Jesse Franklin Beecher
(1864-1932)
Flora Walker
(1864-1942)
Abraham Jacob Kiehl
(1867-1935)
Anna Maria Peck
(1871-1909)
Thompson Walker Beecher
(1892-1988)
Anna Pearl Kiehl
(1896-1964)
Kenneth Thompson Beecher
(1916-1978)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Katherine Louise Schnee

2. Helen Faithe Voda

Kenneth Thompson Beecher 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 1 Aug 1916, , , PA 1 2 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Katherine Louise Schnee on 12 Jun 1943 in Swissvale, Allegheny, PA 1
  • Marriage (2): Helen Faithe Voda in , Fayette, PA
  • Died: Aug 1978, Connellsville, Fayette, PA at age 62 6 7
  • Buried: Connellsville: Green Ridge Memorial Park, Fayette, PA 6

   FamilySearch ID: LXMW-1X3.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1920 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 2 The 1920 census recorded renting at 6617 Apple Avenue: Thompson Beecher, brakeman steam railroad, 28, living with wife Pearl, 23; Virginia, 6 and 3 months; Jesse, 4 and 8 months; Kenneth, 3 and 8 months; and Sarah Snyder, boarder, 79. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1930 in North Braddock, Allegheny, PA. 8 The 1930 census recorded renting at 408 Stokes Avenue: Thompson W. Beecher, brakeman steam railroad, 37, living with Pearl, 34; Virginia, 16; Jesse, 14; and Kenneth, 13. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1940 in Swissvale, Allegheny, PA. 9 The 1940 census recorded owning the home at 2330 Braddock Avenue: Thompson W. Beecher, brakeman rail road, 45, living with wife Pearl K., 42; Jess, chemical engineer, 25; and Kenneth, 23. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. In 1935 they were living in North Braddock, PA.

4. Census in 1950 in Connellsville, Fayette, PA. 10 The 1950 census recorded at 1117 Oak Street: Kenneth T. Beecher, chemist in distillery, 34, living with wife Katherine, 35; Kaye N., 4; and Jean A., 2. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

5. Newspaper: Daily Courier: Five Babies Born at Hospital Here, 5 Dec 1950, Connellsville, Fayette, PA. 11 Five babies, four boys and a girl, were born in Connelsville State Hospital. They are... Daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth T. Beecher, 117 Oak street, 10:23 P. M., Monday.

6. Residence: on 17 Mar 1963 in Connellsville, Fayette, PA. 12

7. Residence: 1117 Oak St., Connellsville, PA on 30 Jun 1971 in Connellsville, Fayette, PA. 3


Kenneth married Katherine Louise Schnee, daughter of Louis Frank Schnee and Eugenia M. Blum, on 12 Jun 1943 in Swissvale, Allegheny, PA.1 (Katherine Louise Schnee was born on 26 Sep 1914 in Swissvale, Allegheny, PA,1 13 14 15 16 died on 26 Sep 1970 in Connellsville, Fayette, PA 13 14 15 16 and was buried on 30 Sep 1970 in Connellsville: Green Ridge Memorial Park, Fayette, PA 13 16.)


Kenneth next married Helen Faithe Voda in , Fayette, PA. (Helen Faithe Voda was born on 19 Jun 1921 in Star Junction, Fayette, PA,17 died on 5 Oct 2010 in Connellsville, Fayette, PA 17 and was buried in Connellsville: St. John's Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Fayette, PA 17.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFWM-4PC Anna Keihl Beecher in entry for Kenneth Thompson Beecher and Katherine Louise Schnee, 12 Jun 1943; citing Swissvale, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, cn 7352.

2 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Pittsburgh Ward 12, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1521; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 504; Image: 747.

3 Daily Courier, Connelsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, 30 Jun 1971, page 8. Engagement of Kaye L. Beecher.

4 Daily Courier, Connelsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, 23 Aug 1971, page 5. Wedding of Kaye Louise Beecher and Patrick Quentin Spiese.

5 LNP Always Lancaster (Lancaster, Pennsylvania https://lancasteronline.com/), https://lancasteronline.com/obituaries/kaye-louise-spiese/article_4f9e8e18-2324-51e8-a976-2785810690e3.html Obituary of Kaye Louise Spiese.

6 Billion Graves (http://www.BillionGraves.com), http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/KennethTBeecher/4310408.

7 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J29S-SZK Kenneth Beecher, August 1978; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

8 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: North Braddock, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1967; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 0730; Image: 1012.0; FHL microfilm: 2341701.

9 1940 United States Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Swissvale, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3418; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 2-540.

10 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6X19-ZGTM Kenneth T Beecher Connellsville PA.

11 Daily Courier, Connelsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, 5 Dec 1950, page 2.

12 Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, PA), 17 Mar 1963, section 4 page 12. 50th Anniversary Mr. Mrs. Thompson Walker Beecher.

13 Billion Graves (http://www.BillionGraves.com), http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/KatherineSBeecher/4310410.

14 Daily Courier, Connelsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, 28 Sep 1970, page 19. Obituary of Mrs. Kenneth Beecher.

15 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JB1K-N2L Katherine Beecher, Sep 1970.

16 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate Number 088541 70, Katherine S Beecher b. 26 Nov 1914 d. 26 Sep 1970 father Louis F Schnee mother Eugenia Blum spouse Kenneth T Beecher.

17 Pittsburgh Tribune Review (Pittsburgh, PA), 6 Oct 2010, obituary of Helen F. Beecher, http://obituaries.triblive.com/listing/174588/Helen-F-Beecher/.



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