Louisa Fox


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1. Irene P. Beecher

Louisa Fox 2

  • Born: 1 Jan 1880, Chicago, Cook, IL 3 4 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Irene P. Beecher about 1903 in , , PA 1
  • Died: 17 Feb 1962, Norristown, Montgomery, PA at age 82 3 4 6 7
  • Buried: 21 Feb 1962, Hatboro: Hatboro Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 3 4 6

   Other names for Louisa were Louisa Guy 3 4 6 and Louise Guy.5 6

   FamilySearch ID: LX3M-YJS.

  Burial Notes:

Buried together in plot C-94 at Hatboro Cemetery are Irene Beecher (1852-1927) and Louise Beecher (1880-1962).

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Newtown, Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA. 8 The 1900 census recorded Louisa Fox, single, 20, as a servant in the home of Calvin Janney, 56, and his wife Etta, 43. Louisa and her parents were born in Illinois.

2. Census in 1910 in Bristol, Bucks, PA. 1 The 1910 census recorded living on Bristol Road: Irene Beecker, occupation "carter, own team," 61, living with wife Louise, 31; son Walter, 7; and daughter Irene, 1. They were married for 7 years and birthed 2 children. Irene and her parents were born in Illinois, and Irene and his parents in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1920 in Bristol, Bucks, PA. 9 The 1920 census recorded on a farm on Magnolia Road: Irene P. Beecher, farmer, 71, living with wife Louise, 40; Walter, leather work, 16; Rene, 11; and George, 8. Irene, his parents, and the children were born in Pennsylvania Louise and her parents were born in Illinois.

4. Residence: in 1924 in Newportville, Bucks, PA. 5

5. Census in 1940 in Bristol, Bucks, PA. 10 The 1940 census recorded at 343 Newportville Road: Rene Beecher, laborer in soap factory, 31, living with wife Rose, 25, born in New Jersey; son William, 2; and daughter Constance, 7 months when the census was recorded on 18 Apr 1940. Also in the home is mother Louise Beecher, 60, born in Illinois. Everyone else was born in Pennsylvania.

6. Newspaper: Bristol Daily Courier: Aged Woman Hit, 18 Oct 1954, Bristol, Bucks, PA. 11 Earlier Saturday evening, Louise Beecher, 74, of Main st., Newportville, was struck by an automobile in front of her home driven by Thomas Vaughn, 20, of Lower Creed road, Newportville.
The victim was rushed to Bristol General hospital, by the Bucks County Rescue Squad where she was treated for a severe laceration of the lower right arm.
Patrolman Thomas Stewart, Bristol township, said Vaughn, at the outset arrested on a charge of assault and battery by auto, was sent to Bucks County Prison on a violation of parole.

7. Cause of Death: Louise died at Norristown State Hospital from a fractured hip and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease, 17 Feb 1962, Newportville, Bucks, PA. 6

8. Residence: 4601 Newportville Rd., Newportville, PA on 17 Feb 1962 in Newportville, Bucks, PA. 6

9. Obituary: Bristol Daily Courier: obituary of Mrs. Louise Beecher on 19 Feb 1962 in Bristol, Bucks, PA. 5 Mrs. Louise Beecher, a resident of Newportville for 38 years, died Saturday night at the age of 82. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral Wednesday at 1 p.m. from the Faust Funeral Home, 902 Bellevue Ave., Hulmeville. The William Relyea MacLachlan, pastor of the Neshamony Methodist Church, Hulmeville, will officiate the services. Interment will be in Hatboro Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. Mrs. Beecher, widow of the late Rene P. Beecher, is survived by three sons, Walter Fox, Cornwells Heights; George Beecher, Eddington; and Rene G. 4601 Newportville Road, Newportville, with whom she lived. Also surviving are nine grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Louisa married Irene P. Beecher, son of Samuel C. Beecher and Lydia Spencer Toole, about 1903 in , , PA.1 (Irene P. Beecher was born on 11 Dec 1851 in , Bucks, PA,3 12 13 14 died on 13 Feb 1927 in Northampton Twp., Bucks, PA 3 12 13 14 and was buried on 16 Feb 1927 in Hatboro: Hatboro Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 3 12 13 14.)


1 1910 United States Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Bristol, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1319; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0013; FHL microfilm: 1375332.

2 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), George H. Beecher, SSN 147015777.

3 Hatboro Cemetery, Hatboro, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/montgomery/cemeteries/).

4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18508118.

5 Bristol Daily Courier (Bristol, Delaware, Pennsylvania.), 19 Feb 1962, page 4. Obituary of Mrs. Louise Beecher.

6 Ancestry.com, 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.), Death Certificate 017323-62 Louise Beecher. Parents not listed. Spouse Rene Beecher.

7 Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Indices (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), Death Certificate 017323. Louise Beecher, age 82.

8 1900 United States Census, Year: 1900; Census Place: Newtown, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1385; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0028; FHL microfilm: 1241385.

9 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Bristol, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1542; Page: 40B; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 440.

10 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQX5-P48 Rene Bucher, Bristol Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 9-23, sheet 17A, family 343.

11 Bristol Daily Courier (Bristol, Delaware, Pennsylvania.), 18 Oct 1954, page 1. Aged Woman Hit.

12 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18508108.

13 Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (Ancestry.com. Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Bucks, Southampton, William Grant Funeral Home (formerly A. H. Leedom & Son), Image 3860 of 4254.

14 Ancestry.com, 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.), Death Certificate 19270. Irene Beecher. Father: Samuel Beecher. Mother: Lydia Spencer Toole.

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