Anna Mae Dukes


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1. William James Beecher Sr.

Anna Mae Dukes 1 2 3

  • Born: 5 Dec 1912, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 3 4
  • Marriage (1): William James Beecher Sr.
  • Died: 6 Aug 1987, Sewell, Gloucester, NJ, USA at age 74 3 4
  • Buried: 10 Aug 1987, Bellmawr: New St. Mary's Cemetery, Camden, NJ, USA 3

   FamilySearch ID: LRHD-FPY.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 5 The 1930 census recorded renting for $45 a month a home at 2846 Sheridan Street: Robert L. Bucher [indexed wrong, handwriting is Beecher], hauling - own business, 43, living with wife Ida, 42; William, chaueffer - hauling, 19; and daughter-in-law Anna, 18. Also in the home are two lodgers: Anthony Dukes, 16, helper - hauling contractor, and James Turnboll, 18, apprentice in electrical shop. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Robert's father in Italy.

2. Census in 1940 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6 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.

3. Census in 1950 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 7 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.

4. Obituary: Courier-Post: obituary of Anna Dukes Beecher on 8 Aug 1987 in Camden, Camden, NJ. 3 BEECHER Anna Mae (nee Dukes) of Wildwood Villas, N.J., formerly of Oak Valley, on August 6,1987. Wife of the late William J. Age 74 years. Beloved mother of William J. Beecher, Mary Andrelczyk, and Catherine Pietrzak, sixteen grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral Monday, August 10, at 9 am at DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, 171 Delaware St., Woodbury, N.J. Mass at 10 am at St. Margaret's R.C. Church, Woodbury Heights, N.J. Interment New St. Marys Cemetery. Viewing Sunday evening 7-9 pm.

Anna married William James Beecher Sr., son of Robert L. Beecher and Ida C. Taylor. (William James Beecher Sr. was born on 20 May 1910 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 8 9 10 and died in Jan 1965 in Deptford Township, Gloucester, NJ 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 169301790, William James Beecher, father William Beecher, mother Anna Dukes.

3 Courier-Post (Camden, New Jersey), 8 Aug 1987, page 2b. Obituary of Anna Dukes Beecher.

4 U.S. Social Security Death Index, Anna Beecher d. Aug 1987.

5 1930 United States Census, Robert L Bucher, Philadelphia (Districts 0001-0250), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 189, sheet 50A, line 9, family 799.

6 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.

7 "1950 United States Census," William Beecher Philadelphia PA.

8 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 39, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1640; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 1422; Image: 589.

9 U.S. Social Security Death Index, William Beecher, Jan 1965.

10, Pennsylvania, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1906-1914, Certificate 77264. William Jos. Beecher, b. 20 May 1910 in Philadelphia, father Robert L. Beecher, mother Ida P. Taylor.

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