Howard Elwood Willman
Mary Louisa Wiegold
Kathryn Elizabeth Willman


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1. Sumner Howard Beecher Sr.

Kathryn Elizabeth Willman 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 28 Jun 1899, Pottstown, Montgomery, PA 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Sumner Howard Beecher Sr. on 11 Nov 1923 in Kingman, Mohave, AZ
  • Died: 11 Feb 1994, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA at age 94 2 3
  • Buried: Fair Oaks: Mount Vernon Memorial Park, Sacramento, CA 4

   FamilySearch ID: KLRF-PG3.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1910 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 5 The 1910 census recorded at 803 Queen Street: Howard E. William [sic], marker in iron mill, 38, living with wife Mary, 38; Carl, 17; Katherine, 10; Marian, 8; and Frances, 5. Howard and Mary were married for 18 years, and she had birthed 5 children by 1910, 4 still alive that year.

2. Census in 1920 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. 6 The 1920 census recorded Kathryne Willman, 20, as a student nurse in a hospital. She was living at 2716 South Grande Avenue in a nurses' home. She and her parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Newspaper: Pottstown Mercury: Pacific Coast Nurse Visits Aunt Here, 26 Nov 1936, Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 7 Mrs. Kathryn Beecher, a nurse of Tulare, Calif., a former resident of Pottstown, made her first trip across the country in 25 years this week to the bedside of her aunt, Mrs. Fred H. Nagle, 1036 Queen street, a patient in Pottstown hospital where she underwent an operation.
Mrs. Beecher will attend her until she leaves the hospital.
The California woman was accompanied East by her mother, Mrs. Howard Williams, who is visiting her sister, Mrs. Jennie Jeffries, 514 Chestnut street.

Kathryn married Sumner Howard Beecher Sr., son of Gustavous Winfield Beecher and Angeline Feeler, on 11 Nov 1923 in Kingman, Mohave, AZ. (Sumner Howard Beecher Sr. was born on 27 Mar 1886 in Kingman, Mohave, AZ,8 9 10 11 died on 13 Nov 1969 in Burlingame, San Mateo, CA 10 11 and was buried in Fair Oaks: Mount Vernon Memorial Park, Sacramento, CA 11.)


1 McMonigle, David L., Descendants of James McMonigle Sr. (
David L. McMonigle
800 Riverbend Ln
Middleville, MI 49333).

2 Voss, Hans Peter, Die Familienforschung von Ursula Müller (Hans Peter Voss, An de Marsch 6, 25557 Steenfeld, GERMANY, 04872-942109,

3 California Vital Records, Death record of Kathryn Elizabeth Beecher, social security number 554-56-5610.

4 Find A Grave,

5 1910 United States Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Pottstown Ward 6, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1378; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 0137; FHL microfilm: 1375391.

6 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Los Angeles Assembly District 75, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T625_115; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 440; Image: 515.

7 Pottstown Mercury (Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania), 26 Nov 1936, page 12.

8 1920 United States Census, Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman District 4, Series: T625 Roll: 47 Page: 227.

9 1900 United States Census, Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman, Series: T623 Roll: 46 Page: 18.

10 Family Bible of Gustavous Winfield Beecher (Bible in possession of Linda Meyers, a descendant of Gustavous Beecher.), Email from Linda Meyers, 15 Jul 2008.

11 Find A Grave,

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