Morgan R. Hughes
(1841-)
Mary
(1845-)
Anna S. Hughes
(1880-1963)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Harry Elmer Beacher
2. George W. Post

Anna S. Hughes 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 27 Apr 1880, Streator, La Salle, IL 3 7
  • Marriage (1): Harry Elmer Beacher in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (2): George W. Post on 9 Jun 1898 in , Schuylkill, PA 3
  • Died: 28 Sep 1963, Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA at age 83 6 7 8 9
  • Buried: 3 Oct 1963, Saint Clair: Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA, USA 6 7 8

   Another name for Anna was Annie Hughes.10

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Streator, La Salle, IL. 11 The 1880 census recorded Morgan Hughes, coal miner, 39, and wife Mary, 34, both born in Wales, with their children: Mary, 6, born in Pennsylania; Morgan, 2, born in Iowa; and Anna, 0, born in Illinois.

2. She has conflicting birth information of Her bith in incorrectly listed as 27 Apr 1881 on her death certificate, but she appeared in the 1880 census the correct birth is 27 Apr 1880., 27 Apr 1881 and Streator, La Salle, IL. 5

3. Residence: on 9 Jun 1898 in Port Carbon, Schuylkill, PA. 3

4. Census in 1910 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 12 The 1910 Census in St. Clair recorded the household of George Post, 30, living with wife Anna, 29; Esther, 12; Mary, 9; and George, 6. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Anna in Illinois. George's father was born in Germany, his mother in Pennsylvania.

5. Census in 1920 in , Schuylkill, PA. 13 The 1920 Census recorded Anna Post, widowed, 39, living with daughter Mary, 18; son George, 16; and son Francis, 7. Anna was born in Illinois, the children in Pennsylvania. Anna's father was born in Pennsylvania and her father in Wales.

6. Census in 1930 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 4 In the 1930 Census Harry Beacher is living in Saint Clair with wife Ann S., 48, born in Illinois. With them is her stepsons, George Post, 26, and Frances Post, 18; and Harry's son by his first marriage, Harold Beacher, 18. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Ann in Illinois.

7. Census in 1940 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 14 The 1940 Census recorded in St. Clair the household of Harry Beacher, carpenter, age 56, living with wife Annie, 57. Also in the home: son Harold Beacher, salesman clothing store, 28; and stepsons George Post, laborer, 36, and Francis Post, pianist, 28. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Annie in Illinois.

8. Cause of Death: Anna died at home of uraemia due to arterio sclerosis. She was blind for the past 3 years., 18 Aug 1961, Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 5

9. Residence: 217 S. Nicholas St., Saint Clair, Pa. On 18 Aug 1961 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 5

10. Residence: 217 S. Nicholas St., Saint Clair, Pa. On 28 Sep 1963 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 6

11. Obituary: Pottsville Republican: obituary of Mrs. Harry E. Beacher on 30 Sep 1963 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 8 Mrs. Harry E. Beacher. 217 S. Nicholas St, Saint Clair, died in her home Saturday about 9:30 p.m. Mrs. Beacher was born in Stretor, Illinois, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Hughes. She was twice married. Her first husband, George Post, and her second husband are deceased. Mr. Beacher died two years ago. A resident of Saint Clair for 54 years, she was a member of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church. Surviving are a daughter Mary, wife of Randall Loew of Stroudsburg; two sons George Post at home, and Harold Beacher, of Diener's Hill, Pottsville RD 3; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. She was the last member of her immediate family. Funeral will be Thursday morning from James H. Evans Funeral Home, 347 S. 2d St., Saint Clair. Mass in St. Mary's R. C. Church. Interment in the parish cemetery.


Anna married Harry Elmer Beacher, son of John Jacob Beacher Jr. and Angeline Ocum, in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 2 (Harry Elmer Beacher was born on 14 Oct 1878 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA,15 16 17 18 19 20 21 died on 18 Aug 1961 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA 5 17 18 19 21 22 and was buried on 22 Aug 1961 in Saint Clair: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 5 17 18 19.)


Anna next married George W. Post on 9 Jun 1898 in , Schuylkill, PA.3 (George W. Post was born on 19 Oct 1879 in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill, PA 3 12.)


Sources


1 <i>Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951</i> (FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JV96-JP6 Beacher and Anna Post, 1920.

2 <i>Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951</i> (FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)), (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JVHZ-7JX Harry Beacher and Post, 1920.

3 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMC5-RJ8 George W Post and Anna Hughes, 09 Jun 1898; citing , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 2131181.

4 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHH9-QWP Harry Beacher, Saint Clair, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; citing enumeration district (ED) 0153, sheet 10A, family 207, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2147.

5 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.), Death Certificate 078818-61. Harry Beacher. Father Jacob Beacher. Mother ?. Spouse Anna Hughes.

6 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.), Death Certificate 103334-63. Anna Beacher. Father Morgan Hughes. Mother Mary ?.

7 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=137948862.

8 <i>Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA)</i>, 30 Sep 1963, page 16. Obituary of Mrs. Harry E. Beacher.

9 Pennsylvania Department of Health, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Indices</i> (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), Death Certificate 103334. Anna Beacher, age 82.

10 <i>Records of Robert Cole, son-in-law of Berneda Beacher.</i> (Enterprise, AL.), 10 Aug 2008 email.

11 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MXV4-MJH Morgan Hughes, Streator, La Salle, Illinois, United States; citing sheet 50B, NARA microfilm publication T9.

12 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGZT-226 George Post, St Clair, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; citing sheet 30B, family 303, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375431.

13 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6YB-CZT Anna Post, , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; citing enumeration district (ED) , sheet 14B, family 319, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821651.

14 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQNF-PMN Harry Beacher, South Ward, St. Clair, St. Clair Borough, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 54-134, sheet 7B, family 132.

15 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Roll 1462 Book 2, Page 155.

16 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia, Roll 1402 Book 1, Page 249b.

17 <i>Records of Berneda Dougherty & Pat Cole</i>, Email 18 Aug 2008 With Tombstone Readings in Odd Fellows Cemetery in St. Clair, Schuylkill Co., PA.

18 <i>Billion Graves Index</i>, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/HarryEBeacher/1561469.

19 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=63857922.

20 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942</i> (National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.), Harry E. Beacher b. 14 Oct 1878, Shenandoah, PA.

21 <i>Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA)</i>, 19 Aug 1961, page 12. Obituary of Harry Beacher.

22 Pennsylvania Department of Health, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Indices</i> (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), Death Certificate 078818. Harry Beacher, age 80.



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