Johan Bucher
(Abt 1825-)
Claus Heinrich Stroh Sr.
(1810-1882)
Antje Paulson
William August Nuess Beecher
(1852-1945)
Anna Dorothea Henriette Stroh
(1852-1903)
John Edward Beecher
(1884-1970)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Maude Emma Hasty

John Edward Beecher 1 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 13 Feb 1884, Sibley, Ford, IL 1 3
  • Marriage (1): Maude Emma Hasty on 21 Feb 1906 in Anchor: St. John's Lutheran Church, Mclean, IL 1 2 3
  • Died: 17 Jul 1970, Saybrook: Kinsell Nursing Home, Mclean, IL at age 86 1 3
  • Buried: Jul 1970, Anchor: St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Mclean, IL 3

   Another name for John was Edward J. Beecher.7

   FamilySearch ID: 2Z3W-7FG.

  General Notes:

BEECHER, JOHN EDWARD - The funeral for John Edward Beecher, 86, who died Friday night at the Kinsell Nursing Home, Saybrook, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at St. John's Lutheran Church, south of Anchor. Pastor Alexander Youck will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 - 9 p.m. Sunday at the Harper Funeral Home in Colfax. Mr. Beecher was born 2-13-1884 in Sibley, a son of William and Anna Stroh Beecher. He married Maud Hasty 2-21-1906 at Anchor. She died 1-30-1952. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Walter (Ida) Schleeter, Anchor; Mrs. Roy (Melba) Quinn, Gibson City; and Mrs. LaRue (Mildred) Trembly, Bloomington; three sons, Ed, Delmar and Ralph, all of Pontiac; two sisters, Mrs. Henry Lage, Gibson City, and Mrs. John Lorig, Waseca, Minn.; 22 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren. A son and a daughter, six brothers and two sisters, a grandson and a great-grandson also preceded him in death. Mr. Beecher was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Anchor Twp, Mclean, IL. 8 William Beecher, farmer, age 48, born Apr 1852, was married for 27 years and living with his wife, Annie D., 47, born Feb. 1852. They and their parents were born in Germany, while their children living with them were born in Illinois: Henry C., 28, Feb 1876; Lewis E., 20, May 1880; Emma H., 18, Apr 1882; Edward, 15, Feb 1884; Adolph C., 15, Apr 1885; Herman H., 13, May 1887; Annie M., 10, Feb 1890; and Louisa, 8, Oct 1891. William and Annie immigrated to the USA 27 years ago in 1873.

2. Census in 1910 in Anchor Twp, Mclean, IL. 9 William R. Beecher, farmer, 33, was married for 10 years to wife Henrietta, 30. She had birthed 2 children who were living with her: Henry W., 9; and Rosalina, 5. William and Henrietta's parents were from Germany, everyone else was born in Illinois.

Next door is Edward J. Beecher, farmer, 26, married for 4 years to Maud, 21. She had birthed 2 children, 1 alive in 1910: Ida N., 3.

3. Census in 1920 in Anchor Twp, Mclean, IL. 7 Edward J. Beecher, farmer, 35, was living with wife Maud, 31; Ida N., 12; Marvin L., 9; Melba G., 7; and Edward W., 1 11/12 when the census was recorded on 7 Jan 1920. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Edward's parents were from Germany.

4. Residence: in 1951 in Colfax, McLean, IL. 10

5. Obituary: on 17 Jul 1970. 1 The funeral for John Edward Beecher, 86, who died Friday night at the Kinsell Nursing Home, Saybrook, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at St. John's Lutheran Church, south of Anchor. Pastor Alexander Youck will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 - 9 p.m. Sunday at the Harper Funeral Home in Colfax. Mr. Beecher was born 2-13-1884 in Sibley, a son of William and Anna Stroh Beecher. He married Maud Hasty 2-21-1906 at Anchor. She died 1-30-1952. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Walter (Ida) Schleeter, Anchor; Mrs. Roy (Melba) Quinn, Gibson City; and Mrs. LaRue (Mildred) Trembly, Bloomington; three sons, Ed, Delmar and Ralph, all of Pontiac; two sisters, Mrs. Henry Lage, Gibson City, and Mrs. John Lorig, Waseca, Minn.; 22 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren. A son and a daughter, six brothers and two sisters, a grandson and a great-grandson also preceded him in death. Mr. Beecher was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church.


John married Maude Emma Hasty, daughter of Robert Hasty and Cornelia Doan, on 21 Feb 1906 in Anchor: St. John's Lutheran Church, Mclean, IL.1 2 3 (Maude Emma Hasty was born on 8 Jun 1888 in Anchor, McLean, IL,2 3 died on 27 Jan 1952 in Bloomington: St. Joseph's Hospital, Mclean, IL 1 2 and was buried on 30 Jan 1952 in Anchor: St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Mclean, IL 2 3.)


Sources


1 McClean County, Illinois Obituaries (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~henline/mclean/obituaries.html), Obituary of John Edward Beecher.

2 McClean County, Illinois Obituaries (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~henline/mclean/obituaries.html), Obituary of Maude Emma Hasty Beecher.

3 St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Anchor, Illinois (http://members.tripod.com/GenFamily/stjohns.html).

4 The Colfax Press (Colfax, Illinois), 6 Feb 1992, Obituary of Melba A. Beecher Quinn Bane.

5 The Colfax Press (Colfax, Illinois), 18 Dec 1986, Obituary of Edward William Beecher.

6 McClean County, Illinois Obituaries (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~henline/mclean/obituaries.html), Obituary of Marvin Louis Beecher.

7 1920 United States Census, Illinois, McLean County, Anchor Township, Series: T625 Roll: 386 Page: 89.

8 1900 United States Census, Illinois, McLean County, Anchor Township, Series: T623 Roll: 321 Page: 18.

9 1910 United States Census, Illinois, McLean County, Anchor Township, Series: T624 Roll: 305 Page: 25.

10 McClean County, Illinois Obituaries (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~henline/mclean/obituaries.html), Obituary of Robert Louis Beecher.



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