and Health Records. Michigan Death Index. Lansing, MI, USA.), Charles B. Beacher.

5 Port Huron Times Herald, 8 Feb 1965, page 13. Obituary of John J. Beacher.

6 Detroit Free Press (Detroit, Michigan) (On publisher extra.), 27 Nov 1983, page 22. Obituary of Lorraine Beacher.

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

8 Detroit Free Press (Detroit, Michigan) (On publisher extra.), 25 Jan 1984, page 22. Obituary of Charles Beacher.

9 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 26 Jan 1972, page 2. Obituary of Cora Lloyd.

10 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 17 Nov 1969 page 12. Obituary of Mrs. John J. Sullivan.

11 U.S. Social Security Death Index.

12 1940 United States Census, Charles Beacher, Ward 21, Detroit, Detroit City, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 84-1353, sheet 4A, family 68.

13 Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 ( Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 506.

14 1920 United States Census, Thomas Beecher, , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; citing enumeration district (ED) , sheet 3A, family 63.

15 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 12 May 1920, page 9.

16 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 1 Jun 1920, page 7.

17, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1928 Pottsville City Directory, page 57, online image 30.

18 "1950 United States Census," Charles B. Beacher, Detroit, Wayne, MI.

19 Detroit Free Press (Detroit, Michigan) (On publisher extra.), 27 Jan 1984, page 36.

20 Social Security Death Index,

21 1920 United States Census, Herman C Reutter, Detroit Ward 15, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing sheet 5B, family 108, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1820814.

22, Michigan, Deaths, 1971-1996 (Original data: Michigan Department of Vital and Health Records. Michigan Death Index. Lansing, MI, USA.), Lorraine D. Beacher, d. 25 Nov 1983, Redford.

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