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)
Gladys Thelma Heywood
(1904-1983)

 

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Gladys Thelma Heywood 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 29 Jul 1904, Girardville, Schuylkill, PA 2 3 6 7
  • Died: 22 Nov 1983, Hillsboro, Fountain, IN at age 79 2 5 7
  • Buried: Hillsboro: Rose Hill Cemetery, Fountain, IN 2

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1910 in Girardville, Schuylkill, PA. 3 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.

2. Census in 1920 in Girardville, Schuylkill, PA. 8 9 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.

3. Census in 1930 in Girardville, Schuylkill, PA. 10 The 1930 census recorded owning a $2,500 home at 121 N. Second Street: Thomas Heywood, transportation manager at coal mine, 60, living with wife Laura, 59; Gladys, waitress in hotel, 20; and Marion, 14. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Thomas' parents in England.

4. Census in 1940 in Girardville, Schuylkill, PA. 11 The 1940 census recorded owning a $3,500 home at 121 N. Second Street; Laura Heywood, widowed, 70, living with her daughters: Gladys, clerk in ice cream parlor, 34; and Marian, clerk in five & ten, 24. They were born in Pennsylvania and lived in the same house in 1935.

5. Residence: on 15 Jul 1962 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 4

6. Obituary: Journal and Courier: Obituary of Miss Gladys T. Heywood on 23 Nov 1983 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, United States. 5 HILLSBORO - Miss Gladys T. Heywood, 79, of Hillsboro, died Tuesday afternoon in Lane House Nursing Home, Crawfordsville. She had been in failing health one year.
She was born in Girardville, Pa., and was a graduate of Girardville High School. She later lived in Shenandoah, Pa., and was employed there by F.W. Woolworth Co. She moved to Hillsboro after retiring in 1979. Miss Heywood was a member of Zion English Baptist Church in Girardville. Surviving is one sister, Mrs. Harlan (Marian) Spicer of Hillsboro.


Sources


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

2 Find A Grave, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=27970538.

3 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.

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

5 Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN) (Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana), 23 Nov 1983, page 4. Obituary of Miss Gladys T. Heywood.

6 Descendants of Grace Anderton

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

7 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JR41-M4D null, Nov 1983; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

8 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Girardville Middle Ward, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1650; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 37; Image: 51.

9 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.

10 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Girardville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2145; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 0037; Image: 155.0; FHL microfilm: 2341879.

11 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQ72-PP6 Laura Heywood, Middle Ward, Girardville, Girardville Borough, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 54-42, sheet 2B, family 29.



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