Henry Beeker Jr.
(Abt 1803-After 1870)
Susanna Grady
(Abt 1803-Bef 1850)
John Gallimore
Sarah Sallie Floyd
(Abt 1810-)
Samuel Beeker
(1829-1909)
Ellen J. Gallimore
(1831-1909)
Daniel Monroe Beeker
(1854-1940)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Helen Lunda Cornelison

Daniel Monroe Beeker 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17

  • Born: 23 May 1854, , Davidson, NC, USA 2 3 18
  • Marriage (1): Helen Lunda Cornelison on 12 Apr 1873 in , Davidson, NC, USA 1
  • Died: 8 May 1940, Gilmer Township, Guilford, NC, USA at age 85 3 4 6 16
  • Buried: 10 May 1940, Greensboro: Green Hill Cemetery, Guilford, NC, USA 3 4 6

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Lee Township, Brown, IL, USA. 18 The 1860 census recorded Saml. Becker, farmer, 30, living with wife Mrs. Ellin, 28; son D. M., 6; daughter S. E., 3; and daughter Almira, 1. All were born in North Carolina except Almira in Illinois. Samuel's land was valued at $300. Saml. could not read or write.

2. Census in 1870 in Cotton Grove, Davidson, NC, USA. 2 The 1870 census recorded Samuel Beeker, farm laborer, 41, living with wife Elinor, 37; Daniel, farm laborer, 16; Sarah, 13; Elmira, 11; Henry, 6, and John, 2. Also in the home is Jane Miller, 21, domestic servant. Next door is Elinor's mother, Sarah Galimore, 60, widow, and her daughters Barbara, 25, Mary, 20, and son Thomas, 11. Everyone was born in North Carolina.

3. Census in 1880 in Boone Township, Davidson, NC, USA. 19 The 1880 census recorded Samul Buker, farmer, 52, living with wife Ellen, 48; Almira, farm laborer, 21; William, farm laborer, 16; John H., farm laborer,12; and Charles, farm laborer, 10. Also in the home is boarder Nancy Staily, farm laborer, 24. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

Next door is Danial Buker, farmer, 25, with wife Lundy, 28; and sons Albert, 5; Wilmorth, 3; Carly, 2; and Oscar, 6 months old born in December, 1879. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

4. Census in 1900 in Salisbury Township, Rowan, NC, USA. 20 The 1900 census recorded David M. Becker, works in cotton mill, 46, born May 1854, living with wife Lunda R., 49, Apr 1851; Carl, cotton mill, 22, May 1878; Jefferson, laying brick, 18, born Oct 1882; Bessie, 11, May 1889; Estella, 9, Oct 1891; and Mary, 6, Nov 1894. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina. The parents were married for 26 years and Lunda had birthed 12 children, 9 alive in 1900.

5. Newspaper: Greensboro Record: "Claude Beeker of Albemarle, is visiting his grandfather, D. M. Beeker, at Edgeville.", 25 Mar 1920, Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 21

6. Newspaper: Greensboro Record: D. M. Beeker who has been taking two week's vacation has resumed his duties with Proximity Mercantile company., 21 Jul 1920, Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 22

7. Newspaper: Greensboro Record: D. M. Beeker better known as "Dad" Beeker has purchased the Ham Town Merchanticle company and is doing business there. "Dad" has many friends in the village who wish him much success in his new venture., 28 Feb 1922, Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 23

8. Newspaper: Greensboro Daily News, 6 Dec 1922, Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 24 D. M,. Beeker, who has been in the mercantile business at Edgeville ofr some time, has disposed of his interestes there and has accepted a positioin with the Proximity Mercantile company. Mr. Beeker was formerly connected with the store here and is well known.

9. Residence: The 1926 Greensboro City Directory recorded: Beeker Danl M (Lundy), grocer Ridgewood av cor Front, Edgeville in 1926 in Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 25

10. Newspaper: Greensboro Daily News: Beeker Family Reunion, 24 Nov 1927, Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 26 Sunday Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Beeker held a family reunion at their home in Edgeville. The following attended and enjoyed the day:
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Beecker and son, Carl, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Hardy, of Proximity; Mr. and Mrs. George Smith, of Meadow Heights; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Beeker, of Spring Garden, and Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Beeker and family, of Glendwood.

