James A. Clemm
(1834-1923)
Elizabeth Ann Stallings
(1850-1932)
Ellen Parthenia Clemm
(1879-1972)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. James Alexander Beecher

2. John Cook
3. Henry H. Parker

Ellen Parthenia Clemm 4 6 7 8 9

  • Born: 16 Apr 1879, Colfax, Whitman, WA, USA 1 10 11
  • Marriage (1): James Alexander Beecher on 2 Apr 1899 in , Shasta, CA 1 2 3
  • Marriage (2): John Cook on 30 Jun 1930 in San Leandro, Alameda, CA 4
  • Marriage (3): Henry H. Parker on 22 May 1955 in , Alameda, CA 5
  • Died: 30 Jul 1972, San Leandro, Alameda, CA at age 93 10 11

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Anderson Twp., Shasta, CA. 1 James H. Beecher, 54, agent Wells Fargo, born Jun 1846, was married for 27 years to wife Mary E., 52, Dec 1847. She had birthed 4 children, all alive in 1900. With them: Edna, 15, Mar 1885; and George L., 11, Aug 1888. James was born in Ohio, his father in Pennsylvania, and mother in Nova Scotia. Mary was born in Missouri and her parents in Indiana. The children were born in California.

Living next door is James A. Beecher, 22, Dec 1877, who was married for 1 year to wife Elen, 21, Apr 1879. She had no children. James was born in California, his father in Ohio, and mother in Missouri. Elen was born in Washington, her father in Illinois, and mother in Tennessee.

2. Census in 1910 in San Leandro, Alameda, CA. 6 James A. Bucher [indexed in census as Bucher but handwriting is Beecher], carpenter, 32, was living with wife Ellen P., 31. They had been married 11 years and she had birthed 3 children by 1910: Earl, 8; Theodore, 5; and Edward, 1. James and the children were born in California, his father in Ohio and mother in Missouri. Ellen was born in Washington, her father in Illinois and mother in Tennessee. They were renting at 196 Callan Ave.

3. Residence: According to husband Jame's WWI Draft registration, his wife Ellen Parthenia Beecher was living apart at 760 Joqquin Ave., San Leandro, CA on 12 Sep 1918 in San Leandro, Alameda, CA. 9

4. Census in 1920 in San Leandro, Alameda, CA. 12 The 1920 census recorded renting at 176 Joaquinn Avenue: B. Ellen Beecher [indexed in census as Bucher since two handwritten e's appear like a u], 40, married, no occupation, living with her children: Earl, express driver, 18; Theodore, 15; Edward, 11; Charlie, 9. The children and their father were born in California. Ellen was born in Washington, her father in North Carolina, and mother in Illinois.

5. Census in 1930 in San Leandro, Alameda, CA. 13 The 1930 census recorded renting at 176 Joaquin Avenue: Ellen Beecher [indexed in census as Bucher], divorced, 50, born in Washington, living with her sons born in California: Edward, service man at caomtomotors, 21, and Charlie, 19. The boys father was born in California. Ellen was married at age 20. Her parents were born in Illinois.

6. Fact: Ellen's sons Edward Beecher and Charles Beecher were witnesses to her marriage to John Cook, 30 Jun 1930, San Leandro, Alameda, CA. 4

7. Census in 1940 in San Leandro, Alameda, CA. 14 The 1940 census recorded renting at 176 Estudillo Avenue: Ellen Beecher, widowed, 61, born in Washington, living with sons Edward, service man, 31, and Charles, salesman in department store, 29, both born in California. Edward has completed 2 years of high school, and Ellen and Charles the 8th grade.

8. Residence: in Jul 1972 in San Leandro, Alameda, CA. 10


Ellen married James Alexander Beecher, son of James Harvey Beecher and Mary E. Church, on 2 Apr 1899 in , Shasta, CA.1 2 3 The marriage ended in divorce. (James Alexander Beecher was born on 31 Dec 1877 in Adin, Modoc, CA, USA 1 9 15 16 17 and died on 6 Feb 1947 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 15 17.)


Ellen next married John Cook on 30 Jun 1930 in San Leandro, Alameda, CA.4 (John Cook was born on 26 Aug 1878 in , Augusta, Virginia, Untied States 4 18 19 and died in , , CA.)


Ellen next married Henry H. Parker on 22 May 1955 in , Alameda, CA.5 (Henry H. Parker was born on 28 Feb 1877 5 20 and died on 18 Dec 1974 in , Alameda, CA 20 21.)


Sources


1 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, California, Shasta County, Anderson Township, Series: T623 Roll: 112 Page: 94.

2 FamilySearch.org, <i>California, County Marriages, 1850-1952</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XL8Q-GY8 James A Beecher and Ellen Clemm, 02 Apr 1899; citing p. 378, Shasta, California, United States; FHL microfilm 1293794.

3 Ancestry.com, <i>Shasta County, California Marriages, 1852-1904</i> (Shasta County Genealogical Society. Redding, CA, USA.), James A. Beecher and Ellen Clemm, 2 Apr 1899, Book L Page 378.

4 Ancestry.com, <i>California, Marriage Records from Select Counties, 1850-1941</i> (Original data: Marriage records, select counties and years. California State Archives, Sacramento, California.), Ellen Beecher, father James Clem, mother Elizabeth Stallings, married John Cook, father John Cook, mother Mary McKay, 30 Jun 1930 in San Leandro.

5 Ancestry.com, <i>California, Marriage Index, 1949-1959</i> (Original data: California Department of Health and Welfare. California Vital Records—Vitalsearch (www.vitalsearch-worldwide.com). The Vitalsearch Company Worldwide, Inc., Pleasanton, California.), Ellen P. Clemm and Henry H. Parker.

6 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, California, Alameda County, San Leandro, Series: T624 Roll: 69 Page: 10.

7 California Vital Records, Death record for Edward C. Beecher at http://vitals.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ca/death/search.cgi.

8 California Vital Records, Death record for Charles Beecher at http://vitals.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ca/death/search.cgi.

9 <i>United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KZVP-35B James Alexander Beecher, 1917-1918.

10 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Ellen Parker, SSN 555-21-6219.

11 FamilySearch.org, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPHN-K97 Ellen P Parker, 30 Jul 1972; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

12 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Year: 1920; Census Place: San Leandro, Alameda, California; Roll: T625_91; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 155; Image: 1022.

13 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, Year: 1930; Census Place: San Leandro, Alameda, California; Roll: 109; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 0244; Image: 388.0; FHL microfilm: 2339844.

14 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K931-3S3 Ellen Beecher, Tract AC-17, San Leandro, Eden Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 1-43, sheet 22A, family 580.

15 California Vital Records, Death index record for James Alexander Beecher.

16 FamilySearch.org, <i>United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V48V-448 James Alexander Beecher, 1942.

17 FamilySearch.org, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPD7-5GG James Alexander Beecher, 06 Feb 1947; citing Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

18 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MH4C-GC2 John Cook, Elkhorn, San Joaquin, California, United States; citing sheet 9B, family 216, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1820143.

19 FamilySearch.org, <i>United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V48V-6KD John Cook, 1942.

20 FamilySearch.org, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPHL-TLB Henry H Parker, SSN 385091273, 18 Dec 1974; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

21 FamilySearch.org, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), Henry H. Parker.



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