Johann Heinrich Schre˙n
Maria Esther Müller
Maria Catharina Schre˙n
(1823-1899)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Georg Leonhardt Beecher

Maria Catharina Schre˙n 1

  • Born: 31 Dec 1823, Lendsiedel, , BW, DEU 2
  • Marriage (1): Georg Leonhardt Beecher on 26 Jun 1849 in Hengstfeld, , BW, DEU
  • Died: 31 Jan 1899, Low Point, Woodford, IL, USA at age 75 2 3
  • Buried: 3 Feb 1899, Cazenovia: Buckingham Cemetery, Woodford, IL, USA 2 3

   Other names for Maria were Catharina Schrine 2 and Elizabeth Shrine.4

   FamilySearch ID: LCPK-W9X.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1870 in Cazenovia, Woodford, IL, USA. 5 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.

2. Census in 1880 in Cazenovia, Woodford, IL, USA. 6 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.

3. 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. 3


Maria married Georg Leonhardt Beecher, son of Georg Michael Bürger and Eva Marie Kögelein, on 26 Jun 1849 in Hengstfeld, , BW, DEU. (Georg Leonhardt Beecher was born on 4 Nov 1813 in Hengstfeld, , BW, DEU 7, christened on 9 Nov 1813 in Hengstfeld, , BW, DEU, died on 31 Jan 1899 in Low Point, Woodford, IL, USA 3 7 and was buried on 3 Feb 1899 in Cazenovia: Buckingham Cemetery, Woodford, IL, USA 3 7.)


Sources


1 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.

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

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

4 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.

5 1870 United States Census, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M64M-C5B Leonard Bucher, Illinois, United States; citing p. 1, family 6.

6 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.

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



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