Margaret Gleason
(1835-1904)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Samuel William Beecher Jr.

Margaret Gleason 2 3

  • Born: Feb 1835, , , , IRL 3 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Samuel William Beecher Jr. on 27 Apr 1877 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1
  • Died: 30 Jan 1904, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 68 3 5
  • Buried: 3 Feb 1904, Philadelphia: New Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 3 5

   Another name for Margaret was Margaret Buchanan.1

   FamilySearch ID: 96DB-GN4.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of Feb 1835 and , , , IRL. 1 6

2. Census in 1870 in Wisconisco Twp., Dauphin, PA. 7 Samuel Beecher, 47, machinist (woodwork), was living with Margaret, 35; son William, 11; and Malinda, 5. All were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1880 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 8 Samuel Beecher, machinist, 50, is living with wife Margaret. He and his parents were from Pennsylvania. Margaret was born in New York, her father in Ohio, and her mother in Connecticut.

4. Census in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 9 The 1900 census recorded renting a home at 2240 Montgomery Avenue: Eli J. Newnam, driver for ice company, 38, born Dec 1862, living with wife Belinda, 37, Spe 1863; Elizabeth M., 15, May 1885; Eli T., 13, Aug 1887; Harry, 11, Dec 1889; Frank, 9, Apr 1891; Joseph, 6, Nov 1894; Walter, 5, Apr 1985; Agnes, 3, Oct 1897, and mother-in-law Margaret Beecher, 65, Feb 1835. Belinda had birthed 7 children, all alive in 1900. Margaret had birthed 3 children, 2 alive in 1900, and she and her parents were born in Ireland. All the children and their parents were born in Pennsylania. Eli and Belinda and their fathers were born in Pennsylvania and their mothers in Ireland.

5. Obituary: Philadelphia Inquirer: obituary of Margaret Beecher on 2 Feb 1904 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 5 BEECHER. -- On January 30, 1904, Mrs. MARGARET BEECHER, aged 65 years. The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, on Wednesday morning, at 8.30 o'clock, from the residence of her son-in-law, Eli J. Newman, 2340 W. Montgomery ave. Solemn high mass of requiem at St. Elizabeth's Church at 10 o'clock. Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.


Margaret married Samuel William Beecher Jr., son of Samuel W. Beecher Sr. and Eleanor, on 27 Apr 1877 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 (Samuel William Beecher Jr. was born in 1821 in , Lancaster, PA,1 10 11 died on 23 Oct 1895 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA 10 11 12 and was buried on 25 Oct 1895 in Lancaster: City Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 10.)


  Marriage Notes:

The marriage record states Samuel W. Beecher was born in Lancaster Co. Margaret Buchanan was from Bucks Co. 13

Sources


1 Marriage returns, 1860-1885, filed by person performing the ceremony, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania). (Philadelphia (Pennsylvania). Board of Health. Microfilm of original records at the Philadelphia city archives. Film 1769063 at Family History Center Library.).

2 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of June 21, 2008), Film #: 1769063, Batch #: M748746, Source Call #: 1769063, Printout Call #: NONE, Dates: 1877 - 1878.

3 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915 (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J6SY-S8Z Margaret Beecher, 30 Jan 1904; citing cn 3201, Department of Records; FHL microfilm 1003723.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, New Cathedral Cemetery, 2nd and Butler Streets. Online Image 1052. Beecher, Margaret, age 65, buried section K 9 16 on 3 Feb 1903.

5 Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA), 2 Feb 1904, page 7. Obituary of Margaret Beecher.

6 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M37K-5LQ Margaret Beecher in household of Eli J Newnam, Philadelphia city Ward 29, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 11A, family 218, NARA microfilm publication T623.

7 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, Wisconisco Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1335 Page: 747.

8 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Lancaster Ward 6, Family History Library Film 1255143, NA Film Number T9-1143, Page Number 151D.

9 1900 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M37K-52R Eli J Newnam, 1900.

10 Lancaster City Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (Online at http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/lancaster/cemeteries/lanc-cem-02.txt).

11 The Inquirer (Lancaster, PA), 26 Oct 1895, page 5. Obituary of Samuel W. Beecher.

12 The Semi-Weekly New Era (Lancaster, PA), 26 Oct 1895, page 8. Obituary of Samuel W. Beecher.

13 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia Ward 20, Series: T9 Roll: 1179 Page: 78.



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