John Wilhelm
(Abt 1880-)
Elizabeth
(Abt 1888-)
Emma Thomas Wilhelm
(1916-1994)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Harold Edward Beecher

Emma Thomas Wilhelm 1 2 3

  • Born: 30 May 1916, Smyrna, Lancaster, PA 1 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Harold Edward Beecher on 1 Feb 1936 in Brandywine Manor, Chester, PA 1
  • Died: 20 Mar 1994, West Chester, Chester, PA at age 77 5
  • Buried: Coatesville: Fairview Cemetery, Chester, PA 5

   FamilySearch ID: L6BK-7TR.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1940 in Caln, Chester, PA. 6 Two Beecher families are on the same page.

The 1940 census recorded Harold E. Beecher, drill presser in an iron manufacturing company, 24, living with wife Emma, 23; and Donald, 3.

Edward E. Beecher, chipper in a boiler manufacturing company, 54, was living with wife Mary A., 55; step-son Edward H. Richards, 29; step daughter-in-law Agnes D. Richards, 24; and their son (Mary's grandson) Roger Edward Richards, 7 months old.

Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Mary A. in Maryland.

2. Census in 1950 in Caln, Chester, PA. 7 The 1950 census recorded Harold Beecher, drill press operator in iron works, 34, living with wife Emma, 34; Donald, 13; Vernon, 9; daughter Adella, 3; and Gary, 2. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.


Emma married Harold Edward Beecher, son of Edward E. Beecher and Martha Adella Trumbower, on 1 Feb 1936 in Brandywine Manor, Chester, PA.1 (Harold Edward Beecher was born on 27 Mar 1916 in Wagontown, Chester, PA,1 4 8 9 10 11 died on 22 Jul 2007 in Coatesville, Chester, PA 4 10 and was buried in Coatesville: Fairview Cemetery, Chester, PA 10.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFSQ-CJM Harold E. Beecher and Emma Wilhelm, 1936.

2 Daily Local News, Chester County, PA (West Chester, Chester County, PA), 11 Oct 2012, obituary of Donald H. Beecher.

3 Daily Local News, Chester County, PA (West Chester, Chester County, PA), 5 Apr 2016, obituary of Adella E. Hall.

4 Social Security Death Index.

5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=40043774.

6 1940 United States Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3464; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 15-4.

7 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6XBR-3WPF Harold Beecher Caln, PA.

8 Records of Nancy Eitnier, a descendant.

9 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MFTY-SLL Catharine Beecher in entry for Paris Beecher, 1920.

10 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=40043786.

11 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Harold Edward Beecher, b. 27 Mar 1916 Wagontown, PA.



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