Lawrence Beecher
(1848-1913)
Caroline Agnes Kennedy
(1854-1901)
Robert L. Beecher
(1887-1936)
Ida C. Taylor
(1888-1950)
William James Beecher Sr.
(1910-1965)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Anna Mae Dukes

William James Beecher Sr. 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 20 May 1910, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Anna Mae Dukes
  • Died: Jan 1965, Deptford Township, Gloucester, NJ at age 54 5

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: 628 Mountain St, Philadelphia, PA on 20 May 1910 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4

2. Census in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1 The 1920 census recorded renting at 2607 S. Franklin Street: Robert L. Beecher, sponger in cloth house, 33, living with wife Ida P., 32, and son William James Beecher, 9 years and 2 months. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Robert's father was born in Italy.

3. Census in 1930 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6 The 1930 census recorded renting for $45 a month a home at 2846 Sheridan Street: Robert L. Bucher [indexed wrong, handwriting is Beecher], hauling - own business, 43, living with wife Ida, 42; William, chaueffer - hauling, 19; and daughter-in-law Anna, 18. Also in the home are two lodgers: Anthony Dukes, 16, helper - hauling contractor, and James Turnboll, 18, apprentice in electrical shop. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Robert's father in Italy.

4. Census in 1940 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 7 The 1940 census recorded renting at 2848 Marshall Street: William Becker, truck driver light hauling, 30, living with wife Anna,28; Robert, 9; Mary, 7; William, 2; and mother Ida, 52. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. They lived in the same place in 1935.

5. Residence: 2729 S. 7Th St., Philadelphia, PA was the address William gave as informant on his mother's death certificate. On 18 Jun 1950 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 8


William married Anna Mae Dukes. (Anna Mae Dukes was born on 5 Dec 1912 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA,9 10 died on 6 Aug 1987 in Sewell, Gloucester, NJ, USA 9 10 and was buried on 10 Aug 1987 in Bellmawr: New St. Mary's Cemetery, Camden, NJ, USA 9.)


Sources


1 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Year: 1920; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 39, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1640; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 1422; Image: 589.

2 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007</i> (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 169301790, William James Beecher, father William Beecher, mother Anna Dukes.

3 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 95595. Stillborn Beecher. Father William Beecher. Mother Anne Dukes.

4 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Birth Certificates, 1906-1910</i>, Certificate 77264. William Jos. Beecher, b. 20 May 1910 in Philadelphia, father Robert L. Beecher, mother Ida P. Taylor.

5 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J1MG-4M2 William Beecher, Jan 1965.

6 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHWB-P27 Robert L Bucher, Philadelphia (Districts 0001-0250), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 189, sheet 50A, line 9, family 799.

7 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQJZ-9HJ William Becker, Ward 39, Philadelphia, Philadelphia City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 51-1555, sheet 14A, line 4, family 249.

8 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 54632. Ida Beecher. Father William Taylor. Mother Mary Wile.

9 <i>Courier-Post (Camden, New Jersey)</i>, 8 Aug 1987, page 2b. Obituary of Anna Dukes Beecher.

10 U.S. Social Security Death Index, Anna Beecher d. Aug 1987.



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