Leman Beecher
Catherine Shew
Abram Philemon Beecher
May Anna Draper
(Abt 1842-1869)
Emma May Beecher


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1. Colonel Clarence Wilbur Smith

Emma May Beecher 1 2

  • Born: Aug 1861, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Colonel Clarence Wilbur Smith

   FamilySearch ID: KH7B-4B2.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1870 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1 The 1870 census recorded Abraham Beecher, photographer, 36, born in Connecticut, living with daughter Emma M., 9, born in Pennsylvania Also in the home was Elizabeth Draper, 55; Pennsylvania, and domestic servant Mary Strand, 27, Virginia. Abraham's real estate was valued at $15,000.

2. Census in 1880 in Wilmington, New Castle, DE. 3 The 1800 census recorded at 218 West Ninth Street: A. P. Beecher, photographer, 46, living with wife Isabella W., 31; daughters Emma M., 18; Philomena, 6; and Mabel, 5. Also in the home is servant Tillie Wright, 18, black. A. P. was born in Connecticut and his parents in New York. Isabella, her parents, and Emma were born in Pennsylvania. Philomena and Mabel were born in Delaware.

3. Census in 1900 in Brooklyn, Kings, NY. 2 The 1900 census recorded at 277 E. 11th Street: Clarence W. Smith, 37, born May 1863, living with wife Emma M., 39, Aug 1861; and daughter Charlotte, 18, Mar 1882. Also in the home is servant Sadie Ellison, black, 29, Oct 1870. Clarence and Emma were married for 25 years and had only birthed 1 child by 1900. Clarence and his parents were born in New York. Emma and her parents were born in Pennsylvania. Charlotte was born in Delaware.

4. Newspaper: Brooklyn Daily Eagle: marriage of Charlotte May Smith and Robert Morris Treadwill, 19 Sep 1908, Brooklyn, Kings, NY. 4 TREADWELL SMITH. Miss Charlotte May, daughter of Major and Mrs. C. W. Smith, was last evening married to Robert Morris Treadwell, at the Edgehill Church, Spuyten Duyvil, N. Y., by the Rev. Alexander Allison, jr., of Wilmington, Del., assisted by the Rev. David Baines-Grifflths of Spuyten Duyvil. <snip> Among the guests, besides the parents of the bride and the bridegroom, were the bride's grandfather, A. P. Beecher of Wilmington, Del., and his two daughters, the Misses Philomena and Mabel, aunts of the bride.

Emma married Colonel Clarence Wilbur Smith. (Colonel Clarence Wilbur Smith was born in May 1863 in , , NY 2.)


1 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZ5K-HYT Abraham D Beecher, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 88, family 716.

2 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MSNP-26T Clarence W Smith, Borough of Brooklyn, Election District 3 New York City Ward 29, Kings, New York, United States; citing sheet 23B, family 456.

3 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware; Roll: 119; Family History Film: 1254119; Page: 289C; Enumeration District: 012; Image: 0058.

4 Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Brooklyn, Kings, New York.), 19 Sep1908, page 7. Marraige of Charlotte May Smith and Robert Morris Treadwell.

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