Oscar John Beeker
Pattie Senora Hall
George Franklin Thompson
Rebecca Elizabeth "Betty" Morris
Claude Carr Beeker Sr.
Georgia Jewell Thompson
Edward Carr Beeker


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1. Nancy Carolyn Whittington

Edward Carr Beeker 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

  • Born: 28 Feb 1926, , Stanly, NC, USA 2 4 8
  • Marriage (1): Nancy Carolyn Whittington on 9 Dec 1948 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA 1
  • Died: 10 May 2009, Albemarle, Stanly, NC, USA at age 83 2 8
  • Buried: 13 May 2009, Durham: Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, NC, USA 2 8

   FamilySearch ID: LL7X-98J.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1930 in North Albemarle Township, Stanly, NC, USA. 4 The 1930 census recorded renting a home at 439 East Street; Claud C. Beeker, knitting mill laborer, 28, living with wife Georgie B., 25; Bobby, 8; Jewel, 5; Edward, 4; Gene, 1 year 10 months; and Harold 1 month. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

2. Census in 1940 in Albemarle, Stanly, NC, USA. 11 The 1940 census recorded renting a home at at 113 Falls Road: Claude C. Beaker, electrian contractor, 38, living with wife Georgia, 35; Bobbie, electrician, 18; Jewel, 15; Edward, 14; son Jean, 11; son Claude Jr., 10; and son William A., 3. Everyone was born in North Carolina.

3. Census in 1950 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA. 12 The 1950 census recorded at 1101 West Main Street, downstairs: Edward C. Beeker, pipe fitting for city gas company, 24, living with wife Nancy W., 19; and daughter Nancy E., born in Sep 1949. Everyone was born in North Carolina.

4. Residence: on 17 Aug 1966 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA. 6 13

5. Residence: 604 Colgate St., Durham, NC on 15 Dec 1967 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA. 14

6. Residence: 604 Colgate St., Durham, NC on 2 May 1971 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA. 3 7

7. Residence: 604 Colgate St., Durham, NC on 9 Jul 1982 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA. 7 9

8. Obituary: The Herald-Sun: obituary of Edward Carr Beeker on 12 May 2009 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA. 2 Edward Carr Beeker

RICHFIELD -- Edward Carr Beeker, 83, of 44320 Ridenhour Road, Richfield, died Sunday, May 10, 2009, at Stanly Manor Nursing Center in Albemarle.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, 2009, at Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, officiated by Dr. Harry Byrd, with Masonic graveside rites conducted by the Fellowship Lodge #687.

Born February 28, 1926 in Stanly County, Edward was the son of the late Claude Carr Beeker Sr. and Georgie Thompson Beeker. He was a retired employee of Public Service Company of N.C.

Edward was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Albemarle and was a 32nd Degree Mason. He was also a member of Fellowship Lodge #687, York Rites, a Shriner and a member of Sudan Temple.

He was married to Nancy Whittington Beeker, of the home. Other survivors include one son, Edward C. Beeker and wife, Kirsten, of Spartanburg, S.C.; two daughters, Beth Sherron and husband, Mike, of Palm Harbor, Fla., and Ann Long and husband, Bruce, of Charlotte; one brother, Claude Beeker, of Richfield. He also had nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the Stanly Funeral Home Inc. on Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. The family will receive friends at the home of Monica Dodson, 711 Hudson Avenue, Durham, following the graveside service.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Stanly County, 960 N. 1st Street, Albemarle, NC 28001 or Masonic Home for Children, 600 College Street, Oxford, NC 27565.

Edward married Nancy Carolyn Whittington, daughter of Ernest Whittington and Ruth Johnson, on 9 Dec 1948 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA.1 (Nancy Carolyn Whittington was born on 5 Sep 1930 in , Durham, NC, USA,5 15 died on 26 Apr 2013 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, SC, USA 5 15 and was buried on 29 Apr 2013 in Durham: Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, NC, USA 5 15.)


1 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V583-2D6.

2 Durham Herald-Sun (Durham, NC), 12 May 2009, obituary of Edward Carr Beeker.

3 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 16148. Georgia Jewell Beeker. Father George Thompson. Mother Elizabeth Morris. Spouse Claude C. Beeker Sr.

4 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X374-W4R North Albemarle, Stanly, NC District ED 17 Sheet 7A Household 131.

5 Clements Funeral Service (Durham, NC) (Durham, Durham, North Carolina.), http://www.clementsfuneralservice.com/memsol.cgi?user_id=977767 obituary of Nancy Carolyn Beeker.

6 Evening Star (Washington, DC), 18 Aug 1966, page 25. Obituary of William A. Beeker.

7 Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC), 3 May 1971, page 23, Obituary of Mrs. Claude Beeker Sr.

8 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37040084.

9 Durham Sun (Durham, NC), 20 Jul 1982, page 6. Miller-Beeker Wedding.

10 "The Herald-Sun (Durham, NC)," 18 Dec 1967 page 6, Sherron-Beeker Wedding.

11 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KWQH-98T Claude C Beaker, North Albemarle Township, Stanly, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 84-21, sheet 1A, family 5.

12 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6FMS-LK9L Edward C Beeker Durham NC.

13 Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC), 19 Aug 1966, page 10. Obituary of William A. Beeker.

14 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QP9P-DHTZ Michael Dwayne Sherron m. 15 Dec 1967 Nancy Elizabeth Beeker in Durham NC.

15 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=109680530.

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