Benjamin Franklin Beacher Sr.
(1845-1922)
Sarah Jane Jacobs
(1846-1886)
Charles Wagner
(1846-1926)
Emma Rishel
(1848-1910)
Arthur Garfield Beacher
(1883-1977)
Lottie Mabel Wagner
(1890-1954)
Jean Elizabeth Beacher
(1925-2000)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Frederick George Gibbons Sr.

Jean Elizabeth Beacher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

  • Born: 30 Mar 1925, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 2 5 6 9
  • Marriage (1): Frederick George Gibbons Sr. on 7 Jun 1947 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Died: 10 Apr 2000, Allentown, Lehigh, PA at age 75 2 5 9
  • Buried: Shenandoah Heights: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 2

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1930 in West Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 6 Arthur Beacher, machinist colliery, 46, was married at age 24 to wife L?ttie, 39, who married at age 17. With them: Arthur Jr., coal engineer in coal mines, 21, who married at age 19; Dorothy, operator in telephone co., daughter-in-law, 24, who married Arthur Jr. at age 22; Evelyn, waitress, daughter, 19; Dorothy, 16; Paul, 11; and Jean, 5. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Dorothy's parents were from Wales. They are living at 208 Ohio Avenue.

2. Census in 1940 in West Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 11 In the 1940 Census in West Mahanoy Township was recorded Arthur Beacher, age 56, retired, living with wife Lotte, 49; son Paul, 20, clerk in lumber company; daughter Jean, 15; plus son Arthur Beacher, 31, laborer in coal mine, and his wife Dot, 33, and their daughter Joan, 6. Also in the home is Arthur Sr's daughter Joan Balliet and her husband, John Balliet, 33, clerk in lumber company, and their child John Jr., 7. Everyone was born in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, except Lottie Beacher in Roaring Creek, Pennsylvania; John Jr. Balliet and Joan Beacher in Shenandoah Heights; and John Balliet Sr. In 1935 everyone lived in Shenandoah Heights.

3. Occupation: factory worker on 15 May 1947 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 1

4. Residence: on 8 Sep 1966 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 10

5. Residence: on 17 Jan 1977 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 8

6. Newspaper: Evening Herald: "Arthur F. Beacher, Frackville, and Jean Beacher Gibbon, Shenandoah Heights, executors of the estate of Arthur G. Beacher, to Lawrence and Cherl Murphy, premises in Shenandoah Heights, $20,000.", 18 Apr 1977, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 12

7. Residence: on 1 Sep 1977 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 4 13

8. Obituary: Hazleton Standard-Speaker on 11 Apr 2000 in Hazleton, Luzerne, PA. 14 Name: GIBBONS, Jean
Born: 1925
Died: 2000
Died - Monday
Place of birth - Shenandoah
Place of death - Lehigh Valley Medical Center, Allentown
Church - United Methodist, Shenandoah
Spouse - Fred Gibbons, died 1994
Father - Arthur Beacher
Mother - Lottie
Undertaker - Oravitz, Shenandoah
Place of burial - Odd Fellows, Shenandoah
Residence - Shenandoah
Occupation - garment worker
Age - 75


Jean married Frederick George Gibbons Sr., son of Raymond E. Gibbons and Laura Smith, on 7 Jun 1947 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA.1 (Frederick George Gibbons Sr. was born on 12 Dec 1923 in West William Penn, Schuylkill, PA,15 16 17 died on 8 Jan 1994 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA 2 7 15 and was buried in Shenandoah Heights: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 7.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMZC-1TM Frederick G Gibbons and Jean E Beacher, 07 Jun 1947; citing , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, ; FHL microfilm 2134213.

2 Hazleton Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, PA (Hazleton, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania), 11 Apr 2000, Obituary of Jean Gibbons.

3 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004).

4 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, Issue 1 Jun 1979.

5 Social Security Death Index, Death record for Jean B. Gibbons.

6 1930 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, West Mahanoy Township, Series: T626 Roll: 2148 Page: 248.

7 Hazleton Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, PA (Hazleton, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania), 10 Jan 1994, obituary of Fred G. Gibbons.

8 The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA), 17 Jan 1977, page 2. Obituary of Arthur G. Beacher.

9 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Jean Elizabeth Beacher Gibbons SSN 198185521.

10 Delaware County Daily Times (Chester, Pa.), 9 Sep 1966, page 4. Obituary of Miss Dorothy M. Beacher.

11 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQ7Y-ZGY Arthur Beacher, West Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 54-181, sheet 7B, family 114, NARA digital publication T627, roll 3607.

12 The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA), 18 Apr 1977, page 11.

13 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, Issue 1 Sep 1977.

14 Hazleton Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, PA (Hazleton, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania), 11 Apr 2000, obituary of Jean Gibbons.

15 Social Security Death Index, Death record for Fred G. Gibbons.

16 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Applications, WWII, 1950.

17 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Applications, WWII, 1950, Application for Frederick George Gibbons.



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