Charles E. Bradley
(1845-1927)
Mary Ella Capelle
(1856-1922)
Mae Ella Bradley
(1879-1969)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Samuel Edward Beecher

Mae Ella Bradley 1 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: Dec 1879, Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO 1 3 9
  • Marriage (1): Samuel Edward Beecher on 28 Jun 1905 in Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO 1 2
  • Died: 1 Apr 1969, Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO at age 89 5 10
  • Crem.: Saint Louis: Valhalla Cemetery, St. Louis (City), MO

   Another name for Mae was Mary Ella Bradley.11 12

   FamilySearch ID: L6KM-KLT.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO. 9 The 1880 census recorded at 2700 Thomas Street: Charles E. Bradley, real estate agent, 33, living with wife Ella, 23; George, 4; and Ella, 6 months, born in Dec 1879. Charles was born in Pennsylvania and his parents in Ireland. His children and wife Ella were born in Saint Louis, and her father in New York and mother in Kentucky.

2. Newspaper: St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Engagement Announcement Bradley - Beecher, 19 May 1905, Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO. 13 Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Bradley of Washington boulevard have announced the engagement of their daughter, Miss Mae Bradley, to Edward Beecher. Mr. Beecher is of an old St. Louis family, and is one of the leading artists of St. Louis. In accordance with the young lady's wishes, a very quiet home wedding will take place the last week in June, and it is probably that only the immediately families will be present.

3. Census in 1910 in Central Twp., St. Louis, MO. 14 In 1910 Edward Beecher, 31, was living alone with wife Mae, 30. Both were born in Missouri.

4. Census in 1920 in Kirkwood, St. Louis, MO. 3 Edward Beecher, agent advertising, 40, was living with wife Mae B., 40; Elizabeth, 5; Marian, 4 years and 1 month, and Margaret, 1 year 4 months when the census was recorded on 8 Jan 1920. Everyone and their parents were born in Missouri, except Mae's father was born in Ireland, and her mother in Kentucky. They were renting the home at 634 Scott Ave.

5. Residence: 419 E. Argonne Drive, Kirkwood, MO in 1922 in Kirkwood, St. Louis, MO. 6

6. Census in 1930 in Kirkwood, St. Louis, MO. 1 Edward Beecher, president own advertising co., 51, was living with Mae B., 50. Edward was 26 when he married, when she was age 25. With them: Elizabeth, 15; Mariann, 14; and Margaret, 11. Everyone and their parents were born in Missouri, except mae's father was born in North Carolina. They owners the home, worth $25,000, at 419 E. Argonne.

7. Census in 1940 in Kirkwood, St. Louis, MO. 15 The 1940 census recorded owning a $15,000 home at 419 Argonne Drive: Edward Beecher, president advertising agency, 61, living with wife Mae, 60; daughter Margaret, copywriter advertising agency, 21; daughter Elizabeth Pierson, 25; and granddaughter Patricia Pierson, 1, born in Ohio. All others were born in Missouri.

8. Census in 1950 in Kirkwood, St. Louis, MO. 16 The 1950 census recorded Edward Beecher, retired, 71, living with wife Mae B., 70; daughter Elizabeth B. Pierson, instructor for telephone company, 35, and granddaughter Patricia E. Pierson, 11, who was born in Ohio. The others were born in Missouri.

9. Newspaper: St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Mrs. Edward Beecher Moves, 23 Sep 1964, Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO. 17 Mrs. Charles Heitzeberg has returned home to Morristown, N.J., after a visit with her mother, Mrs. Edward Beecher. Mrs. Beecher, with her other daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Beecher Pierson, moved recently to 666 East Adams avenue from 419 East Argonne Avenue.
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Mae married Samuel Edward Beecher, son of James M. Beecher and Margaret Ann Parker, on 28 Jun 1905 in Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO.1 2 (Samuel Edward Beecher was born on 21 Feb 1879 in Washington, Franklin, MO,1 4 18 19 20 21 died on 20 Oct 1961 in Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO 4 and was cremated on 23 Oct 1961 in Saint Louis: Valhalla Cemetery, St. Louis (City), MO 4.)


Sources


1 1930 United States Census, Missouri, St. Louis County, Kirwood Ward 1, Series: T626 Roll: 1223 Page: 5.

2 FamilySearch.org, Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1802-1969, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:669P-3F95 Edward Beecher m. 28 Jun 1905 Mae E. Bradley in St. Louis MO.

3 1920 United States Census, Missouri, St. Louis County, Kirwood, Series: T625 Roll: 945 Page: 123.

4 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.

5 Missouri, St. Louis Public Library Obituary Index, 1880-2011 (Searchable online at http://www.slpl.org/), Beecher, Mae Bradley, St. Louis Post-Dispatch 1969 4/2 p20D, Burial permit 4/6 p40D.

6 Social Register Association, Social Register St. Louis (Social Register Association, 315 Fourth Av., New York, NY.), St. Louis, 1922, Vol. XXXVI, No. 7, page 10, page 133. Online https://books.google.com/books?id=etoyAQAAMAAJ&lpg=PA133&ots=mevZk3gSQ-&dq=mae%20bradley%20beecher&pg=PA10#v=onepage&q=beecher&f=false.

7 St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, Missouri), 22 Oct 1961, page 1. Obituary of Edward Beecher.

8 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 488169002 Marian Beecher Betty, father Edward Beecher, mother Mary E. Bradley.

9 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6FR-JV4 Charles E Bradley, St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, United States; citing enumeration district ED 147, sheet 314D.

10 St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, Missouri), 2 Apr 1969, page 66. Obituary of Mrs. Edward Beecher.

11 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Margaret Parker Beecher Heitzeberg. Father Samuel E. Beecher. Mother Mary E. Bradley.

12 St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, Missouri), 7 Oct 2006. Online http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/stltoday/obituary.aspx?n=margaret-heitzeberg-beecher&pid=19508075&fhid=6378.

13 St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, Missouri), 19 May 1905, page 6. Engagement of Beecher - Bradley.

14 1910 United States Census, Missouri, St. Louis County, Central Township, Series: T624 Roll: 810 Page: 120.

15 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K7W3-3Y8 Edward Beecher, Ward 1, Kirkwood, Bonhomme Township, St. Louis, Missouri, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 95-2B, sheet 5A, family 100.

16 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6F99-YK5J Edward Beecher Kirkwood MO.

17 St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, Missouri), 23 Sep 1964, page 69.

18 1880 United States Census, Missouri, Franklin County, Washington, Series: T9 Roll: 686 Page: 271.

19 1900 United States Census, Missouri, St. Louis, St. Louis Ward 14, Series: T623 Roll: 895 Page: 118.

20 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.

21 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.



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