John Beeker
(1785-1843)
Christina Young
(1790-1865)
George Stingley
(1763-1838)
Chlora Hagler
(1757-1830)
Leonard Beeker
(1814-1884)
Anna L. Stingley
(1808-1859)
Norcemous Beeker
(1841-1912)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Azuba Ann Forgeson
2. Mary Jane Rush

Norcemous Beeker 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 22 Dec 1841, Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 3 6
  • Marriage (1): Azuba Ann Forgeson on 16 Jun 1864 in , Tippecanoe, IN 1
  • Marriage (2): Mary Jane Rush on 24 Feb 1867 in , Tippecanoe, IN 2
  • Died: 25 Feb 1912, Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN at age 70 3 6 8
  • Buried: 28 Feb 1912, Battle Ground: Pretty Prairie Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 3 6

   Another name for Norcemous was Norsemus Beeker.9

   FamilySearch ID: LD52-Y5B.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 10 The 1850 census recorded three young Beeker children lviing apart from their parents, Leonard and Anna Beeker. Norcemus Beeker, 8, Manford Beeker, 7, and Olena Beeker, 2, are living in the household of John Pulvar, 25, and his wife Sarah J., 27, both born in New Jersey, and their son David J. Pulvar, 1, born in Indiana, as were the Beeker children.

Note to researchers: John Pulver is household 468. Leonard Beeker is household 483, so there is some distance between them.
Due to poor handwriting, on FamilySearch.org, the Beeker children are indexed as surname Becken; on Ancestry.com they are indexed as surname Beckers.

2. Census in 1860 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 11 The 1860 census recorded the households of two Beeker brothers living as neighbors.

Leonard Beeker, farmer, 46, was living with daughter Dulcina, 19; son Norcemus, 18; son Manford, 16; and daughter Orlena, 12. Leonard's real estate was valued at $3450 and personal estate $724. Everyone was born in Indiania.

Daniel Beeker, 42, was with wife Mary F., 32; children Mary E., 13; Samuel A., 11; Susannah A., 9; Charles W., 6; Flora V., 3; and Daniel's mother, Christina Beeker, widow, 69, born in North Carolina; and a farm hand, Erin Julian, 21, born in Ohio. Everyone else was born in Indiana except Mary F. in Kentucky. Daniel's farm was vlaued at $10060 and personal estate $3041. The post office was Battle Ground.

3. Census in 1870 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 12 The 1870 census recorded Norssman Becker [indexed wrong due to poor handwriting], farmer, 28, living with wife Mary Jane, 30; sons Frank Ellsworth, 3, and George L. Beeker, 9 months, born in November. Also in the home is William VanCamp, 23. Everyone was born in Indiana. Norssman's real estate was valued at $1000 and personal estate $600.

4. Census in 1880 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 13 The 1880 census records 4 Beeker households as neighbors.

Hannah Beeker, 41, was living with daughter Eldira, 20; son John, 18; daughter Lilla J., 13; and two orphans: Theadora Emily, 8; and Charles Baily, 14. Also in the home is Charles Beeker, farmer, 24. Hannah was born in Ohio and her parents in Pennsylvania. Her children were born in Pennsylvania, their father in Ohio.
Next door is Narcemos Beeker, farmer, 38, with wife Mary J., 43; Frank E., 13; George L., 10; Harry W., 7; Charles C., 5; and Clide R., 1. Everyone was born in Indiana, and Narcemos and Mary's parents in Onio.
Next door is Manford Beeker, farmer, 37, with wife Magdaline, 35; Lavira, 11; John L., 10; May 8; Dermeranda, 6; and 18-year-old Charles E. Deardoff, farm laborer. Everyone was born in Indiana, and Manford and Magdaline's parents in Onio.
Next door is Daniel Beeker, farmer, 62, with wife Mary F., 57; Charles W., farmer, 26; daughter Ferona, 19; Jennie, 17; and Rosetta, 12;
Daniel and his children were born in Indiana and his parents in North Carolina. Mary F. and her parents were born in Kentucky.

