Isiah Marshall Swanner
Susan Clementine Thomas
Martha Anne Swanner


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1. Ralph Raymond Beeker
2. Leslie Black Hornaday

Martha Anne Swanner 4

  • Born: 27 Feb 1904, Marshville, Union, NC, USA 4
  • Marriage (1): Ralph Raymond Beeker on 28 Jul 1925 in Albemarle, Stanly, NC, USA 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Leslie Black Hornaday on 4 Jul 1943 in Greensboro, Guilford, NC 3
  • Died: 29 Mar 1978, Greensboro, Guilford, NC at age 74 4
  • Buried: Greensboro: Guilford Memorial Park, Guilford, NC, USA 4

   Another name for Martha was Annie Swanner.1 3

   FamilySearch ID: LJ1S-PHX.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Winston-Salem Journal: Beeker-Swanner, 1 Aug 1925, Winston-Salem, Forsyth, NC, USA. 1 Mr. Ralph Raymond Beeker and Miss Annie Swanner were married Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock at the home of Rev. J. L. Trollinger, pastor of the Methodist Protestant church, who performed the ceremony.
Mr. Beeker is the son of Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Beeker of Albemarle, and Mrs. Beeker is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bud Swanner, also of Albemarle.
The couple have a host of friends in the city who will be interested in the announcement of their marriage.

2. Newspaper: Greensboro Daily News: Beeker Estate, 27 Sep 1941, Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 5 Mrs. Anne Beeker, 2504 Williams street, has qualified in clerk's office of Superior court as administratrix of the estate of her husband, Ralph Raymond Beeker, who died June 4.

3. Newspaper: Greensboro Record: Beeker-Hornaday Vows Are Spoken, 5 Jul 1943, Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 3 Mrs. Anne Swanner Beeker and Leslie B. Hornaday were married yesterday morning at 9 o'clock at the home of the bride, 2504 Williams street, with Rev. W. E. Wisseman, pastor of first Congregational Christian church, officiating. After the ceremony the couple left for a week at Myrtle Beach, S. C., after which they will be at home on Williams sstreet.
Mrs. Hornaday is daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Isiah Marshall Swanner, Albemarle. She has lived here 16 years and is a supervisor in the production department of Mock-Judson-Voehringer company. Mr. Hornaday, son of the late Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Hornaday, Maxton, is a graduate of Trinity Park school, Durham, and Massey Business college, Richmond, Va. He has been in the office machine business here the past 15 years.

Martha married Ralph Raymond Beeker, son of Oscar John Beeker and Pattie Senora Hall, on 28 Jul 1925 in Albemarle, Stanly, NC, USA.1 2 (Ralph Raymond Beeker was born on 23 Aug 1903 in , Cabarrus, NC, USA,6 7 died on 4 Jun 1941 in Greensboro, Guilford, NC 6 7 8 and was buried on 6 Jun 1941 in Albemarle: Fairview Memorial Park, Stanly, NC, USA 6 7 8.)

Martha next married Leslie Black Hornaday, son of Rev. John Albert Hornaday and Lucretia Ellen McCall, on 4 Jul 1943 in Greensboro, Guilford, NC.3 (Leslie Black Hornaday was born on 6 Mar 1895 in , , NC,4 died on 15 May 1973 in Greensboro, Guilford, NC 4 and was buried in Greensboro: Guilford Memorial Park, Guilford, NC, USA 4.)


1 Winston Salem Journal (Winston Salem, NC), 1 Aug 1925, page 4. Beeker-Swanner Wedding.

2, North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979, Ralph Raymond Beeker and Annie Swanner, 29 Jul 1925; citing S. Albemarle Township, Stanley, North Carolina, United States, p. 110.

3 Greensboro Record (Greensboro, NC), 5 Jul 1943, page 5. Beeker-Hornaday Vows Are Spoken.

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5 Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC), 27 Sep 1941, page 9.

6, North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994, Ralph Raymond Beeker, 04 Jun 1941; citing Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, fn 2275 cn 293, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,943,201.

7 Find A Grave,

8 Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC), 5 Jun 1941, page 4. Obituary of Ralph R. Beeker.

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