Ruth Fern Byrd


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1. Robert Harry Beecher

Ruth Fern Byrd 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 23 Jan 1918, Akron, Summit, OH 1
  • Marriage (1): Robert Harry Beecher
  • Died: 27 Oct 2005, Martinsburg, Blair, PA at age 87 1
  • Buried: Altoona: Alto-Reste Park Cemetery, Blair, PA 1

   FamilySearch ID: LX34-RDD.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Altoona Tribune: Beecher-Byrd Wedding, 13 Dec 1938, Altoona, Blair, PA. 3 Mr. and Mrs. Edgar A. Beecher of R. D. 3 Greenwood announce the marriage of their son, Robert H. to Ruth F. Byrd, 225 East Twenty-third avenue. The ceremony was performed Thanksgiving day at high noon in the parsonage of the First United Brethren church of Tyrone, which the Rev. John Colledge, pastor, officiating.
Following the ceremony a delicious dinner was tendered the newlyweds at the Beecher home, after which the couple left on a wedding trip through eastern cities. Upon their return they will make their home in their newly furnished apartment, 1221 Fourteenth avenue.

2. Census in 1940 in Elizabeth, Elizabeth City County, VA. 7 The 1940 census recorded at 1916 Electric Avenue: Robert H. Beecher, sheet metal worker in shipyard, 22, born in Pennsylvania, living with Ruth F. Beecher, sales lady in Woolworth's, 22, born in Ohio. In 1935 Robert lived in Altoona, Pennsylvania.

3. Residence: on 28 Dec 2001 in Altoona, Blair, PA. 6

Ruth married Robert Harry Beecher, son of Edgar Andrew Beecher Sr. and Bessie Gale Long. (Robert Harry Beecher was born on 15 May 1917 in Altoona, Blair, PA,2 8 died on 26 Mar 1973 in Altoona, Blair, PA 8 and was buried in Altoona: Alto-Reste Park Cemetery, Blair, PA 8.)


1 Find A Grave,

2, Pennsylvania, U.S., Veteran Compensation Applications, WWII, 1950, Robert H. Beecher.

3 Altoona Tribune (Altoona, PA), 13 Dec 1938, page 8.

4 Altoona Mirror (Altoona, PA) (Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania), 10 Jan 2022, obituary of Dennis L. Beecher

5, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014 (Original data: Virginia, Marriages, 1936-2014. Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia.), Certificate Number 1964021667, m. 31 Jul 1964 Winchester, Virginia Dennis L Beecher and Judith A Hostler.

6 Altoona Mirror (Altoona, PA) (Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania), 30 Dec 2001, obituary of Steven Grant Beecher.

7 1940 United States Census, Robert H Beecher, 1940.

8 Find A Grave,

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