Benjamin Derk
(1819-1874)
Catherine Kramer
(1821-1900)
Absalom Wary
(1820-1871)
Salome Brosius
(1825-1887)
Jonathan Derk
(Abt 1848-Bef 1886)
Priscilla Brigitta Wary
(1853-1903)
William Henry Derrick
(1876-1935)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Beacher
2. Anna Irene Wary

William Henry Derrick 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

  • Born: 17 Jun 1876, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 3 6 8 9 13
  • Marriage (1): Mary Beacher on 1 Feb 1901 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Anna Irene Wary on 11 Oct 1911 in Steelton, Dauphin, PA 3
  • Died: 27 Jan 1935, Aspinwall, Allegheny, PA at age 58 8 9 14
  • Buried: 30 Jan 1934, North Versailles: Grandview Cemetery, Allegheny, PA 8

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He has conflicting birth information of 21 Jun 1876 and Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 7

2. Military from 10 Aug 1898 to 16 Feb 1899 in Plattsburgh, Clinton, NY: Spanish War. Enlisted but did not fight overseas. 7 Veteran's Compensation Application
7 Feb 1934
Westmoreland County, PA
William H. Derrick
Served in military: 10 Aug 1898 to 16 Feb 1899
Derrick, William Henry
Spanish War Serial # 40077
Entered service: Shenandoah, PA
Present residence: First Street Ext. 808, Trafford, Westmoreland Co., PA
Enlisted: Plattsburgh, NY 10 Aug 1898
Born: 21 Jun 187 in Shenandoah, PA
Dependents: Wife: Annie Irene Warry Derrick, Trafford, PA
Children: William (19) John(17) George(15) Joseph(14) Emma(13) Ruth(9)
Mother: deceased Brigitta Wary Derrick, Shenandoah
Father: Johnathan Dirk Derrick, Schul. Co. Pa.
Service in order:
Comp. E 21st Reg. of Inf. at Plattsburgh, N.Y. 10 Aug 1898 to 16 Feb 1899
Grade: Private
Engagements: none.
Wounds: none.
Served overseas: none.
Honorably discharged 16 Feb 1899 at Plattsburgh, N.Y.

3. Census in 1900 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 15 The 1900 census recorded at 237 Oak Street: William Derrick, mine laborer, 24, single, as a boarder in the home of William Williams, 59. He and his parents were born in Pennsylvania. William was living next door to his future sister-in-law, Angeline Woomer nee Beacher and her husband Isiah, so it is likely William met his wife Mary Beacher while she was visiting sister Angeline.

4. Residence: on 5 Jan 1903 in Newberry, Lycoming, PA, United States. 16

5. Census in 1910 in North Braddock, Allegheny, PA. 6 The 1910 census recorded at 28 High Street: John Beacher, laborer, single, 20, living with his step-brother William H. Derrick, laborer in machine shop, widowed, 33. They were boarders in the home of Martin J. Fisher, 36. and his wife Elizabeth, 36. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

6. Occupation: millwright on 12 Oct 1911 in Braddock, Allegheny, PA. 3

7. Residence: on 26 Mar 1919 in Braddock, Allegheny, PA. 11

8. Residence: on 30 Oct 1928 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 12

9. Cause of Death: William died at Veteran's Administration Hospital from carcinoma, prostate, with metastasis to ribs, hip and lungs. Contributory: fracture, left femur, dialation of heart, pyelitis., 27 Jan 1935, Aspinwall, Allegheny, PA. 9


William married Mary Beacher, daughter of Benjamin Franklin Beacher Sr. and Sarah Jane Jacobs, on 1 Feb 1901 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA.1 2 (Mary Beacher was born on 17 Dec 1879 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA,17 18 19 died on 21 Mar 1909 in North Braddock, Allegheny, PA 4 19 20 and was buried on 22 Mar 1909 in Shenandoah Heights: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 19.)


William next married Anna Irene Wary on 11 Oct 1911 in Steelton, Dauphin, PA.3 (Anna Irene Wary was born on 21 Dec 1885 in Ashland, Schuylkill, PA,3 21 died on 23 Sep 1951 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA 21 22 and was buried in North Versailles: Grandview Cemetery, Allegheny, PA 21.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMCR-QZK Wm H Derrick and Mary Beucher, 1901.

2 Republican and Herald (Pottsville, PA) (www.republicanherald.com), 2 Feb 1901, page 1. Marriage of William H . Derrick and Mary Beacher.

3 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMCT-TV9 William H Derrick and Anna Irene Wary, 11 Oct 1911; citing Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, ; FHL microfilm 2131382.

4 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, Issue 1 Jun 1979.

5 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, Issue 1 Sep 1978.

6 1910 United States Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: North Braddock Ward 2, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1296; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0174; FHL microfilm: 1375309.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Spanish War Compensation, 1898-1934 (Original data: Spanish American War Veteran's Compensation File. Department of Military and Veteran's Affairs, Record Group 19. Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), William Henry Derrick, online image 741.

8 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=130308706.

9 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 3529. William H. Derrick. Father Jonathan Derrick. Mother Priscilla Warey. Spouse Annie Warey.

10 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, PA > Schuylkill County. Will Book 12, Page 580. Online image 326. Priscilla Beacher.

11 The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA), 26 Mar 1919, page1. Obituary of John Beacher.

12 Republican and Herald (Pottsville, PA) (www.republicanherald.com), 30 Oct 1928, page 10. Obituary of Joseph Derrick.

13 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K62M-QZR William Henry Derrick, 1917-1918.

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 3529, William H. Derrick.

15 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M347-DL9 William Derrick in entry for William Williams, 1900.

16 Republican and Herald (Pottsville, PA) (www.republicanherald.com), 5 Jan 1903, page 4. Obituary of Prescilla Beacher.

17 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255192; National Archives Film T9-1192; Page 7C.

18 1900 United States Census, Enumeration District 168 Visit 128 Ward 3.

19 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 Number: 25734. Mary Derrick.

20 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 .), 1909 Death Index. http://www.health.state.pa.us/indices/indices%20-%20death/1909%20Death/D-09%20C-D.pdf Mary Derrick.

21 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=130308708.

22 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 82248, Annie I.. Derrick.



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