John McAleese
(1851-1916)
Mary A. Patterson
(1853-1936)
Caroline McAleese
(1877-1952)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Walter Bryan Beecher

Caroline McAleese 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 13 Jul 1877, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA 1 3 4 9
  • Marriage (1): Walter Bryan Beecher on 6 Aug 1896 in , Allegheny, PA
  • Died: 12 Jun 1952, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA at age 74 4 5 10 11
  • Buried: 14 Jun 1952, Pittsburgh: Allegheny Cemetery, Allegheny, PA 3

   FamilySearch ID: LWT2-7Q8.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: Ross and Diamond Streets, Pittsburgh, PA on 6 Aug 1896 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 2

2. Census in 1900 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 12 The 1900 census recorded renting at 709 Euclid Avenue: Walter Beecher, accountant, 30, born Aug 1878, living with wife Caroline, 23, Jul 1877; Walter, 8, May 1892; John, 1, Aug 1899; and brother-in-law John McAleese, clerk, 20, Nov 1880. Walter and Caroline were married for 4 years and she had birthed 2 children by 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Also in the home was servant Alice Oram, 14, born in England.

3. Census in 1910 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 1 In the 1910 Census Walter B. Beecher, 38, is living with wife Caroline, 32; Walter M., 12; John J., 10; George R., 5 and Walter Sr.'s mother, Anna H. Beecher, 65. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Census in 1920 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 13 In 1920 the household headed by Walter Beecher, 48, included wife Caroline, 42; Walter Beecher, 22; John Beecher, 20; George Beecher, 15; and mother Georgie Beecher, 75; and father George R. Beecher, 77. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Census in 1930 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 14 The 1930 census recorded owning a $25,000 home at 1330 Sheridan Avenue: Walter B. Beecher, chemical jobber, 58, living with wife Caroline, 54; and son George R., commercial artist, 25. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

6. Arrived on ship S.S. Adriatic from Liverpool, England: Walter B. Beecher & Caroline, George R. Beecher. On 30 Aug 1931 in New York, New York, NY. 9

7. Census in 1940 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 15 The 1940 census recorded owning a $16,000 home at 1330 Sheridan Avenue: Caroline Beecher, widow, 62, living with son George Beecher, advertising artist, 35; son John Beecher, assistant treasurer at bank, 40, and his wife Grace, no occupation, 29. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

8. Residence: 1330 Sheridan Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA on 11 Feb 1942 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 16

9. Census in 1950 in Allegheny City, Allegheny, PA. 17 The 1950 census recorded at 1330 Sheridan Avenue: Walter Beecher, salesman for wholesale plumbing, 53, marital status "separated", living with his mother, Caroline Beecher, 73, and brother John J. Beecher, bank teller, 50, marital status "separated". Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

10. Obituary: Post-Gazette: funeral of Caroline McAleese Beecher on 13 Jun 1952 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 5 BEECHER -- On Thursday, June 12, 1952, at 3:30 p. m., Caroline McAleese Beecher, wife of the late Walter B. Beecher, of 1130 Sheridan Ave., mother of Walter McAleese, John J. and George R. Beecher. Friends received at H. Samson, 537 Neville St., where service will be held Saturday afternoon, time to be announced later.


Caroline married Walter Bryan Beecher, son of George Robinson Beecher and Annie Hughes, on 6 Aug 1896 in , Allegheny, PA. (Walter Bryan Beecher was born on 6 Aug 1871 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA,9 18 19 died on 23 Dec 1938 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA 7 20 21 22 23 and was buried on 26 Dec 1938 in Pittsburgh: Allegheny Cemetery, Allegheny, PA 6 7 20 22 23.)


Sources


1 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGHF-1MJ Walter B Beecher, Pittsburgh Ward 11, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; citing sheet 1B, family 20, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375315.

2 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHX2-YHZ George R Beecher and Frances Walton Halla, 1949.

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=81320463.

4 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.), Death Certificate 48524. Caroline McAleese Beecher. Father John McAleese. Mother Mary A. Patterson.

5 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA), 13 Jun 1952, page 25. Funeral of Caroline McAleese Beecher.

6 Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, PA), 25 Dec 1938, page 8. Funeral for Walter B. Beecher.

7 Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, PA), 24 Dec 1938, page 12. Obituary of Walter B. Beecher.

8 Biographical Review Volume XXIV, Containing Life Sketches of Leading Citizens of Pittsburgh and the Vicinity Pa (Boston: Biographical Review Publishing Company 1897), Page 90, biography of John McAleese.

9 FamilySearch.org, New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-21889-35387-94?cc=1923888 5026 - vol. 10861-10862, Aug 30, 1932 > image 41 of 780; citing NARA microfilm publication T715.

10 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=116359722.

11 Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Indices (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), Death Certificate 48524. Caroline M. Beecher, died 6-12-52.

12 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MS1P-Q1W Walter Beecher, Precinct 9 Pittsburgh city Ward 19, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 1B, family 23, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241361.

13 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M61D-Y58 Walter Beecher, , Allegheny, Pennsylvania; citing enumeration district (ED) , sheet 14A, family 298, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821518.

14 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1975; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0169; Image: 202.0; FHL microfilm: 2341709.

15 1940 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQ6J-QSK Caroline Beecher Pittsburgh PA.

16 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), George Robinson Beecher b. 21 Aug 1904 Lawrence Co. PA.

17 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6XBY-NGWK Walter Beecher Allegheny City PA.

18 Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, PA), 29 Aug 1930, page 28.

19 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2V4-HJ3 Walter Beecher, 06 Aug 1871.

20 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=109985700.

21 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA), 24 Dec 1938 and 26 Dec 1938, death notice for Walter B. Beecher of North Sheridan Avenue, Pittsburgh.

22 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.), Death Certificate 102299. Walter B. Beecher. Father George R. Beecher. Mother Annie Hughes.

23 Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, PA), 25 Dec 1938, page 8. Funeral Walter B. Beecher.



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