Jacob Beacher Sr.
(1812-Aft 1880)
Angeline Eisenhuth
William James Jacobs Sr.
Mary Ann Hough
Hiram Beecher
Henrietta Jacobs
Lillian Mayflower Beecher


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1. William Elias Lindenmuth

Lillian Mayflower Beecher 1

  • Born: 22 May 1870, Lost Creek, Schuylkill, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (1): William Elias Lindenmuth
  • Died: 10 Nov 1956, Fresno, Fresno, CA at age 86 1
  • Buried: 14 Nov 1956, Fresno: Mountain View Cemetery, Fresno, CA

   Other names for Lillian were Lillian May Beecher 2 3 and Lillie May Beecher.4

   FamilySearch ID: 9VX5-D8X.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 2 Hiram Becher, coal miner, 38, was married to wife Henrietta, 31. Living with them: Lilly May, 12; Sarah Jane, 10; Edith, 7; and Willie, 5. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1910 in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill, PA. 5 The 1910 census recorded Elias Leindarmuth, 45, living with wife Lillie, 42; daughter Margaret, 13; and servant Mary Lawrence. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Residence: on 26 Feb 1923 in Fresno, Fresno, CA. 6

4. Census in 1930 in Fresno, Fresno, CA. 7 The 1930 census recorded Lilly Lindenmuth, 59, living with daughter Margaret, 28, and niece Betty J. Rogers, 19. The Lindenmuths were born in Pennsylvania, and Betty in California.

5. Residence: 1938 Fresno Directory: Lindenmuth Lillian M (wid Elias) h155 Blackstone av in 1938 in Fresno, Fresno, CA. 8

6. Census in 1940 in Fresno, Fresno, CA. 9 The 1940 census recorded renting a home at 155 Blackstone Avenue: Lillian Lindermuth, widowed, 72, living with her daughter, Margaret, 42, clerk at power company. They were born in Pennsylvania. They lived in the same home in 1935.

7. Residence: on 27 Jul 1942 in Fresno, Fresno, CA. 4 She was living at 155 Blackstone Avenue in Fresno, CA when she signed as witness on the delayed birth certificate for her brother, William J. Beecher Sr.

8. Obituary: Shenandoah Evening Herald on 26 Nov 1956 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 10 -----
Former Town Woman Dies in Fresno, Calif.
Word was received here today of the death of Mrs. Lillian Lindenmuth, of Fresno, California, the former Lillian Beecher, of Shenandoah. She was 86.
Death occurred November 10 and burial was November 14 in Fresno.
Mrs. Lindenmuth also resided at one time in Mahanoy City, where her late husband was employed by the Mahanoy City Water Company. She had resided in Fresno for 45 years prior to her demise.
In Mahanoy City, she was a member of First Presbyterian Church.
Her only survivors are a duaghter, Miss Margaret, of Fresno, and a number of nieces and nephews.

Lillian married William Elias Lindenmuth, son of Michael Lindenmuth and Sarah Ulshafer. (William Elias Lindenmuth was born on 25 Oct 1865 in Ringtown, Schuylkill, PA 11 12 13, christened on 3 Dec 1865 in Ringtown: St. Paul's Lutheran & Reformed Church (White Church), Schuylkill, PA,12 died on 11 Oct 1916 in Reedley, Fresno, CA, United States 11 13 and was buried in Fresno: Mountain View Cemetery, Fresno, CA 13.)


1 California Vital Records, California Death Index record for Lillian Mayflower Lindenmuth.

2 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255192; National Archives Film T9-1192; Page 501A.

3 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, 1 Mar 1979.

4 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Pennsylvania Birth Certificate (http://www.dsf.health.state.pa.us/health/cwp/view.asp?a=168&Q=229939
Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records
101 South Mercer Street
PO Box 1528
New Castle, PA 16101
(724) 656-3100), Delayed birth certificate of William Jacob Beecher Sr. (1876-1951) applied for on 17 Aug 1942.

5 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGD1-47Y Elias Leindarmuth, Mahanoy Ward 2, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 39, sheet 7A, family 117, NARA microfilm publication T624.

6 Visalia Daily Times (Visalia, CA), 27 Feb 1923, page 6. Obituary of Hiram Beecher.

7 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XCXB-NKB Lilly Lindenmuth, Fresno, Fresno, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0028, sheet 2A, family 33, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 116.

8 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1938 Fresno City Directory, printed page 255, online image 132.

9 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K9QN-S24 Lillian Lindermuth, Fresno City, Judicial Township 3, Fresno, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 10-34B, sheet 1B, family 31.

10 The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA), 26 Nov 1956, page 8. Obituary of Lillian Lindenmuth.

11 California Vital Records, California Death Index, 1905-1929.

12 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2VN-273 Elias Lindenmuth, 03 Dec 1865.

13 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11117973.

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