Frederick Wagman
(1846-1917)
Margaret Deller
(1852-1936)
Harrison Baker
(1840-1895)
Mary S. Kehoe
(1842-1909)
George Aloyisus Wagman
(1881-1952)
Susan Cecelia Baker
(1880-1952)
Susan Cecelia Wagman
(1922-2017)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Henry Jacoby Beecher

2. Arthur John Glatfelter Jr.

Susan Cecelia Wagman 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 31 Jul 1922, Dallastown, York, PA 4 8 9
  • Marriage (1): Henry Jacoby Beecher on 31 Dec 1949 in Dallastown, York, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Arthur John Glatfelter Jr. after 1996 in York, York, PA
  • Died: 8 Dec 2017, York, York, PA at age 95 8
  • Buried: York.: Mount Rose Cemetery, York, PA

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: 710 Hillcrest Rd., York, PA 17403 in York, York, PA. 4

2. Census in 1930 in Dallastown, York, PA. 10 The 1930 census recorded owning a home at 428 Main Street: George A. Wagman, contractor bridge builder, 48, living with wife Susan C., 50; Margaret M., 23; Theresa C., 21; Rosemary, 19; son Frances C., 18; Anna S., 17; George F., 16; Veronica J., 13; Edward B., 12; Virginia E., 9; Susan C., 7; and Glora A., 5. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. She was educated at York Catholic High School in 1941 in York, York, PA. 11

4. Newspaper: Philadelphia Inquirer: Engagement of Susan Cecilia Wagman and Henry Jacoby Beecher, 14 Aug 1949, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6 ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED (photo caption) Miss Susan Cecilia Wagman, whose engagement to Mr. Henry Jacoby Beecher, of Manchester, Pa., has been announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George A. Wagman, of Dallastown, Pa.
Beecher-Wagman
Mr. and Mrs. George A. Wagman of Dallastown, Pa., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Miss Susan Cecilia Wagman, to Mr. Henry Jacoby Beecher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Beecher, of Manchester, Pa. Miss Wagman attended Barry College, Miami, Fla., and the College of William and Mary, Richmond, Va. Mr. Beecher, who was graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1948, served with the U. S. Army for three years.

5. Residence: 428 East Main Street, Dallastown, PA on 17 Dec 1949 in Dallastown, York, PA. 1

6. Newspaper: Gazette and Daily: Susan Wagman of Dallastown Becomes Bride, 7 Jan 1950, York, York, PA. 12 Dallastown - Miss Susan Cecelia Wagman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George A. Wagman, 428 East Main street, and Henry Jacoby Beecher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Beecher, Manchester, were united in marriage last Saturday morning in the rectory of St. Joseph's Catholic church.
Rev. Joseph L. Browne, pastor, performed the single ring ceremony.
The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore an invory satin gown with fitted bodice buttoned down the back and with a scalloped neckline. Her hooped skirt opened in a cascade of Chantilly lace ruffles and ended in a short train. Her finger-tip length mantilla veil of matching Chantilly lace was fastened with orange blossoms.
Mrs. Robert J. Klunk, 416 South Pleasant avenue, was her sister's only attendant. She wore a Victorian style, purple velvet gown with a portrait neckline and peneled back giving the effect of a train. Her flowers were orchids on a white ermine muff.
The bride's mother chose an olive-green dress with black accessories and the bridegroom's mother chose a gray crepe dress with black accessories. Both mothers wore corsages of orchids.
David Lory Beecher was his brother's best man. Mrs. Mary Louise Waltersdorf Koenig, York soloist, sang "Ich Liebe Dich" (Greig), "My Hero" and "L'Amour Tourjour." Music was furnished by Bernard Hochberger and his orchestra.
A wedding breakfast was held in Hotel Yorktowne, York. After a wedding trip in New York city the couple will reside in their new home in Manchester.
The bride is a graduate of Barry college, Miami, Fla., and of the division of the College of William and Mary which is located in Richmond, Va.
The bridegroom was graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1948. He is now a partner with his parents in the firm of Katherine Beecher, Manchester.

