Charles G. Kleinknecht
(Abt 1849-)
Isabelle N. Dill
(Abt 1859-)
Leora Belle Kleinknect
(1888-1944)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John Albert Beecher

Leora Belle Kleinknect 2 3

  • Born: 21 Mar 1888, , , IA 1 2 3
  • Marriage (1): John Albert Beecher on 22 Jun 1910 in Cedar Rapids, Linn, IA 1
  • Died: 9 Jun 1944, Ventura, Ventura, CA at age 56 2 3
  • Buried: Glendale: Whispering Pines Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA 3

   Another name for Leora was Leora Bell Kleinknecht.1

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Lewis and Leora obtained a marriage license on 22 Jun 1910 in Cedar Rapids, Linn, IA. 1 Name: John Albert Beecher
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 22 Jun 1910
Event Place: Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States
Age: 22
Birth Year (Estimated): 1888
Father's Name:Jesse F. Beecher
Mother's Name:Flora Walker
Spouse's Name:Leora Bell Kleinknecht
Spouse's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Age: 21
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1889
Spouse's Father's Name:Charles G. Kleinknecht
Spouse's Mother's Name:Isabelle N. Kleinknecht
Reference ID: rn 14109
GS Film number: 985980
Digital Folder Number: 004309805
Image Number: 230

2. She appeared on the census in 1920 in Cedar Rapids, Linn, IA. 4 The 1920 census recorded Leora B. Beecher, widowed, living with her parents, Charles G. Kleinknect, 71, and Isabelle N., 61. He was born in Pennsylvania, the ladies in Iowa. Also in the home is 17-year old Nora A. Dill (Isabelle's maiden surname) who was born in Georgia.


Leora married John Albert Beecher, son of Jesse Franklin Beecher and Flora Walker, on 22 Jun 1910 in Cedar Rapids, Linn, IA.1 (John Albert Beecher was born on 10 Aug 1887 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA,5 6 7 8 died on 8 Oct 1918 in Frankford Twp., Cumberland, PA 7 8 9 and was buried on 9 Oct 1918 in Carlisle: Salem Stone Church Cemetery, Cumberland, PA 7 8.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XJZL-W6V John Albert Beecher and Leora Bell Kleinknecht, 1910.

2 FamilySearch.org, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPFW-RM1 Death of Leora Belle Beecher, 1944.

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=85346547.

4 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Cedar Rapids Ward 8, Linn, Iowa; Roll: T625_500; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 124; Image: 440.

5 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Frankford Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1400 Page: 177.

6 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6K9-W8L John Albert Beecher, 1917-1918.

7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=51002381.

8 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 126302. John Albert Beecher. Father Jesse F. Beecher, mother Flora Walker.

9 (Harrisburg Telegraph, Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania.), 10 Oct 1918, page 2. Carlisle Brothers Die From Spanish Influenza.



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