Mary Magdalen Schmidt
(1866-1902)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John W. Beecher

Mary Magdalen Schmidt 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: May 1866, , , Baden, DEU 2 3
  • Marriage (1): John W. Beecher on 5 Nov 1889 in Philadelphia: Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Philadelphia, PA 1
  • Died: 11 May 1902, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 36 2 3 4 6
  • Buried: 14 May 1902, North Coventry Twp.: Mount Zion Cemetery, Chester, PA 2 3 4

   Another name for Mary was Marie Schmidt.7

   FamilySearch ID: 9VNS-96D.

  Birth Notes:

Her marriage record recorded her birthplace as Tirigen [or Terigen or Tuigen, handwriting unclear] in Baden.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She immigrated in 1881. 3

2. Census in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3 The 1900 census recorded at 783 S. 25th Street: John H. Beecher, watchman, 39, born Apr 1861, living with wife Mary M., 34, May 1866. They were married 10 years and she had birthed 2 children, both alive in 1900. Living with them: Edward F. Beecher, 8, Dec 1891; and Ada M. Beecher, 6, May 1894. John his parents were born in Pennsylvania, and Mary and her parents in Germany. She immigrated in 1881.

3. Obituary: Philadelphia Inquirer: obituary of Mary Magdalen Beecher on 12 May 1902 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4 BEECHER. On May 11, 1902, Mary Magdalen, wife of John B. Beecher, aged 36 years. Funeral services on Wednesday morning, at 9.45 precisely, from her late residence, 783 North Twenty-fifth street. Interment at Pottstown. Pa., May 14, on the arrival of the 11:08 A. M. train from Reading Terminal.


Mary married John W. Beecher, son of John Valentine Beecher and Elizabeth S. Emery, on 5 Nov 1889 in Philadelphia: Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Philadelphia, PA.1 (John W. Beecher was born on 19 Apr 1860 in Fermanagh Twp., Juniata, PA,8 9 died on 19 Nov 1928 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 8 9 10 and was buried on 22 Nov 1928 in North Coventry Twp.: Mount Zion Cemetery, Chester, PA 8 9.)


Sources


1 Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (Ancestry.com. Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Philadelphia, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, printed page 451, online image 205 of 511.

2 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=106088595.

3 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M37V-ZGG John H Beecher, 1900.

4 Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA), 12 May 1902, page 15. Obituary of Mary Magdalen Beecher.

5 Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA), 13 Feb 1923, page 23. Obituary of Ada Marie Costello.

6 Ancestry.com, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates Index, 1803-1915 (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), Mary M. Beecher d. 11 May 1902 Philadelphia, age 36.

7 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org : accessed 22 May 2013), entry for Mary M. Schmidt, person ID 9VNS-96D.

8 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=106088581.

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.), Death Certificate 104613. John W. Beecher. Father John Beecher. Mother Elizabeth Emery. Spouse Bernice Beecher.

10 Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA), 21 Nov 1928, page 19. Obituary of John W. Beecher.



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