Edward F. Beecher
Lovie Alice Stambaugh
Samuel A. Barnhill
Catherine E. Wentz
Edward Stambaugh Beecher
Pauline Florence Barnhill
Joan Marie Beecher


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1. Francis William Dauber Jr.

Joan Marie Beecher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 13 Dec 1928, Spring Grove, York, PA 2 3 5 6 9
  • Marriage (1): Francis William Dauber Jr. on 17 Jun 1947 in York: Immaculate Conception Church, York, PA, USA 1 2
  • Died: 2 Oct 1990, Falls Church, Fairfax, VA at age 61 2 6 9
  • Buried: York.: Mount Rose Cemetery, York, PA 6

   FamilySearch ID: L68S-S6T.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Spring Grove, York, PA. 5 The 1930 census recorded at 164 Water Street: Edward S. Bucher [transcription error, handwriting in census is Beecher], barber, 25, living with wife Pauline F., 23; Dorothy M., 3 years 1 month; and Joan M., 1 year 6 months. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Living in the same building are relatives Thomas Staumbaugh, 26, and his wife Gertrude. In the home at 163 Water Street is Anna Stambaugh, widow, 68, and her daughter Edna M., single, 42.

2. Census in 1940 in York, York, PA. 3 The 1940 census recorded at 659 N. Market Street: Edward Beecher, barber (own shop), 35, living with wife Pauline, 33; Dorothy, 13; and Joan, 11. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. In 1935 Edward was living in Newport, Perry county.

3. Newspaper: Gazette and Daily: Weddings - Dauber - Beecher, 18 Jun 1947, York, York, PA. 1 DAUBER - BEECHER
The marriage of Miss Joan Marie Beecher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward S. Beecher, 940 West Princess street, and Francis William Dauber, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis W. Dauber, Sr., 1521 North George street, was solemnized at 9 o'clock yesterday morning in Immaculate Conception church by Rt. Rev. Msgr. George J. Breckel.
For the single ring ceremony the bride chose as her only attendant her sister, Dorothy Mae Beecher. James Sowers, 1401 West King street, was best man.
The bride's gown was simply fashioned of tulle over ivory satin with a fitted bodice, short puffed sleeves and full skirt. She wore a tulle veil, fingertip length, and carried a cascade bouquet of white orchids and stephanotis. Miss Beecher was frocked in delicate pink net over pink satin, with which she wore a shoulder-length net veil falling from a halo of pink flowers and carried a bouquet of mixed flowers. The bride's mother chose a dove rose crepe suit with black accessories and a shoulderette of gardenias, and the bridegroom's mother wore navy blue with matching accessories and a shoulderette of gardenias.
A wedding breakfast was served to the immediate families at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ivan A. Bortner, 599 West Market street, after which Mr. and Mrs. Dauber left for Lake Placid, N. Y., and an extended trip through Canada. They will be at home to friends after July 15 in their newly-furnished apartment at 303 South George street. The bride travelled in a short coat of pastel blue over a plain black linen dress.
The bride attended schools in Ohio and York and was formerly employed by the Bell Telephone company. The bridegroom attended York Catholic High school, served three years with the ski troops and is now affiliated with John Dauber, Florist.
Out-of-town guests here for the wedding included Mrs. C. A. Shive and son, Springfield, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. Clifford R: Burgbigler, Pittsburgh, Pa., and Mr. and Mrs. John C. Clements, of North Carolina.

4. Newspaper: York Daily Record: Surprise Pary Held for York Cub Scout In Spring Grove Area, 17 Jun 1959, York, York, PA. 10 Spring Grove -- A surprise birthday party for Thomas W. Dauber, Jr., was held recently in conjunction with a meeting of Cub Pack 16 from St. Mary's church, York.
The party, celebrating young Dauber's 10th birthday, was held at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Beecher, at Nashville, near here.
Also attending were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Glackin, and the cubmaster and den mother, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lease.

5. Residence: 1861 N. George St., York, PA on 20 Jun 1972 in York, York, PA. 11

6. Residence: on 5 Jan 1985 in Fairfax, Fairfax, VA. 7

7. Residence: 3342 Willow Crescent Dr Apt 21, Fairfax, VA 22030 in 1990 in Fairfax, Fairfax, VA. 12

8. Cause of Death: Joan died at Fairfax Hospital from metastitis cell carcinoma, 2 Oct 1990, Falls Church, Fairfax, VA. 2

9. Residence: 1961 Kennedy Dr., McLean, VA on 2 Oct 1990 in McLean, Fairfax, VA, USA. 2

10. Obituary: York Daily Record: obituary Joan M. Dauber on 5 Oct 1990 in York, York, PA. 9 Joan M. Dauber, 61, formerly of York, died at 1 1:38 p.m. Tuesday at Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax. She was the companion of Kenneth R. Stevens. The service will be 10 a.m. Monday, with a Mass of Christian Burial, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 315 S. George St., York. Burial will be in Mount Rose Cemetery. Viewing will be 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Robert F. Roller Funeral Home Inc., 2000 W. Market St., York. Mrs. Dauber was born in Spring Grove. She was the daughter of Pauline F. (Barnhill) Beecher, Spring Grove, and the late Edward S. Beecher. She was employed by BDM International, McLean, as a county clerk. She had worked as an administrative secretary in the treasurers and sheriffs offices in the York County Courthouse for several years. She also had been an intake officer for the Domestic Relations Office for several years, prior to moving to Virginia. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, York. Mrs. Dauber also is survived by a son, Thomas Dauber of York; a daughter, Jane B. Duke of York; two grandchildren; and a sister, Dorothy Strayer of Spring Grove. Officiating as celebrant for the Mass will be her pastor, the Rev. J. Michael McFadden.

Joan married Francis William Dauber Jr., son of Francis W. Dauber Sr. and Unknown, on 17 Jun 1947 in York: Immaculate Conception Church, York, PA, USA.1 2 The marriage ended in divorce. (Francis William Dauber Jr. was born on 8 Sep 1924 in York, York, PA,13 14 died on 22 Feb 2011 in Spring Grove, York, PA 13 14 and was buried in Arlington: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.)


1 The Gazette and Daily (York, PA) (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 18 Jun 1947, page 10. Weddings. Dauber - Beecher.

2 Ancestry.com, Virginia, U.S., Death Records, 1912-2014 (Original data: Virginia, Deaths, 1912–2014. Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia.), Certificate 90-036724 Joan M. Dauber. Father Edward S. Beecher. Mother Pauline F. Barnhill. Informant: Jane Duke, daughter.

3 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQZ9-MFY Edward Beecher, 1940.

4 York Daily Record (York, PA), 13 May 2005, obituary of Pauline F. Beecher.

5 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Spring Grove, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2166; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0074; Image: 517.0; FHL microfilm: 2341900.

6 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/180415883.

7 York Daily Record (York, PA), 7 Feb 1985, page 26. Marriage of Jane Beecher Dauber and Ivan Eugene Duke Jr.

8 The York Dispatch (York, PA), 28 Aug 2018, obituary of Dorothy B. Strayer.

9 York Daily Record (York, PA), 5 Oct 1990, page 13. Obituary of Joan M. Dauber.

10 York Daily Record (York, PA), 17 Jun 1959, page 14.

11 York Daily Record (York, PA), 22 Jun 1972, page 8. Obituary of Edward S. Beecher.

12 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 1., Joan M. Dauber.

13 York Daily Record (York, PA), 24 Feb 2011, obituary of Francis W. Dauber Jr.

14 Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia (http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/ has online gravsite locator.).

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