Daniel Monroe Beeker
Helen Lunda Cornelison
Preston Jerome Leonard
Julia Ann McCrary
Thomas Jefferson Beeker Sr.
Annie M. Leonard
Clarence Michael Beeker Sr.


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1. Hazel Frances Shoemaker

2. Catherine

Clarence Michael Beeker Sr. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

  • Born: 16 Sep 1914, , , NC 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Hazel Frances Shoemaker on 18 Mar 1939 in Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA 1
  • Marriage (2): Catherine
  • Died: 7 May 1972, Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA at age 57 3
  • Buried: 10 May 1972, Brentwood: Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Prince George's, MD, USA 3 10

   FamilySearch ID: LKSL-JWN.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1920 in Morehead Township, Guilford, NC, USA. 2 The 1920 census recorded Jefferson F. Benker [sic - indexed wrong, poor handwriting], brakeman, 38, living with wife Annie, 36; Margie, 15; Daniel, 13; Pauline, 11; Clarence, 6; Jefferson, 3 years 9 months; and Leonard, 1 year 3 months. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

2. Census in 1930 in Sumner Township, Guilford, NC, USA. 11 The 1930 census recorded renting a home on State Highway 70: Jeff T. Buker [sic - indexed wrong, handwriting bad does loook like Beeker], brick layer, 46, living with wife Annie M., 45; son Clerance, 17; son J. C., 14; son Leonard P., 11; daughter Mildred F., 9; and daughter Lundy J. 9. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

3. Newspaper: Evening Star: Miss Hazel Frances Shoemaker Married to Mr. C. M. Beeker, 24 Mar 1939, Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA. 1 Miss Hazel Frances Shoemaker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice E. Shoemaker, was married to Mr. Clarence Michael Beeker of Takoma Park, Md., son of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Beeker of Greensboro, N. C., Saturday evening, March 18. The wedding took page in the Dumbarton M. E. Church, the Rev. W. F. Atkinson officiating. Miss Nancy Oulds sang, accompanied by Mrs. Rovilla Atkinson, who also played the wedding marches. The church was decorated in palms and fern and lighted by candles.
The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father. She wore a white satin gown made with a train. Her long tulle veil was held in place by gardenias and her shower bouquet was of bridge roses, gardenias, freesia and fern.
Mrs. Grant Barber, sister of the bridegroom, was matron of honor, wearing aquamarine lace and she carried talisman roses tied with yellow tulle. Miss Louise Bond of Riverdale, Md., and Miss Margaret Cassaman of Morgantown, W. Va., were the bridesmaids, wearing similar gowns of chiffon, one in pink and the other in blue and they carried pink roses. Little Dorothy Folk, daughte rof Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Folk, was flower girl and had on a dainty colonial frock of pink flowered organdy and carried a colonial bouquet.
Mr. Euegene G. Shoemaker, brother of the bride, was best man, and the ushers were Mr. Frank W. Fields and Mr. J. C. Beeker of Takoma Park, Md., brother of the bridegroom.
Mrs. Shoemaker, mother of the bride, received the guests at the reception, which was held in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Shoemaker on Conduit road. The hostess wore royal blue lace over satin and a corsage of talisman roses.
Mr. and Mrs. Beeker left later for a Southern wedding trip, the bride wearing a tan sport suit with accessores to match. They will live at 5348 Conduit road.

4. Census in 1940 in Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA. 12 The 1940 census recorded Clarence M. Beeker, Fridgidaire mechanic, 25, son-in-law, living with his wife Hazel F., buyer in department store, 22, in the home of her father, Morris E. Shoemaker, electrician in street car garage, 58, and his wife Sarah F., 51. Also in the home is their son Eugene H. Shoemaker, printer, 19. Clarence was born in North Carolina and the others in Maryland. Clarence lived in 1935 in North Carolina, the others in this same house.

