Albert Erastus Beeker
Jennie Lou Leonard
William Samuel Greene
Daisy Attison Charles
Harvey Pierce Beeker
Eva Mae Greene
Martha Lou Beeker


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1. Gerald Osborne
2. Foy Kenneth Williams

Martha Lou Beeker 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 22 Feb 1933, , Davidson, NC, USA 3 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Gerald Osborne on 2 Apr 1955 in Carson City, Carson City, NV, USA 1
  • Marriage (2): Foy Kenneth Williams
  • Died: 22 Nov 2010, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD at age 77 4 5
  • Buried: 26 Nov 2010, Davidsonville: Lakemont Memorial Gardens, Anne Arundel, MD, USA 4 5

   FamilySearch ID: L5VG-SBB.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1940 in Lexington Township, Davidson, NC, USA. 8 The 1940 census recorded 3 Beeker households living on Arnold Road in Lexington Township.

Owning a $1500 house was Ras Beeker, farmer, 64, living with his wife Jennie, 66; and daughter Buelah, 29, single.

Owning a $1000 home was Gilford Beeker, carpenter, 44, living with wife Dora, 42; and daughter Lela M., 9.

Owning a $1000 house was Harvey P. Beeker, construction engineer, 36, with his wife Mae, 38; daughter Imogene, 16; son Boyd, 11; daughter Ann, 9; daughter Martha, 7; and son Billie, 1.
Everyone was born in North Carolina and they lived in the same place in 1935.

2. Residence: on 10 Dec 1984 in Springfield, Fairfax, VA, USA. 7

3. Residence: on 14 Apr 2007 in West River, Anne Arundel, MD, USA. 9

4. Residence: on 20 Jan 2010 in West River, Anne Arundel, MD, USA. 2

5. Obituary: The Capital: obituary of Martha Lou Osborne on 25 Nov 2010 in Annapolis, Anne Arundel, MD. 5 Martha Lou Osborne, 77, of West River, died November 22, at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.
Martha was born February 22, 1933 to Harvey P. and May Beeker. She was raised in Welcome, N.C. where she attended public school. She moved to Washington D.C. after graduation and worked as a secretary for AAA in Washington, D.C. and later for the Maryland National Park and Planning Commission. Martha married Foy Williams and they resided in West River.
Martha was a member of the First Baptist Church of Shady Side. In her leisure time she enjoyed spending time with her friends and family, especially her grandchildren. She was also an avid fan of the Washington Redskins.
Martha was preceded in death by her husband, Foy Williams on June 5, 1999.
She is survived by two sons, Mark Osborne and wife, Sue of West River, and Mike Osborne and wife, Kelley C. of Gaithersburg; five grandchildren, Katie Holson (Dave), Blair Osborne, Marcy Osborne (Rick Holson), Jessica and Rebecca Osborne; and three great-grandchildren, Alyssa Osborne-Sukalo and Tony and Jaxson Holson. She is also survived by one sister, Cynthia Blankenship of Texas.
Friends may call on Friday, November 26 from 10-11 a.m. at Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., 8325 Mt. Harmony Lane, Owings, MD and where funeral services and a celebration of Martha's life will follow at 11 a.m. Interment Lakemont Memorial Gardens, Davidsonville, MD.

Martha married Gerald Osborne on 2 Apr 1955 in Carson City, Carson City, NV, USA.1

Martha next married Foy Kenneth Williams. (Foy Kenneth Williams was born on 2 Jan 1927,10 died on 5 Jun 1999 10 and was buried in Davidsonville: Lakemont Memorial Gardens, Anne Arundel, MD, USA 10.)


1, Carson City, Nevada, Marriage Index, 1855-1985, Record 9674580. Gerald Osborne and Martha Beeker. 2 Apr 1955.

2 Davidson Funeral Home (301 North Main Street, Lexington, North Carolina 27292., Obituary of Boyd Beeker,

3, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, Martha Lou Beeker, 22 Feb 1933 citing vol. 20, p. 764, Davidson, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

4 Find A Grave,

5 The Capital (Annnapolis, MD) (Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Maryland.), 25 Nov 2010, obituary of Martha Lou Osborne.

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

7 Greensboro News & Record (Greensboro, NC), 10 Dec 1984, page 17. Obituary of William Erastus Beeker.

8 1940 United States Census, Gilford Becker, Lexington Township, Davidson, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 29-22A, sheet 15A, family 267.

9 The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC) (Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina), 16 Apr 2007, obituary of Ann Chinnis.

10 Find A Grave,

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