- Born: Abt 1843, , Mercer, PA
Noted events in his life were:
1. Census in 1850 in Springfield Twp., Mercer County, PA. 1 John Beacher, farmer, 45, was living with wife Charlott, 36; Lewis, 14; Cyrus, 12; John, 7; Susanna, 5; Michael G., 3; and Lorain A., 6 months. The parents were born in Westmoreland Co. PA, the children in Mercer Co. PA.
Next door is Jacob Beacher, farmer, 35, living with wife Mary Ann, 32; Susanna, 11; Margaret, 9; David W., 7; Jacob S., 5; and Joseph A., 2. The father was born in Westmoreland Co. PA, the children in Pennsylvania.
On the next census page is Catherine Beacher, 31, who was living without a husband with these children: Jacob, farmer, 18; Charlott, 16; George, 13; Andrew, 10; Catherine, 7; Christine, 3. Also in the home: Catherine Michael, 16. The mother was born in Westmoreland Co. PA, the children in Mercer Co. PA.