Robert L. Beecher
Ida C. Taylor
William James Beecher Sr.
Anna Mae Dukes
Robert John Beecher


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1. Eileen Catherine Witts

2. Caroline Wilson

Robert John Beecher 1 2

  • Born: 28 Oct 1930, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 3
  • Marriage (1): Eileen Catherine Witts
  • Marriage (2): Caroline Wilson
  • Died: 1 Mar 1978, Marmora, Cape May, NJ, USA at age 47 1 2
  • Buried: 6 Mar 1978, Marmora: Seaside Cemetery, Cape May, NJ, USA 1

   FamilySearch ID: LRHD-XRS.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1940 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4 The 1940 census recorded renting at 2848 Marshall Street: William Becker, truck driver light hauling, 30, living with wife Anna,28; Robert, 9; Mary, 7; William, 2; and mother Ida, 52. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. They lived in the same place in 1935.

2. Residence: on 26 Dec 1976 in Deptford Township, Gloucester, NJ. 5

3. Obituary: Courier-Post: obituary of Robert J. Beecher on 4 Mar 1978 in Camden, Camden, NJ. 1 BEECHER Robert J. of 409 Holly Drive Marmora N.J. formerly of Deptford. N.J. on March 1, 1978. Husband of Caroline (nee Wilson) age 47 years. Also survived by three sons, William, Michael & Samuel, six daughters, Eileen Barton, Laura Cavallero, Lynn Chew, Patricia, Ellen and Anne, his mother, Mrs. Anna Beecher, one brother William, two sisters, Catherine Pietrzak and Mary Andrelczyk, and four grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral on Monday March 6th at 8 a.m. at DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, 171 Delaware Street Woodbury, N.J. Mass at 10 a.m. at Church of the Ressurection, Marmora, N.J. Interment Seaside Cemetery Marmora. Viewing Sunday evening 7 to 9 p.m. Contributions may be sent to the American Heart Assoc.

Robert married Eileen Catherine Witts, daughter of Louis Martin Witts and Ellen Cecelia Callahan. (Eileen Catherine Witts was born on 13 Feb 1931 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA,6 died on 13 Apr 1984 in , , NJ 6 7 and was buried on 18 Apr 1984 in Swedesboro: Saint Joseph Cemetery, Gloucester, NJ, USA 7.)

Robert next married Caroline Wilson, daughter of Arthur H. Wilson Jr. and Susanna Hill. (Caroline Wilson was born on 1 Nov 1932 in Camden, Camden, NJ,8 died on 17 Aug 2013 in Turnersville, Gloucester, NJ, USA 9 and was buried on 22 Aug 2012 in Marmora: Seaside Cemetery, Cape May, NJ, USA 9.)


1 Courier-Post (Camden, New Jersey), 4 Mar 1978, page 26. Obituary of Robert J. Beecher.

2, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 172224923 Robert John Beecher, father William J. Beecher.

3 U.S. Social Security Death Index, Robert Beecher, b. 28 Oct 1930 d. Mar 1978.

4 1940 United States Census, William Becker, Ward 39, Philadelphia, Philadelphia City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 51-1555, sheet 14A, line 4, family 249.

5 Courier-Post (Camden, New Jersey), 28 Dec 1976, page 22. Beecher-Chew Engaged.

6, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 180-24-9817 Eileen Catherine Witts Beecher Lilly, father Loius M. Witts, mother Ellen C. Callahan.

7 Courier-Post (Camden, New Jersey), 15 Apr 1984, page 17 Obituary of Eileen C. Witts Beecher Lilly.

8, United States Public Records Index, Caroline W Beecher, Residence, Woodbury, New Jersey.

9 Courier-Post (Camden, New Jersey), 20 Aug 2013, page B4. Obituary of Caroline W. Beecher.

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