John Henry Osborn Beeker
(1861-1931)
Annie Evangeline Hill
(1871-1948)
Henry Cyrus Miller
(1881-1934)
Fannie Dorcas Lyerly
(1878-1935)
James Elmer Beeker
(1893-1964)
Mary Katherine Miller
(1906-1996)
Henry Earl Beeker Sr.
(1928-1984)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Edna Marie Rhodes

Henry Earl Beeker Sr. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 8 Mar 1928, , Rowan, NC 1 3 4 5 8
  • Marriage (1): Edna Marie Rhodes
  • Died: 10 Jun 1984, Wilmington, New Hanover, NC at age 56 1 4 5
  • Buried: 12 Jun 1984, Wilmington: Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, New Hanover, NC, USA 1 4 5

   FamilySearch ID: LT8L-VKD.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Franklin, Rowan, NC, USA. 9 The 1930 census recorded on No. 10 Highway (State Highway 70) James Beeker, mail carrier, 25, living with wife Mary, 25; Ira, 5; Jimmie, 3; and Earl, 2. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

2. Census in 1940 in Franklin Township, Rowan, NC, USA. 10 The 1940 census recorded James E. Beaker, mail carrier, 45, living with wife Mary K., 34; and sons Ira L., 15; James O., 13; and Henry E., 12. Everyone was born in North Carolina.

3. Occupation: none, discharged Navy 20 Aug 1946 on 30 Aug 1946 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA. 8

4. He was described as 5' 11" 180 lbs. Hazel eyes brown hair ruddy complexion on 30 Aug 1946 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA. 8

5. Residence: Route #1, Salisbury NC on 30 Aug 1946 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA. 8

6. Census in 1950 in Carolina Beach, New Hanover, NC, USA. 11 The 1950 census recorded Henry Beeker, clothing salesman in retail store, 22, living with wife Marie, 19; and daughter Deborah, born Dec 1949. Everyone was born in North Carolina.

7. Residence: on 3 Dec 1964 in Carolina Beach, New Hanover, NC, USA. 7

8. Newspaper: Durham Sun: Beeker Sues E. I. Dupont, 14 Oct 1972, Durham, Durham, NC, USA. 12 New Hanover Man Sues Dupont For 3 Injuries
RALEIGH (AP) - A New Hanover County man is asking for a total of $27 million in damages from a doctor and the E. I. Dupont de Nemours & Co. Attorneys for Henry Earl Beeker filed the suit in U.S. Eastern District Court Friday. Beeker contends he was injured on three occasions while employed with the company in Wilmington and that he failed to receive proper medical treatment. Raleigh attorney Sheldon L Fogel said Beeker is permanently disabled and alleged that "the company conspired with the doctor to hide the Injuries." Beeker is seeking $1 million In punitive damages from Dupont and $500,000 from Dr. J.C. Paul. He is also asking for actual damages of $200,000 from the doctor and $1 million jointly from the doctor and the company. The suit will be tried in Wilmington.

9. Occupation: owner-operator food business on 10 Jun 1984 in Carolina Beach, New Hanover, NC, USA. 4

10. Residence: 216 Raleigh Ave., Carolina Beach, NC on 10 Jun 1984 in Carolina Beach, New Hanover, NC, USA. 4


Henry married Edna Marie Rhodes, daughter of Richard B. Rhodes and Edna Pearl Zellers. (Edna Marie Rhodes was born on 7 May 1930 in Wilmington, New Hanover, NC,13 died on 28 Aug 1999 in Wilmington, New Hanover, NC 13 and was buried in Wilmington: Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, New Hanover, NC, USA 13.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FZTV-89K Henry Earl Beeker Sr., 10 Jun 1984; citing Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, reference v 24B cn 24668; FHL microfilm 1,985,005.

2 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VHRW-T26 James Stephen Beeker, 10 Dec 1951 citing vol. 91, p. 308 A, New Hanover, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

3 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VC35-6DP Henry Earle Beeker, 08 Mar 1928 citing vol. 16, p. 840, Rowan, North Carolina.

4 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FG4D-17L Henry Earl Beeker Sr., 10 Jun 1984; citing Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, v 24B cn 24668, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,985,005.

5 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29707493.

6 StarNews (Wilmington, NC), 24 Sep 2018, obituary of James Stephen Beeker.

7 The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC) (Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina), 5 Dec 1964, page 19. Obituary of James Elmer Beeker.

8 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Henry Earl Beeker b. 8 Mar 1928 Rowan Co NC.

9 1930 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X3Q1-154 James Beeker Franklin, Rowan Co. NC.

10 1940 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KW3D-N4Y James E. Beaker Franklin Twp Rowan Co NC.

11 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6FMQ-6HXP Henry Beeker Carolina Beach NC.

12 Durham Sun (Durham, NC), 14 Oct 1972, page 18.

13 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29707455.



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