Henry Beecher
(from 1776/1794-1822)
Letty Cownover
(1792-1863)
William Beecher
(1816-1897)
Isabella Alexander
(Abt 1818-1894)
Mary Jemima Beecher
(1847-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John Henry Bridge

Mary Jemima Beecher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: Jan 1847, Manchester, Allegheny, PA 1 8
  • Marriage (1): John Henry Bridge about 1879 1

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Manchester, Allegheny, PA. 8 William Bucher (two handwritten e's look like a u so was indexed wrong) is listed in the 1850 Census in Manchester as a carpenter, age 31, living with wife Isabella, 33; Emma, 5; and Mary, 3. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. His real estate is valued at $800.

2. Census in 1860 in Manchester, Allegheny, PA. 2 William Beecher, master carpenter, 44, was living with wife Isabella, 42; Emma, 15; Mary, 12; and Henry, 9. William's real estate was valued at $5000 and person posessions $200. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was West Manchester.

3. Newspaper: Pittsburgh Press: The Beecher Will Admitted To Probate, 11 Feb 1897, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 7 Caveat Withdrawn.
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The Beecher Will Admitted to Probate
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Attorney William Blakeley has withdrawn the caveat filed a few days ago to the probate of the will of William Beecher, deceased. The will was presented this morning and admitted to probate. It makes certain small bequests to his children and makes his two daughters, Emma Louisa Nicholson and Mary Jemima Bridge, the residuary legatees.

4. Census in 1900 in Allegheny City, Allegheny, PA. 1 The 1900 census recorded owning a home at 621 Rebecca St.: John H. Bridge, day laborer, 47, born Sep 1853, living with wife Mary J., 46, born Jan 1854; son Samuel B., salesman, 19, Aug 1881; and son John P., plumber's apprentice, 16, Feb 1884. John and Mary were married about 1879 and she had birthed 5 children by 1900, 2 still alive that year. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except John H's parents in England.


Mary married John Henry Bridge, son of Samuel Bridge and Ann, about 1879.1 (John Henry Bridge was born on 4 Sep 1853 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA,1 9 died on 21 Feb 1944 in South Fayette Township, Allegheny, PA 9 and was buried on 23 Feb 1944 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA.)


Sources


1 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MS18-4KZ Mary J Bridge in household of John H Bridge, Precinct 3 Allegheny city Ward 1, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 7A, family 137.

2 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Manchester Boro, Series: M653 Roll: 1062 Page: 380.

3 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHFR-BXC John P Bridge (mother Mary Beecher) and Mae Atkinson, 20 Jun 1949; citing Marriage, Pennsylvania, county courthouses, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 2033527.

4 <i>Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958</i> (www.familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X8DX-KTD John P. Bridge and Frances J. Mcgill, 18 Jun 1903; citing Jefferson, Ohio, United States, reference Page 399; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 900078.

5 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 21406. Samuel Beecher Bridge. Father John Bridge. Mother Mary Beecher.

6 <i>Pittsburgh Daily Post (Pittsburgh, PA)</i>, 26 Jan 1897, page 8. Obituary of William Beecher.

7 <i>Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, PA)</i>, 11 Feb 1897, page 3. Beecher Will Admitted to Probate.

8 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M44C-XSL William Bucher in household of William Bucher, Manchester, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States; citing dwelling 61, family 61, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 744.

9 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 12638. John Bridge. Father Samuel Bridge. Mother Anna ___. Parents born in England.



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