Birt D. Barnett
(1874-1960)
Minnie F. Sexton
(1880-1960)
Pearl Barnett
(1899-1949)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Leonard J. Beeker

Pearl Barnett 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 30 Dec 1899, Frankfort, Clinton, IN 1 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Leonard J. Beeker on 22 Oct 1930 in Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH 1
  • Died: 11 Apr 1949, Indianapolis, Marion, IN at age 49 2 3 5
  • Buried: 14 Apr 1949, Frankfort: Bunnel Cemetery, Clinton, IN, USA 2 3 5

   FamilySearch ID: LRXK-Q3L.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Fact: Her birth date on her Indiana death certificate is incorrect as proven by earlier census and marriage records.

2. Occupation: stenographer on 22 Oct 1930 in Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH. 1

3. Residence: 1728 Harrison Avenue, Cincinnati, OH on 22 Oct 1930 in Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH. 1

4. Residence: on 2 Dec 1931 in Frankfort, Clinton, IN. 6

5. Census in 1940 in Indianapolis, Marion, IN. 7 The 1940 census recorded renting at 5871 Julian Avenue: Leonard Beeker, owner of oil station, 34, living with wife Pearl, 37; son Ned, 8; and daughter Sue Carole, 3 months old. Everyone was born in Indiana. They lived in the same place in 1935.

6. Residence: 5871 Julian Avenue, indianapolis, IN on 16 Oct 1940 in Indianapolis, Marion, IN. 8

7. Cause of Death: Pearl died at Methodist Hospital from stroke: multiple emboli to brain and extremities, coronary thrombosis, 11 Apr 1949, Indianapolis, Marion, IN. 3

8. Occupation: addressograph operator on 11 Apr 1949 in Indianapolis, Marion, IN. 3

9. Residence: 5071 Julian Avenue, Indianapolis, IN on 11 Apr 1949 in Indianapolis, Marion, IN. 3

10. Obituary: Indianapolis Star: obituary of Mrs. Pearl Beeker on 13 Apr 1949 in Indianapolis, Marion, IN. 2 Mrs. Pearl B. Beeker, 42 years old, 5871 Julian Avenue, died in Methodist Hospital Monday.
She was born in Clinton County and had lived in Indianapolis 18 years. She was employed for the last four years by United Christ Mission and was a member of Bluffton Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow in Moore Mortuaries Irving Chapel. Burial will be in Bunnel Cemetery, Frankfort.
Survivors are a son, Ned Beeker; a daughter, Sue Carole Beeker; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Birt Barnett, all of Indianapolis, and two sisters, Mrs. Zearna Layson, Los Angeles, Cal., and Mrs. Roxie Berryman, Frankfort.


Pearl married Leonard J. Beeker, son of Randa Beeker and Nellie May Downing, on 22 Oct 1930 in Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH.1 The marriage ended in divorce. (Leonard J. Beeker was born on 9 Aug 1906 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN,1 9 10 died on 23 Nov 1972 in South Bend, St. Joseph, IN 9 10 11 and was buried on 27 Nov 1972 in Bridgman: Graceland Cemetery, Berrien, MI, USA 9 10.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2Q4J-LTK Leonard Beeker and Pearl Barnett, 22 Oct 1930; citing Marriage, Hamilton, Ohio.

2 The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, IN), 13 Apr 1949, page 29. Obituary of Mrs. Pearl Beeker.

3 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 12166 Pearl B. Beeker, divorced, father Bert D. Barnett, mother Minnie Sexton, informant Roxie Berryman sister.

4 Ancestry.com, Indiana, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1907-1944, Certificate 56145. Sue Carole Beeker b. 15 Dec 1939, father Leonard Beeker, mother Pear Barnett.

5 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/16250970.

6 Ancestry.com, Indiana, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1907-1944, Certificate 51941 Ned L. Beeker b. 2 Dec 1931 Frankfort, IN father Leonard Beeker mother Pearl B. Barnett.

7 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V11K-YZ9 Leonard Beeker, Ward 18, Indianapolis, Warren Township, Marion, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 96-305, sheet 13B, line 70, family 306.

8 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Leonard Beeker b. 9 Aug 1905 Battleground IN.

9 "The News-Palladium (Benton Harbor, MI)," 25 Nov 1972, page 12. Obituary of Leonard J. Beeker.

10 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/52875821.

11 "The Herald-Palladium (Saint Joseph, MI)," 7 Oct 1998, page 9. Obituary of Lois L. Beeker.



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