Cyrus Morton Beecher
Julia Vanellie Dell
William M. Campbell
Jennie Katherine Marlar
Rev. William Clyde Beecher
Jennie Quesenbury Campbell
Mary Katherine Beecher


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1. Harold George Sadler

Mary Katherine Beecher 1 2 3

  • Born: 7 Oct 1930, San Diego, San Diego, CA 1 4
  • Christened: 28 Jun 1931, Long Beach, Los Angeles, CA 5
  • Marriage (1): Harold George Sadler

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Van Nuys News: "The many friends of the Beecher family will be interested to know that a six-pound daughter was born to Reverend and Mrs. Clyde Beecher at Mercy Hospital, San Diego, October 6th. Mother and babe are doing fine.", 14 Oct 1930, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA. 6

2. Newspaper: Van Nuys News: Beecher Baby Baptised, 20 Apr 1931, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA. 5 Rev. and Mrs. Clyde Beecher and baby who have been visiting in Van Nuys during the two weeks that Rev. Beecher has attended a convention at Long Beach, left yesterday for this home in La Mesa. The Clyde Beechers, the C. M. Beechers and Mr. and Mrs. William Campbell motored to Long Beach Sunday when the baby was baptised.

3. Census in 1940 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. 1 The 1940 census recorded at 1840 West 39 Street: William C. Beecher, pastor, 41, with wife Jennie D., 40; Mary Katherine, 9; and James Morton, 6 months. They were living here in La Mesa in1935. William was born in Michigan, Jennie and the children in California.

4. Newspaper: Arizona Republic: Engagement of Mary Katherine Beecher and Harold G. Sadler, 16 Mar 1952, Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ. 2 (photo of Mary Katherine Beecher and Harold G. Sadler)
Caption: Summer vows are planned by Miss Mary Katherine Beecher, second from left, 515 E. Osborn, and Harold G. Sadler, 842 W. Weldon.


The Rev. and Mrs. W. Clyde Beecher, 515 E. Osborn, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Mary Katherine, to Harold G. Sadler. Mr. Sadler is the son of Mrs. Lora Sadler, 842 W. Weldon. The pair will recite vows in late summer ceremonies. Miss Beecher attended Arizona State College at Tempe, where she was affiliated with Phi Kappa Delta sorority.

5. Residence: 515 East Osborn Road, Phoenix, AZ on 16 Mar 1952 in Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ. 2

6. Newspaper: Arizona Republic: Marriage of Katherine Beecher and Harold Sadler, 17 Aug 1952, Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ. 3 Katherine Beecher and Harold Sadler were wed Saturday in the Bethel Methodist Church. The bride is the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. W. Clyde Beecher, 515 E. Osborn. Mrs. Lora Sadler, 842 W. Weldon, is the bridegroom's mother.

For the vows read by her father, the bride chose a gown with chantilly lace bodice and peplum and a bouffant skirt. Her veil of bridal illusion was fingertip length, and she carried an arrangement of gardenias on a Bible.

Feminine attendants included Miss Dona Francis, maid of honor; Misses Pat Hadley and Barbara Quinn, bridesmaids. The attendants wore gowns of shadow organdy in pastel shades over white taffeta trimmed in chantilly lace.

The honor attendant carried talisman roses, while the bridesmaids chose pink carnations. Miss Carol Ann Kidwell was flower girl, and Bobby Crozier was ring bearer.

William S. Weast served the bridegroom as best man, and ushers included Phil Rye, Bill Woodward, Karl Turner, and Doug Vance. Candlelighters were Miss Dottie Lou Kidwell, niece of the bridegroom, and Jim Beecher, brother of the bride.

A reception was held in Bethel Center after the ceremonies. The pair will honeymoon at Lake Arrowhead, after which they will establish a home in Los Angeles.

Mrs. Sadler attended Arizona State College at Tempe where she was a member of Phi Kappa Delta. She is attending Woodbury College where she is a member of the Interior Arts Guild. Her husband was graduated from ASC.

He was affiliated with Lambda Chi Alpha social fraternity and is past president of the student American Institute of Architects. He will continue his studies at the University of Southern California, where he is majoring in architecture.

7. Newspaper: Spokane Daily Chronicle: Pastor Returns, 7 Jan 1956, Spokane, Spokane, WA. 7 The Rev. Clyde W. Beecher, pastor of Central Methodist church, and Mrs. Beecher and their son, Jim, returned earlier this week from Los Angeles where they spent Christmas with their daughter, Mrs. Harold Sadler, and her family. Mrs. Sadler ahs been seriously ill since September, so Mrs. Beecher has been with her since then.

8. Newspaper: Spokane Daily Chronicle: San Diego Calls, 1 Aug 1959, Spokane, Spokane, WA. 8 The Rev. W. Clyde Beecher, pastor of Central Methodist church, and Mrs. Beecher will leave Monday for San Diego, Calif., for a visit with their daughter. Mr. Beecher will return to Spokane August 13 and then he and their son, Jim will go to San Diego August 24, the whole family returning here after Labor day. Jim attend the College of Puget Sound.

9. Residence: 3021 Kona Way, San Diego, CA on 1 Jul 2008 in San Diego, San Diego, CA. 9

Mary married Harold George Sadler, son of Roy William Sadler and Lora Ferguson.


1 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, William C Beecher, 1940.

2 "Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ)" (Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona.), 16 Mar 1952, Page M-3. Engagement of Mary Katherine Beecher and Harold G. Sadler.

3 "Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ)" (Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona.), 17 Aug 1952, Section 3 page 6. Marriage of Katherine Beecher and Harold Sadler.

4 and, <i>California Birth Index, 1905-1995</i>, Mary Katherine Beecher, 1930.

5 <i>The Van Nuys News (Van Nuys, California)</i>, 20 Apr 1931, page 10.

6 <i>The Van Nuys News (Van Nuys, California)</i>, 14 Oct 1930, page 10.

7 <i>Spokane Daily Chronicle</i> (Spokane, Washington.), 7 Jan 1956, page 6.

8 <i>Spokane Daily Chronicle</i> (Spokane, Washington.), 1 Aug 1959, page 3 of 28. Online:

9, <i>United States Public Records Index</i>, Mary K Sadler San Diego CA.

10 "Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ)" (Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona.), 6 Aug 1952, page 18.

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