7. Obituary: York Dispatch: obituary of Susan Wagman Beecher Glatfelter on 12 Dec 2017 in York, York, PA. 8 Susan C. (Wagman) Beecher, Glatfelter, 95, peacefully entered into rest Friday December 8, 2017 at County Meadows in Leader Heights. She was the wife of Arthur J. Glatfelter, Jr., who predeceased her on February 14, 2013.
Guided by her deep faith in God, she was a loving wife and mother to the day of her passing and onto eternity.
Susan was a true matriarch of her family wanting nothing for herself but only the best for others. To truly know her was to love her as were the many lives she touched throughout the wonderful joyous time she spent on this earth. Her memories will be forever missed but carried deep within the hearts of her loved ones she leaves behind.
Susan was born in Dallastown July 31,1922 into the family of George A. Wagman and Susan C.(Baker) Wagman. She thrived in the love of her siblings, Margaret Smith, Theresa Frick, Rosemary Shedrick, Ann Shorb, Veronica Kurtulis, Virginia Klunk, Gloria Wagman, Francis Wagman, George Wagman, and Edward Wagman, all whom she will be reunited with in heaven now.
Susan graduated from York Catholic High School and then continued studies at Barry University, FL and William & Mary College, VA. She was active in The Catholic Women's Club, York Garden Club, Historical Society, Junior Service League, and many other charities. She applied her kindness and tasteful social skills to a position at the York College of PA which she retired from after twenty years of much enjoyed service.
Susan is survived by her children, Stephen L. Beecher and wife, Lisa, Middlebrook, VA, Katharine B. Detwiler (Beecher) and husband, David, York, Jonathan L. Beecher and wife, Mary Beth, York, Victoria A.Godfrey (Beecher) and husband, Stephen, Swoope, VA. She delighted in nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation w/o viewing will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, December 15 at the West York location of Keffer Funeral Home, Inc. 2114 W. Market St. A memorial mass will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 16 at St. Mary's Church, 309 S. George. A private burial will be conducted by the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church, Alzheimer's Association, Catholic Women's Club Scholarship Fund, American Heart Assoc.


Susan married Henry Jacoby Beecher, son of Henry Ward Beecher and Katharine Beck Jacoby, on 31 Dec 1949 in Dallastown, York, PA.1 2 (Henry Jacoby Beecher was born on 27 Jul 1922 in Greensboro, Guilford, NC,13 14 15 died on 31 May 2016 in York, York, PA 16 and was buried in Manchester: Manchester Union Cemetery, York, PA.)


Susan next married Arthur John Glatfelter Jr. after 1996 in York, York, PA. (Arthur John Glatfelter Jr. was born on 12 Dec 1924 in Loganville, York, PA,17 18 died on 14 Feb 2013 in York, York, PA 17 18 and was buried in York.: Mount Rose Cemetery, York, PA 17.)


Sources


1 <i>The Gazette and Daily (York, PA)</i> (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 17 Dec 1949, page 7.

2 <i>York County Courthouse, Pennsylvania</i>, https://countyfusion2.kofiletech.us marriage license 1949-64919 Beecher Henry Jacoby and Wagman Susan Cecelia.

3 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Applications, WWII, 1950</i>, Henry Jacob Beecher, wife Susan W.

4 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S. Public Records Index</i> (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Susan W. Beecher, York, Pa.

5 <i>Greensleeves: York Catholic High School Alumni Publication</i> (York, York, Pennsylvania http://yorkcatholic.org), http://yorkcatholic.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2013/08/GS-Summer-2013-Final-from-SH.pdf Summer 2013, page 16, Wedding of Tucker Beecher and Kristen Luciani.

6 <i>Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 14 Aug 1949, page 56.

7 <i>York Daily Record (York, PA)</i>, 14 May 1985, page 10. Draucker - Beecher.

8 <i>The York Dispatch (York, PA)</i>, 12 Dec 2017, obituary of Susan Wagman Beecher Glatfelter.

9 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S. Public Records Index</i> (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol 1.

10 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHCC-M2F George A Wagman, Dallastown, York, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0129, sheet 6B, family 160, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2164.

11 <i>Greensleeves: York Catholic High School Alumni Publication</i> (York, York, Pennsylvania http://yorkcatholic.org), Summer 2016.

12 <i>The Gazette and Daily (York, PA)</i> (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 7 Jan 1950, page 12.

13 <i>Records of Sharon Nickol Swope</i> (http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=nickol), Email 30 Jul 2008.

14 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, Year: 1930; Census Place: Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina; Roll: 1694; Page: 20A; Enumeration District: 26; Image: 1137.0; FHL microfilm: 2341428.

15 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VHT9-PNQ Henry J Beecher, 1922.

16 <i>York Daily Record (York, PA)</i>, 5 Jun 2016. Obituary of Henry J. Beecher. Online http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/york/obituary.aspx?n=henry-beecher&pid=180219805.

17 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=99955868.

18 <i>The York Dispatch (York, PA)</i>, 23 Jun 2019, Section: Local. Arthur Glatfelter, businessman and philanthropist, dies at 88.



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