Enoch Hendrickson
(1843-1913)
Mary Jane Beasy
(Abt 1846-)
Dora Hendrickson
(1869-1942)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John L. Beeker

Dora Hendrickson 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 1 Oct 1869, Monticello, White, IN 3 5 7
  • Marriage (1): John L. Beeker on 30 Nov 1892 in , White, IN 1 2
  • Died: 25 Mar 1942, Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA at age 72 3 4 5 7
  • Buried: 28 Mar 1942, Battle Ground: Pretty Prairie Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 3 5 7

   FamilySearch ID: LVZK-YRP.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1870 in Beaver Township, Pulaski, IN, USA. 8 The 1870 census recorded Enoch Hendrixson [sic], farmer, 27, living with wife Mary, 25; and daughters Isola, 2; and Leadore, 8 months old. Enoch was born in Ohio and the others in Indiana. His real estate was worth $300 and personal estate $100. The post office was Pulaskiville.

2. Census in 1900 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN. 9 The 1900 census recorded renting a farm: Jason L. Beuker [sic, as indexed in census due to poor handwriting by census taker of John L. Beeker], farmer, 30, born Nov 1869, living with wife Dora, 30, Oct 1869; Opal, 6, Oct 1893; Hazle, 5, May 1895; Maggie, 3, Dec 1897; and Manford, 1, Aug 1899. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana.
On the same census page are neighbors Manford Beeker, 59, with his family and on the previous page John L. Beeker, 38, with his family.

3. Census in 1910 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 10 The 1910 census recorded John L. Becker [sic, as indexed because handwriting of Beeker is poor], farmer, 40, living with wife Dora, 40; Opal, 16; Hazel, 14; Magdalene, 13; Manford, 11; and Burnice, 5. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana. John and Dora were married for 17 years and she had birthed 5 children all alive in 1910.

4. Census in 1920 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 11 The 1920 census recorded owning his home: John L. Becker [sic, as indexed because handwriting in census of Beeker is hard to read], farmer, 50, living with wife Dora, 50; and daughter Bernice, 14. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana.

5. Census in 1930 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 12 The 1930 census recorded John Beeker, farmer, 60, living with wife Dora, 60. They and their parents were born in Indiana.

6. Census in 1940 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 13 The 1940 census recorded owning a home on County Line Gravel Road in Tippecanoe Township: Dora Beeker, widowed, farm owner, 70, living with her grandson, Jack Chenoweth, laborer, 20. They were born in Indiana and lived in the same house in 1935.

7. Cause of Death: Dora died at St. Elizabeth Hospital from carcnoma of rectum and genital tract metasis, contributory accident, fracture of right femur and left ankle., 25 Mar 1942, Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 5

8. Residence: R. R. 1, Battle Ground, IN on 25 Mar 1942 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN. 5

9. Obituary: Delphi Citizen: obituary of Dora Beeker on 26 Mar 1942 in Delphi, Carroll, IN, USA. 4 Mrs. Dora Beeker, 72, of near Battle Ground died at 1:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the St. Elizabeth hospital in Lafayette. She was injured in an auiomobile accident at the top of the Pittsburg hill last November when two cars crashed. Two daughters survive. Funeral arrangements have not yet been completed. Blythe and Son are in charge.

10. Obituary: Journal and Courier: obituary of Dora Beeker on 26 Mar 1942 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 7 MRS. DORA BEEKER
Mrs. Dora Beeker, 72, of Battle Ground, widow of the late John Beeker, died Wednesday afternoon at St. Elizabeth hospital, where she had been a patient for the past four months. Death was due to complications following injuries she received in an automobile accident. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Opal Aper, Britton, Mich.; Mrs. Hazel Chenoweth, Pontiac, Mich.; Mrs. Maggie Hornbeck, Frankfort, and Miss Bernice Beeker, at home; a son, Manford Beeker, Brookston, and a sister, Mrs. May Woods, Tipton. She was married in 1892. Friends may call at the residence after 6 p. m. Thursday. Services Saturday at 2 p. m. at Pretty Prairie church. Burial in Pretty Prairie cemetery.

11. Newspaper: Journal & Courier: Mrs. Opal Aper of Britton, Mich., and George E. Weigle have been appointed to administer the estate of the former's late mother, Mrs. Dora Beeker, who died March 25, leaving a $500 personal estate and real estate valued at $2,500., 31 Mar 1942, Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 14


Dora married John L. Beeker, son of Manford A. Beeker and Mary Magdalene Stoyker, on 30 Nov 1892 in , White, IN.1 2 (John L. Beeker was born on 30 Nov 1869 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN,2 15 16 died on 9 Dec 1937 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 2 15 16 and was buried on 12 Dec 1937 in Battle Ground: Pretty Prairie Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 2 15 16.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941 (Works Progress Administration, comp. Index to Marriage Records Indiana: Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938-1940.), John Beeker and Dora Hendrickson.

2 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 10 Dec 1937, page 10, obituary of John L. Beeker.

3 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6977861.

4 Delphi Citizen (Delphi, IN) (Delphi, Carroll, Indiana), 26 Mar 1942, obituary of Dora Beeker.

5 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 9677.Dora Beeker. Father Enoch Hendrickson. Mother Mary ___. Informant Bernice Beeker.

6 FamilySearch.org, Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFXX-PHL Manford Beeker and Dena Coopman, 03 Feb 1919; citing reference 248; FHL microfilm 2,194,606.

7 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 26 Mar 1942, page 11. Obituary of Dora Beeker.

8 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MX6R-5XT Enoch Hendrixson, Pulaski, Indiana, United States; citing p. 11, family 66.

9 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M99H-KGY Jason L Beuker, Tippecanoe Township (east part) Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 112, sheet 4B, family 79.

10 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MK5Y-2ZP John L Becker, Tippecanoe, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 183, sheet 10B, family 212.

11 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MF4Y-PYH John L Becker, Tippecanoe, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing ED 190, sheet 2B, line 77, family 45.

12 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X4BG-1TT John Beeker, Tippecanoe, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 26, sheet 10B, line 78, family 128.

13 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V1BW-BP2 Dora Beeker, Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 79-32, sheet 14A, line 21, family 283.

14 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 31 Mar 1942, page 9.

15 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=146149965.

16 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 40102. John Beeker. Father Manford Beeker. Mother Magdalene Stryker. Spouse Dora Beeker. Informant Manford E. Beeker.



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