Coleman Nagle Beecher
(1844-1918)
Ellen C. Donagan
(1853-1919)
Harry Cake Schreck
(1868-1945)
Mary Catherine Mamie Zwayer
(1870-1939)
Eugene Coleman Beecher
(1884-1922)
Florence Mamie Schreck
(1894-1954)
Ellsworth Thomas Beecher
(1916-1965)

 

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Ellsworth Thomas Beecher 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 21 Nov 1916, Norristown, Montgomery, PA 1 2 4
  • Christened: 12 Jun 1934, Norristown: St. Patricks Roman Catholic Church, Montgomery, PA, USA 4
  • Died: 29 Sep 1965, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 48 2 3
  • Buried: 1 Oct 1965, Philadelphia: Mount Peace Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1920 in Norristown, Montgomery, PA. 1 Living on Church St. in Norristown in 1920, Eugene Beecher [indexed in census as Beecker], laborer in fiber mill, 35, was with wife Florence, 25; daughter Mary, 7; and son Ellsworth, 3. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1930 in Norristown, Montgomery, PA. 5 The 1930 census recorded Norman H. Lougharn, 40, living with wife Florence M., 35; step-sons Ellsworth Z. Beecher, 13; Francis E. Beecher, 8; and daughter Norma H. Lougharn, 0. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1940 in Norristown, Montgomery, PA. 6 The 1940 census recorded Norman Lougharn, taxi driver, 50, living with wife Florence M., 45; daughter Norma Lougharn, 10; son Harry Lougharn, 8; and stepsons Ellsworth Beecher, bag maker in paper co., 23; and Francis Beecher, presser in fiber co., 18. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

4. Occupation: Benjamin C. Betner Company, paper bag manufacturer in 1940 in Devon, Chester, PA. 7

5. Cause of Death: Medical Examiner: Ellsworth died at home presumably natural disease, 29 Sep 1965, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

6. Occupation: bookkeeper on 29 Sep 1965 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

7. Residence: 4228 Market St., Philadelphia, PA on 29 Sep 1965 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3


Sources


1 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Norristown Ward 2, Series: T625 Roll: 1604 Page: 59.

2 <i>Social Security Death Index</i>.

3 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 100466-65 Ellsworth Beecher, father ? Beecher, mother Florence Schreck, informant Harry Loughran, step brother.

4 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013</i>, PA > Montgomery > Norristown > St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church Thomas Ellsworth Beecher b. 21 Nov 1916 baptised 12 JUn 1934, father Eugene C. Beecher, mother Florence Schreck.

5 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHZQ-MP5 Norman H Lougharn, 1930.

6 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQC8-9R7 Norman Lougharn, Ward 1, Norristown, Norristown Borough, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 46-134, sheet 3B, family 58.

7 Ancestry.com, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Ellsworth Beecher, b. 21 Nov 1916, employer Benjamin C. Betner Company.



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