11. Census in 1930 in Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 27 The 1930 census recorded owning a $1500 home at 1500 Ridgewood Avenue: Daniel W. Beeker, 78, living with wife Lundy, 65; son-in-law Prince B. Parrish, dry cleaner laundry, 34; daughter Mary, 35; granddaughters Katherine Parrish, 9; Virginia Parrish, 7; and grandsons James Parrish, 5; Prince B. Parrish Jr., 3; and Harold Parrish, 10 months. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

12. Newspaper: Greensboro Daily News: Mr. And Mrs. D. M. Beeker will leave tomorrow for a visit to their daughter, Mrs. Garland Campbell, in Danville, Va., 2 Jul 1930, Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 28

13. Newspaper: Greensboro Record, 10 Feb 1932, Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 29 Mrs. P. B. Paris and sons P. B. Jr. and Edward, have returned to their home in Burlington after spending a week with Mrs. Paris' parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Beeker on Ridgewood avenue.

14. Newspaper: Greensboro Record: Beeker Family Reunion, 21 May 1934, Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 30 Children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Daniel M. Beeker, numbering about 50, gathered here Sunday at his home on Ridgewood avenue for a family reunion, celebrating the 80th anniversary of Mr. Beeker's birth.
Mr. Beeker has seven children living, 44 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. A native of Silver Hills, Davidson county, he has spent his entire life in this state, except for a few years in in Illinois. Since 1900 he has been a resident of Greensboro. Mrs. Beeker, the former Miss Lunda Cornelison, died a year ago.
Children attending the reunion here were A. E. Beeker, with his family from Welcome; O. J. Beeker, with his family from Albemarle; Mrs. G. G. Campbell, of Danville, Va; Mrs. R. B. Stacy, with her family, Mrs. P. B. Paris, with her family, C. S. Beeker and J. F. Beeker and their families, of Greensboro.
Among the grandchildren here were Mr. and Mrs. R. N. Turner, of Albemarle; Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Beeker, Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Lucius, Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Harris, Mr. and Mrs. Guilford Beeker, of Welcome.

15. Cause of Death: cardiovascular disease, 8 May 1940, Gilmer Township, Guilford, NC, USA. 6

16. Obituary: Greensboro Daily News: obituary of Dan Beeker on 9 May 1940 in Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 16 Dan Beeker, 87, died at 6:10 o'clock yesterday evening at the home of a daughter, Mrs. R. B. Stacey, who resides on Rankin street in the Rankin school section, north of the city.
Mr. Beeker was a native of Davidson county, but had been making his home in this community for the past 40 years. He was a member of the Eller Memorial Baptist church, Proximity. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Mary Paris, Aberdeen; Mrs. Bessie Campbell, Moncure, and Mrs. Stacey; four sons, A. B. Beeker, Lexington; O. J. Beeker, Albemarle, and Carl and T. J. Beeker, Greensboro, and two brothers, John Beeker, Durham, and Charlie Beeker, Salisbury. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

17. Newspaper: Greensboro Record: Dan Beeker Funeral Service is Conducted, 10 May 1940, Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 31 Funeral service for Dan Beeker, 87, who died Wednesday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. R. B. Stacy, of the Rankin community, was held at 4 o'clock Friday afternoon at Hanes chapel. The service was conducted by REv. C. E. Parker, pastor of Eller Memorial Baptist church. Rev. W. B. Cook, pastor of Sixteenth Street Baptist church, and Rev. W. A. Way, pastor of Edgeville Holiness church. Interment was in Green HIll cemetery.


Daniel married Helen Lunda Cornelison, daughter of John Cornelison and Elizabeth Long, on 12 Apr 1873 in , Davidson, NC, USA.1 (Helen Lunda Cornelison was born on 18 Apr 1851 in , Davidson, NC, USA,32 33 34 died on 12 Dec 1932 in Edgeville, Guilford, NC, United States 32 34 and was buried on 14 Dec 1932 in Greensboro: Green Hill Cemetery, Guilford, NC, USA 33 34 35.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina, Davidson County Vital Records, 1867-1984,</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-266-11566-97845-90?cc=1387049 Marriage licenses > 1872-1883 > image 125 of 873; North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh. Daniel Monroe Beeker and Lundy Kernelison.

2 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWZ5-1K1 Samuel Beeker, North Carolina, United States; citing p. 19, family 175, NARA microfilm publication M593.

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=84805269.

4 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FPKT-S5Q Dan Beeker, 08 May 1940; citing Gilmer, Guilford,North Carolina, fn 2188 cn 334, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,943,184.

