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)
Daisy May Derrick
(1880-1961)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. George W. Williams

Daisy May Derrick 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 30 Sep 1880, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 1 5
  • Marriage (1): George W. Williams on 11 Jul 1900 in , Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Died: 25 Sep 1961, West Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA at age 80 3 5
  • Buried: 28 Sep 1961, Shenandoah Heights: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 3 5

   Another name for Daisy was Daisy Mae Derrick.5

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Alt. Name: Daisy May Beacher, on 7 Jul 1900, in , Schuylkill, PA. 6 It appears Daisy adopted the surname of her stepfather by the time of her marriage, although her birth surname was Derrick. According to the records of genealogist Bruce F. Beacher gathered circa 1970 from family members, her mother had 4 children by her marriage to William Derrick, then in 1883 married William Beacher. Daisy's marriage license states Daisy May Beacher was born in Shenandoah on 30 Sep 1880 and resided in 1900 at Waste House Run, which is now the site of the Waste House Run reservoir that appears on maps. The only Beacher family in 1900 residing near there in Mahanoy Township was William and Priscilla Beacher. Daisy is buried in the Odd Fellows cemetery where William and Priscilla are buried.

2. Residence: on 11 Jul 1900 in Waste House Run, Schuylkill, PA. 1

3. Newspaper: Miners Journal: Right To Marry: Geo. W. Williams, Shenandoah, and Daisy May Beacher, Waste House Run, 12 Jul 1900, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 7

4. Cause of Death: cerebral hemorrhage, due to hypertension, arthritis of spine, 25 Sep 1961, West Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 5

5. Residence: 51 Weston Place, West Mahanoy, PA on 25 Sep 1961 in West Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 5


Daisy married George W. Williams on 11 Jul 1900 in , Schuylkill, PA.1 (George W. Williams was born on 15 Sep 1876 in Saint Nicholas, Schuylkill, PA,1 8 died in May 1972 8 and was buried in Shenandoah Heights: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 8.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMCR-34Z George W Williams and Daisy May Beacher, 1900.

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

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=106217942.

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

5 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 088252-61 Daisy Mae Williams. Father Jonathan Derrick. Mother Priscilla Weary. Spouse George Williams.

6 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004).

7 The Miners Journal (Pottsville, PA), 12 Jul 1900, page 2.

8 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=106217895.



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