John William Becher Sr.
(1840-)
Louisa Moe
(1846-1926)
Otto C. Beecher
(1873-1906)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Blanche McCollister

2. Catherine Schaeffer
3. Abbie Susanna Hunsicker

Otto C. Beecher 4 5 6

  • Born: 16 Apr 1873, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 5 7
  • Marriage (1): Blanche McCollister on 4 Jul 1894 in Camden, Camden, NJ 1
  • Marriage (2): Catherine Schaeffer in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 2
  • Marriage (3): Abbie Susanna Hunsicker on 17 Dec 1902 in , Montgomery, PA 3
  • Died: 31 Jul 1906, Perth Amboy, Middlesex, NJ at age 33 4
  • Buried: 4 Aug 1906, Norristown: Riverside Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 4 5

   Another name for Otto was Otto Becher.7

   FamilySearch ID: 96DQ-P9F.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Norristown, Montgomery, PA. 8 The 1900 census recorded Otto C. Beecher, freight conductor on a railroad, 27, born Apr 1873, living wth Kate Beecher, 25, Aug 1874. The were boarders living in the home of George Walsh, 26, Jun 1873, and his wife Sophia, 25, Feb 1876, and their children. Both of Otto's parents were born in Germany.

2. Jeremiah and Otto obtained a marriage license on 17 Dec 1902 in Norristown, Montgomery, PA. 3 Name: Otto C. Beecher
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 17 Dec 1902
Event Place: Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States
Age: 29
Birth Year (Estimated): 1873
Father's Name: John Beecher
Father's Titles and Terms:
Mother's Name: Louisa Beecher
Mother's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Name: Abbie S. Hunsicker
Spouse's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Age: 28
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1874
Spouse's Father's Name: George Hunsicker
Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Mother's Name: Hunsicker
Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms:
Reference ID: 12, 653
GS Film number: 927233
Digital Folder Number: 004265167
Image Number: 00348.

3. Cause of Death: Accidently killed on railroad according to PA Death certificate 72074., 31 Jul 1906, Perth Amboy, Middlesex, NJ. 5 Otto C. Beecher's tombstone has a 1907 death date, but his PA death certificate 72074 states he was a rail road conductor who was accidentally killed on the rail road on 31 July 1906 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. The record states he was buried on August 4 1906 at Riverside Cemetery, the son of John Beecher, and he was born 16 Apr 1873 in Philadelphia and married to Mrs. A. Beecher of 439 Depot Street in Bridgeport, Pa.


Otto married Blanche McCollister on 4 Jul 1894 in Camden, Camden, NJ.1


Otto next married Catherine Schaeffer in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.2 (Catherine Schaeffer was born in Aug 1874 in , , PA 8.)


Otto next married Abbie Susanna Hunsicker, daughter of George Hunsicker and Louisa Miller, on 17 Dec 1902 in , Montgomery, PA.3 (Abbie Susanna Hunsicker was born on 22 Jul 1873 in Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill, PA,9 10 died on 26 Mar 1949 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 9 11 and was buried in Norristown: Riverside Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 9.)


Sources


1 New Jersey, Marriages, 1678-1985 (www.FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FZ29-LTY Otto C. Beecher and Blanche Mccollister, 04 Jul 1894; citing 495,719.

2 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951 (FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JVD3-8JP Becher and Catharine Schaeffer, 1900.

3 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VF93-6K5 Otto C. Beecher and Abbie S. Hunsicker, 1902.

4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=60244798.

5 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 72074. Otto C. Beecher. Father John Beecher, mother unknown.

6 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), John Edward Beecher.

7 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births, 1860-1906 (www.FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VBTH-RLY Otto Becher, 1873.

8 1900 United States Census, Year: 1900; Census Place: Norristown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1443; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 0235; FHL microfilm: 1241443.

9 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=40481565.

10 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 96813. Lanie Beecher. Father Otto Beecher. Mother Abbie Hunsicker.

11 Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Indices (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), Death Certificate 26236, Abbie S. Beecher.



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