Kazimierz Zagorski
Mildred Amelia Syrica
Peter John Zagorski


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1. Anna Dorothy Beacher

Peter John Zagorski 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 17 Oct 1917, , Schuylkill, PA 1 3 7
  • Marriage (1): Anna Dorothy Beacher on 11 Jun 1938 in , Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Died: 1 Dec 1989, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA at age 72 3 4 7
  • Buried: 5 Dec 1989, Shenandoah Heights: Saint Casimir Roman Catholic Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 7

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 8 The 1930 census recorded Peter J. Zagorskie, stepson, 12, born in Pennsylvania, living in the household of his stepfather, Alex Ackiewicz, 39, born in Poland, and wife Mildred A. Ackiewicz, 44, born in Poland. Also in the home are John Zagorskie, stepson, 27, born in Poland; Joseph Zagorskie, stepson, 25, born in Pennsylvania; Frank Sagorskie, stepson, 22, born in Pennsylvania; Charles P. Zagorskie, 16, born in Pennsylvania; and Stella M. Zagorskie, 15, born in Pennsylvania.

2. Newspaper: Evening Herald: Peter Zagorskie Weds Miss Anna D. Beacher, 13 Jun 1938, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 9 Miss Anna D. Beacher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Neumeister, 524 East Centre street, and Peter Zagorskie, son of Mrs. Mildred Zagorskie, 335 West Lloyd street, were married Saturday afternoon at 4 o'clock in Annuciation Church. Rev. C. V. O'Brien performed the ceremony.
The bridge wore a white lace gown with a chantilly veil and carried a shower boquet of white roses and sweet peas. Her maid of honor, Miss Stella Zagorskie, a sister of the bridegroom, was attired in an aqua chiffon gown with cerise accessories, and carried a bouquet of red roses.
George Beacher, a brother of the bride, was the best man. Both men wore the conventional black.
A reception was tendered the bridal party at the home of the bride's parents.

3. Census in 1940 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 10 The 1940 census recorded renting at 339 Lloyd Street: Peter Zagorsky, barber, 23, living with wife Anna, dress presser in dress factory, 22. They were born in Pennsylvania. Anna had 4 years of high school education, and Peter 1 year.

4. Occupation: barber in 1940 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 10

5. Residence: on 17 Jul 1957 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 6

6. Residence: on 31 Oct 1969 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 5

7. Residence: 114 N. Ferguson St., Shenandoah, PA on 1 Dec 1989 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 11 12

8. Obituary: Pottsville Republican: obituary of Peter J. Zagorski on 2 Dec 1989 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 12 Peter J. Zagorski, 114 N. Ferguson St., Shenandoah, died Friday at Pottsville Hospital.
Born in Shenandoah, he was a son of the late Charles and Amelia Zagorski.
Educated in the Shenandoah schools, he was a retired coal miner and worked for the Metropolitan Mirror plant in Frackville.
He was a member of St. Casimir's Church, Shenandoah, United Mine Workers of America, Eagles Lodge, Shenandoah Senior Citizens and Shenandoah Ambulance.
Surviving are his wife, the former Anna Beacher; a son, John, Lititz; a daughter, Sandra Blewis, Bethlehem; three sisters, Helen Feeley and Catharine Zagorski, both of Shenandoah, and Stella Shaner, Kingston; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday from Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc., Shenandoah. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at St. Casimir's Church. Internment will be in the parish cemetery.

Peter married Anna Dorothy Beacher, daughter of John Jacob Beacher and Anna Sverha, on 11 Jun 1938 in , Schuylkill, PA.1 (Anna Dorothy Beacher was born on 28 Apr 1918 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA,13 14 15 16 died on 21 Jul 1990 in Bethlehem, Lehigh, PA 4 14 15 16 and was buried on 25 Jul 1990 in Shenandoah Heights: Saint Casimir Roman Catholic Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA.)


1 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMZW-CPC Peter Zogorski and Anna Beacher, 1938.

2 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, <i>Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter</i>, Issue 1 Sep 1978.

3 <i>Social Security Death Index</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JY3Z-SP8 Peter Zagorski, 1 December 1989; citing U.S. Social Security Administration.

4 <i>Hazleton Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, PA</i> (Hazleton, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania), 23 Jul 1990, page 2, obituary of Anna D. Zagorski.

5 <i>The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA)</i>, 31 Oct 1969, page 17. Obituary of George (Buddy) Beacher.

6 <i>The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA)</i>, 17 Jul 1957, page 8. Obituary of Mrs. Alex Ackiewicz.

7 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/196220109.

8 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHHS-K99 Alex Ackiewicz, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0121, sheet 8A, family 158, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2147.

9 <i>The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA)</i>, 13 Jun 1938, page 4. Peter Zagorskie Weds Miss Anna D. Beacher.

10 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQNJ-394 Peter Zagorsky, Ward 5, Shenandoah, Shenandoah Borough, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 54-160, sheet 7B, family 120.

11 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S. Public Records Index</i> (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 1, Peter Zagorski, Shenandoah, PA.

12 <i>Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA)</i>, 2 Dec 1989, page 2. Obituary of Peter J. Zagorski.

13 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Mahanoy Township, Enumeration District 49 Sheet 7 Visit 33.

14 U.S. Social Security Death Index.

15 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007</i> (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Anna Dorothy Beacher Zagorski. SSN 166037502.

16 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/196220205.

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