Jacob Franklin Beecher Sr.
(1796-1882)
Catherine Braun
(1802-Abt 1840)
John Emery
(Abt 1796-1868)
Mary Woodward
(Abt 1803-Aft 1881)
John Valentine Beecher
(1821-1886)
Elizabeth S. Emery
(1824-1869)
Jacob Franklin Beecher
(1845-1925)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Annie Maria Donnely

Jacob Franklin Beecher 2 3

  • Born: 21 Jan 1845, East Nantmeal Twp., Chester, PA 2 3 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Annie Maria Donnely about 1876 1
  • Died: 7 Nov 1925, Lansdale, Montgomery County, PA at age 80 3 5
  • Buried: 11 Nov 1925, North Coventry Twp.: Mount Zion Cemetery, Chester, PA 3 5

   Other names for Jacob were Frank Beecher and Franklin Jacob Beecher.5

   FamilySearch ID: LD3Z-BDX.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in East Nantmeal Twp., Chester, PA. 4 The 1850 census recorded John Beecher as John Bucher [two e's in handwriting can look like a u], farmer, 29, who was living with Elizabeth, 24; Jacob, 5; Mary, 2, and a laborer, Peter Overderff, 18. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. He had no real estate value.

2. Census in 1860 in Fermanagh Twp., Juniata, PA. 2 John Beecher, machinist, 39, was living with wife Elizabeth, 35; son Franklin, 15; Anna, 9; Catharine, 6; Martha, 3; John 3; and Margaret, 3 months. All were born in Pennsylvania. John's real estate was worth $1,800 and possessions $900. The post office was Mifflintown.

3. Census in 1870 in Honey Brook Twp., Chester, PA. 6 The 1870 Census recorded Franklin Beecher, farm laborer, 25, living in the household of farmer James Griffith, 52, and his wife Mary, 49. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Talbotville.

4. Census in 1880 in Pottsgrove, Montgomery, PA. 7 Father John Beecher and son Franklin are living as neighbors in 1880.

The 1880 census recorded Franklin Bucher [ the two e's are mistaken for a u in handwriting in the census and indexed as Bucher, not Beecher ], occupation puddler [ iron worker ], 35, living with wife Annie, 30. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

Next door is his father, John Beecher, occupation canvasser for rheumatism, .59, a boarder in the household of Joseph Hoffe, 32, and his wife Mary, 28.

5. Residence: 1884 Boyd's Pottstown Directory: listing of Beecher households and occupations in 1884 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 8 Beecher Daniel H., h King n Hanover
Beecher Frank, puddler, h Beech ab Washington
Beecher John V., agent, h Apple bel Franklin
Beecher Lyman, (L & W. C. Beecher), h 315 King
Beecher L & W. C. drygoods, 223 High
Beecher Samuel, cashier, 223 High, h King n Hanover
Beecher William C., (L & W. C. Beecher), h High bel Baily.

6. Census in 1900 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 1 The 1900 census recorded at 868 Queen Street: Frank Beecher, peddller, 55, born Jan 1845, living with wife Anna M., 50, Jan 1850. They had been married 24 years and birthed no children. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

7. Occupation: 1908 Philadelphia Directory: Beecher Frank, machine hand, h 868 Queen in 1908 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 9

8. Census in 1910 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 10 The 1910 census recorded at 868 Queen Street: Frank Beecher, wood worker - agricultural worker, 65, living with wife Annie M., 60. They had been married 34 years and birthed no children. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

9. Census in 1920 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 11 The 1920 census recorded Frank Beecher, widowed, 74, living in the household of Jacob S. Wick, 69, and his wife Fyetta B., 68, and their son Allen L. Wick, 48.


Jacob married Annie Maria Donnely about 1876.1 (Annie Maria Donnely was born on 18 Jan 1850 in , , PA,12 13 died on 8 Aug 1914 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA 13 and was buried on 12 Aug 1914 in North Coventry Twp.: Mount Zion Cemetery, Chester, PA 13 14.)


Sources


1 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3QP-P7C Anna M Beecher in entry for Frank Beecher, 1900.

2 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Juniata County, Fermanagh Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1119 Page: 595.

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=106088611.

4 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Chester County, East Nantmeal Township, Series: M432 Roll: 766 Page: 224.

5 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 110547. Franklin J. Beecher. Father John V. Beecher. Mother Elizabeth S. Emery.

6 1870 United States Census, Year: 1870; Census Place: Honey Brook, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1323; Page: 279A; Image: 562; Family History Library Film: 552822.

7 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Pottsgrove, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1158; Family History Film: 1255158; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 024; Image: 0518.

8 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1884 Boyd's Pottstown Directory. Printed page 241, online image 112.

9 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1908 Boyd's Pottstown Directory, printed page 396, online image 193.

10 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MG8L-RQ5 Frank Beecher, 1910.

11 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MF1S-P35 Frank Beecher in entry for Jacob S Wick, 1920.

12 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Chester County, North Coventry Township, Series: T624 Roll: 1328 Page: 263.

13 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=106088622.

14 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 79653. Annie M. Beecher. Father ___ Donnelly. Mother ___ Gurney.



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