Irene P. Beecher
Helen D. Ferguson
Harry Grant Strothers
Tillie Scholter
Robert Ferguson Beecher
Tillie J. Strothers
Robert H. Beecher


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1. Melva Shaddinger

Robert H. Beecher 1 2

  • Born: 11 Oct 1917, Southampton Township, Bucks, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Melva Shaddinger
  • Died: 2 Sep 1998, Doylestown, Bucks, PA at age 80 2
  • Buried: Prospectville: Whitemarsh Memorial Park, Montgomery, PA, USA

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1920 in Southampton Township, Bucks, PA. 1 The 1920 census recorded Robert Beecher, 31, living with wife Tillie, 27; son Robert, 2; and boarder Joseph Imbruglia, 28, born in Italy. Tillie was born in New Jersey, and her parents and brth Roberts and their parents in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1930 in Hatboro, Montgomery, PA. 3 The 1930 census recorded Robert F. Beecher, 41, living with wife Lillie J., 37; Robert H., 12; Harold C., 3; and boarder William Conley, 65. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Lillie in New Jersey.

3. Census in 1940 in Warwick Township, Bucks, PA. 4 The 1940 census recorded living on Rt. 383: Robert Bucher [sic - indexed wrong since two e's look like a u], farmer, 51, living with wife Tillie, 47; Robert H., linoleum apprentice, 22; Harold, 13; and hired hand Horace Lightcap. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania, except Tillie in New Jersey.

Robert married Melva Shaddinger, daughter of Alfred Shaddinger and Clara Atkinson. (Melva Shaddinger was born on 27 Jan 1920,5 died on 18 Apr 2013 in Doylestown, Bucks, PA 5 and was buried on 22 Apr 2013 in Prospectville: Whitemarsh Memorial Park, Montgomery, PA, USA 5.)


1 1920 United States Census, Tillie Beecher in household of Robert Beecher, Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 5B, family 127, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821543.

2 U.S. Social Security Death Index, null, 02 Sep 1998; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

3 1930 United States Census, Robert H Beecher in household of Robert F Beecher, Hatboro, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0043, sheet 21A, family 521.

4 1940 United States Census, Robert Bucher, Warwick Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 9-90, sheet 3A, family 42, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 3447.

5 Doylestown Daily Intelligencer (Doylestown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania.), 21 Apr 2013, obituary of Melva Beecher.

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