Georg Michael Bürger
Eva Marie Kögelein
Georg Leonhardt Beecher
(1813-1899)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Maria Catharina Schre˙n

Georg Leonhardt Beecher 1

  • Born: 4 Nov 1813, Hengstfeld, , BW, DEU 1
  • Christened: 9 Nov 1813, Hengstfeld, , BW, DEU
  • Marriage (1): Maria Catharina Schre˙n on 26 Jun 1849 in Hengstfeld, , BW, DEU
  • Died: 31 Jan 1899, Low Point, Woodford, IL, USA at age 85 1 2
  • Buried: 3 Feb 1899, Cazenovia: Buckingham Cemetery, Woodford, IL, USA 1 2

   Other names for Georg were Leonard Beecher 3 4 and Georg Leonhard Bürger.5

   FamilySearch ID: LLH8-1BJ.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He has conflicting birth information of German script can be hard to transcribe; so the original FHL microfilm 1528572 should be viewed to see if the birthdate is actually 4 Nov 1813 as on the tombstone., 7 Nov 1819 and Hengstfeld, , BW, DEU. 5

2. He immigrated in 1855.

3. Census in 1870 in Cazenovia, Woodford, IL, USA. 6 The 1870 census recorded Leonard Beecher (indexed as Bucher), farmer, 50, living with wife Catharine, 45; John, farm hand, 21; Margaret, 13; Mary, 11; and Fredrick, 10. Leonard's real estate was valued at $900 and personal estate $200. Leonard, Catharine, and John were born in Baden, Germany, and their other children in Illinois.

4. Census in 1880 in Cazenovia, Woodford, IL, USA. 7 The 1880 census recorded Leonard Beecher, farmer, 67, living with wife Mary, 56; and son Fred, farmer, 19. Fred was born in Illinois and his parents and grandparents in Wurtemberg, Germany.

5. Newspaper: Metamora Herald: "Mr. And Mrs. Beecher an aged couple who resided about six miles north of here both died yesterday within five hours of each other. Funeral services will take place at Lowpoint to-morrow at 10 o'clock.", 2 Feb 1899, Metamora, Woodford, IL, USA. 2


Georg married Maria Catharina Schre˙n, daughter of Johann Heinrich Schre˙n and Maria Esther Müller, on 26 Jun 1849 in Hengstfeld, , BW, DEU. (Maria Catharina Schre˙n was born on 31 Dec 1823 in Lendsiedel, , BW, DEU,8 died on 31 Jan 1899 in Low Point, Woodford, IL, USA 2 8 and was buried on 3 Feb 1899 in Cazenovia: Buckingham Cemetery, Woodford, IL, USA 2 8.)


Sources


1 Find A Grave, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=15183569.

2 Metamora Herald (Metamora, Illinois), 2 Feb 1899, page 5, death of Mr. and Mrs. Beecher.

3 FamilySearch.org, Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N38W-582 Margaret Sommers, 12 Sep 1939; Father Leonard Beecher, mother Elizabeth Shrine. Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,432,189.

4 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 11. John Beecher. Father Lenard Beecher. Mother unknown. Wife Mary Beecher. Informant Jesse H. Beecher.

5 FamilySearch.org, Deutschland, Heiraten 1558-1929, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J4V6-53X Georg Leonhard Bürger and Marie Catharine Schreyn, 26 Jun 1849; citing Hengstfeld; FHL microfilm 1,528,572.

6 1870 United States Census, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M64M-C5B Leonard Bucher, Illinois, United States; citing p. 1, family 6.

7 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MX2Q-4Q4 Leonard Beecher, Cazenovia, Woodford, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district ED 225, sheet 407C.

8 Find A Grave, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=15183590.



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