Tyson Reber Adam
Ellen Elizabeth Feather
Harvey Tyson Adam


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1. Clara Elizabeth Beechert

Harvey Tyson Adam 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 24 Oct 1886, , Berks, PA 3 4 6 9
  • Christened: 4 Jun 1887, Bern Twp.: Epler's Church, Berks, PA
  • Marriage (1): Clara Elizabeth Beechert on 25 Nov 1916 in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA 1
  • Died: 14 Feb 1972, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA at age 85 6 9
  • Buried: Bern Twp.: Epler's Church Cemetery, Berks, PA 6

   Another name for Harvey was Harvey Tyson Adams.4 9

   FamilySearch ID: LCVB-FPG.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Newspaper: Reading Times: marriage announcement., 28 Nov 1916, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA. 1 Adams - Beechert. A reception at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Beechert, 902 Schuylkill avenue, followed the wedding of their daughter, Clara E. Beechert, to Harvey F. Adams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tyson S. Adams, of Glenside. The couple were married on Saturday evening by Rev. M. L. Herbein at 1836 Perkiomen avenue. These gifts were received: Coffee percolator, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Mergert; combination kitchen set, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Glase; $10 gold piece, Mrs. Bert Glase; table cloth; Mr. and Mra Charles Alspach; linens, Mr. Hartman and Miss Malsberger; linens, Mr. and Mrs. James C. Eckenroth; table cloth, Mrs. Sue Barnett; table cloth, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Beechert; silver oyster forks, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Beechert; counterpane, David Moyer; silver knives and forks, William Kantner and Robert Kissinger; bedding, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Swoyer; berry dish, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Haas; bureau set, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Dobbin; table cloth, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dunkelberger; casserole, Pierce Bingaman; table cloth, Mr. and Mrs. Phares Showalter; French basket filled with chrysanthemums, Miss Blanche Noll. Mr. and Mrs. Adams will reside at 902 Schuylkill avenue.

2. Census in 1920 in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA. 3 The 1920 census recorded at 637 Gordon Street: Harvey Adams, house carpenter, 33, living with wife Clara E. Adams, 43. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1930 in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA. 10 The 1930 census recorded renting at 639 Gordon Street: Harvey Adams, house carpenter, 44, living with wife Clara, 50; and grandson Donald Bingaman, 11. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Census in 1940 in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA. 11 The 1940 census recorded Harry Adams, 54, living with wife Clara, 62; and grandson Donald Bingaman, 21. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

5. Census in 1950 in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA. 12 The 1950 census recorded at 320 West Green Street: Harvey Adams [sic, as written by census taker], carpenter in bradd manufacturing industry, 64, living with wife Clara, 72. They were born in Pennsylvania.

6. Residence: 320 W. Green Street, Reading, PA on 24 Feb 1959 in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA. 7

Harvey married Clara Elizabeth Beechert, daughter of Cornelius Beechert and Sarah Alice Noll, on 25 Nov 1916 in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA.1 (Clara Elizabeth Beechert was born on 27 Dec 1877 in Host, Berks, PA,3 5 7 13 14 died on 24 Feb 1959 in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA 5 7 and was buried on 28 Feb 1959 in Shillington: Fairview Cemetery, Berks, PA 5.)


1 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 28 Nov 1916, page 7. Wedding announcement for Harvey Adams and Clara Beechert.

2 Ancestry.com, Berks County, Pennsylvania Marriages, 1885-1929 (Berks County Pennsylvania Register of Wills. Berks County, Pennsylvania Marriage Records 1885-1929. Reading, PA, USA. Berksregofwills.com.), Volume 45, page 546. Clara E. Beechert and Harvey F. Adam, marriage application date 25 Nov 1916.

3 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6BR-WVN Clara E Adams in household of Harvey Adams, Reading Ward 15, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 8B, family 194, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821538.

4 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6KG-QXN Harvey T Adams, 1917-1918; citing Reading City no 4, Pennsylvania, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration.).

5 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 11779. Clara E. Adams. Father Cornelius Beechert. Mother Sarah Noll. Spouse Harvey Adams.

6 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/186922329.

7 Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 25 Feb 1959, page 43. Obituary of Mrs. Harvey Adams.

8 Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 6 Apr 1951, page 25 Obituary of Charles Beechert.

9 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JKGM-TJX null, Feb 1972; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

10 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2002; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 0054; Image: 680.0; FHL microfilm: 2341736.

11 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQJ7-Q2D : Harry Adams, Ward 15, Reading, Reading City, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 70-88, sheet 9B, family 206, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 3680.

12 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6X1M-XS38 Harvey Adams Reading PA.

13 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3M5-X5L Sarah A Glase in household of Clarence B Glase, Precinct 2 Reading city Ward 6, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 10A, family 208, NARA microfilm publication T623.

14 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFMN-2RQ Allen C. Bingaman and Clara E. Beechert, 1895. Index wrong as Laura E. Beechert.

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