John William Becher Sr.
(1840-)
Louisa Moe
(1846-1926)
Sophia C. Beecher
(1885-1938)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Edward C. Engle

Sophia C. Beecher 2 3 4

  • Born: 10 Dec 1885, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 4
  • Marriage (1): Edward C. Engle in 1906 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1
  • Died: 16 Jul 1938, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 52 4
  • Crem.: 20 Jul 1938, Philadelphia: Chelten Hills Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 4

   Another name for Sophia was Sophie Beecher.1

   FamilySearch ID: L6RM-LB6.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. 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.

2. Cause of Death: Sophie died at Temple Hospital from ruptured anurynm of thoracic aorta due to hypertension. She had an laparotomy the previous day., 16 Jul 1938, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4

3. Occupation: Nurse on 16 Jul 1938 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4

4. Residence: 1727 N. 16th St., Philadelphia, Pa. On 16 Jul 1938 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4


Sophia married Edward C. Engle in 1906 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 The marriage ended in divorce.


Sources


1 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951 (FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)), Edward C. Engle and Sophie Beecher. https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JJDY-786 citing license number 198301, City Hall.

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

3 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births, 1860-1906 (www.FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VBTM-J2F Edward C. Engle and Sophia C. Beecher in entry for Gladys Beecher, 13 Dec 1905; citing 30752, Department of Records; FHL microfilm 2129875.

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 59192. Mrs. Sophie Engle. Father John Beecher. Mother Louisa ___. Divorced Spouse: Edward C. Engel.



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