William Jennings Bodkins
Annie Laura Lloyd
Nancy G. Bodkins


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1. Paul Edward Beecher Sr.

2. William Donald Glotfelty
3. Glenn Thomas Jackson

Nancy G. Bodkins 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 19 Feb 1927, Carlisle, Cumberland, PA 2 4 5 8 9
  • Marriage (1): Paul Edward Beecher Sr. about 1944
  • Marriage (2): William Donald Glotfelty
  • Marriage (3): Glenn Thomas Jackson
  • Died: 30 Apr 2016, Carlisle, Cumberland, PA at age 89 4 5
  • Buried: 4 May 2016, Chambersburg: Lincoln Cemetery, Franklin, PA 4 5

   FamilySearch ID: LRVT-5H1.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1930 in North Middleton Twp., Cumberland, PA. 2 The 1930 census recorded renting at 215 Sterretts Gap Road: William Bodkin, farmer, 32, living with wife Annie, 28; Katherine, 9; Lynden, 6; John, 3; and Nancy, 3. William was born in West Virginia. Annie and her parents were born in Virginia. Their children were born in Pennsylvania. They were married when William was 22 and Annie 18.

2. Residence: Living with parents at R. D. 5, Carlisle, PA at time of her mother's death on 8 Nov 1943 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA. 3

3. Census in 1950 in Walnut Bottom, Cumberland, PA. 10 The 1950 census recorded in Walnut Bottom: Paul E. Beecher, operating grader for contractor, 39, living with wife Nancy G., 24; Michael E. 5; and Jimmie L., 2. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Nancy in Virginia.

4. Residence: on 6 Sep 1977 in Fayetteville, Franklin, PA. 9

5. Residence: 1828 Heishman Gardens, Carlisle on 31 May 1998 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA.

6. Residence: on 6 Jan 2001 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA. 7

7. Obituary: The Sentinel: obituary of Nancy Beecher Jackson on 1 May 2016 in Chambersburg, Franklin, PA. 4 Nancy G. Beecher Jackson, age 89, of Carlisle, PA, passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Chapel Point Nursing Home in Carlisle. Born February 19, 1927, she was the daughter of the late William and Annie Lamma Bodkins.

Mrs. Jackson worked at the former Stanley Company in Chambersburg, while studying to be a CNA. She worked as a CNA for a number of years, prior to her retirement. Mrs. Jackson enjoyed bead work, puzzles, playing bingo, and anything with the color purple.

Surviving are three sons, Michael E. Beecher (wife Lisa) of Mercersburg, PA, James L. Beecher of Fayetteville, PA, and Paul E. Beecher, Jr. (wife Susan) of Carlisle, PA; a stepson, Glenn Beecher (wife Emma) of Fayetteville, PA and stepdaughter, Winifred Beam of Carlisle, PA; seven grandchildren; six great- grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and numerous step-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three husbands, Paul Beecher, Sr., William Glotfelty, and Glenn Jackson; a daughter in law, Shirley Beecher; five brothers; and two sisters.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at 10 AM in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Rd., Chambersburg, PA; where Rev. Terry Hoke will officiate. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 3 from 6-8 PM and on Wednesday one hour prior to the service in the funeral home. Interment will follow the service in Lincoln Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to Grane Hospice, 4 Lemoyne Drive, Suite 201, Lemoyne, PA 17043. Online condolence may be offered on her Book of Memories page at www.geiselfuneralhome.com

Nancy married Paul Edward Beecher Sr., son of John Simon Beecher and Carrie Irene Gilbert, about 1944. (Paul Edward Beecher Sr. was born on 26 Jun 1909 in Oakville, Cumberland, PA,9 11 12 13 14 died on 6 Sep 1977 in Fayetteville, Franklin, PA 9 11 13 14 and was buried on 8 Sep 1977 in Chambersburg: Lincoln Cemetery, Franklin, PA 9 11 14.)

Nancy next married William Donald Glotfelty. (William Donald Glotfelty was born on 23 Mar 1923 in Grantsville, Garrett, MD,1 15 died on 31 May 1998 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA 1 15 and was buried in Grantsville: Grantsville Cemetery, Garrett, MD 1 15.)

Nancy next married Glenn Thomas Jackson. (Glenn Thomas Jackson was born on 3 Oct 1924 in , Coffee, TN, USA,6 16 died on 26 Jul 2011 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA 6 16 and was buried in Anville: Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 16.)


1 Cumberland Times-News (Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland), 01 Jun 1998, obituary of William Donald Glotfelty.

2 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XH91-RHB Nancy Bodkin in household of William Bodkin, North Middleton, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0035, sheet 10B, family 232.

3 Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, PA), 8 Nov 1943, page 9. Obituary of Mrs. W. J. Bodkin.

4 The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA) (www.cumberlink.com), http://cumberlink.com/lifestyles/announcements/obituaries/nancy-g-beecher-jackson/article_8faa479c-378b-5265-8b3b-38917f2d9328.html Obituary of Nancy Beecher Jackson.

5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=161986044.

6 Ewing Brothers Funeral Home (Carlisle, PA) (http://www.since1853.com), http://www.since1853.com/id960.html Obituary of Glenn T. Jackson.

7 Public Opinon (Chambersburg, PA) (Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania.), 13 Jan 2001, page 4.

8 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 1., Nancy G Glotfelty.

9 The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA) (www.cumberlink.com), 8 Sep 1977, page 16. Obituary of Paul E. Beecher Sr.

10 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6X1Q-9RMS Paul E. Beecher Newton Township Cumberland Co PA.

11 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=102115547.

12 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MG84-XLC John S Beecher, Newton, Cumberland, Pennsylvania; citing sheet 7A, family 143, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375348.

13 Social Security Death Index, Number: 203-10-6311; Issue State: Pennsylvania; Issue Date: Before 1951.

14 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012 (Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau of Archives and History. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Archive Collection Number: Series 3; Folder Number: 728.

15 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=46614936.

16 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/74406215.

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