5 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFSN-Z5J George T Smith and Wilmer Beeker, 06 Oct 1896; citing Rowan, North Carolina, United States, county courthouses, North Carolina; FHL microfilm 1,760,526.

6 Ancestry.com, <i>North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1976</i> (North Carolina State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics. North Carolina Death Certificates. Microfilm S.123. Rolls 19-242, 280, 313-682, 1040-1297. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina.), Dan Beeker. Father Sam Beeker. Mother Ellen Gallimore. Widowed, wife Lunda Cornelson. Informant Mrs. R. B. Stacy.

7 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FP8H-184 Thomas Jefferson Beeker, 12 Jan 1947; citing Greensboro, Guilford, N. C., v 0B cn 690, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,909,216.

8 Ancestry.com, <i>North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1976</i> (North Carolina State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics. North Carolina Death Certificates. Microfilm S.123. Rolls 19-242, 280, 313-682, 1040-1297. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina.), Certificate 307. 41-227. Emma May Hardy. Father Dan. Beeker. Mother Lunie Cornelison. Spouse H. P. Hardy.

9 Ancestry.com, <i>North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1976</i> (North Carolina State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics. North Carolina Death Certificates. Microfilm S.123. Rolls 19-242, 280, 313-682, 1040-1297. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina.), Certificate 490. Thomas Jefferson Beeker. Father Dan Beeker. Mother Lundy Nelson. Spouse Annie Leonard.

10 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFS6-PZ2 Albert E Beeker and Jennie Leonard, 1893.

11 <i>The Heritage of Davidson County 1982</i> (Lexington, North Carolina : Genealogical Society of Davidson County, c1982, 794 p. ISBN 0894591827), Albert Erastus and Jennie Lou Beeker 154.

12 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FG5Y-1N1 Mary Beeker Paris, 04 Jan 1978; citing Southern Pines, Moore, North Carolina, certificate 3035.

13 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FPC7-89Y Carl Steward Beeker, Sr., 04 Feb 1953; citing Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, v 3A cn 3496.

14 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F88P-23T Carl Becker and Lydia Ritter, 30 Nov 1921; citing Revolution Gilmer, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, p. p980.

15 <i>Greensboro Record (Greensboro, NC)</i>, 13 Dec 1932, page 11.

16 <i>Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC)</i>, 9 May 1940, page 18.

17 <i>Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC)</i>, 14 May 1944, page 2t6. Obituary of Mrs. Estella Stacy.

18 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-25166-3136-98?cc=1473181 Illinois > Brown > Lee Township > image 10 of 36.

19 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MC6L-684 Samul Buker, Boone, Davidson, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district ED 36, sheet 150B.

20 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSBL-6NS David M Becker, Salisbury Township (north part excl. Salisbury city), Rowan, North Carolina, United States; citing sheet 12B, family 221.

21 <i>Greensboro Record (Greensboro, NC)</i>, 25 March 1920, page 3.

22 <i>Greensboro Record (Greensboro, NC)</i>, 21 Jul 1920, page 5.

23 <i>Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC)</i>, 28 Feb 1922, page 6.

24 <i>The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC)</i> (Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina), 6 Dec 1922, page 12.

25 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1926 Greensboro, North Carolina City Directory. Printed page 94. Microfilm image 51.

26 <i>Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC)</i>, 24 Nov 1927, page 14.

27 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X337-RT9 Daniel W. Beeker, Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina District ED 11 Sheet 3B Household 55.

28 <i>Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC)</i>, 2 Jul 1930, page 5.

29 <i>Greensboro Record (Greensboro, NC)</i>, 10 Feb 1932, page 5.

30 <i>Greensboro Record (Greensboro, NC)</i>, 21 May 1934, page 6. Beeker Family Reunion.

31 <i>Greensboro Record (Greensboro, NC)</i>, 10 May 1940, page 17. Funeral of Dan Beeker.

32 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FPX9-P88 Lunda Camelson Beeker, 12 Dec 1932; citing Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, cn 441, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,943,063.

33 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=84805425.

34 <i>Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC)</i>, 15 Dec 1932, page 16. Obituary of Mrs. Lunda Beeker.

35 Ancestry.com, <i>North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1976</i> (North Carolina State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics. North Carolina Death Certificates. Microfilm S.123. Rolls 19-242, 280, 313-682, 1040-1297. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina.), Lunda Camelson Beeker. Father John Camelson. Mother no record. Informant C. S. Beeker, Greensboro, NC.



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