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)
Harry Elmer Beacher
(1878-1961)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Annie Martin

2. Anna S. Hughes

Harry Elmer Beacher 6 7 8 9

  • Born: 14 Oct 1878, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 6 7 10 11 12 13
  • Marriage (1): Annie Martin on 4 Oct 1902 in Boyertown: Ebenezer Methodist Church, Berks, PA 1 2 3
  • Marriage (2): Anna S. Hughes in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 4 5
  • Died: 18 Aug 1961, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA at age 82 8 10 11 12 14
  • Buried: 22 Aug 1961, Saint Clair: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 8 10 11 12

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He has conflicting birth information of His death certificate has an incorrect birth date of 14 Oct 1880, while his tombstone has 14 Oct 1878., 14 Oct 1880 and Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 8

2. He appeared on the census in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 15 The 1900 census recorded at 142 Hermitage St. in Philadelphia: John J. Beacher, carpenter, born Mar 1840; Agnis, wife, born May 1844, married 35 years to John. She had birthed 8 children, 4 still alive in 1900; with them was Henry, son, born Oct 1879. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. He appeared on the census in 1910 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 16 The 1910 census recorded renting at 2445 16th Street: Charles H. Felty, railroad baggage master, 39, living with wife Nellie, 39. The census records it is the second marriage for both, so this Nellie is Nellie (Mary Ellen) Beacher. Nellie had previously birthed 3 children by 1910 and all were alive that year, but none were living with her. Also in the home was brother-in-law Harry Beacher, carpenter, 30, married 7 years ago, but he is without his wife. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. He appeared on the census in 1920 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 17 In the 1920 Census, Harry is indexed incorrectly as Harry Beaker, age 40, widowed, living with his son, Harry, age 7, in the household of his mother-in-law, Martha Martin, widowed, age 50. Also in the home is Oliver A. Blanche, 58, and Peter Hansom, 50. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Martha in England, and Peter in Sweden.

5. He appeared on the census in 1930 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 18 In the 1930 Census Harry Beacher is living in Saint Clair with wife Ann S., 48, born in Illinois. With them is her stepsons, George Post, 26, and Frances Post, 18; and Harry's son by his first marriage to Annie Martin, Harold Beacher, 18. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Ann in Illinois.

6. He appeared on the census in 1940 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 19 The 1940 Census recorded in St. Clair the household of Harry Beacher, carpenter, age 56, living with wife Annie, 57. Also in the home: son Harold Beacher, salesman clothing store, 28; and stepsons George Post, laborer, 36, and Francis Post, pianist, 28. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Annie in Illinois.

7. Military Draft: WWII Draft Registration, 27 Apr 1942, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 13 Harry E. Beacher, 217 S. Nicholas, St. Clair, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. Age 63. Place of birth: Shenandoah. Date of birth: Oct. 14, 1878. Employer's name: Works Progress Administration, Pottsville, Pa. Person who will always know your address: John Holden, S. Nicholas, St. Clair, Pa.
Hieght: 5-5, Weight 145. Date of registration: 4/27/1942. Local Board #4, City of Allentown.

8. Cause of Death: Harry died at Pottsville Hospital due to pulmonary embolus due to thrombophlebitis of legs. Arteriosclerosis with chronic brain syndrome., 18 Aug 1961, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 8

9. Occupation: carpenter on 18 Aug 1961 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 8

10. Residence: 217 S. Nicholas St., Saint Clair, Pa. On 18 Aug 1961 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 8

11. Obituary: Pottsville Republican: obituary of Harry A. Beacher on 19 Aug 1961 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 20


Harry married Annie Martin, daughter of John Martin and Martha J. Cookson, on 4 Oct 1902 in Boyertown: Ebenezer Methodist Church, Berks, PA.1 2 3 (Annie Martin was born on 6 Oct 1884 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA,3 10 21 22 23 24 died on 13 Dec 1918 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 3 10 22 23 24 and was buried on 16 Dec 1918 in Saint Clair: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 10 22 23 24.)


Harry next married Anna S. Hughes, daughter of Morgan R. Hughes and Mary, in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.4 5 (Anna S. Hughes was born on 27 Apr 1880 in Streator, La Salle, IL,25 26 died on 28 Sep 1963 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA 26 27 28 and was buried on 3 Oct 1963 in Saint Clair: Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA, USA 26 28.)


Sources


1 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951 (FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JJDG-6YQ Harry E Beacher and Martin, 1902.

2 Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (Ancestry.com. Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Philadelphia, Methodist Episcopal, Boyertown: Ebenezer Methodist Episcopal Church.

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 81. Philadelphia -> Oliver Bair Funeral Director. Online image 847 of 2211. Funeral of Annie Beecher.

4 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951 (FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JV96-JP6 Beacher and Anna Post, 1920.

5 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951 (FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)), (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JVHZ-7JX Harry Beacher and Post, 1920.

6 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Roll 1462 Book 2, Page 155.

7 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia, Roll 1402 Book 1, Page 249b.

8 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 078818-61. Harry Beacher. Father Jacob Beacher. Mother ?. Spouse Anna Hughes.

9 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 174-01-2435 Harold Lloyd Beacher b 6 Jan 1912, father Harry E Beacher, mother Anna Martin.

10 Records of Berneda Dougherty & Pat Cole, Email 18 Aug 2008 With Tombstone Readings in Odd Fellows Cemetery in St. Clair, Schuylkill Co., PA.

11 Billion Graves Index, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/HarryEBeacher/1561469.

12 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=63857922.

13 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.), Harry E. Beacher b. 14 Oct 1878, Shenandoah, PA.

14 Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Indices (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), Death Certificate 078818. Harry Beacher, age 80.

15 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M37Y-5WD John J Beacher, Philadelphia city Ward 21, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 6A, family 113, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241462.

16 1910 United States Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 28, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1402; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 0644; FHL microfilm: 1375415.

17 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6YB-LPD Martha Martin, , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; citing enumeration district (ED) , sheet 2B, family 39, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821651.

18 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHH9-QWP Harry Beacher, Saint Clair, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; citing enumeration district (ED) 0153, sheet 10A, family 207, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2147.

19 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQNF-PMN Harry Beacher, South Ward, St. Clair, St. Clair Borough, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 54-134, sheet 7B, family 132.

20 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, Schuylkill County, PA), 19 Aug 1961, page 12. Obituary of Harry A. Beacher.

21 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M343-PZN John Martin, ED 141 East Norwegian Township St. Clair borough Ward South, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 1A, family 3.

22 Billion Graves (http://www.BillionGraves.com), http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/AnnieMartinBeagher/2050224.

23 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=63857919.

24 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 196555. Annie Martin Beacher. Father John Martin. Mother Martha Cookson.

25 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMC5-RJ8 George W Post and Anna Hughes, 09 Jun 1898; citing , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 2131181.

26 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=137948862.

27 Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Indices (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), Death Certificate 103334. Anna Beacher, age 82.

28 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 103334-63. Anna Beacher. Father Morgan Hughes. Mother Mary ?.



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