5. Newspaper: Greensboro Daily News: Family Get-Together Is Held By Beekers, 25 Feb 1941, Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 13 Children of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Beeker, 1521 Lovett street, gathered at their home Sunday for a family reunion.
In the group were Mrs. W. G. Barber, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Beeker and J. C. Beeker, all of Washington; Mr. and Mrs. Ted Miles and children, Teddie and Jean, and Leonard Beeker, of Newport News, Va., and Mr. and Mrs. Dan Beeker, Mr. and Mrs. Garland Phillips and Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Geohegan, Jr., all of Greensboro.

6. Residence: on 13 Jan 1947 in Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA. 14

7. Census in 1950 in Bethesda, Montgomery, MD. 15 The 1950 census recorded 4009 64th Street: Clarence C. Beeker, servicing refrigerators, 36, living with wife Hazel F., 33; Shirley Ann, 7; and Barbara Jane, 4. Clarence was born in North Carolina, Hazel in Maryland, and the daughters in District of Columbia.

8. Residence: on 9 Jul 1951 in Brookmont, Montgomery, MD, USA. 6

9. Residence: on 9 Jul 1956 in Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA. 5

10. Residence: 1958 Silver Spring Directory: Beecker Clarence M (Hazel S) mechanic Bray & Scarff h4009 64th, Chevy Chase, MD in 1958 in Chevy Chase, Montgomery, MD. 16

11. Obituary: Evening Star: obituary of Clarence Beeker on 9 May 1972 in Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA. 10 Beeker, Clarence M. On Sunday, May 7, 1972, at Sibley Hospital, CLARENCE M. BEEKER of Brookmont, Md., beloved husband of Catherine Beeker; father of Shirley Brown, Barbara and Janet Beeker; grandfather of Susan Brown. He also is survived by four sisters and one brother. Friends will be received at Pumphrey's Bethesda-Chevy Chase Funeral Home, 7557 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, Md., from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, where services will be held Wednesary, May 10 at 12 noon. Interment Fort Lincoln Cemetery.

Clarence married Hazel Frances Shoemaker, daughter of Maurice Eugene Shoemaker and Sarah Frances Hamilton, on 18 Mar 1939 in Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA.1 (Hazel Frances Shoemaker was born about 1918 in La Plata, Charles, MD, United States, died on 16 Sep 1966 in Brookmont, Montgomery, MD, USA 7 17 and was buried on 20 Sep 1966 in Brentwood: Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Prince George's, MD, USA 7 17.)

Clarence next married Catherine.


1 Evening Star (Washington, DC), 24 Mar 1939, page 23. Marriage of Hazel Frances Shoemaker and C. M. Beeker.

2 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZVD-652 Jefferson F Benker, Morehead, Guilford, North Carolina, United States; citing sheet 43A.

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=103328118.

4 Washington Post Newspaper (Washington, D.C.), 4 May 1955, obituary of Jefferson Clarence Beeker.

5 Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC), 10 Jul 1956, page 13. Obituary of Dan Beeker.

6 Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC), 10 Jul 1951, page 14. Obituary of Annie Leonard Beeker.

7 Evening Star (Washington, DC), 17 Sep 1966, page 11. Obituary of Hazel Frances Beeker.

8 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Shirley Ann Beeker b. 17 Jul 1942 Washington DC d. 19 Jan 2005 Loudon Co. VA.

9 FamilySearch.org, Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVY5-GXQY Shirley Ann Beeker Brown m. 16 Aug 1980 Ernest Clifford Gutridge.

10 Evening Star (Washington, DC), 9 May 1972, page 23. Obituary of Clarence Beeker.

11 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X338-TPS Jeff F Buker, Sumner, Guilford, North Carolina Shee 8B Household 152.

12 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K7SG-DX6 Clarence M Beeker in household of Morris E Shoemaker, Tract 9, District of Columbia, Police Precinct 7, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 1-259, she.

13 Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC), 25 Feb 1941, page 8. Family Get-Together Is Held By Beekers.

14 Greensboro Record (Greensboro, NC), 13 Jan 1947, page 7. Obituary of Thomas Jefferson Beeker.

15 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6F9X-WB8J Clarence Beeker Behtesda MD.

16 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1958 Silver Spring Maryland Directory, page 57.

17 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=103328582.

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