Robert L. Beecher
(1887-1936)
Ida C. Taylor
(1888-1950)
William James Beecher Sr.
(1910-1965)
Anna Mae Dukes
(1912-1987)
William James Beecher Jr.
(1937-2003)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Isabella Wilson

William James Beecher Jr. 1 2 3

  • Born: 24 Dec 1937, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Isabella Wilson in 1958 in , , NJ
  • Died: 6 May 2003, Deptford Township, Gloucester, NJ at age 65 1 4

   FamilySearch ID: LRHD-NZG.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1940 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 5 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. Census in 1950 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6 The 1950 census recorded William Beecher, hauler, 39, living with wife Anna, 37; daughter Mary, 16; son William, 12; and daughter Catherine, 8. Also in the home is William's mother Ida, 62. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Obituary: Courier-Post: obituary of William J. Beecher on 9 May 2003 in Camden, Camden, NJ. 1 BEECHER, William J. On May 6, 2003, of Deptford. Age 65. Beloved husband of Isabella (nee Wilson). Loving father of Sharon D. Chew (Mark) of Washington Twp., Judith A. Cristinzio (fiance Joseph Baumiester) of Deptford, James W. Beecher of Deptford and the late William J. Beecher, III. Dear brother of Mary Andrelczyk (Frank) and Catherine Pietrzak (the late Edward), all of Deptford. Devoted grandfather of Desiree Cristinzio, Mark, Joshua and the late Jesse Chew. Mr. Beecher was a member of Operating Engineers Local 25. He worked for American Dredging in Camden for 32 years. He was also a member of Paulsboro-Swedesboro Lodge 157 F & AM of NJ. There will be a viewing from 7 to 9 pm Friday eve and 11 am to 12 noon Saturday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE, 126 S. Black Horse Pk., Runnemede. Funeral Liturgy 12 noon Saturday at the funeral home. Interment New St. Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr.


William married Isabella Wilson, daughter of Arthur H. Wilson Jr. and Susanna Hill, in 1958 in , , NJ. (Isabella Wilson was born on 4 Oct 1938 in Camden, Camden, NJ 7 and was christened on 29 Oct 1938 in Camden, Camden, NJ 7.)


Sources


1 Courier-Post (Camden, New Jersey), 9 May 2003, page 2B. Obituary of William J. Beecher.

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

3 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 169301790, William James Beecher, father William Beecher, mother Anna Dukes.

4 U.S. Social Security Death Index, William J. Beecher.

5 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQJZ-9HJ William Becker, Ward 39, Philadelphia, Philadelphia City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 51-1555, sheet 14A, line 4, family 249.

6 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6XB2-CJN7 William Beecher Philadelphia PA.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, NJ > Camden > Trinity Episcopal Church. Baptism of Isabelle Wilson, b. 4 Oct 1938, father Arthur Wilson, mother Susanna Wilson.



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