Samuel Edward Beecher
Mae Ella Bradley
Lt. Col. Leroy Colter Pierson
Elizabeth Beecher
Patricia E. Pierson


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1. Kenneth Leonard Harper

Patricia E. Pierson 1 2 3

  • Born: Sep 1938, , , OH 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Kenneth Leonard Harper

   FamilySearch ID: LF2L-TLM.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1940 in Kirkwood, St. Louis, MO. 1 The 1940 census recorded owning a $15,000 home at 419 Argonne Drive: Edward Beecher, president advertising agency, 61, living with wife Mae, 60; daughter Margaret, copywriter advertising agency, 21; daughter Elizabeth Pierson, 25; and granddaughter Patricia Pierson, 1, born in Ohio. All others were born in Missouri.

2. Census in 1950 in Kirkwood, St. Louis, MO. 4 The 1950 census recorded Edward Beecher, retired, 71, living with wife Mae B., 70; daughter Elizabeth B. Pierson, instructor for telephone company, 35, and granddaughter Patricia E. Pierson, 11, who was born in Ohio. The others were born in Missouri.

3. Newspaper: St. Louis Post Dispatch: Harper-Pierson Wedding Today, 26 Dec 1963, Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO. 5 Miss Patricia Elizabeth Pierson and Kenneth Leonard Harper were married this morning at Mary Queen of Peace Church, which was decorated with Christmas greenery for the occasion. The Rev. Norbert J. Dietz performed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Beecher Pierson, 419 East Argonne drive, Kirkwood, and Army Lt. Col. Colter Pierson of San Francisco. The bridegroom's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth R. Harper, 4968 Oleatha avenue.
The bride, wearing a rose-embroidered matelassé dress, with an heirloom veil of Brussels lace Madonna style. She carried a cascade arrangement of pink roses and holly.
Mrs. Robert Novak and Patricia Ann Harper, sister of the bridegroom, were matron of honor and junior bridesmaid. They wore gardenia white dresses and emerald green velvet hats with green veiling. They carried shower bouquets of holly, pine and red carnations.
Richard P. Meyer was best man. Ushers were Edward A. Mowe and Keith Edward Beatty, Columbia, Mo., a cousin of the bride
After a reception at Westborough Country Club, Mr. Harper and his bride departed for a wedding trip to Colorado Springs. They will live In Kirkwood.

4. Residence: on 5 Sep 1999 in Tempe, Maricopa, AZ. 3

Patricia married Kenneth Leonard Harper, son of Kenneth Rosco Harper and Marie Liberto. (Kenneth Leonard Harper was born about 1939 in Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO.)


1 1940 United States Census, Edward Beecher, Ward 1, Kirkwood, Bonhomme Township, St. Louis, Missouri, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 95-2B, sheet 5A, family 100.

2, United States Public Records Index, Patricia P Harper, Residence, Tucson, Arizona, United States; from a third party aggregator of publicly available information.

3 Sacramento Bee (Sacramento, CA), 5 Sep 1999, obituary of Leroy Colter Pierson.

4 "1950 United States Census," Edward Beecher Kirkwood MO.

5 St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, Missouri), 26 Dec 1963, page 53. Pierson-Harper Wedding.

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