Lisle Rexford Smith
Carrie Jones
Thomas Howard Beecher
Hazel Isabel Hansen
Paul Thomas Smith
Muriel Ruth Beecher
Toni Beecher Smith


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1. Jean Conan

Toni Beecher Smith 2

  • Born: 10 Apr 1943, Indianapolis, Marion, IN 3
  • Marriage (1): Jean Conan on 22 Aug 1965 in Traverse City, Grand Traverse, MI, USA 1

   FamilySearch ID: L228-RK3.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Daily Clintonian: birth of Toni Beecher Smith, 14 Apr 1943, Clinton, Clinton, IA. 3 A-C and Mrs. P. Thomas Smith of Indianapolis are the parents of a daughter, Toni Beecher Smith, born April 10, according to word received by friends here. Mr. and Mrs. Smith are former Clinton residents. He was employed by The Daily Clintonian, and is now in the U. S. Army air corps, stationed in South Carolina.

2. Census in 1950 in Indianapolis, Marion, IN. 4 The 1950 census recorded at 5225 Boulevard Place: Thomas H. Beecher, manager wholesale electrical equipment, 58, living with wife Hazel I., 54; daughter Muriel B., divorced, 34; and granddaughters Toni B., 6, and Jill B., 4. Thomas and the granddaughters were born in Indiana, Hazel in Illinois, Muriel in California.

3. Residence: 407 Fifth St., Traverse City, MI on 22 Feb 1956 in Traverse City, Grand Traverse, MI, USA. 5

4. Newspaper: Traverse City Record-Eagle: marriage of Jean Conan and Toni B. Smith, 24 Aug 1965, Traverse City, Grand Traverse, MI, USA. 1 (photo of Mrs. Jean Conan)
Mr. and Mrs. Jean Conan will reside at 25 Rue Du Doceur Henlia, Paris, France, after September 15. Their marriage was solemnized Sunday, August 22, in the chape of the First Congregational Church with Dr. Howard R. Towne officiating.
The bride is the former Toni B. Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl E. Ellis of Indianapolis. Mrs. Ellis is a former resident of Traverse City. Parents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Andre' Conan of Paris.
Given in marriage by her grandfather, T. H. Beecher of Torch Lake, the bride wore a ballerina-length gown fashioned with a taffeta skirt, empire waist, and lace bodice with long sleeves. She carried white gardenia.
Miss Jill Smith was maid of honor for her sister. Her ballerina-length gown was designed of champaigne-colored lace. Frank Lennox of Highland Park, Ill., was best man.
Immediately after the ceremony a receiption was held at Shield's.
The bride is a gradue of DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, where she was affiliated with alpha Chi Omega sorority and Theta Sigma Phi (journalism honorary.) The bridegroom was graduated from L'Institut Polytechnique De Grenoble, Grenoble, France, receiving his degree in electronics engineering.

5. Residence: 28 Rue Du Docteu Henliia, Paris, France on 15 Sep 1965 in Paris, , , FRA. 1

6. Residence: on 22 Apr 2001 in Hudson, , QC, CAN. 2

Toni married Jean Conan on 22 Aug 1965 in Traverse City, Grand Traverse, MI, USA.1 (Jean Conan was born in , , , FRA.)


1 Traverse City Record Eagle (Traverse City, Michigan), 24 Aug 1965, page 10. Marriage of Jean Conan and Toni B. Smith.

2 Traverse City Record Eagle (Traverse City, Michigan), Obituary of Muriel Ruth Beecher Smith Ellis, 15 May 2001.

3 The Daily Clintonian (Clinton, Indiana), 14 Apr 1943, page 3. Birth of Toni Beecher Smith.

4 "1950 United States Census," Thomas H Beecher Indianapolis IN.

5 Traverse City Record Eagle (Traverse City, Michigan), 11 Nov 1955, page 8.

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