Frank Alexander Beecher
Stella Alberta Miller
Earl Gambel Hallam
Viola Alberta Beecher
Francis "Frank" W. Hallam


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1. Dorothy M. Johnson

Francis "Frank" W. Hallam 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 24 Jul 1921, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA 1 3 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Dorothy M. Johnson on 18 Jun 1946 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA 1
  • Died: 7 Jun 1987, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA at age 65 2 3 5
  • Buried: 10 Jun 1987, Pleasant Hills: Jefferson Memorial Park, Allegheny, PA, USA 3 5

   Another name for Francis was Frank W. Hallam.6 7

   FamilySearch ID: LKRN-1M8.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 7 The 1930 census recorded renting at 17 Warrington Avenue: Viola A. Hallam, bookkeeper auto insurance co., married, 33, living with daughter Hazel O., 12; daughter Garnet M., 10; son Frank W., 8; and daughter Betty F., 6. Also in the home is her grandmother, Frances J. Smith, widowed, 77. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Frances' father in England.

2. Census in 1940 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 8 The 1940 census recorded renting a home at 11 Beltzhoover Avenue: Viola Hallam, bookkeeper in fire insurance company, 34, living with daughter Garnet, stenographer for general insurance company, 21; son Frank, repairman for vacuum sweeper company, 18; daughter Betty, 16; and Viola's father Frank, crane man for steam rail road, widowed, 63, and grandmother Francis Smith, widowed, 86. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania and lived in the same place in 1935.

3. Residence: 164 Spartan Rd., Bethel Park, PA on 15 Dec 1963 in Bethel Park, Allegheny, PA, USA. 9

4. Obituary: Pittsburgh Press: obituary of Francis W. Hallam on 8 Jun 1987 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 2 Francis W. Hallam, 65, who worked for Bell Telephone Co. for 42 years, died of cancer yesterday in Presbyterian-University Hospital. Mr. Hallam, of Dolores Drive, South Park, was a member of Bell Telephone Pioneers, Fort Pitt Council and South Hills Elks 2213. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Bethel Park. He is survived by his wife, Jo Ann Harding Hallam; two daughters, Beverly A. of Pittsburgh and Lisa M. of Munhall; a stepdaughter, Karen Tortorice of Bethel Park; a stepson, Jeffrey Stroop of Finleyville, Washington County; three sisters, Hazel Kitterman of Brentwood, Garnet Randall of Dormont, and Betty Hallam of Phoenix; and two grandchildren. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow in the Paul L. Henney Inc. Funeral Home, 5570 Library Road.

Francis married Dorothy M. Johnson on 18 Jun 1946 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA.1 (Dorothy M. Johnson was born 19 cot 1921 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA 1.)


1 Pennsylvania, U.S., Marriages, 1852-1854 ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Secretary of the Commonwealth. Series 26.28, Record and Indexes of Births, Deaths, and Marriages. Microfilm, rolls 668-673. Records of the Department of State, Record Group 26. Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Dorothy M. Johnson m. 18 Jun 1946 Frank W. Hallam Pittsburgh PA.

2 Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, PA), 8 Jun 1987, page 12. Obituary of Francis W. Hallam.

3, Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012 (Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau of Archives and History. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Francis W. Hallam, d. 7 Jun 1987.

4 Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, PA), 17 Dec 1963, page 50. Obituary of Viola A. Beecher.

5 Find A Grave,

6, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, Viola Beecher in entry for Frank W Hallam and Dorothy M Johnson, 18 Jun 1946; citing Marriage, Pennsylvania, county courthouses, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 2032579.

7 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1980; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0287; Image: 640.0; FHL microfilm: 2341714.

8 1940 United States Census, Viola Hallam, Ward 18, Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh City, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 69-509, sheet 1A, family 7.

9, 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 114874-63. Viola A. Hallam. Father Frank Beecher. Mother Stella Miller. Informant Frank W. Hallam.

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