Samuel J. Beecher
(1862-1932)
Adaliah Lillie Verene Wolf
(1864-1892)
Parker J. Moore
(1856-1920)
Martha Elizabeth Yeager
(1862-1948)
Samuel Meryl Beecher Sr.
(1890-1979)
Emma Jane Moore
(1890-1971)
Jean Louise Beecher
(1928-2010)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Merle E. Nace

Jean Louise Beecher 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 17 Jun 1928, Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA 2 3 8
  • Marriage (1): Merle E. Nace in 1964 in Hagerstown, Washington, MD 1
  • Died: 23 Dec 2010, Carlisle, Cumberland, PA at age 82 3
  • Buried: 29 Dec 2010, Camp Hill: Rolling Green Cemetery, Cumberland, PA 3

   FamilySearch ID: LY83-3CL.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1930 in New Cumberland, Cumberland, PA. 9 The 1930 census recorded Samuel M. Beecher, 40, living with wife Emma J., 39; son Samuel M. Beecher Jr., 14; daughter Margaret W., 10; son Wayne G., 7; son Donald E., 4; and daughter Jean L., 1. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1940 in New Cumberland, Cumberland, PA. 2 The 1940 census recorded owning a home at 607 Sixteenth Street: Samuel N. Beecher, locomotive engineer, 50, living with wife Emma, 49; son Wayne N., 17; Donald, 14; and daughter James L. [should be Jean], 12. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania and lived in the same house in 1935.

3. Newspaper: Harrisburg Telegraph: "Jean Louise Beecher, 607 Sixteens street, New Cumberland, gets credit for reporting the first bluebird in this vicinity (last Thursday) and the first robin in New Cumberland.", 1 Mar 1943, Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 10

4. Census in 1950 in New Cumberland, Cumberland, PA. 11 The 1950 census recorded at 607 16th Street: Samuel Beecher, train engineer, 60, living with wife Emma, 59; daughter Jean, operator of electric billing machine for telephone company, 21; and son Donald, gas reader for gas company, 24 with his wife Patricia, renews operator cards for revenue department, 24. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

5. Residence: on 8 Nov 1971 in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland, PA. 5

6. Residence: on 21 Aug 1979 in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland, PA. 4

7. Residence: on 19 Apr 1989 in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland, PA. 7

8. Newspaper: The Sentinel: Couple Celebrate Silver Year, 9 Jun 1989, Carlisle, Cumberland, PA. 1 ----
Couple Celebrate Silver Year
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(photo of Mr. and Mrs. Merle Nace)
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Merle and Jean Nace recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary at th home of their son, Darrell Cowden of Mechanicsburg. The couple was also honored by another son, Eric Nace of Mechanicsburg, and two grandchildren.
Mr. Nace is employed by Ralston Purina Brandy Lane.
Mrs. Nace is the former Jean Beecher. She is employed by Mac's Amusements.
The couple were married in Hagerstown, Md. They were given an anniversary trip to Nashville, Tenn., by their children.

9. Residence: on 31 Dec 1989 in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland, PA. 6

10. Obituary: on 24 Dec 2010 in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland, PA. 12 Jean Louise Nace, age 82 of Mechanicsburg, passed away Thursday, December 23, 2010 at Claremont Nursing Home in Carlisle. Born June 17, 1928 in Harrisburg, she was a daughter of the late Samuel M. and Emma Jane (Moore) Beecher.

Jean was the co-owner and operator of Jean's Fun Foods which appeared at numerous carnivals and fairs, and was also active at Jubilee Day in Mechanicsburg for many years. She was also formerly a Tri-Chem dealer and had a great fondness for dogs.

Surviving is her husband, Merle E. Nace; her sons Darrell G. Cowden and wife Marianne of Mechanicsburg and Eric M. Nace and wife Kim of Carlisle; grandchildren Jn, Brian, and Anna Cowden and Kayla Nace; as well as her brother Wayne G. Beecher. She was preceded in death by her brothers Samuel M. Beecher, Jr., Donald E. Beecher, and sister Marguerite Beecher McCall.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, December 29 at Malpezzi Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg. There will be a viewing from 10:00 to 11:00 AM Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Rolling Green Cemetery, Camp Hill.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the New Kingstown Fire Company, P.O. Box 247, New Kingstown, PA 17072.


Jean married Merle E. Nace, son of John Adam Nace and Rae Charlotte Conrad, in 1964 in Hagerstown, Washington, MD.1 (Merle E. Nace was born on 27 Apr 1934 in , Cumberland, PA 13 14.)


Sources


1 The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA) (www.cumberlink.com), 9 Jun 1989, page 10.

2 1940 United States Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: New Cumberland, Cumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3479; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 21-40.

3 Meaningfulfunerals.net (http://www.meaningfulfunerals.net/), Malpezzi Funeral Home, obituary of Jean Louise Nace, http://www.meaningfulfunerals.net/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=1014116&fh_id=10737.

4 The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA) (www.cumberlink.com), 23 Aug 1979, page 8. Obituary of Samuel M. Beecher.

5 The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA) (www.cumberlink.com), 11 November 1971, page 6. Funeral of Mrs. Emma J. Beecher.

6 York Daily Record (York, PA), 2 Jan 1990, obituary of Samuel M. Beecher Jr.

7 The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) (Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania.), 21 Apr 1989, page B2, obituary of Donald E. Beecher.

8 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 1.

9 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XH91-6T5 Samuel M Beecher Jr. in household of Samuel M Beecher, New Cumberland, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0031, sheet , family 563.

10 Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, PA), 1 Mar 1943, page 9.

11 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6X19-WBT3 Samuel Beecher New Cumberland PA.

12 Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA, Malpezzi Funeral Home, obituary of Jean Louise Nace, http://www.meaningfulfunerals.net/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=1014116&fh_id=10737.

13 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQF4-ZBM Merle E Nace in household of John A Nace, Monroe Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 21-35, sheet 1B, family 16.

14 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol 1.



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