John Jacob Beacher Sr.
(1812-After 1880)
Angeline Eisenhuth
(1815-1885)
Daniel Ocum
(Abt 1817-Bef 1860)
Mary A. Miller
(Abt 1818-)
John Jacob Beacher Jr.
(1840-1915)
Angeline Ocum
(1845-1918)
Catherine Ann Beacher
(1876-1957)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Oscar C. Miller

Catherine Ann Beacher 1 3 4 5

  • Born: 3 Sep 1876, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 1 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Oscar C. Miller on 12 Aug 1896 in Broad Mountain, Schuylkill, PA 1 2
  • Died: 12 Jun 1957, Narberth, Montgomery, PA at age 80 4 7
  • Buried: 17 Jun 1957, King of Prussia: Valley Forge Memorial Gardens, Montgomery, PA, USA 7

   Another name for Catherine was Katherine Beacher.8

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 9 Jacob was recorded in the 1880 Census as John J. Deacher, 41, miner, living with his wife Angeline, 34; Mary E., 12; Thomas F., 6; and Catherine A., 4. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Newspaper: Miner's Journal: wedding of Catherine Ann Beacher and Oscar Miller, 13 Aug 1896, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 2 A very pretty church wedding was solemnized at Broad Mountain at 12 o'clock noon on Wednesday, when Catherine Ann, the accomplished daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Beacher, became the wife of Oscar Miller, one of Broad Mountain's popular young men. Rev. X. J. Bowers, pastor of the Reformed church, performed the ceremony. The bride was attended by Miss Irene Smith and George Eisenhuth was best man. The church was decorated with beautiful flowers and two little nieces of the bride acted as the flower girls. The presents of the bride were costly and beautiful. After the ceremony a dinner was served at the home of the bride's parents and a drive was taken. Mr. and Mrs. Miller will go to housekeeping in their newly furnished house at New Castle.

3. Census in 1910 in New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 10 The 1910 census recorded Oscar Miller, coal miner, 33, living with wife Catharine A., 33; Harry C., 11; and Harriet E., 4. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Oscar and Catherine were married for 13 years and she had birthed 3 children, 2 alive in 1910. Next door is Catharine's uncle, coal miner George Beacher, 62, with his wife Mary, 56.

4. Residence: on 19 Jan 1911 in Broad Mountain, Schuylkill, PA. 11

5. Residence: 1944 Dennie St., Philadelphia, PA on 20 Dec 1915 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 12

6. Census in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 13 The 1920 census recorded at 1649 S. 54th Street: Oscar C. Miller, laborer locomotive works, 44, living with wife Catherine A., 43; daughter Harriet E., 13; son Harry C., brakeman railroad, 21; daughter-in-law Hazel M., 21; and granddaughter Claire L., 5 months. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

7. Census in 1930 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 14 The 1930 census recorded renting at 1033 52nd Street: Oscar Miller, contractor scaper wallpaper, 53; Catharine, 53; son-in-law James Cox, civil engineer landscape architect, 25; and daughter Harriet Cox, 24. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

8. Census in 1940 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 15 The 1940 census recorded renting at 4547 N. Smedley Street: Oscar C. Miller, wall scraper contractor, 64, living with wife Catherine A., 64. Both were born in Pennsylvania. They lived in the same house in 1935.

9. Residence: on 16 Nov 1948 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 5

10. Cause of Death: hypertensive heart disease, arterio sclerosis, 12 Jun 1957, Narberth, Montgomery, PA. 7

11. Residence: 105 Chestnut Ave., Narberth, Pa. On 12 Jun 1957 in Narberth, Montgomery, PA. 7


Catherine married Oscar C. Miller, son of Unknown and Sarah, on 12 Aug 1896 in Broad Mountain, Schuylkill, PA.1 2 (Oscar C. Miller was born on 23 Jul 1875 in New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA,1 4 16 17 died in Feb 1965 in , , PA 17 18 and was buried in King of Prussia: Valley Forge Memorial Gardens, Montgomery, PA, USA.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMC5-NFR Oscar C Miller and Catharine Ann Beacher, 07 Aug 1896; citing , Schuyl, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 2131181.

2 The Miners Journal (Pottsville, PA), 13 Aug 1896, page 4. Wedding of Catherine Ann Beacher and Oscar Miller.

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

4 Records of Karen Stehle.

5 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 16 Nov 1948, page 18. Obituary of Thomas Beecher.

6 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004), Letter from Albert Horrox in 1980.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (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 55027. Catherine Miller. Father Jacob Beacher. Mother Angeline Yocum. Spouse Oscar C. Miller.

8 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, 1 Dec 1978.

9 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWV4-FQ6 John J. Deacher, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 50B, family 0.

10 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGDB-LKY Catharine A Miller in household of Oscar Miller, New Castle, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 50, sheet 2A, family 123.

11 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 19 Jan 1911, page 1. 71st Birthday Party for John Jacob Beacher.

12 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (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.), Certificate 118036. John J. Beacher. Father John Jacob Beecher. Mother Angeline Eisenhuth.

13 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 40, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1642; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 1499; Image: 18.

14 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2129; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 0202; Image: 100.0; FHL microfilm: 2341863.

15 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQ4H-NFS Oscar C Miller, Ward 49, Philadelphia, Philadelphia City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 51-2157, sheet 3B, family 57.

16 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWV4-V1S Sarah Miller, Wadesville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 63C, NARA microfilm publication T9.

17 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=138012713.

18 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JP8Y-LM3 Oscar Miller, Feb 1965; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).



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