Andrew Patrick Whalen
(1885-1958)
Margaret Bagdelina Begley
(1892-)
Margaret Anna Whalen
(1912-1968)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Patrick Lynn "Garth" Riley

2. Joseph William Beecher Jr.

Margaret Anna Whalen 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 24 May 1912, Jones Township, Elk, PA, USA 3
  • Marriage (1): Patrick Lynn "Garth" Riley
  • Marriage (2): Joseph William Beecher Jr.
  • Died: 15 Sep 1968, Wilmington, Los Angeles, CA at age 56 3 4
  • Buried: 18 Sep 1968, Gardena: Roosevelt Memorial Park, Los Angeles, CA 4

   FamilySearch ID: L6WC-7R1.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1940 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. 5 The 1940 census recorded renting at 1539 East Young Street: William Beecher, laborer WPA construction, 28, born in Arizona, with wife Margaret, 27, born in New York; and children born in in California: son Gary, 4; and daughter Darlene, 3. They were living in the same house in 1935.

2. Census in 1950 in San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA, USA. 6 The 1950 census recorded at 1165 Caviana Court: Joseph W. Beecher, county sanitation dept., 38, living with wife Margarete A., 37; Darlene E., 13; Charles E., 8; and Linda M., 7, and John W., 5. Joseph was born in Arizona, Margarete in New York, and their children in California. Also in the home is Gary L. Riley, step son, 15, born in California.

3. Residence: 1817 East M Street, Wilmington, CA on 15 Sep 1968 in Wilmington, Los Angeles, CA. 4

4. Newspaper: Long Beach Independent: Obituary of Margaret Anna Beecher, 17 Sep 1968, Long Beach, Los Angeles, CA. 4 BEECHER - Margaret Anna of 1817 East M St., Wilmington. Passed away September 15. Survived by husband, Joseph Beecher; sons, Gary Riley, Charles and John Beecher; daughters, Darlene Beecher of Long Beach and Linda Daniels. Sisters, Helen Jaucian, Mary White; brother, Martin, Andrew and James Whalen; also 11 grandchildren. Funeral Service Wednesday, September 18, 1 pm. McNerneys, Colonial Mortuary, Wilmington. Interment, Roosevelt Memorial Park.


Margaret married Patrick Lynn "Garth" Riley. (Patrick Lynn "Garth" Riley was born on 13 Nov 1906 in Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO 7 8 and died on 20 Nov 1978 in Long Beach, Los Angeles, CA 7.)


Margaret next married Joseph William Beecher Jr., son of Joseph William Beecher and Petra Valenzuela. (Joseph William Beecher Jr. was born on 2 Jul 1911 in Dos Cabezas, Cochise, AZ 9 10 11 and died on 24 Jun 1981 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 10.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com, California Birth Index, 1905-1995, Linda Marie Beecher, Birthdate: 16 Oct 1942; Birth County: Los Angeles.

2 FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com, California Birth Index, 1905-1995, Birth of John William Beecher, 13 Mar 1945.

3 FamilySearch.org, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPJX-GMF Margaret A Beecher, 15 Sep 1968; citing Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

4 Long Beach Independent (Long Beach, CA), 17 Sep 1968, page 27. Obituary of Margaret Anna Beecher.

5 1940 United States Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T627_431; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 60-1263.

6 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6XGZ-G2ZM Joseph W Beecher Los Angeles US.

7 "California, Death Index, 1940-1997 - Ancestry.com," Garth Pl Riley, b. 13 Nov 1906 MO d. 20 Nov 1978 Los Angeles.

8 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Patrick Lynn Riley b. 13 Nov 1906 St. Louis MO.

9 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XC89-PPC Petra Beecher in entry for Joseph W Beechers, 1930.

10 FamilySearch.org, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPCK-6V6 Joseph William Beecher, 1981.

11 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Joe William Beecher b. 2 Jul 1911 in Dos Cabezas AZ.



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