Nelson C. Briggs
Rena McGonigle
William Lucas Heath
Anna Augusta Markusen
Loxley Alonzo Briggs
Beulah Elnora Heath
Beverly Jean Briggs


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1. William Lew Beecher

Beverly Jean Briggs 2 3 4

  • Born: 4 Sep 1924, Correctionville, Woodbury, IA 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): William Lew Beecher in 1946 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1
  • Died: 12 Nov 2010, Bryn Mawr, Montgomery, PA at age 86 2
  • Buried: Drexel Hill: Arlington Cemetery, Delaware, PA 2

   FamilySearch ID: L6SW-V97.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Correctionville, Woodbury, IA. 3 The 1930 census recorded owning at $2000 home at 55 Washington Street: Loxely A. Briggs, barber in own shop, 27, living with wife Beulah E., 24; Russell E., 6; Beverly J., 5; and Marilyn, 3. Everyone was born in Iowa.

2. Census in 1950 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 5 The 1950 census recorded at 1214 South 56th Street: Clara Beecher, clerk for naval base, widowed, 49, living with son William L. Beecher, clerk for life insurance company, 27, and his wife Beverly J., typist for automobile insurance company, 24, and Clara's daughter Jean C. Beecher, typist for life insurance company, 22. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Beverly in Iowa.

3. Obituary: on 14 Nov 2010 in , , PA. 2 Beverly J. Beecher, 86, of 2426 West Chester Pike, Broomall, PA, died Friday, November 12, 2010 at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Loved by all who knew her and servant to the Lord Jesus Christ, she is survived by her sons, Mark & Adam, daughter Heidi (Beecher) Dati, daughter-in-law Connie Beecher, grandson Nicholas Beecher, sister Marilyn (Briggs) Trahan, sisters-in-law, Jean (Beecher) Fenton, Pat Briggs and 3 nieces & 5 nephews. Beverly was born 9/4/24 to Loxley & Beulah Briggs in Correctionville, IA, was married to the late William L. Beecher (born 5/6/22 to Lew & Clara Beecher in Philadelphia, PA), of Broomall, PA, for 37 years from 1948 to his passing in 1985 and also sister to the late Russell Briggs of Sioux Falls, SD. Relatives and friends are invited to her Funeral Service (lead by pastors of Calvary Chapel of Delaware County), Thursday, 11/18/10 at 11 A.M. in the Frank C. Videon Funeral Home, Sproul & Lawrence Rds., Broomall, PA, where friends may call after 9:30 A.M. Int. Arlington Cemetary, 2900 State Rd, Drexel Hill, PA.

Beverly married William Lew Beecher, son of Lew Wallace Beecher and Clara P. Bellows, in 1946 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 (William Lew Beecher was born on 6 May 1922 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA,2 6 7 died on 2 Jan 1985 in Broomall, Delaware, PA 7 8 and was buried in Drexel Hill: Arlington Cemetery, Delaware, PA 8.)


1 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951 (FamilySearch (, William L. Beecher m. 1946 Briggs in Philadelphia, PA.

2 Obituaries Free (, .

3 1930 United States Census, Beulah E Briggs in household of Loxely A Briggs, Correctionville, Woodbury, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0072, sheet , family 56.

4, Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935, Beulah Elnora Heath in entry for Beverly Jean Briggs, 1924.

5 "1950 United States Census," Clara Beecher Philadelphia PA.

6 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2129; Page: 23B; Enumeration District: 205; Image: 300.0; FHL microfilm: 2341863.

7 U.S. Social Security Death Index, Number: 189-16-4191; Issue State: Pennsylvania.

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