Bernard Beecher
(1830-1906)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Dora Hanshell

Bernard Beecher 1 2 3

  • Born: May 1830, Gosen, , , DEU 3
  • Marriage (1): Dora Hanshell
  • Died: 3 Apr 1906, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 75 1

   Another name for Bernard was Bernard Becher.4

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Richmond, Henrico, VA. 5 The 1860 census recorded B. Becher, merchant tailor, 28, living with wife D. Becher, 28. They were born in Prussia, as was daughter Eddyd, 8. In Virginia was born their daughter Rosa, 6, and son Joseph, 1. Also living with them is David Hensell, 23, born in Prussia, who would be D's brother since her maiden surname is his.

2. Census in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6 The 1900 census recorded at 1607 Dauphin Street: Bernard Beecher, retired, widowed, 70, born May 1830 in Germany of German parents, living in the household of son Benajmin Beecher, traveling salesman, 39, Sep 1860, and his wife Hattie, 33, Sep 1866, and their daughter Dora, 12, Apr 1888. Also is the home is Bernard's daughter: Mary Beecher, saleslady, single, 29, Nov 1873, and "companion" Katie Beecher, single, 20, Jul 1879. Benjamin and Hattie were born in Virginia and their parents in Germany. Dora and Mary were born in Virginia. Katie was born in Pennsylvania.


Bernard married Dora Hanshell. (Dora Hanshell was born about 1838 in , , , DEU 4.)


Sources


1 Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Indices (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), Death Certificate 36681. Bernard Beecher, d. 3 Apr 1906, Philadelphia.

2 FamilySearch.org, Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XRF7-9TB ), Bernard Beecher in marriage record for Benj. Beecher, Jr. and Hattie Hageman, 14 Apr 1885; citing Staunton, Virginia, reference P 12 L 528; FHL microfilm 33972.

3 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.), Death Certificate 40830. Benjamin Beecher. Parents from Germany: Father Bernard Beecher. Mother Dora Henshall.

4 1860 United States Census, dfhttps://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M41F-VCD B Becher, 1 Ward Of Richmond City, Henrico, Virginia, United States; citing "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population,"; p. 52, household ID 410, NARA microfilm publication M653.

5 1860 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M41F-VCD B Becher, 1 Ward Of Richmond City, Henrico, Virginia, United States; citing "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population,"; p. 52, household ID 410, NARA microfilm publication M653.

6 1900 United States Census, Year: 1900; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 28, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1469; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0674; FHL microfilm: 1241469.



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