Henry Beecher
(from 1776/1794-1822)
Letty Cownover
(1792-1863)
Jacob Appleton
(1777-1855)
Anna Marie Robison
(1791-1884)
David Beecher
(1814-1855)
Martha Jane Appleton
(1819-1903)
Jacob Henry Beecher
(1841-1912)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Susan Catherine Oberlin

Jacob Henry Beecher 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 24 May 1841, Birmingham Twp., Allegheny County, PA 1 2 7 8
  • Marriage (1): Susan Catherine Oberlin <1864> 1
  • Died: 25 Mar 1912, Belle Center, Logan, OH at age 70 7 8
  • Buried: Pittsburgh: Allegheny Cemetery, Allegheny, PA 8

   Other names for Jacob were Henry Beecher 5 and Jacob Harry Beecher.7

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Birmingham Twp., Allegheny County, PA. 2 David Beacher, black smith, 35, was living with Martha L., 30; Jacob H., 8; George R., 6; Elizabeth, 4. Also with them was Rebecca Apleton, 16. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Residence: 1861 Pittsburgh City Directory: Beecher Jacob, laborer, 226 Penna av in 1861 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 9

3. Census in 1870 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 10 In the 1870 census in the 6th Ward of Pittsburgh, Henry Beecher, nailer, 29, was living with wife Susan, 27; and Albert, 3. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

4. Residence: 1879 Pittsburgh Directory: Beecher H J. Of H J Beecher & Co, Pleasant Valley in 1879 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 11 Beechers in 1879 Pittsburgh (A is abbrev. for Allegheny)
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Beecher Geo R, nailer, Forbes, bt Van Braam and Marion
Beecher H J. of H J Beecher & Co, Pleasant Valley
Beecher H J & Co. eating saloon, 27 E Diamond, A
Beecher Harvey, machinist, 89 Charles, A
Beecher Henry J, machinist, 164 Chartiers, A
Beecher Jacob H, nailer, Morgan, n Centre
Beecher Jas R, carpenter, Penn av, opp station, 20th ward
Beecher John, capenter, Sheridan av, e e
Beecher John, helper, bds 216 Beaver av, A

5. Census in 1880 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 12 In the 1880 Census Henry Beecher, occupation nailer, 39, was living with wife Susan, 37; Albert H., 13; Robert, 9; and John, 0. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

6. Residence: 1885 Pittsburgh Directory: Beecher J H, nailor, Morgan, n Vera in 1885 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 13 Beechers in 1885 Pittsburgh (A is abbrev. for Allegheny)
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Beecher Geo R, fireman, Locust, n Gist
Beecher Henry J, machinist, 77 Beaver av, A
Beecher J H, nailor, Morgan, n Vera
Beecher J R, carpenter, 5827 Ellsworth av
Beecher Margaret, widow John, 5803 Walnut
Beecher William, carpenter, 91 Charles, A

7. Iowa State Census census in 1895 in , Ida County, IA. 14 In the 1895 Iowa Census in Ida, J. H. Beacher, age 53, is living with Susan, 51; John M. 15; Martha J. Wertz, 75; Zetta Wertz, 19, and Robert Beacher, 22.

8. Census in 1900 in Corwin Twp., Ida Co, IA. 1 J.H. Beecher, farmer, 59, born May 1841, was married for 36 years to wife Susan C., 57, born Jan 1843. She had given birth to 3 children all living in 1900. With them: son John, farm laborer, 20, born Jul 1879, single. Also in the home is Jacob's mother, Martha Wertz, 80, and neice Zella M. Bradley, 22. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Susan's father was born in Germany.

9. Census in 1910 in Richland Twp., Logan County, OH. 15 In the 1910 Census, J. Henry Beecher, 68, was living with wife Susan C., 66. Both were born in Pennsylvania.

10. Death Certificate: 25 Mar 1912, Belle Center, Logan, OH. 7 name: Jacob Hary Beecher
event: Death
event date: 25 Mar 1912
event place: Belle Center, Logan, Ohio
gender: Male
death age: 70y 10m 1d
marital status: Married
race: W
occupation: Machinist & Farmer
birth date: 24 May 1841
birthplace: Pittsburgh
estimated birth year: 1842
burial place: Pittsburgh, PA
father: David Beecher
father's birthplace: in State of MD
mother: Martha Jane Appleton
mother's titles & terms:
mother's birthplace: in State of PA
spouse's titles & terms:
reference number: fn 16456
film number: 1953234
digital folder number: 4020520
image number: 2862

11. Newspaper: Akron Beacon: "Bellefontaine - While shoveling snow from the walk in front of his home, John Beecher, 70, of Belle Center, was stricken with heart disease and died on the doorstep.", 27 Mar 1912, Akron, Summit, OH. 16


Jacob married Susan Catherine Oberlin, daughter of Christopher Oberlin and Mary Eshelman, <1864>.1 (Susan Catherine Oberlin was born on 28 Jan 1843 in Pittsburgh: Peebles Township, Allegheny, PA,1 12 15 17 18 died on 26 Oct 1912 in Lima, Allen, OH 17 18 and was buried on 28 Oct 1912 in Pittsburgh: Allegheny Cemetery, Allegheny, PA 17 18.)


Sources


1 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Iowa, Ida County, Corwin Township, Series: T623 Roll: 437 Page: 158.

2 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Birmingham Township, Series: M432 Roll: 748 Page: 81.

3 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2V6-9YN.

4 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2V4-HJ9.

5 <i>Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2002</i> (Ancestry.com and Ohio Department of Health. [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations
Network, Inc., 2006.), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZTJ-379 Albert H Beecher, 18 Feb 1944; citing Lima, Allen, Ohio, reference fn 8610; FHL microfilm 2024192.

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 79254. John M. B. Beecher. Father Jacob Henry Beecher. Mother Susan Oberland. Spouse Ora S. Beecher.

7 FamilySearch.org, <i>Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X8CS-8F4 David Beecher in entry for Jacob Hary Beecher, 25 Mar 1912; citing Belle Center, Logan, Ohio, reference fn 16456; FHL microfilm 195323.

8 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=103475832.

9 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, Pittsburgh City Directory, 1861, printed page 21, online image 21 of 221.

10 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, 6th Ward, Series: M593 Roll: 1296 Page: 77.

11 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1879 Pittsburgh City Directory, online image 54.

12 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MW6K-M8W Henry Beecher, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 14C, family 0, NARA microfilm publication T9-1093.

13 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1885 Pittsburgh City Directory, online image 50.

14 <i>Iowa State Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VT3Z-XK9 Robert Beacher in household of J H Beacher, Ida, Iowa, United States.

15 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MLFH-J3X J Henry Beecher, Richland, Logan, Ohio; citing sheet 3A, family 61, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375217.

16 <i>Akron Beacon Journal</i> (Akron, Summit, Ohio), 27 Mar 1912, page 5. Death of John Beecher.

17 FamilySearch.org, <i>Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X6XT-22B Susan C Beecher, 26 Oct 1912; citing Lima, Allen, Ohio, reference fn 52234; FHL microfilm 1,953,478. Father Christopher Oberlin. Mother Mary Eshelman. Parents from Germany. Informant Albert H. Beecher Lima OH.

18 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=103475858.



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