James D. Keener
Sarah A. Sixe
Carrie Mae Keener
(1884-1962)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Jacob Samuel Darr

2. George Henry Beecher

Carrie Mae Keener 3 4 5

  • Born: 15 Dec 1884, York, York, PA 5
  • Marriage (1): Jacob Samuel Darr on 31 Jan 1901 in York, York, PA 1
  • Marriage (2): George Henry Beecher on 23 Jun 1912 in York, York, PA 2
  • Died: 17 Jul 1962, Detroit, Wayne, MI at age 77

   Another name for Carrie was Carrie May Keener.1

   FamilySearch ID: KWJH-G39.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in York, York, PA. 6 The 1900 census recorded at 515 South Queen Street: Carrie Keener, 18, born Dec 1881, single, working as a servant and living in the home of W. C. Trimmer, 35, who is with his wife Bernice J., 31, and sons Blaine A., 7, and Charles H., 2. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Issue: Michigan death certificate for Raymond S. Beecher indicates Carrie gave birth to him in 1902 while married to Jacob Darr. Raymond's baptism also indicates Jacob Darr is his father., 14 Mar 1902, York, York, PA. 4

3. Census in 1910 in York, York, PA. 7 The 1910 census recorded at 350 Poplar Street: Carrie Darr, 25, as the head of the household living only with her children: Raymond Darr, 8; Sadie Darr, 6; Florence Darr, 3; and Mary Darr, 3. Carrie had no occupation. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Occupation: 1916 Grocers Retail: Beecher Carrie M Mrs. 591 Greenwood av in 1916 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 8

5. Newspaper: Gettysburg Times: "Mrs. Harry Beecher, Detroit, Michigan, has returned to her home after spending some time with her sister-in-law, Mrs. Powers Pittenturf, West High street.", 2 Jun 1926, Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 9

6. Census in 1930 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 10 The 1930 census recorded renting at 698 West Ferry Avenue: Carrie M. Beecher, divorced, 40, occupation "housekeeper in rooming house." She is the head of the household and renting rooms to 7 lodgers. Carrie was born in Pennsylvania.

7. Census in 1940 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 11 The 1940 census recorded at 8197 Bryden: Carries [sic] M. Beecher, 56, widowed, as a housekeeper and private nurse living in the home of Carl S. French, electrician, 45, and his wife Edna H., 47, and their son Robert S., 18.

8. Census in 1950 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 12 The 1950 census recorded living alone in Apt 1 at 1120 North Kirby Street: Carrie M. Beecher, divorced, 65, dressmaker and alterations, born in Pennsylvania.


Carrie married Jacob Samuel Darr on 31 Jan 1901 in York, York, PA.1 (Jacob Samuel Darr was born on 6 Mar 1853 in , , PA and died on 6 Jun 1940.)


Carrie next married George Henry Beecher, son of Cornelius Christian Beecher and Emma Margaret Long, on 23 Jun 1912 in York, York, PA.2 The marriage ended in divorce. (George Henry Beecher was born on 20 Dec 1886 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA,13 14 15 16 17 died on 29 Apr 1961 in , Saline, AR 14 and was buried in Benton: New Rosemont Cemetery, Saline, AR 14.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFML-PNM Jacob S. Darr and Carrie May Keener, 1901.

2 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFSL-CVH George Henry Beecher and Carrie M. Keener, 1912.

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 702. Pa > York > St. John's Episcopal. Baptism of Raymond Samuel Darr, father Jacob S. Darr, mother Carrie May Darr.

4 FamilySearch.org, Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KFH3-ML5 death of Raymond S Beecher, 1927.

5 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Carrie Keener Beecher, SSN 374146217.

6 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3HH-2HV Carrie Keener in entry for W. C. Trimmer, 1900.

7 1910 United States Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: York Ward 6, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1435; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 0121; FHL microfilm: 1375448.

8 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, Detroit, Michigan, City Directory, 1916, printed page 3543; online image 1585 of 1713.

9 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 2 Jun 1926, page 2.

10 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X7MB-N38 Carrie M Beecher, 1930.

11 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KH95-1DP Carries M Beecher in entry for Carl S French, 1940.

12 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6FS6-V782 Carrie M Beecher Detroit MI.

13 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Cumberland Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1354 Page: 109.

14 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25564721.

15 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25564727.

16 FamilySearch.org, United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J49T-CRL George Henry Beecher, 1942.

17 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), George Henry Beecher.



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