Thomas Jenkins
Mary Weaver
George Becher
(Abt 1808-1847)
Hannah Jenkins
(1805-1888)
Charles Keichline Beecher Sr.
(1844-1911)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary W. Lentz

Charles Keichline Beecher Sr. 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 1 Mar 1844, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 2 6
  • Marriage (1): Mary W. Lentz
  • Died: 27 Jul 1911, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 67 1 2 6
  • Buried: 29 Jul 1911, Philadelphia: Mount Peace Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 2 6 7

   FamilySearch ID: LXMB-NQ7.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1840 in Germantown, Philadelphia, PA. 8 The 1840 census recorded George Becher with this household:
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
Persons Employed in Manufacture and Trade: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 3
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 3
Total Free White Persons: 6
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 6.

2. Census in 1860 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 9 The 1860 census recorded Hannah Beechy (mispelled by census taker), clerk, 53, living with her children in the household of Wm. H. King, 56, and his wife Lucinda King, 53. Also in the home: Josephine King, 25; Jno. H Carles, clerk, 30; Hannah's daughter Eliza Carles, 28; George Beechy, 25; Theo Beecher, clerk, 21; Chas Beecher, clerk, 16; and Sarah Emerson, 10. William ran a livery business and was born in Vermont. Lucinda was born in New Hampshire, Josephine in Massachusetts, and everyone else in Pennsylvania.

3. Military from 20 Aug 1861 to 13 Jul 1865 in , , PA: Civil War: 82nd Reg. Penna. Vols. Co. B and E. 1st Lieutenant.

4. He served in the military in 1863 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 10 Civil War Draft Registration register: 1312 Brown St.
Beecher, Chas H. 25 clerk single born Philadelphia
Beecher, Theo H. 24 clark single born Philadelphia
Beecher, Geo H. 28 clerk single born Philadelphia.

5. Military Draft: 1312 Brown Street: Beecher, Charles K., 25, white, clerk, single, 82nd Penna. Vols., May 1863, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 11

6. Census in 1870 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 12 The 1870 census recorded Charles Beecher, auctioneer, 27, living with his brother, Theodore Beecher, clerk in store, 30, in a hotel or boarding house in Philadelphia. They were born in Pennsylvania.

7. Residence: 1889 Philadelphia Directory: Beecher, Charles K., salesman, h 1700 N 18th in 1889 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 13

8. Residence: The 1891 Philadelphia City Directory lists: Beecher, Charles K., salesman, h 1700 N 18th. In 1891 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 14

9. Residence: 1894 Philadelphia City Directory: Beecher, Charles K., salesman, h 2304 N 21st; Beecher, George H., salesman, 2304 N 21st. In 1894 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 15

10. Census in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 16 The 1900 Census recorded Chas K Beecher (incorrectly indexed as Chas K. Belcher), salesman furniture, 56, widowed, born Mar 1844, living with his single daughters, Maria E., Jun 1871; and Bertha L., Sep 1872. Charles was renting a home at 1934 Judson Street in Philadelphia.

11. Census in 1910 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 17 The 1910 census recorded Charles K. Beecher, widowed, 66, living with his daughters, Maude E., 38; and Bertha W., 37.

12. Death Certificate: 27 Jul 1911, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1 Name: Charles Keichline Beecher
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 27 Jul 1911
Event Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 67
Birth Year (Estimated): 1844
Birth Date: 01 Mar 1844
Birthplace: Phila., Pa.
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Name: George Beecher
Father's Birthplace: Penn.
Mother's Name: Hannah Jenkins
Mother's Birthplace: Phila., Pa.
Occupation: Salesman
Burial Date: 29 Jul 1911
Additional Relatives:
GS Film number: 1405439
Digital Folder Number: 004009196
Image Number: 00098
Reference ID: cn 18588.


Charles married Mary W. Lentz. (Mary W. Lentz was born in 1846 in Lower Merion Twp., Montgomery, PA,18 died on 13 Apr 1891 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 18 and was buried on 17 Apr 1891 in Philadelphia: Mount Peace Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.)


Sources


1 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/JD11-BKQ George Beecher in entry for Charles Keichline Beecher, 1911.

2 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 72201. Charles K. Beecher. Father George Beecher, mother Hannah Jenkins.

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 100838. Maude E. Beecher. Father Chas K Beecher. Mother Mary W Lentz.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 007286-62. Bertha W. Beecher. Father Charles K. Beecher. Mother Mary W. Lentz.

5 Philadelphia Times (Philadelphia, PA), 26 Mar 1897, page 8. Death of Amos Beecher.

6 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/159999889.

7 Pennsylvania Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (http://www.Ancestry.com. Original from Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 1216. Image 1210. Burial records from Mount Peace Cemetery, plot deeded to Charles K. Beecher.

8 1840 United States Census, George Becher. Year: 1840; Census Place: Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: 489; Page: 245; Image: 497; Family History Library Film: 0020556.

9 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 14 Division 1, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1164; Page: 41; Image: 45; Family History Library Film: 805164.

10 U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865 (www.Ancestry.com), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C; Consolidated Lists of Civil War Draft Registration Records, Consolidated Enrollment Lists, 1863-1865 (Civil War Union Draft Records); ARC Identifier: 4213514; Archive Volume Number: 5.

11 U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865 (www.Ancestry.com), ARC Identifier: 4213514; Archive Volume Number: 10 of 11. Online image 103.

12 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZ56-QBH Charles Beecher in household of Edward Smith, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 4, family 17, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 552892.

13 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1889 Philadelphia Directory, printed page 168, online image 86.

14 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, Image 157 of 2090. Philadelphia City Directory, Page 143.

15 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1894 Philadelphia City Directory, printed page 150, online image 93.

16 1900 United States Census, Year: 1900; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 32, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1474; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 0822; FHL microfilm: 1241474.

17 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGZK-BYJ Charles K Beecher, Philadelphia Ward 32, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; citing sheet 2B, family 40, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375416.

18 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=95524219.



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