John H. Barrett
(1863-1943)
Susan
(Abt 1861-)
Edith Sarah Barrett
(1893-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Chester Earl Beecher

Edith Sarah Barrett 1 2 3 4

  • Born: Sep 1893, , Delaware, IN 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Chester Earl Beecher on 10 Jul 1909 in , Delaware, IN

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Eaton, Delaware, IN. 7 The 1900 census recorded John Barrett, day laborer, 38, born May 1862, , living with wife Susan, 39, Sep 1861; Effa M. 16, Sep 1884; Gracie F., 14, Dec 1886; Ralph, 9, Sep 1891; Sarah E., 7, Sep 1893; and stepson Chas L. Johnson, 21, Apr 1879. Susan and John were married for 16 years and she had birthed 5 children by 1900, all alive that year. John and his father were born in Ohio, his mother in Ohio. Susan and her parents were born in Ohio. All children were born in Indiana.

2. Census in 1910 in Hartford City, Blackford, IN. 5 The 1910 census recorded renting at 418 Washington Street: Chester E. Beecher, backtender paper mill, 21, living with wife Edith S., 16; and Chester A., 0. They had been married 1 year. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

On the same census page at 718 Water Street is Chester's father, William P. Beecher, millright in paper mill, 43, with wife Lewella M., 41. They had been married 21 years and she had birthed 7 children, 6 alive in 1910. Living with them: Ruth J., 11; Opal M., 9; William R., 6; and Watson H., 2. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana.

3. Residence: 719 E. Kickapoo St., Hartford City, IN on 21 Jan 1916 in Hartford, Hartford, CT. 8

4. Census in 1920 in Conshohocken, Montgomery, PA. 9 The 1920 census recorded renting at 806 Maple Street: Chester E. Beecher, superintendent paper mill, 33, living with wife Edith, 26; Arthur, 9; Charles, 7; Murletta, 6; and Marie, 3. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana.

5. Residence: 1929 Eaton Directory: Beecher Chester E. (Edith S.), president in 1929 in Eaton, Delaware, IN. 10

6. Census in 1930 in Eaton, Delaware, IN. 11 The 1930 census recorded Edith Beecher, divorced, 36, living with her father, John Barrett, 67, and a boarder, Charley Smith, 26. Everyone was born in Indiana.

7. Census in 1940 in Eaton, Delaware, IN. 12 The 1940 census recorded renting at 39 Harris Street: Edith Beecher, 46, living with daughter Marie Harrington, divorced, 24; grandson James R. Harrington, 5; and lodger Charles Smith, mechanic, 36. Everyone was born in Indiana except James in Wisconsin. In 1935 Edith was living in Hartford City, Indiana, and Marie in Marshfield, Wisconsin.


Edith married Chester Earl Beecher, son of William Peter Beecher and Louella May Creek, on 10 Jul 1909 in , Delaware, IN. The marriage ended in divorce about 1928. (Chester Earl Beecher was born on 25 Dec 1888 in Hartford City, Blackford, IN,13 14 15 died on 18 Jul 1949 in , Orange, FL 15 and was buried on 22 Jul 1949 in De Pere: Mount Cavalry Cemetery, Brown, WI 15.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), Murletta Beecher Riegel, SSN 182070391.

2 FamilySearch.org, <i>Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1935</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VNLS-6LW Robert M Harrington and Marie Beecher, 06 Jul 1934; citing p. 206, Montcalm, Michigan; FHL microfilm 1295522.

3 <i>Green Bay Press Gazette</i> (Green Bay, Wisconsin.), 25 Nov 1982, page 35. Obituary of Charles L. Beecher.

4 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940</i>, Certificate 3585.Charles LeRoy Beecher. Father Chester E. Beecher. Mother Edith S. Barrett.

5 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MKL1-BTY Chester E Beecher, Hartford Ward 4, Blackford, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 13, sheet 1B, family 18, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1374353.

6 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MMBT-FNL John Barrett, Union Township (east half) Eaton town, Delaware, Indiana, United States; citing sheet 14B, family 327, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1240368.

7 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMBT-PZW ohn Barrett, Union Township (east half) Eaton town, Delaware, Indiana, United States; citing sheet 14B, family 327.

8 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940</i>, Certificate 3742. Ruth M. Beecher. Father Chester E. Beecher. Mother Edith Barett.

9 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MFYK-V1K Chester E Beecher, Conshohocken Ward 4, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 5, family 110, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821606.

10 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1929 Muncie, Indiana City Directory 1929. Page 1078, Beecher Chester E., online image 548.

11 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHMW-8FG Edith Beecher, Eaton, Delaware, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0038, sheet 9A, family 240, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 584.

12 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V1R2-XGF Edith Beecher, Eaton, Union Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 18-52, sheet 2B, family 39, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 1038.

13 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Indiana, Blackford County, Hartford City Ward 4, Series: T623 Roll: 360 Page: 291.

14 <i>United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KZKV-YSZ Chester E Beecher, 1917-1918; citing Blackford County, Indiana, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509.

15 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=122750560.



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