Reuben F. Beicher
Mary Emma Galebach
Isaac Deck
Alice Spannuth
James Andrew Beicher
Mabel A. Deck
Sarah Ann Beicher


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1. John Adam Gerberich Sr.

Sarah Ann Beicher 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 5 Sep 1928, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 2 4
  • Marriage (1): John Adam Gerberich Sr. on 8 Apr 1950 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 1
  • Died: 24 Dec 1976, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA at age 48 2 4
  • Buried: Lebanon: Holy Cross Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 2

   FamilySearch ID: L6BM-C66.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 6 The 1930 census recorded two Beicher families as neighbors.

Owning the $6000 home at 146 Lehman Street was James Beicher, barber shop proprietor, 36, living with wife Mabel A., 29; and daughter Sarah A., 1. James was a WW I veteran.

Renting next door at 366 Plum Street was Joseph L. Beicher, heater in a steel mill, 27, single, living with his widowed father, Reuben.

Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1940 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 7 The 1940 census recorded owning a $4200 home at 146 Lehman Street: James Beicher, barber, 46, with wife Mabel, 40; Sarah, 5; Anna, 3, and James' brother Joseph, laborer bolt shop, 37, single. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1950 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 8 The 1950 census recorded at 146 Lehman Street: James A. Beicher, no occupation, 56, living with wife Mable A., 50; Sarah A., office work in lumber company, 21; and Anna A., 13. Also in the home is a lodger, James' brother Joe Leo Beicher, machine operator in steel mill, 47.

4. Residence: on 5 Apr 1952 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 5

5. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News; Gerberichs are Wed 20 Years, 8 Apr 1970, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 1 Mr. and Mrs. John A Gerberich of Lebanon RD 2 are celebrating their 20th wedding anniversary today.
They were married by the late Rev. Francis J. Heltshe in St. Gertrude's Catholic Church.
Mrs. Gerberich is the former Sarah Beicher, daughter of Mrs. Mable Beicher of 146 Lehman St. and the late James Beicher. Her husband is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy A Gerberich of Lebanon RD 2. He is employed by Cleaver-Brooks.
They are the parents of nine children: Carole, a freshman at Shippensburg State College; Linda, John Jr., James, Richard, Joseph, Robert, Thomas, and William, all at home.
A mass was said this morning at St. Gertrude's Church for the couple.

6. Residence: on 20 Dec 1971 in , Lebanon, PA. 3

7. Obituary: Lebanon Daily News: obituary of Sarah A. Gerberich on 27 Dec 1976 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 9 Services were held this morning for Sarah A. Gerberich, wife of John A. Gerberich, Lebanon RD 2, from the Thompson Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in St. Gertrude's Catholic Church. The Rev. John F. Greaney was the celebrant. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery. Pallbearers were Robert, Joseph, Richard, John Jr. and James Gerberich, and John Basel. Mrs. Gerberich, 48, died Friday morning at her residence after an illness of one year. Born in Lebanon, she was the daughter of the late James A. and Mabel Deck Beicher and was a member of St. Gertrude's Catholic Church. In addition to her husband she is survived by two daughters, Carol A., wife of Franklin Bretz, Pueblo, Colo., and Linda, wife of John Basel, Lebanon; seven sons, John Jr., Cleona, Richard, James, Joseph, Robert, Thomas and William all at home; one grandson, and a sister, Anna Beicher. Reading.

Sarah married John Adam Gerberich Sr., son of Leroy Adam Gerberich and Annabel Mary Snyder, on 8 Apr 1950 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA.1 (John Adam Gerberich Sr. was born on 5 Aug 1930 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA,10 11 died on 16 Oct 1989 10 and was buried in Lebanon: Kochenderfers Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 10.)


1 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 8 Apr 1970, page 21.

2 Find A Grave,

3 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 20 Dec 1971, page 2. Obituary of Mrs. James A. Beicher.

4, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Sarah Ann Beicher, SSN 185222094.

5 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 5 Apr 1952, page 15. Obituary of James A. Beicher.

6 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2062; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 21; Image: 333.0; FHL microfilm: 2341796.

7 1940 United States Census, Joseph Beicher in entry for James Beicher, 1940.

8 "1950 United States Census," James A. Beicher, Lebanon, PA.

9 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 27 Dec 1976, page 2.

10 Find A Grave,

11, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), John Adam Gerberich, SSN 194226647.

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