George L. Beecher
(1818-1887)
Kezia Agnes Grover
(1824-1895)
Harden Hodges
(1824-1860)
Phebe Lovelace
(1827-1906)
Adrian Asbury Beecher
(1857-1929)
Katharine Hodges
(1857-1948)
Kathryn Elsie Beecher
(1896-1952)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. William Henry Hopp
2. Raymond Hamilton Taylor

Kathryn Elsie Beecher 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 13 Apr 1896, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN 1 2 3 5
  • Marriage (1): William Henry Hopp
  • Marriage (2): Raymond Hamilton Taylor on 27 May 1925 in Terre Haute, Vigo, IN 1
  • Died: 9 May 1952, Terre Haute, Vigo, IN at age 56 3 4
  • Buried: Terre Haute: Highland Lawn Cemetery, Vigo, IN 3

   Other names for Kathryn were Kate Beecher 5 and Katharine Beecher.6

   FamilySearch ID: LKRR-CYS.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Kathryn appeared in the household of Adrian Asbury Beecher in a census in 1900 in Terre Haute, Vigo, IN. 7 7 Adrian A Beecher [indexed in census as Adrwin A. Bucher due to poor handwriting], 43, was born Mar 1857, and married for 20 years to wife Kate, 42, Sep 1857. She had birthed 7 children, all alive in 1900. With them: Walter L. 19, Mar 1881; Lucinda M, 17, Apr 1883; Gertrude, 15, Dec 1884; Elouise, 12, Oct 1887; Genevra, 10, Nov 1889; Samuel E., 7, Apr 1893; and Katherine, 4, Apr 1896. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana, except Adrian's parents were born in Switzerland.

2. Census in 1920 in Terre Haute, Vigo, IN. 5 Living at 1009 North 8th Street was Adiran Beecher, lawyer, 62, was living with wife Kate, 62; daughter Eloise, school teacher, 31; daughter Katherine Hopp, 23, widow; and her son William, 2. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana, except Adrian's parents were from Switzerland and spoke German.

3. Obituary: Terre Haute Tribune: obituary of Mrs. Kathryn Beecher Taylor on 10 May 1952 in Terre Haute, Vigo, IN. 4 Mrs. Kathryn Beecher Taylor, 56 years old, wife of Ray Taylor, retired city fireman, died at 10:35 o'clock Friday night at the residence, 1411 Maple Avenue. Besides the husband, she is survived by a son, William Hopp of Richmond KY; a daughter, Carolyn Jeanne Taylor, at home; two brothers, Samuel E. Beecher, Sr., and Walter Beecher, both of Terre Haute, and three sisters, Mrs. Lucinda Snyder and Mrs. Eloise Garrigus, both of Terre Haute, and Mrs. Geneva Nelson of Mobile AL. The body was taken to the Cross Funeral Home wehre services will be held at 3:30 o'clock Monday afternoon. Rev. Thomas Stovall will officiate and burial will be in Highland Lawn Cemetery.


Kathryn married William Henry Hopp. (William Henry Hopp was born on 18 Dec 1893 in Chicago, Cook, IL,8 died on 26 Aug 1918 in Terre Haute, Vigo, IN 2 8 and was buried in Terre Haute: Highland Lawn Cemetery, Vigo, IN 8.)


Kathryn next married Raymond Hamilton Taylor on 27 May 1925 in Terre Haute, Vigo, IN.1 (Raymond Hamilton Taylor was born on 5 Feb 1894 in , Vigo, IN,1 9 died on 25 Oct 1955 in Proviso Township, Cook, IL, USA 9 and was buried in Terre Haute: Highland Lawn Cemetery, Vigo, IN 9.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFWC-F42 Raymond H. Taylor and Kathryn Hopp, 27 May 1925; citing reference v 67 p 263; FHL microfilm 1,905,909.

2 Logan Esarey, William F. Cronin, History of Indiana from Its Exploration to 1922 (Published 1922. Dayton Historical Publishing Co. Available online via Google Book Search.), Page 216.

3 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29944154.

4 The Terre Haute Tribune (Terre Haute, Indiana) (Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana), 10 May 1952, page 2. Obituary of Mrs. Kathryn Beecher Taylor.

5 1920 United States Census, Indiana, Vigo County, Terre Haute, Series: T625 Roll: 468 Page: 173.

6 Beecher, Dianne, Interview with Dianne Beecher, wife of William E. Beecher, son of Arthur L. Beecher. (June 11, 2008).

7 1900 United States Census, Indiana, Vigo County, Harrison Township, Terre Haute, Series: T623 Roll: 408 Page: 35.

8 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29944094.

9 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29606406.



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