Capt. Ephraim Parker
(1793-1880)
Lucy Stone
(1795-1852)
Edward Nelson Parker
(1822-1881)
Louisa Moore Lackland
(1826-1869)
Margaret Ann Parker
(1854-1935)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. James M. Beecher

Margaret Ann Parker 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

  • Born: 31 Aug 1854, Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO 2 3 4 5 6 12
  • Marriage (1): James M. Beecher on 2 May 1878 in Washington, Franklin, MO 1 2 3
  • Died: 21 Apr 1935, Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO at age 80 6 12 13
  • Crem.: 23 Apr 1935, Saint Louis: Valhalla Cemetery, St. Louis (City), MO 6 12

   Another name for Margaret was Maggie Ann Parker.1

   FamilySearch ID: KHSJ-7XK.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Washington, Franklin, MO. 4 James Beecher, revenue agent, 32, was living with wife M. A., 25; Samuel E., 1; and sister-in-law Lori. L. Parker, 23. Everyone and their parents were born in Missouri, except James' father was born in Maryland, and M.A and Lori's father in New Hampshire and mother in Maryland.

2. Census in 1900 in Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO. 5 Margaret Beecher headed the household in 1900. she was 45, born Aug 1854, and married for 22 years, having birthed 6 children by 1900, 4 still alive that year. With her: Samuel E., wood engraver, 21, Feb 1879; William L., clerk insurance, 19, Sep 1880; Walter S., office boy, Sep 1885, and Mai L., 10, Jan 1889. Also in the home: Emily E. Owens, niece, stenographer, 19, May 1880. Everyone and their parents were born in Missouri, except Mai in Illinois, and Margaret's father was born in New Hampshire and mother in Maryland. They were renting the home at 2736 Walnut St.

3. Residence: 1904 Gould's Directory: Beecher Margaret A r 3624A Hartford in 1904 in Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO. 14

4. Residence: 1908 Gould's Directory: Beecher Margaret A wid James M r 3630 Shaw av in 1908 in Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO. 15

5. Census in 1910 in Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO. 16 In the 1910 census is listed Margaret A. Beecher, 55, widowed, who had birthed 6 children, and 4 were alive in 1910. With her was Mai L., 20. Also with them was Charles W. Browder, 30, lodger. She ws living at 3631 Shaw Ave. Margaret was born in Missouri, her father in New Hampshire, and mother in Maryland. Mai was born in Illinois and her parents in Missouri. Charles and his parents were born in Ohio.

6. Newspaper: Baltimore Sun: Mrs. Margaret Beecher of St. Louis is the guest for the holidays of Mr. And Mrs. William Lachlan Beecher, at the Martha-Lewis Apartment, Calvert street and North avenue., 22 Dec 1914, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 17

7. Census in 1920 in Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO. 18 The 1920 census recorded renting at 1394 Hamilton Avenue: Margaret A. [indexed as Margareta], widowed, 65. She was born in Missouri, her father in New Hampshire, and mother in Maryland. Living in her home was a boarder, Charles W. Browder, single, railroad traffic man, 42. He and his parents were born in Ohio.

8. Census in 1930 in Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO. 19 The 1930 census recorded renting at 812 Goodfellow St: Margaret A. Beecher, widowed, 75, living alone. She was born in Missouri, her father in New Hampshire, and mother in Maryland.

9. Death Certificate: 21 Apr 1935, Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO. 6 Missouri Death Certificate 14755
Full name: Margaret Ann Beecher
Place of death: St. Louis MO Jewish Hospital
Address: 6301 S. Roseburg, Clayton, MO
Female, white, widowed
Husband: James M. Beecher
Date of birth: Aug 31 1854
Father: Edward Parker
Mother: Louisa M. Lockland
Informant: Edward Beecher (son) Kirkwood, MO.

10. Obituary: St. Louis Star and Times: BEECHER. MARGARET A. Mother of Mai L. Parrott and Edward Beecher, Sunday, April 21 1935. Services Tuesday at 3 p.m. BOPP CHAPEL on 22 Apr 1935 in Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO. 13


Margaret married James M. Beecher, son of Samuel Beecher and Margaret Jane Smith, on 2 May 1878 in Washington, Franklin, MO.1 2 3 (James M. Beecher was born on 8 Aug 1847 in Washington, Franklin, MO,2 20 21 died on 28 Feb 1907 in Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO 22 and was buried in Saint Louis: Concordia Cemetery, St. Louis, MO 22.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V288-7WD James M. Beecher and Maggie A. Parker, 1878.

2 Ancestry.com, U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 (Original data: Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls.), Application 76594 Edward Beecher.

3 Parker, Theodore, Genealogy and biographical notes of John Parker of Lexington and his descendants (1893, Press of Charles Hamilton, Worchester, Massachusetts. Online at https://archive.org/stream/genealogybiograp00park), Page 431, family of James M. Beecher.

4 1880 United States Census, Missouri, Franklin County, Washington, Series: T9 Roll: 686 Page: 271.

5 1900 United States Census, Missouri, St. Louis, St. Louis Ward 14, Series: T623 Roll: 895 Page: 118.

6 Missouri Death Cerfiticate (http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/), http://www.sos.mo.gov/images/archives/deathcerts/1935/1935_00015074.PDF Death certificate 14755, Margaret Ann Beecher, father Edward Parker, mother Susan M. Lackland, spouse James M. Beecher.

7 Missouri Death Cerfiticate (http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/), http://www.sos.mo.gov/images/archives/deathcerts/1961/1961_00038280.PDF Edward Beecher, father James Beecher, mother Margaret Parker.

8 Washington Missourian (Washington, Missouri) (Washington, Franklin, Missouri), 4 Jan 1929, page 1.

9 FamilySearch.org, New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949 (New York, New York), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2W1L-VHH Walter Dennis Beecher, 21 Feb 1923; citing Death, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 2,030,651.

10 FamilySearch.org, Puerto Rico, Registro Civil, 1805-2001 (San Juan, Puerto Rico, oficinas del ciudad, Puerto Rico), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVJ7-RLFR Walter Dennis Beecher and Eva Mary Brooko Lytle, 07 Jul 1909.

11 Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), 26 Dec 1928, page 4. Obituary of William L. Beecher.

12 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/106409172.

13 The St. Louis Star and Times (St. Louis, MO), 22 Apr 1935, page 20. Obituary of Margaret A. Beecher.

14 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1904 Gould's St. Louis Directory. Page 186. Online image 93. Beecher.

15 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1908 Gould's St. Louis Directory. Page 171. Online image 81. Beecher.

16 1910 United States Census, Missouri, Saint Louis County, St. Louis, Series: T624 Roll: 817 Page: 12.

17 Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), 22 Dec 1914, page 4.

18 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M88M-5KC Margareta Beecher, St Louis Ward 27, St Louis (Independent City), Missouri, United States; citing ED 538, sheet 4B, line 75, family 91.

19 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHV7-Z49 Margaret A Beecher, St Louis (Districts 1-250), St Louis (Independent City), Missouri, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 247, sheet 18A, line 24, family 447.

20 1850 United States Census, Missouri, Franklin County, District 31, Series: M432 Roll: 399 Page: 121.

21 1870 United States Census, Missouri, Franklin County, Washington, Series: M593 Roll: 775 Page: 359.

22 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=71468186.



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