Benjamin Franklin Beacher Sr.
Sarah Jane Jacobs
Charles Wagner
Emma Rishel
Arthur Garfield Beacher
Lottie Mabel Wagner
Evelyn Bernice Beacher


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1. John Albert Balliet

Evelyn Bernice Beacher 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

  • Born: 18 Nov 1910, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 3 6 7 13
  • Marriage (1): John Albert Balliet on 6 Apr 1932 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 1 2
  • Died: 25 Apr 1988, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA at age 77 3 12 13
  • Buried: 28 Apr 1988, Shenandoah Heights: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 12 13

   FamilySearch ID: K8VG-4Z5.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1920 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 14 The 1920 census recorded at 102 North Washington Avenue: Arthur Beacher, machinist in coal mine, 36, living with wife Lottie, 30; Arthur, 11; Evelyn, 9; Dorothy, 6; and Robert, 2 months. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. [Note: Robert was recorded by census taker as a mistake, should be Paul].

2. Census in 1930 in West Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 6 Arthur Beacher, machinist colliery, 46, was married at age 24 to wife L?ttie, 39, who married at age 17. With them: Arthur Jr., coal engineer in coal mines, 21, who married at age 19; Dorothy, operator in telephone co., daughter-in-law, 24, who married Arthur Jr. at age 22; Evelyn, waitress, daughter, 19; Dorothy, 16; Paul, 11; and Jean, 5. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Dorothy's parents were from Wales. They are living at 208 Ohio Avenue.

3. Newspaper: Republican and Herald: Balliet-Beacher Nupitals, 7 Apr 1932, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 2 Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Beacher, of Shenandoah Heights, annouce the marriage of their daughter, Evelyn, to John Balliet, of Yatesville. The wedding took place at five o'clock Wednesday afternoon in the parsonage of the Rev. E. B. Harris, pastor of the United Evangelical church. The couple left today for Philadelphia and New York, where they will spend a few days and upon their return will reside on Shenandoah Heights.

4. Census in 1940 in West Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 7 In the 1940 Census in West Mahanoy Township was recorded Arthur Beacher, age 56, retired, living with wife Lotte, 49; son Paul, 20, clerk in lumber company; daughter Jean, 15; plus son Arthur Beacher, 31, laborer in coal mine, and his wife Dot, 33, and their daughter Joan, 6. Also in the home is Arthur Sr's daughter Joan Balliet and her husband, John Balliet, 33, clerk in lumber company, and their child John Jr., 7. Everyone was born in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, except Lottie Beacher in Roaring Creek, Pennsylvania; John Jr. Balliet and Joan Beacher in Shenandoah Heights; and John Balliet Sr. In 1935 everyone lived in Shenandoah Heights.

5. Census in 1950 in Shenandoah Heights, Schuylkill County, PA. 15 The 1950 census recorded at 208 Ohio Avenue: Arthur Beacher, laborer n lumber company, 66, living with wife Lottie, 59; son-in-law John Balliet, office clerk in lumber company, 44 and his wife Evelyn, 40; and their son John Balliet, 17; and son-in-law Fred Gibbons, colliery laborer in coal industry, 26, and his wife Jean, sews sleves in dress factory, 25. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

6. Residence: on 8 Sep 1966 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 10

7. Residence: on 17 Jan 1977 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 8

8. Obituary: Pottsville Republican: obituary of Evelyn B. Balliet on 26 Apr 1988 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 12 Evelyn B. Balliet, 77, of 100 S. Main St., Shenandoah, died Monday in Pottsville Hospital She was born in Shenandoah, a daughter of the late Arthur and Lottie M. Wagner Beacher. She attended Shenandoah schools. Mrs. Balliet was a retired employee of Josetta Dressi Factory, Shenandoah. She was a member of Bethany First Methodist Church, Shenandoah. Her husband, John A., died in 1978. Surviving are a son, John J., Bloomsburg; five grandchildren; a niece and a nephew. , Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday from Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc., Shenandoah. The Rev. William Moyer will officiate. Interment will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Shenandoah.

Evelyn married John Albert Balliet, son of Adam Thomas Balliet and Susan Major, on 6 Apr 1932 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA.1 2 (John Albert Balliet was born on 27 Oct 1906 in Yatesville, Schuylkill County, PA,7 16 17 died on 10 Feb 1978 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 5 16 17 18 19 and was buried in Shenandoah Heights: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 17.)


1, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, John Albert Balliet and Evelyn Bernice Beacher, 1932.

2 Republican and Herald (Pottsville, PA) (, 7 Apr 1932, page 7. Balliet-Beacher Nupitals.

3 U.S. Social Security Death Index.

4 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004).

5 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, Issue 1 Jun 1979.

6 1930 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, West Mahanoy Township, Series: T626 Roll: 2148 Page: 248.

7 1940 United States Census, Arthur Beacher, West Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 54-181, sheet 7B, family 114, NARA digital publication T627, roll 3607.

8 The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA), 17 Jan 1977, page 2. Obituary of Arthur G. Beacher.

9, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), John Junior Balliet, SSN 164264541.

10 Delaware County Daily Times (Chester, PA), 9 Sep 1966, page 4. Obituary of Miss Dorothy M. Beacher.

11 Press Enterprise, (Bloomsburg, PA), 17 Aug 1992, Page 2. Obituary of John J. Balliet.

12 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 26 Apr 1988, page 2. Obituary of Evelyn B. Balliet.

13 Find A Grave,

14 1920 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Shenandoah, Enumeration District 123 Sheet 7 Visit 124.

15 "1950 United States Census," Arthur Beacher, Shenandoah Heights.

16 Social Security Death Index, Death record for John Balliet.

17 Find A Grave,

18 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, Issue 1 Jun 1978.

19 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 11 Feb 1978, page 2. Obituary of John A. Balliet.

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