Isaac Beecher
(1806-1873)
Mary Amanda Shaw
(1810-1894)
Thomas Acheson
Alexander Washington Beecher
(1831-1902)
Adelaide Prudence Acheson
(1835-1895)
Edward Alexander Beecher
(1859-1942)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Florence H.

Edward Alexander Beecher 1 2 3

  • Born: 18 Mar 1859, Lima Twp., LaGrange, IN 2 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Florence H.
  • Died: 21 Oct 1942, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA at age 83 5

   Another name for Edward was Eddie A. Beecher.4

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Lima Twp., LaGrange, IN. 1 Isaac Beecher, day laborer, 54, was living with wife Amanda, 50; James, 14; Gustavius, 11; Margaret, 8. Isaac and Amanada were born in Pennsylvania, the children in Ohio. Isaac had no real estate value; his possessions were worth $163.

Living on the same page: James Beecher, 31, boot & shoemaker; his wife Maryann, 27; Louisa L., 8; Daniel B., 6; and Henry M., 1. James' real estate was worth $200 and his personal possessions $150. Everyone was born in Ohio.

On the next page: Alexander W. Beecher, clerk, 28; his wife Adalaid P., 23; Charles H., 3; and Edward, 1. Alexander was born in Pennsylvania, his wife and children in Indiana. His real estate was worth $600 and personal possessions $250.

2. Census in 1870 in Lima Twp., LaGrange, IN. 4 6 A.W. Beecher, merchant, 39, was living with wife Adlade P., 33; Charles, 13; Eddie A., 11; daughter Frances, 5; Kittie, 3. The children were born in Indiana. A.W. was born in Pennsylvania, and his wife in Ireland. A.W.'s real estate was valued at $2500 and his personal estate $9000.

3. Census in 1880 in Lima Twp., LaGrange, IN. 2 A.W. Beecher, merchant, 47, was living with wife Adelaide, 41; Edward A., 21; Fannie C., 15; Kittie A., 12; and a servant, Clara C. Groffett, 22. A.W. and his father were born in Pennsylvania, Adelaide and her parents in Ireland, and their children in Indiana.

4. Census in 1900 in Colorado Springs, El Paso, CO.


Edward married Florence H. (Florence H. was born in Feb 1871 in , , MI.)


Sources


1 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Indiana, LaGrange County, Lima Village, Series: M653 Roll: 274 Page: 649-650.

2 1880 United States Census, Indiana, LaGrange County, Lima, Series: T9 Roll: 290 Page: 322.

3 <i>LaGrange Standard, LaGrange County, Indiana</i>, April 17, 1902, page 4, obituary of A. W. Beecher.

4 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Indiana, LaGrange County, Lima, Series: M593 Roll: 333 Page: 250.

5 California Vital Records, "California, Death Index, 1940-1997," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPQS-6LK Edward A Beecher, 1942.

6 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Indiana, LaGrange County, Lima, Series: M593 Roll: 333 Page: 252.



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