Thomas Jenkins
Mary Weaver
George Becher
(Abt 1808-1847)
Hannah Jenkins
(1805-1888)
George H. Beecher
(1835-1863)

 

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George H. Beecher 1 2

  • Born: 1835, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 2 3
  • Died: 28 Sep 1863, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 28 2
  • Buried: Philadelphia: Mount Peace Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA

   FamilySearch ID: LXMB-F8H.

  Burial Notes:

George H. Beecher was reinterred from Monument Cemetery to Mount Peace Cemetery in 1871, along with the graves of his father George and sister Eliza.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1840 in Germantown, Philadelphia, PA. 4 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. He has conflicting burial information of Originally buried in Lot 140, Section C at Monument Cemetery, moved on 22 May 1871 to Mount Peace Cemetery., 18 Jan 1848 and Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 5 Records for Mount Peace Cemetery show that on 22 May 1871 three graves were reinterred from Monument Cemetery to a Mount Peace Cemetery plot owned by Charles K. Beecher Sr.: George Beecher, George H. Beecher, and Eliza A. Carles. Also in this plot are Charles K. Beecher Sr., Sarah Ann Carles, Hannah Beecher, Mary Beecher, Amos Beecher, George L. Beecher, Charles K. Beecher Jr., and George H. Beecher.

3. Census in 1860 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3 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.

4. 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. 6

5. George served in the military in 1863 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1 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.

6. Death Certificate: 28 Sep 1863, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2 Geo. H. Beacher
White
Male
28 years
single
September 28, 1863
Pneumonia
Geo. Doebring, M.D.
Occupation: merchant
Place of birth: Philadelphia
Name of father:
Name of mother:
Street: 1312 Brown Street
Burial: Oct 2, Monument Cemetery.


Sources


1 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.

2 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/J6H7-GJ3 George H. Beecher, 1863.

3 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.

4 1840 United States Census, George Becher. Year: 1840; Census Place: Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: 489; Page: 245; Image: 497; Family History Library Film: 0020556.

5 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.

6 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1861 Philadelphia City Directory, printed page 51, online image 56.



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