Richard Heywood
(1832-1893)
Grace Anderton
(1831-1895)
Benjamin Franklin Beacher Sr.
(1845-1922)
Sarah Jane Jacobs
(1846-1886)
Thomas Henry Heywood
(1869-1935)
Laura Ellen Beacher
(1871-1952)
Thomas Benjamin Heywood
(1899-1962)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Grace S. Davis

Thomas Benjamin Heywood 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

  • Born: 28 Apr 1899, Girardville, Schuylkill, PA 3 4 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Grace S. Davis on 30 Nov 1922 in Ashland, Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Died: 15 Jul 1962, Ashland, Schuylkill, PA at age 63 3 4 7 11 12
  • Buried: 18 Jul 1962, Girardville: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 4 7 12

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1900 in Girardville, Schuylkill, PA. 6 The 1900 census recorded renting at 120 B. Street: Thomas Heywood, coal miner, 31, born Apr 1869, living with wife Laura E., 29, Jan 1871; daughter Sarah G., 10, Jan 1890; and son Thomas B., 1, Apr 1899. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Thomas' parents in England. Thomas and Laura were married for 11 years and she had birthed 3 children by 1900. Next door is Thomas' brother Cyrus Heywood, 46, born Sep 1853, with his family.

2. He appeared on the census in 1910 in Girardville, Schuylkill, PA. 13 The 1910 census recorded renting at 27 Main Street: Thomas Heywood, coal miner, 41, living with wife Laura, 39; Grace, 20; Thomas, 10; and Gladys, 5. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Thomas' parents in England. Thomas and Laura were married for 21 years and she had birthed 4 children by 1910, 3 still alive.

3. He appeared on the census in 1920 in Girardville, Schuylkill, PA. 14 15 The 1920 census recorded owning a home at 121 N. 2nd Street: Thomas Heywood, loader boss at coal mine, 50, living with wife Laura, 49; and daughter Gladys, 15. On a later census correction page, it corrects that 2 children were also in the household: son Thomas B. Heywood, single, 20; and daughter Marion, 4 years 1 month. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Thomas' parents in England.

4. He appeared on the census in 1930 in Girardville, Schuylkill, PA. 16 The 1930 census recorded renting a home for $18 a month at 209 B Street; Thomas Heywood, mining engineer in coal mine, 30, living with wife Grace, 27; Arlene, 5; and Glenn, 3. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Grace's mother in Michigan.

5. He appeared on the census in 1940 in Girardville, Schuylkill, PA. 17 The 1940 census recorded owning a $2500 home at at 305 A Street: Thomas Heywood, mining engineer in coal mines, 40, living with wife grace, 37; Arlene, 16; Glenn, 13; Joan, 7; and Thomas, 2. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. They lived in the same house in 1935. Thomas' income was $2400 a month.

6. Cause of Death: Thomas died at Ashland State Hospital from cerebral accident, 15 Jul 1962, Ashland, Schuylkill, PA. 7

7. Occupation: mining engineer on 15 Jul 1962 in Ashland, Schuylkill, PA. 7

8. Residence: 305 E. A. St., Girardville, PA on 15 Jul 1962 in Girardville, Schuylkill, PA. 7 12

9. Obituary: Republican Herald: obituary of Thomas B. Heywood on 17 Jul 1962 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 12 Thomas B. Heywood, of 305 E. A St., Girardville, died suddenly Sunday morning in Ashland State Hospital shortly after he had been admitted.
A native of St. Clair, Mr. Heywood was the son of the late Thomas and Laura Heywood. He had lived in Girardville most of his life. A retired mining engineer for fifteen years, Mr. Heywood had recently been elected Sunday School Superintendent Emeritus of Zion's English Baptist Church where he also served as financial secretary for forty-six years, deacon and trustee. He was a member of P. O. F. of L. Lodge of Shamokin and the Woodmen of the World.
Surviving are his widow, the former Grace Davis; two duaghters, Arlene, wife of William Myers, of Newtown, N.J.; and Joan, wife of Lamar Schneff, of Phila.; two sons, Glenn, of Allentown and Thomas, of Easton; twelve grandchildren; two sisters, Glayds, of Shenandoah; and Marian, wife of Harlan Spizer of Hillsboro, Ind.
The funeral will be held Wednesday from the Cooke Funeral Parlor, Giradville. Further services will be held in Zion's English Baptist Church. Interment will be made in the United Protestant Cemetery. Rev. R. L. McGinnis will officiate. J. M. Cooke, funeral director is in charge.


Thomas married Grace S. Davis, daughter of William Davis Jr. and Adella Bogut, on 30 Nov 1922 in Ashland, Schuylkill, PA.1 (Grace S. Davis was born on 12 Oct 1902 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA,1 3 18 19 died on 30 May 1980 in Newton, Sussex, NJ 11 18 19 and was buried on 1 Jun 1980 in Girardville: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 11 18.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMZM-8Q1 Thomas B Heywood and Grace S Davis, 30 Nov 1922; citing , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, ; FHL microfilm 2131503.

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

3 Descendants of Grace Anderton

Descendants of Grace Anderton
Descendants of Grace Anderton
(http://cactusgems_garden.tripod.com/grace_anderton.htm).

4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=107532761.

5 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (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 81531. Laura Heywood. Father Benjamin Beacher. Mother Sarah Jane Jacobs.

6 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M34C-DY4 Thomas Heywood, West Mahanoy Township Girardville borough Ward East, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 8A, family 121, NARA microfilm publication T623.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (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 071168-62. Thomas B. Heywood. Father Thomas Heywood. Mother Laura Beacher. Spouse Grace Heywood.

8 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 9 Jun 2008, page B6. Obituary of Glenn T. Heywood.

9 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMZC-8GT William John Myers and Arlene Marion Heywood, 1946.

10 Ashton Funeral Home (Easton, PA), http://ashtonfuneralhome.com/obituaries/thomas-r-heywood/ obituary of Thomas R. Heywood.

11 Republican and Herald (Pottsville, PA) (www.republicanherald.com), 1 Jun 1980, obituary of Grace Heywood.

12 Republican and Herald (Pottsville, PA) (www.republicanherald.com), 17 Jul 1962, obituary of Thomas B. Heywood.

13 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGQ9-YYV Thomas Heywood, Girardville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 29, sheet 2B, family 29, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375429.

14 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Girardville Middle Ward, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1650; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 37; Image: 51.

15 1920 United States Census, Correction page Year: 1920; Census Place: Girardville Middle Ward, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1650; Page: 19A; Enumeration District: 37; Image: 78.

16 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XH4T-NVN Thomas Heywood, Girardville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.

17 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQ72-TK4 Thomas Heywood, East Ward, Girardville, Girardville Borough, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 54-41, sheet 15A, line 24, family 273.

18 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=107532760.

19 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JRZM-YM9 null, May 1980; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).



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