Samuel C. Beecher
(Abt 1823-)
Lydia Spencer Toole
(1822-1903)
Irene P. Beecher
(1851-1927)
Helen D. Ferguson
Robert Ferguson Beecher
(1888-1978)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Tillie J. Strothers

Robert Ferguson Beecher 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 20 Sep 1888, Rydal, Montgomery, PA 2 3 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Tillie J. Strothers in 1915 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1
  • Died: Sep 1978, Pipersville, Bucks, PA at age 90 6
  • Buried: Carversville: Carversville Cemetery, Bucks, PA 5

   FamilySearch ID: LX3M-BCW.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Moreland Twp., Montgomery, PA. 2 The 1900 census recorded Irene Beecher, labor gardner, widow, 48, born Dec 1852, heading a household that included her mother, Lydia S., widow, 78, Jan 1822; and Irene's son Robert Beecher, 12, Sep 1888; and Lydia Beecher, 9, Apr 1891. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1920 in Southampton Township, Bucks, PA. 7 The 1920 census recorded Robert Beecher, 31, living with wife Tillie, 27; son Robert, 2; and boarder Joseph Imbruglia, 28, born in Italy. Tillie was born in New Jersey, and her parents and brth Roberts and their parents in Pennsylvania.

3. Residence: on 26 Dec 1921 in Southampton Township, Bucks, PA. 4

4. Census in 1930 in Hatboro, Montgomery, PA. 8 The 1930 census recorded Robert F. Beecher, 41, living with wife Lillie J., 37; Robert H., 12; Harold C., 3; and boarder William Conley, 65. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Lillie in New Jersey.

5. Census in 1940 in Warwick Township, Bucks, PA. 9 The 1940 census recorded living on Rt. 383: Robert Bucher [sic - indexed wrong since two e's look like a u], farmer, 51, living with wife Tillie, 47; Robert H., linoleum apprentice, 22; Harold, 13; and hired hand Horace Lightcap. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania, except Tillie in New Jersey.

6. Residence: Durhem Road, Plusteadville, Pa. On 27 Apr 1942 in Plumsteadville, Bucks, PA, USA. 10

7. Residence: R.D. 1, Pipersville, PA on 12 Apr 1959 in Pipersville, Bucks, PA. 11


Robert married Tillie J. Strothers, daughter of Harry Grant Strothers and Tillie Scholter, in 1915 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 (Tillie J. Strothers was born on 14 May 1892 in Vineland, Cumberland, NJ, USA,12 13 14 died on 10 May 1960 in Plumstead Township, Bucks, PA 13 15 and was buried on 13 May 1960 in Carversville: Carversville Cemetery, Bucks, PA 13.)


Sources


1 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951 (FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)), Robert Beecher and Tillie Strother, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JJDY-35Y Robert Beecher and Strother, 1915; citing license number 328000, City Hall.

2 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3Q2-143 Lydia S Beecher in entry for Irene Beecher, 1900.

3 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6V9-SDX Robert F Beecher, 1917-1918; citing Bucks County no 1, Pennsylvania, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration).

4 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.), Certificate 117259. Helen May Beecher. Father Robert F. Beecher. Mother Tillie Strothers.

5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=51785949.

6 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JP8R-GTP null, Sep 1978; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

7 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MFRD-Y26 Tillie Beecher in household of Robert Beecher, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 5B, family 127, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821543.

8 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHZM-P7D Robert H Beecher in household of Robert F Beecher, Hatboro, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0043, sheet 21A, family 521.

9 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQQV-1YP Robert Bucher, Warwick Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 9-90, sheet 3A, family 42, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 3447.

10 FamilySearch.org, United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VQFZ-N21 Robert Ferguson Beecher, 1942; citing ARC identifier 563728, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C; FHL microfilm 2243664.

11 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 38641. Margaret B. Jillard. Father Irene P. Beecher. Mother Mary Robino. Spouse T. Harry Jillard.

12 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M397-7DY Tillie J Strothers in household of Harry G Strothers, Upper Makefield Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 1B, family 12.

13 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 45200. Tillie J Beecher. Father Harry Strothers. Mother Justine Scholter.

14 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M397-7DP Harry G Strothers, Upper Makefield Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 1B, family 12, NARA microfilm publication T623.

15 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 045200. Tillie J. Beecher, age 67.



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