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)
Marian Elizabeth Heywood
(1915-2007)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Harlan A. Spicer

Marian Elizabeth Heywood 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 7 Jun 1915, Girardville, Schuylkill, PA 1 2 3 5 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Harlan A. Spicer on 27 Oct 1945 in Girardville, Schuylkill, PA 1 2 3
  • Died: 7 Apr 2007, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN at age 91 5 6
  • Buried: 12 Apr 2007, Hillsboro: Rose Hill Cemetery, Fountain, IN 6

   Another name for Marian was Midge Heywood.6

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1920 in Girardville, Schuylkill, PA. 7 8 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.

2. She appeared on the census in 1930 in Girardville, Schuylkill, PA. 9 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.

3. She appeared on the census in 1940 in Girardville, Schuylkill, PA. 10 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.

4. Residence: on 15 Jul 1962 in Hillsboro, Fountain, IN. 11

5. Obituary: Republican Herald: obituary of Marian E. Spicer on 10 Apr 2007 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 3 Marian E. ""Midge"" Spicer, 91, formerly of Hillsboro, Ind., a resident of Indiana Veterans Home, West Lafayette, died Saturday at the facility..

Born in Girardville, June 7, 1915, she was a daughter of the late Thomas H. and Laura Ellen Beacher Heywood. She was raised in Girardville, and was a 1933 graduate of Girardville High School.

Midge worked as a bookkeeper for the Hillsboro Grain Co. and Hillsboro Lumber Yard. She retired as a bookkeeper for Hillsboro State Bank in 1977.

She was a member of Hillsboro Christian Church, Hillsboro Harmony Club, Silver Bells and Christian Circle 3. On October 27, 1945, she married Harlan Spicer in Girardville.

She was preceded in death by her husband on Sept. 8, 1989.

Surviving are three nieces, Ruth Bradbury, Shenandoah, Arlene Fee, Newton, N.J., and Joan Schneff, Philadelphia; three nephews, Glen Heywood, Allentown, Clement Evans, Billings, N.Y., and Thomas Heywood III, Bath; great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday from Maus Funeral Home, Hillsboro, with the Rev. James Furr officiating. Friends may call from noon until the time of services. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hillsboro. Memorial contributions are preferred to Hillsboro Christian Church. Online condolences may be sent to www.mausfuneralhome.com.


Marian married Harlan A. Spicer, son of Harry Allen Spicer and Mary Olive Long, on 27 Oct 1945 in Girardville, Schuylkill, PA.1 2 3 (Harlan A. Spicer was born on 20 Sep 1913 in Hillsboro, Fountain, IN,1 2 12 13 died in Aug 1989 in Hillsboro, Fountain, IN 12 13 and was buried in Hillsboro: Rose Hill Cemetery, Fountain, IN 13.)


Sources


1 Descendants of Grace Anderton

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

2 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.

3 Republican and Herald (Pottsville, PA) (www.republicanherald.com), 10 Apr 2007, obituary of Marian E. Spicer.

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

5 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JGJC-HNP Marian E Spicer, 7 April 2007; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

6 Find A Grave, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=27987696.

7 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.

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

10 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.

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

12 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JPPG-XX3 Harlan A Spicer, August 1989; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

13 Find A Grave, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=27987709.



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