Isaac H. Dill
(1827-1872)
Polly Anne Gilson
(1824-1903)
Amelia Esther Dill
(1857-1945)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Dr. William Newton Megee

2. John Frederick Beher

Amelia Esther Dill 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 30 Jun 1857, Jackson Township, Rush, Indiana, United States 1 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Dr. William Newton Megee on 6 Jan 1884 in Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States 1
  • Marriage (2): John Frederick Beher on 4 May 1876 in Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States 1
  • Died: 10 Nov 1945, Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States at age 88 1 4 5
  • Buried: 13 Nov 1945, Rushville: East Hill Cemetery, Rush, Indiana, United States 1 4 5

   Another name for Amelia was Ameilia E. Megee.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Jackson Township, Rush, Indiana, United States. 7 The 1860 census recorded Isaac H. Dill, farmer, 44, living with wife Polly A., 38; Mary E., 17; Margaret E. 15; Amanda, 14; Harriet, 12; John B., 11; David M., 9; Wm. H., 7; Tabitha, 5; Amerlia E., 3; and Lily, 9 months. All were born in Indiana except Isaac in Ohio. Isaac's real estate was valued at $6400 and personal estate $800. The post office was Rushville.

2. Cause of Death: Amelia died at Jackson Nursing Home from uremia, 30 Jun 1857, Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States. 5

3. Residence: 725 N. Moran St., Rushville, IN on 30 Jun 1857 in Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States. 5

4. Census in 1880 in Jackson Township, Rush, Indiana, United States. 8 The 1800 census recorded John F. Beher, farmer, 30, living with wife Amelia, 22; daughter Minnie, 3; son Carl, 1; John's mother Eliza, 74; niece Anne, helps keep house, 16, and nephew Marcus W., farm laborer, 15. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana, except John's father in Virginia and his mother and her parents in Massachusetts.

5. Census in 1900 in Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States. 9 The 1900 census recorded owning a home at 127 Harrison Street: Meda Megee, widow, born Jun 1857, living with daughter Minnie Beher, 22, Jul 1877; son Carl Beher, dentist, 21, Apr 1879; and daughter Grace Megee, 8, May 1892. They and their parents were born in Indiana except Meda's father in Ohio .

6. Census in 1920 in Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States. 10 The 1920 census recorded at 725 North Morgan Street: Amelia Megee, widow, 62, living with daughter Minnie Beher, clerk in dry good store, 42; and grandson Richard Anderson, 6. Minnie, Richard, and their parents, and Amelia were born in Indiana. Amelia's father was born in Ohio and mother in Tennessee.

7. Census in 1930 in Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States. 11 The 1930 census recorded owning a $5000 home at 725 North Morgan Street: Amelia Megee, widow, 72, living with her son-in-law Riley Males, 60, and Amelia's daughter Minnie Males, 52. They had no occupation. Ameilia was born in Indiana, her father in Ohio and mother in Tennessee. Riley and Minnie and their parents were born in Indiana.

8. Census in 1940 in Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States. 12 The 1940 census recorded owning a $5000 home at 725 Morgan Street Amelia Megee, widow, 82, living with her daughter, Minnie B. Males, widow, 62. They were born in Indiana and lived in the same home in 1935.

9. Obituary: Rushville Republican: obituary of Amelia Megee on 10 Nov 1945 in Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States. 1 Mrs. Amelia Megee Expires Saturday
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Mrs. Amelia Megee, 88, a native of Rush county, expired Saturday morning at 7 o'clock at the Jackson Nursing home. She had been in ill health for a long time and had been serious since April. She was born June 30, 1857, in Rush county, a daughter of Isaac and Polly Ann Gilson Dill. On May 4, 1876, she was married to John Beher and by this union she is survived by two children, Dr. Carl S. Beher and Mrs. Minnie B. Males of this city. Mr. Beher died on September 13, 1882. Mrs. Megee became the wife of Dr. William N. Megee January 6, 1884, and to this union, a daughter, Mrs. Sam Anderson of near this city, was born. Dr. Megee preceded her in death March 17, 1900. Besides these children, she is survived by a sister, Mrs. Fronia Voshell. who is the last of eleven children; two grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted at the Wyatt Memorial mortuary Tuesday morning at I0 o'clock. The Rev. Frank Heinie, pastor of the Main Street Christian church of which she was a member, will officiate. Interment will be made in East Hill cemetery. Friends may call at the mortuary beginning Sunday noon.


Amelia married Dr. William Newton Megee on 6 Jan 1884 in Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States.1 (Dr. William Newton Megee was born on 10 Nov 1859 in , Rush, IN,13 died in Mar 1900 in Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States 13 and was buried in Rushville: East Hill Cemetery, Rush, Indiana, United States 13.)


Amelia next married John Frederick Beher, son of Samuel D. Beher and Eliza Ann Davis, on 4 May 1876 in Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States.1 (John Frederick Beher was born in 1850 in , Rush, IN,14 died on 13 Sep 1882 in Occident, Rush, IN, United States 1 2 14 and was buried in Rushville: East Hill Cemetery, Rush, Indiana, United States 14.)


Sources


1 <i>Rushville Republican (Rushville, IN)</i>, 10 Nov 1945, page 1. Obituary of Amelia Megee.

2 Abraham Lincoln Gary, Ernest B. Thomas, <i>
Books on Google Play
Centennial History of Rush County, Indiana</i> (Historical Publishing Company, 1921 - Rush County (Ind.)), Vol. 2 page 159, Carl Frederick Beher D. D. S.

3 <i>Rushville Republican (Rushville, IN)</i>, 21 Apr 1956, page 1. Obituary of Dr. Carl F. Becher.

4 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/36720667.

5 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011," Certificate 34023. Amerlia Megee. Father Isaac Dill. Mother Polly Ann Gilson. Sopuse William N. Megee. Informant Mrs. Minnie Males.

6 FamilySearch.org, <i>Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFXD-T3Q Carl Frederick Beher and Lucia Wilson, 12 Dec 1905; citing reference p106; FHL microfilm 1,630,192.

7 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4NR-STN Isaac H Dill Jackson Township, Rush, Indiana, Household ID 875.

8 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHSC-G6K John F Beher, Jackson, Rush, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 83, sheet 88B.

9 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9M1-4SW Meda Mcgee, Rushville Township Rushville city Ward 3, Rush, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 96, sheet 6A, family 129.

10 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MF46-84S Amelia Megee, Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States; citing ED 97, sheet 6A, line 20, family 164.

11 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X4B8-33D Amelia Megee, Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 13, sheet 3B, line 90, family 95.

12 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V1YY-L2W Amelia Megee, Ward 4, Rushville, Rushville Township, Rush, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 70-14, sheet 4B, line 57, family 94.

13 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/36720732.

14 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/50533289.



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