William W. Vance
(1858-)
Susanna J. McGillard
(1857-)
Watson Piatt Vance
(1881-1925)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Alta Elizabeth Beecher

Watson Piatt Vance 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 8 Jul 1881, Crawfordsville, Montgomery, IN 1 2 4
  • Marriage (1): Alta Elizabeth Beecher on 12 Apr 1908 in Hartford City, Blackford, IN
  • Died: 8 Mar 1925, Conshohocken, Montgomery, PA at age 43 3 4
  • Buried: 11 Mar 1925, Norristown: Riverside Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 3 4

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: E. Patterson St., Hartford City, IN on 14 Oct 1910 in Hartford City, Blackford, IN. 5

2. Census in 1920 in West Conshohocken, Montgomery, PA. 1 The 1920 census recorded William Beecher, machiinist in paper mill, 55, with wife Luella, 53; Ruth, stenographer, 20; William, laborer in paper mill, 17; Watson, 12. Also in the home is Opal Williams, 19; Opal's daughter Helen Williams, 1 year 1 month; Watson P. Vance, 38; Alta Vance, 29; Thelma Vance, 11; William Vance, 9; and Pauline Vance, 1 year 5 months. Everyone was born in Indiana except the elder William, Helen, and Pauline were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Cause of Death: acute cardiac dililation, cerebral hemorrhage, 8 Mar 1925, Conshohocken, Montgomery, PA. 4

4. Occupation: paper mill, Diamond State Fiber on 8 Mar 1925 in Conshohocken, Montgomery, PA. 4

5. Residence: 240 E. Hector, Conshohocken, PA on 8 Mar 1925 in Conshohocken, Montgomery, PA. 4


Watson married Alta Elizabeth Beecher, daughter of William Peter Beecher and Louella May Creek, on 12 Apr 1908 in Hartford City, Blackford, IN. (Alta Elizabeth Beecher was born on 12 Jan 1891 in Hartford City, Blackford, IN,6 7 died on 29 Jul 1965 in Lansdale, Montgomery County, PA 6 and was buried on 2 Aug 1965 in Norristown: Riverside Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 6.)


Sources


1 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Year: 1920; Census Place: West Conshohocken, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1606; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 190; Image: 794.

2 <i>United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/9MVF-143Q Watson Piatt Vance, 1917-1918.

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=108811617.

4 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 25213. Watson P. Vance. Father Wm Vance. Mother Susanna McGillard.

5 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940</i>, William Watson Vance, 14 Oct 1910.

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.), Certificate 070879-65 Alta E. Vance, father William P. Beecher, mother Louella Creek, spouse Watson Vance, informant Mrs. Wm. Schuck.

7 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Indiana, Blackford County, Hartford City Ward 4, Series: T623 Roll: 360 Page: 291.



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