Thomas Jenkins
Mary Weaver
Hannah Jenkins
(1805-1888)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. George Becher

Hannah Jenkins 1 2 3

  • Born: 2 Oct 1805, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 4 5
  • Christened: 22 Jan 1809, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 5
  • Marriage (1): George Becher
  • Died: 4 Aug 1888, Odessa, New Castle, DE, USA at age 82 4 6 7
  • Buried: 7 Aug 1888, Philadelphia: Mount Peace Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 4

   FamilySearch ID: M8YZ-WXR.

  Noted events in her 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. Residence: 1861 Philadelphia Directory: Becher, George H., salesman, 1138 Brown; Becher, Hannah, widow George, 1338 Brown; Becher, Theodore H., salesman, 1338 Brown in 1861 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 10

4. Newspaper: The Times: "Died: BEECHER -- On 4th, at Odessa, Del., Hannah Beecher, aged 83, late of Old Ladies' Home, of Philadelphia.", 10 Aug 1888, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 7


Hannah married George Becher. (George Becher was born about 1808 in , , PA,1 11 died on 3 Jun 1847 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 12 13 and was buried on 12 Jun 1847 in Philadelphia: Mount Peace Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 4 11.)


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 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births, 1860-1906 (www.FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VBYM-F8Q George Beecher in entry for George C. Beecher, 1874.

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.), Certificate 72201. Charles K. Beecher. Father George Beecher, mother Hannah Jenkins.

4 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.

5 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2NJ-FH6 Thomas Jenkins in entry for Hannah Jenkins, 22 Jan 1809; Christening, citing Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 1312442.

6 Ancestry.com, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates Index, 1803-1915 (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), Hanah Beecher, d. 4 Aug 1888, St. George, New Castle, DE, age 83.

7 Philadelphia Times (Philadelphia, PA), 1888 Aug 10 page 3. DIED. Hannah 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 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1861 Philadelphia City Directory, printed page 51, online image 56.

11 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 179. PA > Philadelphia > Cemetery > Genealogical Society Monument Cemetery, Online Image 2434. Burial of George Becher, d. Jun 21 1947, buried Jan 18 1848.

12 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 179. PA > Philadelphia > Cemetery > Genealogical Society Monument Cemetery, Online Image 2434.

13 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/JK31-V24 George Becher, 03 Jun 1847; citing 1188, Philadelphia City Archives and Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; FHL microfilm 1906536.



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