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Grace Irene Beecher


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1. William Allen McHone
2. Gustave A. Krein

Grace Irene Beecher 2 3

  • Born: 28 Jan 1922, Audubon, Camden, NJ 2 3
  • Marriage (1): William Allen McHone on 3 Apr 1943 in Cambridge, Middlesex, MA 1
  • Marriage (2): Gustave A. Krein on 20 Mar 1965 in Seabrook, Barnstable, MA, USA 2
  • Died: 4 Sep 1968, , , MA at age 46

   FamilySearch ID: LDBN-N11.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Oaklyn, Camden, NJ. 3 William S. Beecher, 39, was living with wife Grace I., 38; son William S., 11; and daughter Grace I., 8, who was born in New Jersey; all others were born in Pennsylvania. William Sr.'s father was born in Pennsylvania, his mother in the District of Columbia.

2. Census in 1940 in Quincy, Norfolk, MA. 4 The 1940 census reported at renting a home at 93 S. Bayfield Road in Quincy: William S. Beecher, salesman paper manufacture, 49, living with wife Grace, 48; son William S., 21; and daughter Grace I., salesgirl dept. store, 18. In 1935 they were living in the same home. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Grace I. in New Jersey.

3. Newspaper: Courier-Post - Beecher-McHone Wedding, 3 Apr 1943, Camden, Camden, NJ. 1 Grace Irene Beecher Bride This Afternoon

The marriage of Miss Grace Irene Beecher, daughter of Mr. William Stanley Beecher, of Arlington, Mass., and the late Mrs. Beecher, and William Allen McHone, USN, son of Mrs. William Alden McHone, of Washington, D. C., and the late Mr. McHone, is taking place this afternoon at 2.30 o'clock in Crothers Chapel, Cambridge, Mass.

The bride is being given in marriage by her father and is being attended by Miss Edith Faircloth, of Wollaston, Mass., as maid of honor. Bridesmaids are Miss Ruth Bartram and Miss Alice Beecher, of Lynn, Mass.; Miss Shirley Wainwright, of Wollaston, and Miss Inez Kelley, of Baintree, Mass. Shirley Conrad, of Belmont, Mass., is acting as flower girl.

Lieut. H. L. Krouse, USN, of Boston, Mass., is the bridegroom's best man and ushers include Lieut. Joseph A. Nordstrom, USN, Lieut. J. R. Knupp, USN, and Lieut. Robert J. Kiley, USN, of Boston.

Following a reception at the church, Mr. McHone and his bride are leaving for a wedding trip. On their return they will reside at 136 Lake street, Arlington, where they will be at home after April 15. The bride is a graduate of the Massachusetts School of Art.

4. Residence: 136 Lake Street, Arlington MA on 3 Apr 1943 in Arlington, Middlesex, MA. 1

5. Census in 1950 in Springfield, Hampden, MA. 5 The 1950 census recorded at 115 Pine Street in a home owned by widow Margaret Meacham, 68: William S. Beecher Sr., lodger, widowed, occupation mill representative for paper manufacturer, born in Pennsylvania, living with his daughter Grace I. Mchone, general office worker for loan corp., separated marital status, 29, born in New Jersey.

6. Occupation: travel representative on 20 Mar 1965 in West Newton, Middlesex, MA, USA. 2

7. Residence: 767 Watertown, West Newton, MA on 20 Mar 1965 in West Newton, Middlesex, MA, USA. 2

Grace married William Allen McHone, son of William Alden McHone and Unknown, on 3 Apr 1943 in Cambridge, Middlesex, MA.1 (William Allen McHone was born about 1911 in , Carroll, VA, USA.)

Grace next married Gustave A. Krein on 20 Mar 1965 in Seabrook, Barnstable, MA, USA.2 (Gustave A. Krein was born in 1902 in , , , DEU 2.)


1 Courier-Post (Camden, New Jersey), 3 Apr 1943, page 10 Beecher-McHone Wedding.

2 Ancestry.com, "New Hampshire, U.S., Marriage Records, 1700-1971," Grace I. McHone m. Gustave A. Krein 20 Mar 1965 Seabrook MA.

3 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X4D9-KC4 William S Beecher, Oaklyn, Camden, New Jersey; citing enumeration district (ED) 0153, sheet 22A, family 549, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 1324.

4 1940 United States Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T627_1632; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 11-239. Quincy Ward Area 6.

5 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6F3Q-6MZ9 William S. Beecher Springfield MA.

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