Thomas Hill LeDane
Susan Matilda Miller
Charles Nevin LeDane


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1. Evelyn Geraldine Beecher

Charles Nevin LeDane 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

  • Born: 28 Nov 1921, Huntsdale, Cumberland, PA 3 6 9
  • Marriage (1): Evelyn Geraldine Beecher on 1 May 1943 in Denton, Denton, TX, USA 1
  • Died: 15 Nov 1998, Newville, Cumberland, PA at age 76 3 5 6 9 11
  • Buried: Newville: Centerville Memorial Park, Cumberland, PA 3 9 11

   FamilySearch ID: L6VD-DR1.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1940 in Penn Twp., Cumberland, PA. 12 The 1940 census recorded John Beecher, roofing tinsmith, 42, living with wife Verna, 41; daughter Evelyn, presser in dress factory, 20; son Harold, 17; son Lynn, 15; son Donald, 3. Also in the home is a lodger: Nevin Le Dane, 19. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Newspaper: Shippensburg News-Chronicle: Ledane-Beecher Marriage, 25 Jun 1943, Shippensburg, Cumberland, PA. 1 Announcement has been made of the marriage of Miss Evelyn Geraldine Beecher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Beecher, Dickinson, and Pfc. Charles Nevin LeDane, son of Thomas H. and the late Mrs. LeDane of Huntsdale.
The ceremony was performed May 1 in the First Presbyterian Church, Denton, Texas, by the Rev. H. J. Goodykoontz.
The bride wore a dress of blue crepe with navy and white accessories. Her corsage was of sweetheart roses.
The attendants were Pvt. and Mrs. R. Wallace Kann. Private Kahn's home is at 23 North Queen street, Shippensburg, and Mrs. Kann is the former Miss Twyla Wolfe of Walnut Bottom.
The bride was graduated from Carlisle High school in 1937 and is employed at Dickinson.
Private LeDane attended Carlisle High school and was employed by the state fish hatchery at Huntsdale before he entered service. He now is spending a furlough with his wife and other relatives and friends in the community. He is stationed at camp Howze, Texas, with the 342nd Infantry.

3. Residence: on 25 Dec 1949 in Dickinson, Cumberland, PA. 7

4. Residence: on 8 Mar 1964 in Dickinson, Cumberland, PA. 10

5. Obituary: The Sentinel: obituary of Charles Nevin LeDane on 18 Nov 1998 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA. 6 Memorial services for Charles Nevin LeDane, 76, of Centerville, will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. in Centerville Lutheran Church, 1874 Walnut Bottom Road, Newville.

He died Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998 in Newville.

Born Nov. 28, 1921 in Hunstdale, the son of the late Thomas H. and Susan Miller LeDane, he was a retired equipment operator for the Pennsylvania Fish Commission, with 35 years of service in Huntsdale.

A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of Centerville Lutheran Church, Penn Township Fire Co., American Legion Post 101, National Rifle Association and the Pennsylvania Sheriffs Association.

Mr. LeDane is survived by his wife, Evelyn of Centerville; two sons, John of Centerville and David of Maryland; two daughters, Linda Hummel Gingrich of Loysville and Kathy L. Rock of Pine Grove; two brothers, Robert of Florida and Daniel of Texas; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The Rev. Jean Kuebler will officiate at the memorial service. Arrangements are being handled by the Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg.

Memorial contributions fan be made to his church or to Penn Township Volunteer Fire Co., 1750 Pine Road, Newville, PA 17241.

Charles married Evelyn Geraldine Beecher, daughter of John Raymond Beecher and Verna Eldema Moore, on 1 May 1943 in Denton, Denton, TX, USA.1 (Evelyn Geraldine Beecher was born on 2 Apr 1920 in Walnut Bottom, Cumberland, PA,2 3 12 13 died on 12 Sep 2008 in Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill, PA 3 5 13 and was buried in Newville: Centerville Memorial Park, Cumberland, PA 3 5 13.)


1 Shippensburg News-Chronicle (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 25 Jun 1943, page 2. Marriage announcement Ledane-Beecher.

2 Carlisle Daily Sentinel (Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania), 23 Aug 2003, Obituary of Harold R. Beecher.

3 Centerville Memorial Park Cemetery (Newville, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.),

4 Shippensburg News-Chronicle (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 1 Jun 1954, page 5. Birth Announcements.

5 The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) (Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania.), 28 Sep 2008, obituary of Evelyn Beecher LeDane.

6 Carlisle Daily Sentinel (Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania), 18 Nov 1998, obituary of Charles Nevin LeDane.

7 Harrisburg Evening News, Harrisburg, PA, 3 Jan 1949, page 7.

8 The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA) (, 3 Apr 2017, obituary of John T. LeDane.

9 Find A Grave,

10 The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA) (, 9 Mar 1964, page 6. Obituary of John R. Beecher.

11 Centerville Memorial Park Cemetery (Newville, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.).

12 1940 United States Census, Donald Beecher in entry for John Beecher, 1940.

13 Find A Grave,

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