William Washington Myers
(1859-1945)
Sarah Shoaf
(1859-1950)
Alice Myrtle Myers
(1889-1966)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elmo Lee Beeker

Alice Myrtle Myers 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

  • Born: 27 Jan 1889, , Davidson, NC, USA 3 6
  • Marriage (1): Elmo Lee Beeker on 25 Dec 1910 in , Davidson, NC, USA 1
  • Died: 11 Jul 1966, Winston-Salem, Forsyth, NC, USA at age 77 3 6
  • Buried: 13 Jul 1966, Reeds Crossroads: Reeds Baptist Church Cemetery, Davidson, NC, USA 3 6

   FamilySearch ID: 9KGY-HM7.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: The Dispatch: marriage of E. L. Beeker and Alice Myers, 26 Dec 1910, Lexington, Davidson, NC, USA. 10 A large number of friends and relatives gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Billie (W.W. & Sarah) MYERS,of Reeds, Christmas day (1910), to witness the marriage of their daughter, Miss Alice, to Mr. E.L. BEEKER, of Tyro. Rev. S.D. SWAIM performed the ceremony after which a bountiful supper was served.

2. Census in 1930 in Tyro, Davidson, NC, USA. 12 The 1930 census recorded owning a $4000 home: Elmo L. Becker [sic, as indexed, but handwriting is Beeker], laborer in public work, 40, living with wife Alice M., 40; daughter Hilda M., 16; son Harold W., 12; son Burton, 10; daughter Melba L., 7; and son Gram L., 5. Elmo and Alice were married for 21 years. Living next door is Alice's father, William W. Myers, farmer, 71, and her step-mother, Laura S., 71, who were married for 17 years. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

3. Census in 1950 in Tyro, Davidson, NC, USA. 13 The 1950 census recorded Elmo L. Beeker, no occupation, 61, with wife Alice M., 61. They also had 2 lodgers in their home: son-in-law David Tussy, carpenter, 28, and his wife Lola, 18, the Beeker's daughter.
Next door is Elmo's son: Harold Beeker, maintenance at dairy, 33, living with wife Sarah, 30, and son Roger, 10.
They were born in North Carolina.

4. Cause of Death: Alice died at N. C. Baptist Hospital from cardiac arrest, arteriosclerotic heart disease. Other condition: lymphocytic lumphosacoma, 11 Jul 1966, Winston-Salem, Forsyth, NC, USA. 6

5. Occupation: Rural Rt. 3, Lexington, NC on 11 Jul 1966 in Lexington, Davidson, NC, USA. 6


Alice married Elmo Lee Beeker, son of Charles Lloyd Beeker Sr. and Mary Lula Giles, on 25 Dec 1910 in , Davidson, NC, USA.1 (Elmo Lee Beeker was born on 21 Aug 1889 in Tyro, Davidson, NC, USA,14 15 16 died on 24 Oct 1969 in Lexington, Davidson, NC, USA 14 15 16 17 and was buried on 26 Oct 1969 in Reeds Crossroads: Reeds Baptist Church Cemetery, Davidson, NC, USA 14 15 16.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFMB-L76 E L Beeker and Alice Myers, 1910.

2 Winston Salem Journal (Winston Salem, NC), 27 Aug 2014, obituary of Melba Beeker Leonard.

3 Find A Grave, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18680465.

4 Davidson Funeral Home (301 North Main Street, Lexington, North Carolina 27292. http://www.davidsonfuneralhome.net/), Obituary of Burton Charles Beeker https://www.meaningfulfunerals.net/home/index.cfm?action=public:obituaries.view&o_id=3018597&fh_id=10540.

5 Lyerly Funeral Home (Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina.), Obituary of George Graham Beeker. http://www.lyerlyfuneralhome.com/obituary?id=240238.

6 Ancestry.com, North Carolina, U.S., Death Certificates, 1909-1976 (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 22600. Alice Myrtle Beeker. Father William Myers. Mother Sarah Shoaf. Spouse Elmo L. Beeker.

7 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Harold Walton Beeker, b. 3 Aug 1917, father Elmo L. Beeker, mother Alice M. Myers.

8 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XF97-4YT Harold Walton Beeker and Sarah Louise Foster, 1938.

9 "The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)" (Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina), http://www.the-dispatch.com/news/20060324/hilda-beeker-seaford 24 Mar 2006 obituary of Hilda Beeker Seaford.

10 "The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)" (Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina), 26 Dec 1910. Marriage of E. L. Beeker and Alice Myers.

11 FamilySearch.org, Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK9J-DV5Q Edward Baxter Leonard m. Melba Lee Beeker 9 Jun 1940 Bedford VA.

12 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X3SV-Z66 Elmo L Becker, Tyro, Davidson, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 32, sheet 6B, line 69, family 112.

13 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6FM9-RVGZ Elmo L Beeker Tyro NC.

14 Find A Grave, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18680461.

15 Ancestry.com, North Carolina, U.S., Death Certificates, 1909-1976 (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 34335. Elmo Lee Beeker. Father Charlie L. Beeker. Mother Lula Giles. Informant Mrs. Ed. Leonard.

16 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FPST-QV5 Elmo Lee Beeker, 24 Oct 1969; citing Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, v 34A cn 34335.

17 Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC), 25 Oct 1969, obituary of Elmo Beeker.



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