Dr. Henry Clayton Markel
Alice S. Wehrly
Beulah M. Markel


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1. Jesse James Beeker

Beulah M. Markel 1 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 18 Jun 1898, Codorus Twp., York, PA 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Jesse James Beeker on 15 Mar 1924 in Hereford, Baltimore, MD, USA 1 2
  • Died: 18 Jun 1995, Carlisle, Cumberland, PA at age 97 5 6
  • Buried: 22 Jun 1995, Glen Rock: Chestnut Hill Cemetery, York, PA, USA 5 6

   FamilySearch ID: KF4R-S2W.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Baltimore Sun: Marriage Licenses: BEEKER-MARKEL -- Jesse J., 23, Parkton; Beulah M., 24, Glen Rock, Pa., 16 Mar 1924, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 1

2. Residence: on 16 Mar 1924 in Glen Rock, York, PA. 1

3. Newspaper: York Daily Record: Miss Beulah Markle Weds Jesse Beeker, 17 Mar 1924, York, York, PA. 2 MISS BEULAH MARKLE WEDS JESSE BEEKER
Parkton, March 16.-Jesse J. Beeker, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Beeker, this place, and Miss Beulah M. Markle, daughter of Mrs. Alice Markle, Glen Rock, were married at Hereford on Saturday at 4:30 p. m. The ceremony was performed by Rev. B. A. Constance in the Methodist Episcopal parsonage. Following the ceremony they left on honeymoon trip in the South. The bridegroom is a mechanic at Heyde's garage, this place. The bride is an operator in the Glen Rock Bell Telephone company's exchange, in charge of her mother. On their return from the wedding tour they will reside In Glen Rock.

4. Census in 1930 in Glen Rock, York, PA. 7 The 1930 census recorded renting for $16 a month on Manchester Street: Jesse J. Beeker, auto mechanic, 28, living with wife Beulah M., 31; and mother-in-law Alice S. Markel, telephone operator, widowed, 50. He and his parents were born in Maryland and the ladies and their parents in Pennsylvania.

5. Census in 1940 in Glen Rock, York, PA. 8 The 1940 census recorded renting for $15 a month at 56 Manchester Street in Glen Rock: Jesse J. Beeker, automobile mechanic at the C. C. C. company, 39, and wife Beulah M., 41. He was born in Maryland and she in Pennsylvania.

6. Residence: on 16 Feb 1942 in Glen Rock, York, PA. 3

7. Census in 1950 in Glen Rock, York, PA. 9 The 1950 census recorded Jesse J. Beeker, millwright for manufacturer, 48, living with wife Beulah M., sewer of nighwear for manufacturer, 51. He was born in Maryland and she in Pennsylvania.

8. Residence: 9 New St., Glen Rock, PA on 22 Jan 1972 in Glen Rock, York, PA. 4

9. Obituary: York Dispatch: obituary of Beulah M. Beeker on 19 Jun 1995 in York, York, PA. 5 Glen Rock
Beulah M. Markel Beeker, formerly of Glen Rock, died at 7:55 am yesterday at Forest Park Health Center, Carlisle, Cumberland County. She was 97. Mrs. Beeker retired as a seamstress with the former Savada Brothers Sewing Co. She worked for several local sewing companies. She was also a telephone operator for Bell Telephone in Glen Rock from 1916 to 1925. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and its Friendly Ladies Sunday school class. She was a member of Daughters of America Golden Rod Council 24, New Freedom, and a former member of South Central York County Senior Center. She moved from Glen Rock to Shrewsbury in 1983. Born in Codorus Township, June 18, 1898, she was a daughter of the late Dr. Henry C. and Alice Wehrly Markel. She was the wife of the late Jesse J. Beeker. She leaves nieces and nephews. Viewing is 10 to 11 am Thursday at Geiple Funeral Home Inc., 53 Main St., Glen Rock. The service is at 11 am Thursday at the funeral home with her pastor the Rev Thomas D. Hartley officiating and Vicar Eli Hess assisting. Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, PO Box 6, Glen Rock, 17327.

Beulah married Jesse James Beeker, son of James Christopher Beeker and Mamie Virginia Bull, on 15 Mar 1924 in Hereford, Baltimore, MD, USA.1 2 (Jesse James Beeker was born on 22 Sep 1901 in Parkton, Baltimore, MD, USA,3 10 died on 22 Jan 1972 in Glen Rock, York, PA 4 9 10 and was buried on 25 Jan 1972 in Glen Rock: Chestnut Hill Cemetery, York, PA, USA 4 10.)


1 Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), 16 Mar 1924, page 25.

2 York Daily Record (York, PA), 17 Mar 1924, page 6. Beulah Markle Weds Jesse Beeker.

3 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Jesse James Beeker, b. 22 Sep 1901 Parkton MD.

4 York Daily Record (York, PA), 25 Jan 1972, page 6. Obituary of Jesse J. Beeker.

5 The York Dispatch (York, PA), 19 Jun 1995, page 20.

6 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/106713859.

7 1930 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHCC-2C2 Jesse J Beeker Glen Rock PA.

8 1940 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQW3-M1C Jesse J Beeker, Glen Rock, York, Pennsylvania.

9 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6X1W-CM9J Jesse J. Beeker Glen Rock PA.

10 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/106713786.

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