Benjamin Franklin Beacher Jr.
Bertha Priscilla Snyder
Nevin Warner Strayer
Margaret Sarah Wolfe
Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D.
Betty Marguerite Strayer
Brent Franklin Beacher


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1. Mary Elizabeth Jenkins

Brent Franklin Beacher 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 6 Feb 1947, Alamosa, Alamosa, CO 5
  • Marriage (1): Mary Elizabeth Jenkins

   FamilySearch ID: LF2L-Y5X.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: aeronautical researcher with General Electric. 1

2. Newspaper: Morning Call: The Bruce F. Beachers Parents of Son, 11 Feb 1947, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 5 Mr. and Mrs. Bruce F. Beacher of Mote Vista, Col., became the parents of their first child, a son, born on Thursday, Feb. 6, in Alamoso hospital. He will be named Brent Franklin. Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Beacher of 224 S. 16th are the paternal grandparents. Mrs. Beacher Is the former Elizabeth Strayer of York. Mr. Beacher is agronomist for the Bureau of Reclamations in Mote Vista.

3. Residence: 182 Buttles St., Columbus, OH in 1949 in Columbus, Franklin, OH. 6

4. Census in 1950 in Columbus, Franklin, OH. 7 The 1950 census recorded Bruce F. Beacher, soils scientist at Ohio State University for the government, living with wife Betty M., 31, and son Brent F., 3. The parents were born in Pennsylvania and son in Colorado.

5. Residence: 1935 Greenleaf St., Allentown, PA on 6 May 1950 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 6

6. Newspaper: Cincinnati Enquirer, 12 May 1974, Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH. 8 Two Hospitalized
Crash Kills Mason Man
LEBANON; Ohio -- Two persons, remained hospitalized Saturday with Injuries received In a three-car crash in which a Mason man died. Mark G. Oberle, 23, 1418 Western Row Rd., was pronounced dead late Friday at the accident scene on Cincinnati-Dayton Road in Union Township. In Mercy Hospital were:
Connie Wooten, 19, 6494 Cincinnati-Dayton Rd., in serious condition at the Hamilton hospital's intensive care unit.
David Brooks, 20, 6101 Hankins. Rd., Middletown, in fair condition. His injuries included a broken leg and facial cuts.
Union Township police said the Oberle car sldeswiped the auto of Brent Beacher, 27, 7109 Fox Plum Rd., and then collided with the Brooks vehicle, in which Miss Wooten was a passenger.
Police said neither Beacher nor his wife were injured. Oberle's body was taken to the Shorten Funeral Home. Mason.
The death was Butler County's 16th traffic fatality of 1974, compared to 25 for the same period last year.

7. Occupation: senior engineer with GE Aircraft Engines in 2004 in Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH.

8. Residence: in 2004 in Hamilton, Butler, OH. 1

9. Residence: 5542 Liberty Woods Dr, Liberty Twp, OH 45011 in 2008 in Liberty Township, Butler, OH. 9

Brent married Mary Elizabeth Jenkins, daughter of Wilbur Evans Jenkins Sr. and Harriet Catherine Hutchinson. (Mary Elizabeth Jenkins was born on 20 Dec 1948 in Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA 1.)


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

2 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 11 Aug 2012, obituary of Betty M. Beacher.

3 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 24 May 1931, page 5. Wedding of Ruth Beacher and Alden Horn.

4, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 288344422 Thomas Lee Timler, b. 25 Aug 1940 in Hamilton, Butler, OH d. Jul 198.

5 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 11 Feb 1947, page 10.

6, Pennsylvania, U.S., Veteran Compensation Applications, WWII, 1950, Box Title : Bayne, James J - Beane, John C (Box 43). Bruce Franklin Beacher Service No. 37346274 Serial O-2064205.

7 "1950 United States Census," Bruce F. Beacher.

8 Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, OH), 12 May 1974, page 6.

9, United States Public Records Index, Brent F Beacher, 2008.

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