George Washington Beeker
(1840-1934)
Mary Elizabeth Sharp
(1842-1909)
John Smith Giles
(1832-1892)
Carolyn Isabelle "Belle" Burton
(1847-1877)
Charles Lloyd Beeker
(1867-1949)
Mary Lula Giles
(1869-1955)
Willie Joseph Beeker
(1891-1962)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Clara Idella Berrier

Willie Joseph Beeker 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16

  • Born: 26 Sep 1891, Tyro, Davidson, NC, USA 3 5 6 7 10 16
  • Marriage (1): Clara Idella Berrier on 27 Dec 1914 in , Davidson, NC, USA 1
  • Died: 14 Dec 1962, Linwood, Davidson, NC, USA at age 71 3 6 7 13
  • Buried: 15 Dec 1962, Lexington: Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery, Davidson, NC, USA 6 7

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Tyro, Davidson, NC, USA. 17 The 1900 census recorded Chas. Beeker, farmer, 33, born Oct 1867, living with wife Mary L., farm laborer, 31, Sept 1869; sons Elmo L., 11, Aug 1889; Willie J., 9, Sept 1891; George G., 7 Mar 1893; and daughters Mary B., 4, Aug 1896; and Emma P., 1, Aug 1899. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina except Mary L.'s father in Virginia. Chas and Mary were married for 12 years and she had birthed 5 children by 1900 all alive that year.

2. Census in 1910 in Tyro, Davidson, NC, USA. 18 The 1910 census recorded Charles L. Becker [sic, as indexed, but handwriting is Beeker], farmer, 42, living with wife Lula, 43; Elmo L., farm laborer, 20; Willie J., farm laborer, 18; George G., farm laborer, 16; Mary B., 13; Pauline, 11; Ann E., 9; Glenn, 6; Charley L, 4; and Bessie L., 10 months. Charles and Lula were married for 21 years and she had birthed 9 children all alive in 1910.

3. Occupation: farmer on 5 Jun 1917 in Tyro, Davidson, NC, USA. 10

4. Residence: Route 3, Lexington, NC on 5 Jun 1917 in Tyro, Davidson, NC, USA. 10

5. Census in 1920 in Lexington, Davidson, NC, USA. 19 The 1920 census recorded Willis Becker [sic, as indexed, poor handwriting is Willie Beeker], auto salesman for Mills & Co., 27, living with wife Clara, 28; daughter Willa R., 4; daughter Clara M., 2 and 5 months. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

6. Residence: on 18 Jan 1960 in Linwood, Davidson, NC, USA. 2

7. Obituary: Greensboro Daily News: obituary of Willie Beeker on 14 Dec 1962 in Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 13 Willie Beeker
LEXINGTON, Dec. 13 -- Willie Joseph Beeker, 71, died today at his home in Linwood. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Clara Berrier Beeker; four daughters, Mrs. Willie Veigh Plummber of Spartanburg, S.C., Mrs. Clara Mae Harkey, of Salisbury, Mrs. Edna L. Coppley of Linwood, and Mrs. Annice Edgison of Mount Pleasant; four sons, Melvin Beeker Sr., of Linwood, Giles Beeker of Salisbury, Charles H. Beeker of Salisbury, George Beeker of Linwood; four sisters, Mrs. Belle Stegall of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Mrs. Pauline Everhart of Route 10, Lexington, Mrs. Lucille Lee of Richmond, Va., and Mrs. Elizabeth Snider of Route 5, Lexington; four brothers, Elmo Beeker of Route 3, Lexington, Glenn of Route 5, Lloyd of Easton, Pa., and Woodrow Beeker of Burlington. Funeral arrangements incomplete.

8. Obituary: High Point Enterprise: Willie Beeker, 71, Linwood, Dies At Home on 14 Dec 1962 in High Point, Guilford, NC. 3


Willie married Clara Idella Berrier, daughter of Jordan Shady Berrier and Julia Lillian Myers, on 27 Dec 1914 in , Davidson, NC, USA.1 (Clara Idella Berrier was born on 1 Jan 1892 in Reedy Creek, Davidson, NC, United States,20 21 22 died on 15 Aug 1968 in Lexington, Davidson, NC, USA 20 21 22 23 and was buried on 17 Aug 1968 in Lexington: Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery, Davidson, NC, USA 20 21 22.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XF99-S8C Willie Becker and Clara Berrier, 27 Dec 1914; citing Davidson, North Carolina, United States, county courthouses, North Carolina; FHL microfilm 4,137,729.5.

2 <i>The High Point Enterprise (High Point, NC)</i>, 20 Jan 1960, page 15. Obituary of George Beeker.

3 <i>The High Point Enterprise (High Point, NC)</i>, 14 Dec 1962, page 28. Obituary of Willie Beeker.

4 <i>Salisbury Post (Salisbury, NC)</i> (Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina.), 22 Sep 2006, obituary of Anice Beeker Edgison.

5 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VC4T-V2G Willie Joseph Beeker, 26 Sep 1891 citing vol. 2, p. 255, Davidson, North Carolina.

6 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FGBK-VWB Willie Joseph Beeker, 13 Dec 1962; citing Linwood, Davidson, North Carolina, v 36A cn 36354, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,953,351.

7 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=17843175.

8 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VC3P-BXB W J Beeker in entry for George Washington Beeker, 07 Feb 1934; citing vol. 22, p. 832, Rowan, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

9 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VHJ7-SZZ Bernice Luther Beeker, 11 Feb 1917 citing vol. 4, p. ??, Davidson, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

10 <i>United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZ8Y-T7Q Willie Joseph Becker FHL microfilm 1,765,635.

11 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FGYB-L8H Charles Harby Beeker, 12 Mar 1963; citing Linwood, Davidson, North Carolina, cn8480, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,953,306.

12 "The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)" (Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina), 26 Jan 2006, obituary of Edna Lillian Beeker Coppley Coates.

13 <i>Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC)</i>, 14 Dec 1962, page 13. Obituary of Willie Joseph Beeker.

14 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VHJ7-7H9 Clara Maye Beeker, 01 Jun 1918 citing vol. 5, p. 6, Davidson, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

15 <i>The Heritage of Davidson County 1982</i> (Lexington, North Carolina : Genealogical Society of Davidson County, c1982, 794 p. ISBN 0894591827), Biography 155, Melvin Beeker.

16 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina, Davidson County Vital Records, 1867-1984,</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QLBQ-73J5 Willie Joseph Beeker, citing Birth, Tyro, Davidson, North Carolina.

17 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSYC-561 Chas Beeker, Tyro Township, Davidson, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 40, sheet 5B, family 99.

18 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MLMY-GKW Charles L Becker, Tyro, Davidson, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 35, sheet 6B, family 111.

19 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZKY-8K5 Willis Becker, Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States; citing ED 28, sheet 27A, line 38, family 471.

20 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://forums.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=17843181.

21 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 26580. Mrs. Clara Idella Berrier Beeker. Father J. S. Berrier. Mother Julia Myers. Informant Melvin M. Beeker Sr.

22 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FGJG-WR1 Clara Idella Berrier Beeker, 15 Aug 1968; citing Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, v 26B cn 26580.

23 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JPN4-FJQ Clara Beeker, Aug 1968.



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