Joseph Freemont Beeker
(1856-1939)
Martha I. McKinney
(1858-1922)
George J. Crist
(1849-1919)
Ruth Belle White
(1861-)
William Earl Beeker
(1880-1946)
Elizabeth Effie Lou Crist
(1888-1960)
Joseph Jefferson Beeker
(1910-1988)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Carmen Gwendolyn Nichols

Joseph Jefferson Beeker 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 9 Jan 1910, Urbana, Champaign, IL 2 3 6
  • Marriage (1): Carmen Gwendolyn Nichols on 4 Sep 1934 in Indianapolis, Marion, IN 1
  • Died: 30 Sep 1988, Otterbein, Benton, IN, USA at age 78 2 3
  • Buried: 3 Oct 1988, Oxford: Justus Cemetery, Benton, IN, USA 2 3

   FamilySearch ID: K2SF-DPB.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared in the household of William Earl Beeker in a census in 1910 in Urbana, Champaign, IL. 7 7 The 1910 census recorded at 503 S. Race Street: William E. Beeker, automobile agent, 30, living with wife Effie L., 25; and son Joseph G., 3 months. The census columns indicate this was William's second marriage and Effie's first. William and his parents were born in Indiana, and Effie and her parents in Illinois.

2. Joseph appeared in the household of Elizabeth Effie Lou Crist in a census in 1920 in Urbana, Champaign, IL. 8 8 The 1920 census recorded renting at 303 West High Street: Ruth B. Crist, widow, 55, living with daughter Elsie, 27; son Charles H., 22; daughter Elizabeth Beeker, 30, and grandson Joseph Beeker, 10. Everyone was born in Illinois. Ruth's parents were born in Tennessee. All of the children's fathers were born in Indiana.

3. Census in 1930 in Urbana, Champaign, IL. 9 The 1930 census recorded renting at 902 Oregon Street: Elizabeth Beeker, secretary at university, divorced, 38, living with son Joseph J. Beeker, 19. She was born in Ilinois and her parents in Tennessee. He and his mother were born in Illinois and father in Indiana.

4. Census in 1940 in Shelby Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 10 The 1940 census recorded Joseph J. Beeker, farmer, 30, living with wife Carmen, 27. He was born in Illinois and she in Indiana. In 1935 they lived in North Dakota.

5. He was described as 6' 178 lbs. Blue eyes brown hair light complexion on 16 Oct 1940 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 6

6. Residence: 321 West Pearl St., West Lafayette, IN on 6 Oct 1941 in West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN. 11

7. Residence: on 13 Apr 1946 in Otterbein, Benton, IN, USA. 12

8. Census in 1950 in Otterbein, Benton, IN, USA. 13 The 1950 census recorded living on Columbia Street: Joseph J. Beeker, nailer/carpenter and joiner in prefab house factory, 40, living with wife Carmen N., 37; and daughter Carleen B., 8. The ladies were born in Indiana and Joseph in Illinois.

9. Residence: on 27 Sep 1960 in Otterbein, Benton, IN, USA. 5

10. Cause of Death: Joseph died at Otterbein Health Care Center from cerebreovascular accident, cerebral arteriosclerosis, diabetes, 30 Sep 1988, Otterbein, Benton, IN, USA. 3

11. Occupation: factory worker at National Homes on 30 Sep 1988 in Otterbein, Benton, IN, USA. 3

12. Residence: Old State Road 52, Otterbein, IN on 30 Sep 1988 in Otterbein, Benton, IN, USA. 3


Joseph married Carmen Gwendolyn Nichols, daughter of George Otha Nichols and Carrie Angeline Briar, on 4 Sep 1934 in Indianapolis, Marion, IN.1 (Carmen Gwendolyn Nichols was born on 27 Apr 1912 in Otterbein, Benton, IN, USA,14 15 died on 24 Feb 1978 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 1 14 and was buried on 27 Feb 1978 in Oxford: Justus Cemetery, Benton, IN, USA 1 14.)


Sources


1 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 25 Feb 1978, page 4. Obituary of Carmen Nichols Beeker.

2 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=14194966.

3 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 83-040559 Joseph Jefferson Beeker, father William Earl Beeker, mother Effie Lou Crist, informant Carleen Gonzalez daughter.

4 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 60-032854 Elizabeth E. Beeker. Father George Crist. Mother Ruth Belle White. Informant Joseph Beeker.

5 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 28 Sep 1960, page 9. Obituary of Mrs. Elizabeth E. Beeker.

6 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Joseph J. Beeker b. 9 Jan 1910 Urbana IL.

7 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKHH-FP1 William E Beeker, Urbana Ward 5, Champaign, Illinois.

8 1920 United States Census, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MJSM-6BS Ruth B Crist, Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States; citing ED 49, sheet 2B, line 79, family 53.

9 1930 United States Census, Elizabeth Beeker Urbana IL.

10 1940 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V1B4-S2H Joseph J Beeker Shelby Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States.

11 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 7 Oct 1941, page 20.

12 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 15 Apr 1946, page 9 Obituary of William E. Beeker.

13 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6XLF-BWDH Joseph J Beeker Otterbein IN.

14 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 78-011587 Carmen Beeker. Father Otha Nichols. Mother Carrie Briar. Spouse Joseph Beeker.

15 Ancestry.com, Indiana, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1907-1944, Carmen Gwendolyn Nichols b. 27 Apr 1912 Otterbein IN.



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