Henry Ekman
(1887-1976)
Flora Ochampaugh
(1889-1960)
Dorothy Belle Ekman
(1912-1985)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Samuel Peter Beecher

Dorothy Belle Ekman 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 16 Dec 1912, Salem Twp., Allegan, MI 2
  • Marriage (1): Samuel Peter Beecher on 20 Sep 1932 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 1
  • Died: 6 Feb 1985, Lake Elsinore, Riverside, CA at age 72 2

   FamilySearch ID: L6WC-ZJ6.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1920 in Watson, Allegan, MI. 5

2. Census in 1940 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. 6 The 1940 census recorded living at 1024 E. O Street in Los Angeles: Samuel P. Beecher, carpenter, 27, born in Arizona, living with wife Dorothey, 27, born in Michigan, and son Robert Lee, 6, born in California. They were living the same home in 1935.

3. Residence: Beecher, Jas P (Jacoba) oilwkr h1019 East O ; Beecher Jos W (Petra) h1023 East O ; Beecher Saml P (Dorothy) pipeftr h909 East L ; Beecher Wm D longshrmn h437 N Fries av in 1949 in Wilmington, Los Angeles, CA. 7

4. Census in 1950 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. 8 The 1950 census recorded at 909 E. T Street: Samuel P. Beecher, motorcycle messenger, 37, living with wife Dorothy E., 37. He was born in Arizona and she in Michigan.


Dorothy married Samuel Peter Beecher, son of Joseph William Beecher and Petra Valenzuela, on 20 Sep 1932 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.1 (Samuel Peter Beecher was born on 1 Mar 1913 in Dos Cabezas, Cochise, AZ 9 10 11 12 and died on 15 Dec 1977 in Wilmington, Los Angeles, CA 10.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, California, County Marriages, 1850-1952, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K8JH-WRJ Samuel Peter Beecher and Dorothy Ekman, 1932.

2 FamilySearch.org, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPXB-W3H Dorothy Belle Beecher, 1985.

3 Long Beach Press-Telegram (Long Beach, CA), 23 Sep 1953, page 33. Marriage of Bette Ann Meidlinger and Pvt. Robert L. Beecher.

4 FamilySearch.org, California, County Marriages, 1850-1952, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K864-BN9 Dorothy Eckman in entry for Robert Lee Beecher and Bette Ann Meidlinger, 05 Sep 1953; citing p. 337, Los Angeles, California, United States; FHL microfilm 1343363.

5 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZS3-HTZ Dorthey Eckman in entry for Henry Eckman, 1920.

6 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K9ZK-Z8F Samuel P Beecher, 1940.

7 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1949 San Pedro / Wilmington City Directory, Printed page 532-533. Online image 76-77.

8 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6XGZ-HBCY Samuel P Beecher Los Angeles CA.

9 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XC89-PPC Petra Beecher in entry for Joseph W Beechers, 1930.

10 FamilySearch.org, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPHB-7VN Samuel P Beecher, 1977.

11 Arizona Birth Certificate (Arizona Department of Health Services. Online at http://genealogy.az.gov/), Certificate for Samuel Beecher, Mar 1 1913, State Index No. 15, Co. Register No. 109, Cochise Co. Online http://genealogy.az.gov/azbirth/412/412-0883.pdf.

12 FamilySearch.org, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Z4M3-42T2 Samuel Beecher b. 1 Mar 1913.



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