John Joseph Sullivan Sr.
(-Bef 1919)
Ellie Koons
(-Bef 1919)
John Joseph Sullivan Jr.
(1900-1972)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lillian May Beacher

John Joseph Sullivan Jr. 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

  • Born: 17 Jul 1900, Girardville, Schuylkill, PA 1 3 7 8 10
  • Marriage (1): Lillian May Beacher on 11 Nov 1919 in Pottsville: First United Church of Christ, Schuylkill, PA 1 2
  • Died: 6 Nov 1972, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA at age 72 6 8 10
  • Buried: 10 Nov 1972, Schuylkill Haven: Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill, PA, USA 6 8

   FamilySearch ID: LD79-5QR.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: laborer on 11 Nov 1919 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 1

2. Newspaper: Daily Republican: Sullivan-Beacher, 12 Nov 1919, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 11 At the First Reformed parsonage, 903 W. Market St., at eight o'clock on Tuesday evening, Miss Lillian Beacher and John J. Sullivan, both young people of this city, were united in marriage by Rev. L. M. Fetterolf.

3. Census in 1920 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 12 The 1920 census recorded renting at 717 Fairview Street: John J. Sullivan, laborer steam railroad, 20, living with wife Lillian, operator knitting mill, 21. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Census in 1930 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 13 The 1930 census recorded at 421 Spring Garden Street: John Sullivan, laborer colliery, 38, living with wife Lillian, 36; June, 9; John, 8; Robert, 6; and Lillian, 4. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Census in 1940 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 14 The 1940 census recorded renting a home at 531 Harrison Streeet: John Sullivan, coal miner, 39, living with wife Lillian, 41; John, 18; Robert, 16; Lillian, 14; and Geraldine, 8. Also in the home is a daughter Joan with surname Thorpe, 19. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania and lived in the same house in 1935.

6. He was described as 132 lbs 5' 6" ruddy complexion, brown eyes, brown hair in 1942 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 7

7. Cemetery: in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA in 1950. 15 The 1950 census recorded at 531 Harrison Street: John J. Sullivan, brewery laborer, 49, living with wife Lillian May, 51, and daughter Geraldine, 18. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

8. Residence: 531 Harrison St., Pottville, PA on 16 Nov 1969 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 16

9. Residence: 531 Harrison St., Pottsville, PA on 6 Nov 1972 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 6

10. Obituary: Pottsville Republican: obituary of John L. Sullivan on 7 Nov 1972 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 6 The funeral of John L. Sullivan, 531 Harrison St., who died Monday morning at Pottsville Hospital shortly after admission following a fire at his home, will be held Friday afternoon in First United Church of Christ. Burial will be in Schuylkill Memorial Park. The Rev. Harold Rodland, his pastor, will officiate.

Mr. Sullivan was born in Girardville, son of the late John and Nellie Koons Sullivan. Until his retirement six years ago, he was employed as a fireman at Yuengling's Brewery. He was a member of First United Church of Christ and the International Union of BFCSD and D [United Brewery, Flour, Cereal, Soft Drink, and Distillery] Workers of America. He was the last member of his immediate family.

His wife, the former Lillian Beacher, died three years ago and a son, John L., died two years ago. Surviving are a son, Robert J., Pottsville; three daughters, June, wife of Robert Portland, Levittown; Lillian, wife of Frank Valent, and Geraldine, wife of Paul Stoudt, both of Pottsville; 18 grandchildren; two great grandchildren.

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John married Lillian May Beacher, daughter of Thomas Franklin Beacher Sr. and Agnes May Hepner, on 11 Nov 1919 in Pottsville: First United Church of Christ, Schuylkill, PA.1 2 (Lillian May Beacher was born on 6 May 1898 in New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA,1 16 17 18 19 died on 16 Nov 1969 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA 6 16 19 20 and was buried on 20 Nov 1969 in Schuylkill Haven: Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill, PA, USA 16 19 20.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMC1-VBT Marriage of Lillian Beacher to John Sullivan.

2 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 506. PA -> Schuylkill -> Pottsville -> First United Church of Christ.

3 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMZZ-3QN John J Sullivan in entry for Frank James Valent and Lillian Doris Sullivan, 21 Aug 1947; citing , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 2134214.

4 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMZZ-3QN Frank James Valent and Lillian Doris Sullivan, 21 Aug 1947; citing Marriage, Pennsylvania, county courthouses, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 2,134,214.

5 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMZZ-X7P John L Sullivan and Mary Louise Leahy, 28 Aug 1948; citing Marriage, Pennsylvania, county courthouses, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 2,134,215.

6 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 7 Nov 1972, obituary of John L Sullivan.

7 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), John Joseph Sullivan b. 17 Jul 1900.

8 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/140905304.

9 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 42674 John L. Sullivan b. 18 Nov 1921 d. 4 Apr 1970 Pottsville father John L. sullivan mother Lillian Beacher spouse Mary Louise Ball Sullivan.

10 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JP6S-ZY6 John Sullivan SSN 179-09-7509.

11 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 12 Nov 1919, page 7. Sullivan-Beacher.

12 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Pottsville Ward 5, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1651; Page: 23A; Enumeration District: 97; Image: 927.

13 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Pottsville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2146; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0092; Image: 843.0; FHL microfilm: 2341880.

14 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQ6C-1NW, John Sullivan, Ward 5, Pottsville, Pottsville City, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 54-117, sheet 7B, family 142, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 3605.

15 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6XBT-4KYK John J Sullivan, Pottsville, PA.

16 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 113700 Lillian May Sullivan b. 6 May 1898 New Castle Twp PA d. 16 Nov 1969 Pottsville PA father Thomas Beacher mother Agnes Hepner spouse John Sullivan.

17 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, New Castle Township, Series: T624 Roll: 1417 Page: 212.

18 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M343-TRW Agnes Beacher, ED 140 East Norwegian Township St. Clair borough Ward North & Middle, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 27B, family 521.

19 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/140905344.

20 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 17 Nov 1969 page 12. Obituary of Mrs. John J. Sullivan.



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