John Hull Joseph Beeker
Elizabeth Agnes Tracy
Edward Meinrad Seibel
Marie Mary Jane Myers
Emmet Richard Beeker Sr.
Cornelia Ann Seibel
John Edward Beeker Sr.


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1. Dorothy Ayahr Neyhouse

2. Ethel Mildred Neitz

John Edward Beeker Sr. 1 3 4 5

  • Born: 3 Jul 1920, Detroit, Wayne, MI 4
  • Marriage (1): Dorothy Ayahr Neyhouse on 28 Dec 1940 in Dearborn, Wayne, MI 1
  • Marriage (2): Ethel Mildred Neitz on 14 Feb 1980 in , Orange, FL 2
  • Died: 14 Oct 1987, Orlando, Orange, FL at age 67 3 4
  • Buried: 16 Oct 1987, Southfield: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Oakland, MI, USA 6

   FamilySearch ID: GXQ8-V8V.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared in the household of John Hull Joseph Beeker in a census in 1930 in Dearborn, Wayne, MI. 7 7 The 1930 census recorded owning a $10,000 home at 7022 Neckel Street: John J. Beeker, general foreman in automobile factory, 63, living with wife Agnes E., 62; their son Emmet R., 37, and his family: wife: Cornelia A., 29; John E., 9; Mary E., 7; and Richard E., 3. John was born in Indiana, Agnes in Kansas, Emmet and Cornelia in Ohio, John E. and Mary in Michigan, and Richard in Florida. John's parents were from Pennsylvania and Agnes' from Kansas. Cornelia's parents were from Indiana.

2. John appeared in the household of Emmet Richard Beeker Sr. in a census in 1940 in Dearborn, Wayne, MI. 8 8 The 1940 census recorded renting at 1306 Mason Street: Emitte Beeker, auditor in automobile company, 46; living with wife Cornelia, 38; John E., machinist in automobile company, 19; daughter Mary E., 17; Richard E., 13. Also in the home: ward Edward Haas, 12; father-in-law Edward Seibel, painting and decorating, 58; mother-in-law Mary J. Seibel, sewing inspector, 59; and two lodgers: Aryahr Moyhouse, high school english teacher, 27; and George Moyhouse, service man, 22. Emitte and Cornelia were born in Ohio; John and Norby and Haas in Michigan; Richard in Florida, and the others in Indiana.

3. Census in 1950 in Indianapolis, Marion, IN. 9 The 1950 census recorded John E. Beeker, tool maker for tool manufacturer, 29, living with wife Ayahar D., 37; son George R., 8; daughter Edith A., 7; and son John E. Jr., 2. Everyone was born in Michigan except Ayahar in Indiana. They were living in Wayne Township in Marion County which is now part of Indianapolis.

4. Arrival: 955 Tomes Court, Orlando, FL, in 1975, in Orlando, Orange, FL. 5

5. Obituary: Orlando Sentinel: obituary of Mr.John E. Beeker on 15 Oct 1987 in Orlando, Orange, FL. 6 BEEKER, MR JOHN E. (JACK) - Mass of the Christian Burial for Mr. John E. Beeker, 67, 7127 Timber Dr., Winter Park, will be 9:30 am Friday at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. The Fr. Stephen MeNiehotas will officiate. Wake services will be 7pm Thursday at Winter Park Funeral Home. Friends may call 3-9pm Thursday. Interment will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfteld, Michigan. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of Central Florida, 500 Winderly PI., Suite 112, Maitland 32751.

6. Obituary: Detroit Free Press: obituary of John E. Beeker on 17 Oct 1987 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 3 BEEKER, JOHN E. (Jack), Oct. 14. Age 67 of Florida, formerly of Melvindale. Beloved husband of Ethel; dear father of George R., Edith A. Traster, John E., Martin J., Mathew A.; also survived by his mother Cornelia Beeker; 11 grandchildren; also leaves one sister, Mary Riehm of Alabama and one brother, Richard of Indiana. Funeral services from the Martenson Funeral Home, 3200 West Rd., Trenton, Monday 10:30 a.m. to St. Timothy Catholic Church at 11 a.m.

John married Dorothy Ayahr Neyhouse, daughter of Alvin Richard Neyhouse and Bertha Edith Dodran, on 28 Dec 1940 in Dearborn, Wayne, MI.1 (Dorothy Ayahr Neyhouse was born on 2 Feb 1913 in Poseyville, Posey, IN, USA 5 10 11 and died on 19 Dec 1978 in Orlando, Orange, FL 5 11.)

John next married Ethel Mildred Neitz on 14 Feb 1980 in , Orange, FL.2 (Ethel Mildred Neitz was born on 3 May 1912 in Akron, Summit, OH 12 13 and died on 9 Jan 1993 in Winter Park, Orange, FL 12 13.)


1, Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952 (Original data: Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952. Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics.), John E Beeker and Ayahr Neyhouse.

2, Florida, U.S., Marriage Indexes, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001 (Florida Department of Health, Jacksonville, Florida.).

3 Detroit Free Press (Detroit, Michigan) (On publisher extra.), 17 Oct 1987, page 44. Obituary of John E. Beeker.

4, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 371-14-0410 John Edward Beeker, b. 3 Ju l1920 d. 14 Oct 1987 father Emmet R. Beeker, mother Cornelia Siebel.

5 Orlando Sentinel (Orlando, FL), 20 Dec 1978, page 36. obituary of Ayahr Beeker.

6 Orlando Sentinel (Orlando, FL), 15 Oct 1987, page 25, obituary of John E Beeker.

7 1930 United States Census, John J Beeker, Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 890, sheet 1B, line 95, family 20.

8 1940 United States Census, Emitte Beeker, Tract 826, Dearborn, Dearborn City, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 82-7, sheet 7A, line 20, family 191.

9 "1950 United States Census," John E. Beeker, Wayne Township, Marion, IN.

10, Indiana Births, 1880-1920 (Works Progress Administration. Index to Birth Records. Indiana: Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938-1940.), Dorthy Neyhouse b. 2 Feb 1913 father Alvrin R. Neyhouse mother Burtha E. Dodran.

11, Florida Death Index, 1877-1998, Ayahr Beeker, 19 Dec 1978 certificate number 94582.

12 Orlando Sentinel (Orlando, FL), 10 Jan 1993, page 24. Obituary of Ethel Beeker.

13, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 284-34-2698 Ethel Mildred Neitz, b. 3 May 1912, Akron, OH, d. 9 Jan 1993 father Harry O. Neitz, mother Emma E. Mitchell.

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