John William Becher Sr.
(1840-)
Louisa Moe
(1846-1926)
Edward Beecher
(1876-1957)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Georgianna Bartley

Edward Beecher 2 3 4

  • Born: 22 Apr 1876, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Georgianna Bartley in 1899 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1
  • Died: 18 Jun 1957, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 81 5 6
  • Buried: 25 Jun 1957, Cheltenham: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Montgomery, PA, USA 6

   FamilySearch ID: L6RM-LT1.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He has conflicting birth information of Death certificate has 22 Apr 1876., 22 Apr 1876 and Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6

2. Census in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2 The 1900 census recorded at 1635 Second Street: John Beecher, tailor, born May 1840, living with wife Louisa, Dec 1848. They and their parents were born in Germany. They immigrated in 1864. They had been married for 30 years and given birth to 4 children who were alll alive in 1900. Living with them: daughter Sophia, worker in towel mill, 18, Dec 1882; son John Jr., iron smelter, 28, Feb 1872; grandson John, 5, May 1895; and son Edward Beecher, railroad brakeman, 25, Jun 1875.All children were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1910 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 7 The 1910 Census recorded at 724 E. Westmoreland Street: Edward Beecher, cotton finisher, 34, living with wife Georgiana, 37; and John E., 15. She and her parents were born in Ireland and she immigrated in 1894, the others born in Pennsylvania. Edward's parents were from Germany. Edward and Georgiana were married for 11 years and she had birthed 1 child by 1910. [Note: John E.'s social security and death records state his father is Edward's brother, Otto C.].

4. Occupation: machine hand, Arsenal, Frankford, Philadelphia, PA on 12 Sep 1918 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

5. Residence: 724 E. Westmoreland St., Philadelphia, PA on 12 Sep 1918 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

6. Census in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 8 The 1920 census recorded owning a home at 724 Westmoreland Street: Edward Beecher, finisher in yarn mill, 45, living with wife Georganna, 44; John Beecher [indexed as Bucher], house builder, 24, single, nephew; Anna Beecher, telephone operator, 18, single, niece; sister-in-law Agnes Collville, cloth winder in cloth mill, 37, widowed; and Loretta Collville, niece, 10. Also in the home was boarder Joseph Clarke, 50. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Georganna in Ireland; she immigrated in 1885 and had become a U.S. citizen. [Note: the census taker erred. John Bucher is Edward's son, not nephew, and we assume Anna is his wife, since John's 1917 WWI draft registration indicates he was married and the 1910 census recorded his mother had birthed only 1 child, John, by 1910, ruling Anna out as his sister.].

7. Residence: 724 E. Westmoreland St., Philadelphia, PA on 26 Mar 1926 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 9

8. Residence: 724 E. Westmoreland St., Philadelphia, Pa. On 27 Apr 1942 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 10

9. Census in 1950 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 11 The 1950 census recorded at 724 East Westminster: Edward Beecher, 74, living with wife Georgianna, 77. Also in the home is brother-in-law Thomas Bartley, 60, and a lodger, Michael Colby, 45. Georgianna and Thomas were born in Ireland and the others in Pennsylvania.


Edward married Georgianna Bartley in 1899 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 (Georgianna Bartley was born on 19 Dec 1873 in , , , IRL,7 12 died on 7 Sep 1954 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 12 13 and was buried on 10 Sep 1954 in Cheltenham: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Montgomery, PA, USA 12.)


Sources


1 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951 (FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)), Georgiana Bartlett and Edward Beecher, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJDJ-94F Beecher and Georgiana Bartlett, 1899; citing license number 118818 - and https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJDY-3PR Edward Beecher and Bartlett.

2 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M37P-7ST John Beecher, 1900.

3 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6KH-2CF Edward Beecher.

4 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Edward Beecher, SSN 189220421.

5 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 .), 1957. Beecher, Edward, age 81, died Philadelphia, 18 Jun 1957, death certificate 55505.

6 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 55505. Edward Beecher. Father Otto Beecher. Mother unknown. Informant Anna Wallace.

7 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MG7Z-4Q1 Edward Beecher, Philadelphia Ward 33, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; citing sheet 11B, family 282, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375418.

8 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 33, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1626; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 1111; Image: 64.

9 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 24771. Loiusa Beecher. Parents not listed. Informant Edward Beecher (son).

10 FamilySearch.org, United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, John Edward Beecher.

11 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6X1Q-YK9W Edward Beecher Philadelphia PA.

12 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 77073. Georgina Beecher. Father Bartley.

13 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 .), 1954, page 102, Georgina Beecher, Phila, 9-7-54, death certificate 77073.



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