John Beecher Sr.
Mary Ann Albrecht
John Bernheisel
Catharine Neikirch
John Beecher Jr.
Catharine Eilzabeth Bernheisel
Ann Margaret Beechert


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Ann Margaret Beechert 1 2

  • Born: 22 Oct 1829, , , Pennsylvania, USA 1 2
  • Died: 21 Sep 1917, Centre Twp., Berks County, PA at age 87 1 2
  • Buried: 25 Sep 1917, Mohrsville: Bellemans Church, Berks, PA 1 2 3

   FamilySearch ID: G6T2-DZB.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Centre Twp., Berks County, PA. 4 The 1850 census recorded Margaret Beecher, 21, living in the household of Saml. Stautd, laborer, 46. Both were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1900 in Centre Twp., Berks County, PA. 5 The 1900 census recorded owning a home: Margaret Beecher, single, housekeeper, 71, born Oct 1829, living with brother Jacob Beecher, single, boarder, 85, born Aug 1814, and a servant, Zeth Dreibelbeir, farm laborer, 57, born Jan 1843. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Newspaper: Reading Eagle: Death of Mrs. John Conner, 3 Apr 1900, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA. 6 Centreport: Mrs. John Conner, of Reading, died Saturday afternoon at the residence of her sister, Margaret Biechert, in Centre township, of pneumonia and paralysis, aged 67 years. She leaves two children: Oscar, of Reading, and Mrs. Harry Prutzman, of Mt. Carbon; one sister, Margaret, and brother, Jacob of Centre. Deceased lived in Reading until last fall, when she came on a visit to her sister and was taken ill. She was bedfast about two weeks. Funeral from the residence of Miss Beichert, Wednesday, April 4, at 9:30 a. m. Interment in Epler's Church cemetery. Rev. B. D. Zweizig officiating. Undertaker J. D. Naftzinger has charge.

4. Residence: on 3 Apr 1900 in Centerport, Berks, PA, United States. 6

5. Newspaper: Reading Eagle: Seth Dreibelbis died at Margaret Beechert's house, 8 Mar 1905, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA. 7 Seth Dreibelbis died at the residence of Margaret Beechert, in Cetnre, of pneumonia, aged 62 years, 2 months and 6 days. Lewis Eddinger, of Bern, is a stepbrother. Funeral private on Thursday, Mary 9. Interment in St. Peter's Church cemetery. Funeral director J. D. Naftzinger has charge.

6. Census in 1910 in Centre Twp., Berks County, PA. 8 The 1910 census recorded Margaret Becher [sic, as indexed in census but handwriting on page has Bechert], 80, single, housekeeper, living in the household of Matthias Luffold, laborer "working out", 63, widowed. Margaret and her parents were born in Pennsylvania. Matthias and his parents were born in Germany and he immigrated in 1849 became a naturalized U.S. citizen. He and Margaret spoke English.

7. Newspaper: Reading Eagle: Bellman's Church. J. W. Bagenstose is tearing down the house which he bought from Mrs. Margaret Beechert, 15 Jan 1915, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA. 9

8. Residence: on 12 Sep 1917 in Centerport, Berks, PA, USA. 2

9. Cause of Death: arterio sclerosis, 21 Sep 1917, Centre Twp., Berks County, PA. 2

10. Obituary: Reading Eagle: Belleman's Church Funeral on 28 Sep 1917 in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA. 3 Bellman's Church
The funeral of Margaret Beechert was held here on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 9:30 a. m. at the house. Interment was made here and services held by Rev. L. R. Miller. Undertaker J. D. Naftzinger had charge.


1 Find A Grave,

2, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 1595535, Margaret Beechert, single, 82yrs, parents unknown, informant Matthias Lupold, Centreton.

3 Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 28 Sep 1917 page 5. Funeral of Margaret Beechert.

4 1850 United States Census, Margaret Beecher in household of Sam Stautd, Centre Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

5 1900 United States Census, household of Margaret Beecher, 1900, Center Township, Berks, PA.

6 Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 3 Apr 1900, page 5. Obituary of Hannah Biechert Conner.

7 Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 8 Mar 1905, page 5.

8 1910 United States Census, Margaret Becher in household of Matthias Luffold, Centre, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 12, sheet 10B, family 213.

9 Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 15 Jan 1915, page 10.

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