Samuel Beeker
(1829-1909)
Ellen J. Gallimore
(1831-1909)
Joshua Miller
(1824-1877)
Sarah Catherine McLaughlin
(1839-1920)
Charles Turner Beeker
(1870-1941)
Lula Etta Miller
(1872-1952)
Edna Mary Beeker
(1900-1985)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Clyde Mitchell Gillespie

Edna Mary Beeker 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 2 Aug 1900, , Rowan, NC 2 3 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Clyde Mitchell Gillespie on 25 Jun 1933 in , Henry, VA, USA 1
  • Died: 2 Aug 1985, Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA at age 85 3 5 6
  • Buried: 4 Aug 1985, Mill Bridge: Thyatira Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rowan, NC, USA 3 5 6

   Another name for Edna was Mary Edna Beeker.1

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Winston-Salem Journal: Misses Daisy and Edna Beeker passed through the city yesterday en route to their new home at Sparta, Va., their parents having moved there recently from Mill Bridge, N. C., 28 Oct 1913, Winston-Salem, Forsyth, NC, USA. 7

2. Residence: Rt. 2, Salisbury, NC on 4 Feb 1941 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA. 4

3. Occupation: retired milk producer on 2 Aug 1985 in Mill Bridge, Rowan, NC, USA. 6

4. Obituary: Greensboro News and Record: obituary of Mrs. Mary Edna Gillespie on 3 Aug 1985 in Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 5 MRS. MARY EDNA GILLESPIE
SALISBURY -- Mrs. Mary Edna Beeker Gillespie, 85, of Route 2 died Friday at Rowan Memorial Hospital.
Funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Thyatira Presbyterian Church, where she was a member.
She was a native of Rowan County and a retired dairy farmer.
Surviving are brother, Greer Beeker of Gastonia; sister, Mrs. Myrtle Choate of Sparta.
The family will be at Lyerly Funeral Home 7-8 p.m. today.


Edna married Clyde Mitchell Gillespie, son of Thomas Leroy Gillespie and Lucy Erwin, on 25 Jun 1933 in , Henry, VA, USA.1 (Clyde Mitchell Gillespie was born on 8 Aug 1890 in , , NC,8 9 died on 21 Jan 1970 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA 8 9 and was buried on 23 Jan 1970 in Mill Bridge: Thyatira Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rowan, NC, USA 8 9.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, <i>Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X51G-PJM Clyde Mitchell Gillespie and Mary E. Becker, 25 Jun 1933; citing Henry County, Virginia, reference ln 407; FHL microfilm 2,048,457.

2 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VCW6-JWL Edna Mary Beeker, 02 Aug 1900, citing vol. 902, p. 290, Rowan, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=23563990.

4 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 348. Charlie Turner Beeker. Father Samuel Beeker. Mother Ellen Gallimore. Spouse Lula Miller. Informant Mrs. C. M. Gillespie.

5 <i>Greensboro News & Record (Greensboro, NC)</i>, 3 Aug 1985, page 24. Obituary of Mrs. Mary Edna Gillespie.

6 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FGH4-1F1 Mary Edna Beeker Gillespie, 02 Aug 1985; citing Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, v 34B cn 34645.

7 <i>Winston Salem Journal (Winston Salem, NC)</i>, 28 Oct 1913, page 3.

8 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=23563936.

9 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FP3C-6B2 Clyde Mitchell Gillespie, 21 Jan 1970; citing Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, 3318.



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