Hans Heinrich Adolf Claussen
Johanna Rebecca Caroline Hures
Alfred Hugo Richard Wagner
(1877-Bet 1914/1919)
Martha Julianne Johanna Claussen
Sarah Elsa Louise Wagner


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1. Sumner Howard Beecher Jr.

2. Joe Silverstein
3. Bors

Sarah Elsa Louise Wagner

  • Born: 2 Mar 1910, Kansas City, Jackson, MO 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Sumner Howard Beecher Jr. on 5 Jan 1929 1
  • Marriage (2): Joe Silverstein in 1945
  • Marriage (3): Bors
  • Died: 30 Oct 1995, Hesperia, San Bernardino, CA at age 85 2 4

   Other names for Sarah were Else,5 Sarah,5 Elise Bors,4 Elsa Wagner 3 5 and Elselouise Sarah Wagner.2

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Alt. Name: Elsa, or Else, later changed her name to Sarah.,,. 5

2. Alt. Name: She died as Elise Bors.,,. 4

3. Census in 1910 in Kansas City, Jackson, MO. 3 Alfred Wagner, 34, was married for 2 years to wife Martha, 33. She had given birth to 2 children, both were alive in 1910: Anita, 1 year 9 months; and Elsa, 1 month. Alfred and Martha and their parents were born in Germany. Their children were born in Missouri. Alfred was given his U.S. Citizenship in 1901 in Pennsylvania. Alfred was a salesman of pictures, and he and Martha could speak English. They were renting their home at 1702 Troost Ave. in Kansas City, Missouri. The census was recorded on 15 Apr 1910.

Sarah married Sumner Howard Beecher Jr., son of Sumner Howard Beecher Sr. and May Ida Devine, on 5 Jan 1929.1 The marriage ended in divorce. (Sumner Howard Beecher Jr. was born on 27 Mar 1910 in Kingman, Mohave, AZ 1 and died on 12 Dec 1990 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.)

Sarah next married Joe Silverstein in 1945. The marriage ended in divorce.

Sarah next married Bors. The marriage ended in annulment.


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

2 Voss, Hans Peter, Die Familienforschung von Ursula Müller (Hans Peter Voss, An de Marsch 6, 25557 Steenfeld, GERMANY, 04872-942109
Hans-Peter.Voss@t-online.de), http://www.genealogy-sh.de/mueller/dat0.htm.

3 1910 United States Census, Missouri, Jackson County, Kansas City Ward 9, Series: T624 Roll: 787 Page: 299.

4 Social Security Death Index, Death record of Elise Bors, social security number 560-05-2055.

5 Karen Beecher, Descendant of Sumner Howard Beecher, Email 14 Jul 2008.

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