William M. Beacher
Priscilla Brigitta Wary
William Robinson Beecroft Sr.
Elizabeth Isabella Kay
Alfred Beacher Sr.
Emma Jane Beecroft
James Wallace Beacher


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1. Helen Anna Kemp

2. Mary Ann Thompson

James Wallace Beacher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 14 Feb 1941, Seaford, Sussex, DE 1 3
  • Marriage (1): Helen Anna Kemp
  • Marriage (2): Mary Ann Thompson in 1982 1
  • Died: 29 Dec 2009, Elkton, Cecil, MD at age 68 1 3
  • Buried: 4 Jan 2009, Cherry Hill: Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Cecil, MD 1

   FamilySearch ID: 9C6N-GQ3.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1950 in Queen Anne, Queen Anne's, MD, USA. 8 The 1950 census recorded Alfred Beacher, farmer, 58, living with wife Emma J., 51; son John C., attends to nursery plants, 33; Henry W., carpenter, widowed, 23; Lura Mae, sewing sheets in rubber manufacturing, 18; Joseph L., 12; James W., 9; and Suzanne, 6. Alfred, Emma, and Henry were born in Pennsylvania. John C. and Lura Mae were born in Ohio. Joseph and James were born in Delaware, and Suzanne in Maryland.

2. Residence: on 23 Dec 1977 in Elkton, Cecil, MD. 5

3. Residence: on 23 Jan 1991 in Elkton, Cecil, MD. 6

4. Residence: on 7 Oct 1996 in Elkton, Cecil, MD. 9

5. Residence: on 12 Jun 2007 in Elkton, Cecil, MD. 7

6. Obituary: Cecil Daily: Obituary of James W. Beecher on 31 Dec 2009 in Elkton, Cecil, MD. 1 James Wallace Beacher, age 68, of Elkton, MD, died Tuesday, December 29, 2009. Born in Seaford, DE, on February 14, 1941, he was the son of the late Alfred and Emma Jane Beecroft Beacher.

Mr. Beacher was a retired lineman and a member of Electrician Union Local #213 in New Jersey.

He loved spending time with his family and gardening.
Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Mary Ann Thompson Beacher; daughter, Tammy Beacher, Tennessee; three step-children; siblings, Richard, Alfred and Henry Beacher, Laura Mae Parsons, and Suzanne Bello; three grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Beacher was preceded in death by his son, Dondee Beacher; and siblings, Joseph, Jack and William Beacher, and Lillian Evans.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., Sunday, January 3, 2010, at Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 W. Stockton St., Elkton, MD. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Monday, January 4, at Immaculate Conception Church, 454 Bow St., Elkton, MD.

Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Cherry Hill, MD.

James married Helen Anna Kemp, daughter of William Fyall Kemp Sr. and Thelma Virginia Fleenor. (Helen Anna Kemp was born on 3 Dec 1933 in Bristol, Bristol (city), VA,10 11 died on 21 Mar 2012 in Bristol, Sullivan, TN 10 11 and was buried on 25 Mar 2012 in Bristol: Mountain View Cemetery and Chapel Mausoleum, Bristol (city), VA, USA 10.)

James next married Mary Ann Thompson, daughter of Reginald C. Thompson Sr. and Helen J. Brown, in 1982.1 (Mary Ann Thompson was born on 14 Jul 1948 12.)


1 Cecil Daily (Elkton, MD), 31 Dec 2009, obituary of James W. Beacher.

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

3 Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VQ92-S43 James W Beacher, 29 December 2009.

4 Ancestry.com, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014 (Original data: Virginia, Marriages, 1936-2014. Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia.), State File No. 85-050755. VA Lynchburg County. Mark Harry Goodyear and Tammy Anna Beacher.

5 The Morning News (Wilmington, DE), 28 Dec 1977, page 7. Obituary of Emma J. Beacher.

6 The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware), 25 Jan 1991, page 3. Obituary of John C. Beacher.

7 Daily Times (Salisbury, MD), 15 Jun 2007, page 10, obituary of Lillian Alma Evans.

8 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6F9V-FHGZ Alfred Beacher.

9 The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware), 9 Oct 1996, page 14. Obituary of Joseph Labon Beacher Sr.

10 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=87411612.

11 Bristol Herald Courier (Bristol, Tennessee), 23 Mar 2012. Obituary of Helen Anna Kemp Beacher.

12 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Volume 1.

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