Thomas J. White
Charlotte Bell Birnell
Lillie White


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1. Everett George Beecher

Lillie White 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 25 May 1917, Pipe Creek Township, Miami, IN, USA 1 2 3 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Everett George Beecher on 16 Nov 1937 in Logansport, Cass, IN 1
  • Died: 17 May 2002, Valparaiso, Porter, IN at age 84 1 2 3 6
  • Buried: 21 May 2002, Wanatah: Faith Methodist Cemetery, LaPorte, IN 1 2 6

   FamilySearch ID: L6BS-FCB.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1940 in Boone Township, Cass, IN. 8 The 1940 census recorded Everett Beecher, farm laborer, 25, living with wife Lillie, 24, daughter Helen Louise, 4, and son Eugene Leroy, 9 months when the census was recorded on May 6, 1940. Everyone was born in Indiana.

2. Census in 1950 in Cass Township, LaPorte, IN, USA. 9 The 1950 census recorded at the corner of Road D and E Township Line Road: G. Everett Beecher, farmer, 33, living with wife Lillie, 32; Helen L., 14, and Eugene L., 11. Everyone was born in Indiana.

3. Cause of Death: Lillie died at Porter Memorial Hospital from congestive heart failure due to respiratory failure due to Alzheimer disease., 17 May 2002, Valparaiso, Porter, IN. 6

4. Residence: 6055 West 1600 South, Wanatah, IN on 17 May 2002 in Wanatah, LaPorte, IN. 6

5. Obituary: Times of NW Indiana: obituary of Lillie Beecher on 18 May 2002 in Munster, Lake, IN. 1 Lillie Beecher


Lillie Beecher, age 84, of Wanatah, passed away Friday, May 17, 2002 at Porter Memorial Hospital in Valparaiso. On May 25, 1917 she was born in Logansport, IN, the daughter of Thomas and Charlotta (nee Birnell) White. On Nov. 16, 1937 she married Everett Beecher in Logansport. He preceded her in death on March 1, 2002. Survivors include three children: Helen Hull of Edwardsburg, MI, Gene (Dorothy) Beecher of LaPorte, Terry (Randy) Pickering of Valparaiso; four grandchildren and one great-grandson. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Baker and four brothers, Walter, Willard, Frank and Donald White.

Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, May 21, 2002 at the Wanatha Funeral Chapel, 309 N. Main St., Wanatah, IN, with Rev. David Kowalow-St. John and Rev. David Jennys officiating. Burial will be in Faith Methodist Cemetery in Wanatah. Visitation will be Monday, May 20, 2002 from 3:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Whispering Pines Nursing Home. Info: 219-733-2313.

Lillie married Everett George Beecher, son of Clinton Everett Beecher and Grace Hazel Condon, on 16 Nov 1937 in Logansport, Cass, IN.1 (Everett George Beecher was born on 12 Apr 1914 in Royal Center, Cass, IN,5 10 11 12 13 died on 1 Mar 2002 in Valparaiso, Porter, IN 1 10 11 12 and was buried on 5 Mar 2002 in Wanatah: Faith Methodist Cemetery, LaPorte, IN 11 12.)


1 The Times of Northwest Indiana (Munster, Indiana., 18 May 2002. Obituary of Lillie Beecher.

2 Find A Grave,

3, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Lillie White Beecher, father Thomas White, mother Charlotte B. Birnell.

4, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 054738. Eugene Leroy Beecher. Father George Everett Beecher. Mother Lillie White. Informant: Tonya Rush, daughter.

5, Indiana, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1907-1944, Certificate 28903. Eugene Leroy Beecher, b. 22 Jul 1939, father Everett Beecher, mother Lillie White.

6, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 018594. Lillie Beecher. Father Thomas White. Mother Charlotta Birnell. Informant Terry M. Pickering, daughter.

7, Indiana, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1907-1944, Certificate 42414. Lillie White b. 25 May 1917. Father Thomas White. Mother Sharlotte Bernatt.

8 1940 United States Census, Everett Beecher, Boone Township, Cass, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 9-4, sheet 8A, family 146.

9 "1950 United States Census," Everett Beecher Cass Township LaPorte IN.

10 Social Security Death Index.

11 Find A Grave,

12, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 01727. Everett G. Beecher. Father Clinton Beecher. Mother Grace Condon. Spouse Lillie White. Informant Terry Pickering, daughter.

13, Indiana, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1907-1944, Certificate 14635. George Everett Beecher, father Clinton Beecher, mother Grace Condon.

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