George Calvin Beecher
Martha Savilla Eicholtz
George Henry Seacrist
Mary Emma Schoyer
Dr. George Nevin Beecher Sr.
Lillie Gertrude Seacrist
George Nevin Beecher Jr.


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1. Phyllis S. Channer
2. Norma Lee Hicks

George Nevin Beecher Jr. 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 13 Jul 1916, Winnetka, Cook, IL 3 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Phyllis S. Channer on 6 Oct 1939 in Glencoe, Cook, IL, USA 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Norma Lee Hicks
  • Died: 7 Nov 2001, Avon Park, Highlands, FL, USA at age 85 8

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1920 in Evanston, Cook, IL. 3 The 1920 census recorded at 1115 Grove St.: George N. Beecher, doctor, 31, born in Pennsylvania, living with wife Gertrude L., 31, Pennsylvania; and son George N. Beecher, 3 years 4 months, Illinois. Also in the home is brother Samuel E. Beecher, dentist, 49, Pennsylvania; Ada H. Beecher, sister-in-law, 29, Illinois; Eleanor L. Beecher, 1 year 9 months, New York; and Clara Wanish, servant, 24, Wisconsin.

2. Census in 1930 in Evanston, Cook, IL. 9 The 1930 census recorded at 1031 Ridge Avenue: George N. Beecher, doctor surgery, 42, liviing with wife Lillie S., 41; son George N., 13; and Anna Olson, 31, servant. George was married at age 24 when his wife was 23.

3. Newspaper: Chicago Tribune: Beecher-Channer Nupitals Friday, 4 Oct 1939, Chicago, Cook, IL. Miss Phyllis Channer and George Nevin Beecher Jr. have decided to have a small wedding at 4:30 o clock in Friday at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Stanton Channer of Glencoe. The bride's uncle, the Rev. Richard Lee of Hinsdale, will officiate.
Miss Channer will have her 6 year old niece, Suzanne Tobey, as attendant. A large reception for the young couple's friends will be given by the bride's parents on Oct. 22.
Mr. Beecher and his bride will not go on a wedding trip but will move into their apartment in Hubbard Woods.
The wedding was postponed from Sept. 8 because of Mr. Beecher's illness.

4. Census in 1940 in Winnetka, Cook, IL. 10 The 1940 census recorded at 1099 Merrill Street: George N. Beecher Jr., assistant media director, commercial advertising, 23, living with wife Phyllis, 21. Both were born in Illinois. George had completed 4 years of college, his wife 4 years of high school. In 1935 he lived in Evanston, she lived in Glencoe.

5. Residence: on 1 Mar 1950 in Chicago, Cook, IL. 4

6. Residence: Bobolink Lane in Greenwich, CT. Occupation: advertising. In 1957 in Greenwich, Fairfield, CT. 11

7. Residence: Bobolink Lane, Greenwich, CT on 6 Apr 1958 in Greenwich, Fairfield, CT. 6

8. He traveled on 6 Apr 1958 in Hamilton, , Hamilton, BMU. 6

9. Residence: 49 Eton Road, Bronxville, New York 10708 on 13 Jul 2001 in Bronxville, Westchester, NY, USA. 7

George married Phyllis S. Channer, daughter of George Stanton Channer Sr. and Laura Frances Parsons, on 6 Oct 1939 in Glencoe, Cook, IL, USA.1 2 The marriage ended in divorce. (Phyllis S. Channer was born on 5 Feb 1919 in New Trier Twp., Cook, IL 1 10 12 and died on 28 Dec 2000 in Bridgeport, Fairfield, CT 1 12.)

George next married Norma Lee Hicks, daughter of Charles Thomas Hicks and Mary Josephine. (Norma Lee Hicks was born on 2 Aug 1927 in , , VA 13 and died on 22 Jan 2002 in Timonium, Baltimore, MD, USA 13.)


1, <i>Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001</i> (Connecticut Department of Health. Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001. Hartford, CT, USA: Connecticut Department of Health.), Death record for Phyllis C. Beecher, 28 Dec 2000.

2 <i>Chicago Tribune</i> (Chicago, Cook, Illinois.), 4 Oct 1939, page 24. Beecher-Channer Nupitals.

3 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, George N Beecher, 1920.

4 <i>The Gazette and Daily (York, PA)</i> (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 2 Mar 1950, page 35. Death of Dr. George N. Beecher.

5 <i>The Progress-Index (Petersburg, Virginia)</i> (Petersburg, Virginia), 10 Oct 1965, page 36. Obituary of Charles Thomas Hicks.

6, <i>Bermuda, Passenger and Crew Manifests, 1957-1969</i> (Series A3925. NAI: 2681636. Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787–2004, Record Group 85. The National Archives at Washington, D.C.), George W. Beecher.

7, <i>United States Public Records Index</i>, Vol. 1, Nevin G. Beecher, Bronxville NY

8 U.S. Social Security Death Index, George N Beecher, 07 Nov 2001; SSN 399-07-8873.

9 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, Year: 1930; Census Place: Evanston, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 499; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 2120; Image: 760.0; FHL microfilm: 2340234.

10 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, George N Beecher, Winnetka, New Trier Township, Cook, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 16-316A, sheet 6A, family 113, NARA digital publication T627, roll 783.

11, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, Greenwich Directory, 1957. Page 194. (Image 190).

12 U.S. Social Security Death Index, Phyllis C Beecher, 28 Dec 2000 SSN 047-38-0337.

13 U.S. Social Security Death Index, Norma Lee Beecher SSN 231-24-7663.

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