George Weigele
Margaretha Herzog
Anna Christianna Weigele


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1. Charles William Beeker

Anna Christianna Weigele 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 20 Nov 1859, Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 1 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Charles William Beeker on 1 Jun 1893 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 1 2
  • Died: 4 Mar 1953, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN at age 93 2 3
  • Buried: 6 Mar 1953, Lafayette: Spring Vale Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 3

   FamilySearch ID: KZC6-KMK.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Fairfield Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 5 The1900 census recorded at 1007 Union St.: Chas. Berker [indexed wrong due to poor handwriting], farmer, 45, born May 1855; Anna, 40, Nov 1859; Wilbur, 16, Aug 1883; Lena, 13, Jul 1888. The census columns state Anna was married 7 years ago, so the children are not hers. Also in the home is sister Rosetta Gallahen, 31, Sep 1868; with her son Daniel, 5, Jul 1894. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana, except Anna's parents in Germany, and Rosetta's father in Pennsylvania and mother in Kentucky, and Danel born in Wisconsin.

2. Census in 1910 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 6 The 1910 census recorded owning a home at 1213 Columbia Street: Charles U. Buker [sic, as indexed due to census taker's poor handwriting], dredging contractor, 55, living with wife Anne C., 49; Lena C., 23; mother-in-law Margaretta Nigle, 75, and servant Emma Matson, 28. Charles was born in Indiana, his father in Ohio and mother in Kentucky. Anna, Lena and Lena's parents were born in Indiana. Germany was birthplace of Anna's parents, Margaretta and her parents.

3. Census in 1920 in Brookston, White, IN, USA. 7 The 1920 census recorded renting at 102 South Street: Charles Beeker, no occupation, 65, living with wife Anna, 60. He was born in Indiana, his father in North Carolina and mother in Kentucky. She was born in Indiana, her parents in Germany.
In the same home Charles' daughter, Lena Billings, 32, with her husband, Earl, 31, and their children: Earl R., 7, and William, 3. Lena, her parents, and her children were born in Indiana. Earl Sr. was born in Missouri and his parents in Illinois.

4. Residence: 1021 North 21st Street, Lafayette, IN on 4 Mar 1953 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 2

5. Cause of Death: arteriosclerotic heart disease, 4 May 1953, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN. 3

6. Obituary: Journal and Courier: obituary of Anna Weigle Beeker on 5 Mar 1953 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 2 Mrs. Anna (Weigle) Beeker, 93, died Wednesday at 4:10 p. m. in the home of her nephew, George E. Weigle, 601 Waldron street, West Lafayette, where she had been since Sunday. She made her home with a niece, Mrs. Margarita Weaver of 1021 North Twenty-First street, and had been ill about a week. Born in Lafayette, she lived her entire life in this city and attended the old German Methodist church, now known as Brown Street Methodist church. She was married in 1893 to Charles W. Beeker who died in 1924. Surviving are a brother, George E. Weigle of Sierra Madre, Calif., and a step-daughter, Mrs. Earl R. Billings of Chalmers.

Anna married Charles William Beeker, son of Daniel Beeker and Mary Frances Stewart, on 1 Jun 1893 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA.1 2 (Charles William Beeker was born on 6 May 1854 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN,4 8 9 died on 4 Jun 1924 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 2 4 8 9 and was buried on 6 Jun 1924 in Battle Ground: Pretty Prairie Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 8 9.)


1, Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, Chas. W. Beeker and Anna Weigele, 01 Jun 1893; citing reference item 4 p 198; FHL microfilm 872,060.

2 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 5 Mar 1953, page 8. Obituary of Anna Weigle Beeker.

3, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 10413. Anna Chrisianna Beeker. Father George Weigle. Mother Margharetha Herzog.

4 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 5 Jun 1924, page 1, obituary of Charles W. Beeker.

5 1900 United States Census, Chas Berker, Fairfield Township, Precinct 10 Lafayette city Ward 4, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 100, sheet 9A, family 211.

6 1910 United States Census, Charles U Buker, Lafayette Ward 5, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 167, sheet 6A, family 111.

7 1920 United States Census, Charles Beeker, Brookston, White, Indiana, United States; citing ED 227, sheet 4A, line 27, family 106.

8 Find A Grave,

9, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 20418. Charles William Beeker. Father Daniel Beeker. Mother Francis Stewart. Spouse Anna C. Beeker.

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