5. Census in 1900 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 14 The 1900 census recorded Norsemus Beeker, farmer, 58, born Dec 1841, living with wife Mary J., 62, May 1837, and son Clyde R., barber, 20, May 1879. All were born in Indiana. Nosemus' father was born in Ohio and mother in Virginia. Mary's parents were from Ohio. Clyde's father was born in Indiana and mother in Ohio. The parents were married for 30 years and Mary had birthed 6 children, 3 alive in 1900.

6. Cause of Death: angina pectoris, first attack at about 11:15, second at 12:15, 25 Feb 1912, Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN. 6

7. Occupation: retired farmer on 25 Feb 1912 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN. 6

8. Obituary: Indianapolis News: obituary of Norcemus Beeker on 26 Feb 1912 in Indianapolis, Marion, IN. 8 LAFAYETTE, Ind., February 26. -- Norcemus Beeker, age seventy-two, one of the best-known farmers in Tippecanoe county, died yesterday of heart trouble, at his home in Battle Ground. He was born and lived in this county his entire life. A widow and three sons survive.


Norcemous married Azuba Ann Forgeson, daughter of Bradner Forgeson and Margaret A. LaForce, on 16 Jun 1864 in , Tippecanoe, IN.1 (Azuba Ann Forgeson was born on 8 Dec 1841 in Rice Township, Sandusky, OH, USA,15 16 died on 16 Oct 1865 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN 15 16 and was buried in Battle Ground: Pretty Prairie Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 15.)


Norcemous next married Mary Jane Rush, daughter of Henry Rush and Rachel Douglas, on 24 Feb 1867 in , Tippecanoe, IN.2 (Mary Jane Rush was born on 24 May 1835 in Adams Twp., Cass, IN,17 18 died on 11 Feb 1924 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN 17 18 and was buried on 13 Feb 1924 in Battle Ground: Pretty Prairie Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 17 18.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XF3J-84H Norcemous Beeker and Azuba Ann Ferguson, 16 Jun 1864; citing reference Pg 418; FHL microfilm 872,052.

2 FamilySearch.org, Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFJN-YQV Norcemons Beeker and Mary Jane Dearduff, 24 Feb 1867; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 872,052.

3 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6977873.

4 The Vidette-Messenger (Valparaiso, IN) (Valparaiso, La Porte, Indiana), 10 Jan 1939, page 2. Geo. Beeker, Hebron, Dies.

5 FamilySearch.org, Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFND-9ZZ Clyde R. Becker and Ersie N. Evans, 21 Aug 1900; citing reference 105; FHL microfilm 872,061.

6 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certifiate 158. Norcemous Beeker. Father Leonard Beeker. Mother Anna Stingley. Spouse Jane Beeker. Informant Clyde R. Beeker.

7 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 2528. Geo. L. Beeker. Father Norcemous Beeker. Mother Mary Jane Rush. Spouse Olive Beeker, informant.

8 "Indianapolis News (Indianapolis, IN)," 26 Feb 1912, page 2. Obituary of Norcemus Beeker.

9 "New Historical Atlas of Tippecanoe Co., Indiana Illustrated" (Kingman Bros. 1878), page 44, Leonard Beeker.

10 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHVH-WY7 Nurcemus Becken, Manford Becken, Olena Becken in household of John Pulvar, Tippecanoe, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing family 468.

11 1860 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4N7-FDK Daniel Beeker, 1860 Tippecanoe, Indiana Household 756 Page 106 Image 390.

12 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MX6D-ZR5 Norssman Becker, Indiana, United States; citing p. 25, family 187.

13 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHSN-HF1 4 Beeker Households in Tippecanoe, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 20, sheet 160A.

14 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M99H-3F2 ?Orsemas Beeker, Tippecanoe Township (west part) Battle Ground city, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 111, sheet 2A, family 40.

15 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=157679849.

16 Fremont Journal (Fremont, OH) (Fremont, Sandusky, Ohio), 27 Oct 1865, page 3. Obituary of Azuba A. Beeker.

17 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6977871.

18 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 6368. Mary Jane Beeker. Father Henry Rush. Mother Rachel Douglas. Spouse Norcemous Beeker. Informant Clyde R. Beeker.



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