Walter Vernon Beecher Sr.
Gertrude Emily Moss
Jere Oscar Goodman
Myrtle Elsar Corbin
Walter Vernon Beecher Jr.
Rosemarie Goodman
Linda Lee Beecher


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1. Stephen C. Stanley
2. Thomas Patrick Smith

Linda Lee Beecher 4

  • Born: 6 Jan 1956, Frankfort, Clinton, IN 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Stephen C. Stanley on 2 Jan 2004 in , Owen, IN, USA 1
  • Marriage (2): Thomas Patrick Smith on 9 Apr 1977 in Vincennes, Knox, IN 2 3

   FamilySearch ID: L22L-15Y.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Logansport Pharos-Tribune: Birth of Linda Lee Beecher, 10 Jan 1956, Logansport, Cass, IN. 5 Mr. and Mrs. Walter Beecher Jr., of Frankfort, are the parents of a daughter, Linda Lee, born January 6. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Walter Beecher, of 2313 High street, and maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Goodman, of Westfield, Indiana.

2. Newspaper: The Vincennes Sun-Commercial: Beecher-Smith Wedding, 17 Apr 1977, Vincennes, Knox, IN. 3 Miss Beecher Weds: Linda Lee Beecher and Thomas Patrick Smith were married at 5 p. m. on Easter Sunday in Knox Presbyterian Church in Vincennes. The double ring ceremony took place at an altar flanked by seven-branched candelabra with white candles. There were altar bouquets. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Templeton and Susan and Mrs. G. Franklin Wyatt provided the music, and Thomas P. Smith was soloist. Communion was served to the entire congregation. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter V. Beecher Jr., Rt. 6, Vincennes. Parents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Donald Smith, Birmingham, Ala. The bride was escorted by her father and attended by her sisters, Mrs. Philip Rains of Louisville, Ky., who was her honor attendant, and Judy Beecher. The bridegroom's father was his best man and his brother, David, of Birmingham, was groomsman. The bride's brother, Robert S. Beecher of Patoka, and her brother-in-law, Philip M. Rains, Louisville, seated guests. The bride's gown was of white satin and white organza accented with rose lace. She wore a white hat and carried a lace nosegay with blue-tipped carnations, white roses and daisy pompons. The bride's attendants' dresses were of white diminity with a small light-blue and green floral print and were similar to the bride's gown. Each wore a pearl choker and a white hat with light-blue ribbons accents and streamers. They carried bouquets of daisies with blue streamers. Susan L. Sweeten registered the guests, and Barbara A. Smith and Lisa R. Smith of Birmingham, the bridegroom's sisters, and Mary L. Arends served at the reception in the Knox Chapel. Following a wedding trip to St. Louis, Mo. the couple is at home at Thunderhill Mobile Home Park, Rt. 6, Vincennes. Mrs. Smith, a Vincennes Lincoln High School graduate in 1974, is a business administration student at Vincennes University. Smith, who graduated from Birmingham Southern College and Indiana State University, is an assistant professor of psychology and special education at Vincennes University.

3. Newspaper: Vincennes Sun-Commercial: Birth of Sean Thomas Smith, 18 Apr 1978, Vincennes, Knox, IN. 6 Thomas Smiths Announce Son
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Smith of Rt. 6, Vincennes, announce the birth of a son, Sean Thomas, on April 11. Their first child, he weighed 11 pounds, 1 1/2 ounces. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Walter Beecher of Vincennes and Mr. and Mrs. Don Smith of Birmingham, Ala., and great-grandparents are Mrs. Myrtle Goodman of Linton, Mrs. Gertrude Beecher of Vincennes and M. Thomas Walton of Shoals and the late Mrs. Ruth Walton. Great-great-grandmother is Mrs. Walton of Loogootee.

4. Residence: on 9 Jul 2014 in Bloomington, Monroe, IN, USA. 4

Linda married Stephen C. Stanley on 2 Jan 2004 in , Owen, IN, USA.1

Linda next married Thomas Patrick Smith, son of Donald Bacon Smith and Phyllis June Walton, on 9 Apr 1977 in Vincennes, Knox, IN.2 3 (Thomas Patrick Smith was born on 28 Feb 1951 in Moline, Rock Island, IL, USA,7 8 died on 30 Jul 2014 in Evansville, Vanderburgh, IN 8 and was buried on 2 Aug 2014 in Vincennes: Memorial Park Cemetery, Knox, IN 8.)


1 Indiana State Library (315 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202.), Stephen C. Stanley and Linda L. Smith.

2 Indiana State Library (315 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202.), Thomas P. Smith and Linda L. Beecher.

3 The Vincennes Sun-Commercial (Vincennes, IN), 17 Apr 1977 page 32, Linda Beecher - Thomas Smith Wedding.

4 Goodwin Family Funeral Home (Bedord, Lawrence, Indiana.), Obituary of Judy Jones.

5 Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, IN) (, 10 Jan 1956, page 6.

6 The Vincennes Sun-Commercial (Vincennes, IN), 18 Apr 1978, page 6. Birth of Sean Thomas Smith.

7, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol 1 Thomas P. Smith Vincennes IN.

8 The Vincennes Sun-Commercial (Vincennes, IN), 1 Aug 2014, page A4, obituary of Thomas Patrick Smith.

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