Jesse Moore
(Abt 1813-)
Thomas D. Smith
(1843-1930)
Sarah E. Moore
(Abt 1848-)
Ella May Smith
(1873-1917)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Charles A. Reece

2. William Cope Beecher

Ella May Smith 1 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 3 Apr 1873, West Caln Twp., Chester, PA 2 3 4 7
  • Marriage (1): Charles A. Reece on 22 Apr 1893 in , Chester, PA 1
  • Marriage (2): William Cope Beecher on 17 Aug 1909 in Coatesville, Chester, PA 2
  • Died: 31 Jan 1917, Coatesville, Chester, PA at age 43 4 7
  • Buried: 5 Feb 1917, Coatesville: Fairview Cemetery, Chester, PA 4 5 7

   FamilySearch ID: LWSJ-MRV.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: in Apr 1893 in Thorndale, Chester, PA. 1

2. Residence: 254 Harmony St., Coatesville, Pa. On 23 Dec 1909 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 6

3. Obituary: Daily Local News: death notice of Ella May Beecher on 31 Jan 1917 in West Chester, Chester, PA. 7 BEECHER- Suddenly, in Coatesville, on January 31st, Ella May, wife of William Beecher, in her 44th year. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral without further notice from her late residence, 254 Harmony Street, on Monday, February 5, 1917. Meet at the hours at 2 o'clock p.m. Interment at Fairview Cemetery.
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4. Cause of Death: acute indigestion. Her death certificate hs death 1 Feb 1917 but newspaper obit appeared that day saying 31 Jan 1917., 1 Feb 1917, Coatesville, Chester, PA.

5. Obituary: Daily Local News: obituary of Ella May Beacher on 1 Feb 1917 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 8 Mrs. Ella May, wife of William Beacher, 254 Harmony Street, died at 8:30 o'clock last night at her home following an attack of indigestion. She is survived by her husband, three daughters, Mrs. James Kelly, Misses Blanche and Nellie Reece, and two sons, Charles and Orval Beacher, three sisters, Mrs. Charles Thompson, Mrs. Horace Thompson, Mrs. Mary Beacher, and two brothers, Jeffrey and William Smith, this city. Deceased was about 52 years of age.


Ella married Charles A. Reece on 22 Apr 1893 in , Chester, PA.1 (Charles A. Reece was born in May 1872 in , Chester, PA and died before Aug 1909 in , Chester, PA 9.)


Ella next married William Cope Beecher, son of Jacob Franklin Beecher and Helen B. Whiteman, on 17 Aug 1909 in Coatesville, Chester, PA.2 (William Cope Beecher was born on 10 Dec 1880 in Coatesville, Chester, PA,2 10 11 12 13 died on 29 Jul 1921 in Coatesville: Coatesville Hospital, Chester, PA 10 13 14 15 and was buried on 2 Aug 1921 in Coatesville: Fairview Cemetery, Chester, PA 13 14 15.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFWB-9MQ Charles A. Reece and Ella Smith, 1893.

2 Chester County Archives, Pennsylvania (https://www.chesco.org/193/Records-Guides-Indexes), http://www.chesco.org/DocumentCenter/View/1726.

3 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWX2-JQ4 Thomas D. Smith, 1880.

4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36143965.

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 14700. Ella May Beecher. Father Thomas Smith, mother Sarah Moore.

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.), Certificate 110768. Emma T. Beecher. Father William Beecher, mother Ella Smith.

7 Daily Local News, Chester County, PA (West Chester, Chester County, PA), January 31, 1917. Obituary of Ella May Beecher.

8 Daily Local News, Chester County, PA (West Chester, Chester County, PA), February 1, 1917. Obituary of Ella May Beecher.

9 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VF94-X4M marriage of William Beecher and Ella May Reese, 1909.

10 Records of Nancy Eitnier, a descendant.

11 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Chester County, West Caln Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1394 Page: 6.

12 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6V7-YZ9 William Cope Beecher, 1917-1918; citing Chester County no 3, Pennsylvania, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509.

13 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 70274 William C. Beecher b. 10 Dec 1880 d. 22 Jul 1921 father J. Franklin Beecher mother Helen Whiteman informant J Franklin Beecher.

14 Daily Local News, Chester County, PA (West Chester, Chester County, PA), July 30, 1921. Obituary of William Cope Beecher.

15 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36144351.



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