William Herr Beecher Sr.
Elizabeth Mary Coleman
(Abt 1821-1864)
James S. Gresh
Leah Fryer
Myers Coleman Beecher
Annie R. Gresh
Anna Mildred Beecher


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1. Charles B. Yost

Anna Mildred Beecher 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 8 Aug 1902, Pottstown, Montgomery, PA 2 8 9 10
  • Marriage (1): Charles B. Yost on 12 Jul 1924 in Pottstown: Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Montgomery, PA, USA 1
  • Died: 20 Sep 1991, Palm Beach, Palm Beach, FL, USA at age 89 8 9 10 11
  • Buried: Pottstown: Pottstown Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 9

   Another name for Anna was Anne M. Beecher.9

   FamilySearch ID: L6V2-RZ1.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1910 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 2 Myers E. Beecher, 59, was married for 29 years to wife Annie, 59. She had birthed 6 children, 5 alive in 1910. With them were three: Bertha, 20; Irvin, 18; and Anna, 7. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. They were living at 248 Charlotte St in Pottstown.

2. Census in 1920 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 3 The 1920 Census recorded at 248 Charlotte Street Myers C. Beecher, manufacturer of leases and envelopes, 69, living with wife Annie R., 69; Bertha A., 28; and Anna M., 17. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Newspaper: Reading Eagle: Yost-Beecher Wedding, 12 Jul 1924, Reading, Berks, PA. 1 Yost-Beecher.
Pottstown, July 12 (Special) -- An interesting nuptial event took place in Emmanuel Lutheran Church, this borough, when Miss Anna M. Beecher, 248 North Charlotte street, was married to Charles B. Yost, well-known young business man of Pottstown and Boyertown. The ring ceremony was performed by the pastor, Rev. Dr. Irwin B. Kurtz. After the wedding the couple departed on a honeymoon trip to Atlantic City, and on their return will reside in Pottstown. The bridge was attired in a blue tailored suit with hat to match. She carried bride roses.
The bride is a daughter of the late Myers C. Beecher and is popular with a wide circle of friends. She is a graduate of the Pottstown High School, class of 1920, and has been employed as a stenographer at the March-Brownback Stove Company office. The groom is a son of William H. Yost, Boyertown. He is a graduate of Boyertown High School, and served 29 months in the A. E. F. in the World War. He was one of the first to go across to France and after the war he served for some months on transports, flying to and from Europe. He is an electrical contractor with establishments at 146 King street, Pottstown, and West Philadelphia avenue, Boyertown.

4. Residence: on 19 Jan 1945 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 5

5. Newspaper: Pottstown Mercury: Children Bequeathed Shares in $4750 Estate, 6 Mar 1945, Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 12 Norristown, March 5 -- Anne R. Beecher, Pottstown, who died Jan. 19 named three children, Alice L., Bertha A. and Anna M., equal benefiiaries of an estate valued at $4750.

6. Residence: 24 Stocktown Place, Cape May, N.J. On 11 Feb 1965 in Cape May, Cape May, NJ. 7

7. Obituary: Miami Herald: Yost, Anna B., 89, of Boca Raton, died Friday. Service in Pottstown, Pa. Robert J. Babione Funeral Home, Boca Raton. On 21 Sep 1991 in Miami, Miami-Dade, FL, USA. 11

Anna married Charles B. Yost, son of William H. Yost and Elizabeth M. Bird, on 12 Jul 1924 in Pottstown: Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Montgomery, PA, USA.1 (Charles B. Yost was born in 1896 in Boyertown, Berks, PA,13 14 died on 10 Nov 1969 in Cape May, Cape May, NJ 13 14 and was buried on 14 Nov 1969 in Pottstown: Pottstown Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 14.)


1 Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 12 Jul 1924, page 4. Yost-Beecher Marriage.

2 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Pottstown Ward 8, Series: T624 Roll: 1378 Page: 235.

3 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MF1S-L24 Myers C Beecher, , Montgomery, Pennsylvania; citing enumeration district (ED) , sheet 14A, family 337, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821607.

4 Pottstown Mercury (Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania), 10 Apr 1945, page 11. Estate of Annie R. Beecher.

5 Pottstown Mercury (Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania), 16 Feb 1965, page 15.

6 Berks History Center Library (Reading, PA) (http://www.berkshistory.org), Collection GA N Box 01A Folder 17 03. 53 pages of notes about Nagle, Norton, Coleman, Otto, Hinckel, Fretz, Beecher families.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 020826-65 Alice L. Willoughby, father Myers Beecher, mother Annie Gresh, spouse Dr. Ralph R. Willoughby. Informant Anna M. Yost, 24 Stocktown Pl.. Cape May, N.J. sister.

8 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 159033685 Anna Beecher Yost, b. 8 Aug 1902, d. 20 Sep 1991.

9 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=52259984.

10 FamilySearch.org, Florida Death Index, 1877-1998, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VV87-5W2 Anne B Yost, 20 Sep 199.

11 Miami Herald (Miami, FL), 21 Sep 1991, obituary of Anna B. Yost.

12 Pottstown Mercury (Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania), 6 Mar 1945, page 12.

13 Pottstown Mercury (Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania), 11 Nov 1969, page 2. Obituary of Charles B. Yost.

14 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=52259966.

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