Zollie Carol Pierce
(1923-1998)
Margaret Shepard
(1926-1998)
Wilma Carol Pierce
(1949-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. William Starnes III
2. Douglas Boyd Beacher

Wilma Carol Pierce 2 3

  • Born: 19 Mar 1949, , New Hanover, NC 4 5
  • Marriage (1): William Starnes III in , New Hanover, NC
  • Marriage (2): Douglas Boyd Beacher on 26 Feb 1977 in Cherry Hill, Camden, NJ 1

   FamilySearch ID: L8BL-BC8.

  General Notes:

She is from Thorndale, PA.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1950 in Harnett Township, New Hanover, NC, USA. 6 The 1950 census recorded on Circle Dirt Road: Zollie Pierce, beef boner in packing house, 26, living with wife Margaret, 23; and daughters Gloria, 2, and Wilma, 1. Everyone was born in North Carolina.

2. Newspaper: Wilmington Star-News: Beacher-Starnes Wedding, 5 Mar 1977, Wilmington, New Hanover, NC. 1 Beacher-Starnes

St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, was the setting Saturday, Febraury 26, for the marriage of Wilma Pierce Starnes and Douglas Boyd Beacher. Officiating at the ceremony was the Rev. Richard Overcash.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Z. C. Pierce of Wilmington. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. B. Donald Beacher of Springfield, Pa.

Mrs. Karen Knoblauch served as the matron of honor. Mr. Darryl Beacher and Mr. Duane Beacher served as their brother's best man and usher.

A reception followed at the Sheraton Poste Inn, Mr. and Mrs. Beacher now honeymooning in Curacao, will reside in Palmyra, N.J.

The bride is a compute programmer for a data processing firm in Cherry Hill, N.J. The groom is a systems analytst and manager in the same firm.

3. Residence: 913 Joseph Pl, Springfield, PA, 19064-3822 in 1988 in Springfield, Delaware, PA. 7

4. Residence: 124 Talgrath CT, Exton, PA, 19341-2919 in 1993 in Exton, Chester, PA. 7


Wilma married William Starnes III in , New Hanover, NC. The marriage ended in divorce on 24 Jun 1974.


Wilma next married Douglas Boyd Beacher, son of Benjamin Donald Beacher and Margaret Elizabeth Horan, on 26 Feb 1977 in Cherry Hill, Camden, NJ.1 (Douglas Boyd Beacher was born on 18 Feb 1947 in Williamsport, Lycoming, PA 3.)


Sources


1 Wilmington Star-News (Wilmington, Hanover, North Carolina.), 5 Mar 1977, page 26. Beacher-Starnes Wedding. Online at http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=AcxOAAAAIBAJ&sjid=FxMEAAAAIBAJ&pg=4312%2C939565.

2 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, 1 Jun 1981.

3 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004).

4 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Volume 1.

5 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VHT1-BG8 Wilma Carol Pierce, 1949.

6 "1950 United States Census," Zollie Pierce, Harnett, New Hanover, NC.

7 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 1.



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