John William Becher Sr.
(1840-)
Louisa Moe
(1846-1926)
John William Beecher Jr.
(1873-1944)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Laura May Stehlig

John William Beecher Jr. 3 4 5

  • Born: 2 Feb 1873, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 3 4 6
  • Marriage (1): Laura May Stehlig in 1910 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 2
  • Died: 10 Nov 1944, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 71 4
  • Buried: 14 Nov 1944, Philadelphia: Oakland Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3 The 1900 census recorded at 1635 Second Street: John Beecher, tailor, born May 1840, living with wife Louisa, Dec 1848. They and their parents were born in Germany. They immigrated in 1864. They had been married for 30 years and given birth to 4 children who were alll alive in 1900. Living with them: daughter Sophia, worker in towel mill, 18, Dec 1882; son John Jr., iron smelter, 28, Feb 1872; grandson John, 5, May 1895; and son Edward Beecher, railroad brakeman, 25, Jun 1875.All children were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Residence: 4827 Almond Street on 12 Sep 1918 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6

3. Occupation: machine adjustor at Frankford Arsenal on 12 Sep 1918 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6

4. Census in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2 The 1920 census recorded John Beecher, 45, living with wife Laura, 33; daughter Virginia, 16; and mother-in-law Pauline Stalig, 60. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

5. Census in 1940 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 7 The 1940 census recorded Henry E. Crankshaw, bank clerk, 32, living with wife Virginia, 35; sons Henry E., 8, and John T., 4; and father-in-law John W. Beacher, 66; mother-in-law Laura Beacher, 52; and Laura's mother Pauline Stehlig, 80. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

6. Census in 1930 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 8 The 1930 census recorded John Beecher, 56, living with wife Laura, 42; Virginia, 26; and mother-in-law Pauline Stehlig, 70. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. John, Laura and Pauline's parents were born in Germany.

7. Cause of Death: congestive heart failure, hypertensive heart disease, 10 Nov 1944, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4

8. Residence: 4402 Comly St., Philadelphia, PA on 10 Nov 1944 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4


John married Laura May Stehlig, daughter of John Stehlig and Pauline Christine Schwartz, in 1910 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 2 (Laura May Stehlig was born on 9 Jan 1887 in , , PA,2 9 died on 4 Jan 1977 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 5 9 and was buried on 7 Jan 1977 in Philadelphia: Oakland Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 5.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, <i>Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage Index, 1885-1951</i>, John Becher and Laura Stehlig.

2 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MFYR-N21 John Beecher, 1920.

3 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M37P-7ST John Beecher, 1900.

4 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 101499. John W. Beecher. Father John Beecher. Mother Louisa Moe. Spouse Laura Stehlig.

5 <i>Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 6 Jan 1977, page 20. Obituary of Laura Beecher.

6 <i>United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6KX-3HF John William Beecher, 1917-1918.

7 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQ4M-GNR Henry E Crankshaw, 1940.

8 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XH4F-65H John Beecher, 1930.

9 U.S. Social Security Death Index, Laura Beecher, Number: 197-30-1399; Issue State: Pennsylvania; Issue Date: 1955-1957.



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