John Simon Beecher
Carrie Irene Gilbert
Samuel James Miller Jr.
Mary Catherine Garman
Samuel Arnold Beecher
Elizabeth Jane Miller
Nancy Carole Beecher


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1. James Lee Campbell
2. Geary Sommerville

Nancy Carole Beecher 1 3 4 5

  • Born: 9 Sep 1944, Walnut Bottom, Cumberland, PA 1
  • Marriage (1): James Lee Campbell on 7 Sep 1963 in Dry Run, Franklin, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Geary Sommerville

   FamilySearch ID: LF2L-GV2.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Evening News: photo: "Interested looking little girls with big dark eyes are the daughters of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Beecher, who live in Walnut Bottom. Nancy Carole is three years old and Rebecca Lee is one.", 20 Dec 1947, Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 6

2. Residence: on 20 Dec 1947 in Walnut Bottom, Cumberland, PA. 6

3. Census in 1950 in Newton Twp., Cumberland County, PA. 7 The 1950 census recorded Samuel A. Beecher, tin smith roofer, 44, living with wife Elizabeth J., 44; Mary E. 14; Joan E., 11; Nancie C., 5; and Rebecca L., 3. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

4. Newspaper: Shippensburg News Chronicle: "Scotland News: Nancy Beecher, Shippensburg R. R. 1 has returned to her home after spending the holiday vacation in the home of her grandfather S. J. Miller and his family of Chambersburg R. R. 1.", 7 Jan 1955, Shippensburg, Cumberland, PA. 8

5. Newspaper: The Sentinel: Marriages - Campbell-Beecher, 17 Sep 1963, Carlisle, Cumberland, PA. 2 Miss Nancy C. Beecher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Beecher, RD1, Shippensburg, was married to James L. Campbell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Campbell, Dry Run, Pa., at 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 7, 1963, at the home ot the bridegroom. The Rev. Charles W. Best, Dry Run, performed the double ring ceremony. Mrs. Clarence Cramer, Jr., RD1, Shippensburg, was the organist.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a floor-length gown of chantilly lace and tulle fashioned with a casque bodice with long sleeves and a scooped neckline embellished with sequins and tiny seed pearls. The front of the full circular skirt was styled with an offset of nylon tulle enhanced with lace motifs decorated with sequins and tiny seed pearls and the skirt back featured tiered lace edged with nylon tulle. Her bouffant veil of pure silk imported English illusion was attached to a chantilly lace flower decorated with sequins and seed pearls and she carried a cascade of white Fall flowers.
Miss Rebecca Lea Beecher was her sister's maid of honor. Jonie Lea Frengel, niece of the bride, was the flower girl.
The maid of honor wore a pale blue gown of chiffon over taffeta and carried a cascade bouquet of blue Fall flowers. The flower girl wore a white dress with a lace bodice and nylon skirt and carried a basket of blue and white Fall flowers.
The mother of the bride wore a printed jersey dress with brown accessories and the bridegroom's mother wore a green dress with brown accessories. Both wore corsages of white carnations. David Junkin, Dry Run, was the best man. Robert Campbell, cousin of the bridegroom, was the ring bearer.
Following the ceremony a reception for 60 guests was held at the home of the newlyweds on their farm near Dry Run. The bride is a graduate of Big Spring High School in the class of 1962. The bridegroom was graduated from the Fannett Metal High School in 1962. He is engaged in farming.

6. Residence: RR1, Shippensburg, PA on 8 Mar 1984 in Shippensburg, Cumberland, PA. 9

7. Newspaper: The Sentinel: Deed Transfers: Elizabeth Jane Beecher to Nancy Campbell, a tract of land in S. Newton Township for $1., 19 Dec 1985, Carlisle, Cumberland, PA. 10

8. Residence: on 27 Jul 1992 in Chambersburg, Franklin, PA. 5

Nancy married James Lee Campbell, son of James Paul Campbell and Anna Dorothy Baker, on 7 Sep 1963 in Dry Run, Franklin, PA.1 2 (James Lee Campbell was born on 24 Mar 1944 in , , Pennsylvania, USA 1.)

Nancy next married Geary Sommerville.


1, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, Elizabeth Jane Miller Beecher in entry for James Lee Campbell and Nancy Carole Beecher, 1963.

2 The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA) (, 17 Sep 1963, page 5. Campbell-Beecher.

3 Carlisle Daily Sentinel (Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania), 19 Dec 2002, Obituary of Gerald T. Beecher.

4 Shippensburg News-Chronicle (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 4 Nov 1975, page 3. Golden Anniversary of Mr. Mrs. Samuel A. Beecher.

5 Public Opinon (Chambersburg, PA) (Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania.), 27 Jul 1992, page 4. Obituary of Elizabeth J. Beecher.

6 Harrisburg Evening News, Harrisburg, PA, 20 Dec 1947, page 24. Photo of Nancy Carole Beecher and Rebecca Lee Beecher.

7 "1950 United States Census," Samuel A. Beecher Newtown Twp Cumberland Co PA.

8 Shippensburg News-Chronicle (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 7 Jan 1955, page 12. Scotland News.

9 Public Opinon (Chambersburg, PA) (Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania.), 9 Mar 1984, page 15. Obituary of Samuel A. Beecher.

10 The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA) (, 19 Dec 1985, page 17.

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