David Beecher
Anna Maria Gilbert
John Hoover
Sophia Susanna Beecher
Julia Ann Amelia Hoover


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1. Major Nash Griffith Camp

Julia Ann Amelia Hoover 2 3

  • Born: 4 Apr 1841, Butler Twp., Adams, PA 4 5 6
  • Christened: Arendtsville, Adams, PA 5
  • Marriage (1): Major Nash Griffith Camp on 1 Sep 1859 in Beechersville, Adams, PA 1
  • Died: 20 Nov 1891, Dayton, Montgomery, OH at age 50 6
  • Buried: Arendtsville: Fairview Cemetery, Adams, PA 6

   Another name for Julia was Julian Amelia Hoover.4 5 7

   FamilySearch ID: KJZN-WNH.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Butler Twp., Adams, PA. 4 David Beecher, merchant, 56, was living with wife Mary, 53. Also with them was Archibald Wilson, clerk, 63; and Mary Weigle, 19. His real estate was worth $20,000 making him wealthy by comparison to others. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

His next neighbor is John Hoover, tanner, 37, living with Sophia, David Beecher's daughter, 28, and their children: Amelia, 9; daughter Georgeanna, 6; son Lisle, 4; and Mary, 1. Also in their home is Sarah Rufsell, 20, and Samuel Blythe, 7.

The next neighbor is David Beecher's son Samuel Beecher, laborer, 29; wife Matilda, 25; Calvin, 5; David, 3; Charles, 1 month old when the census was recorded on 13 Aug 1850. Also living with them: David Geyer, manufacturer, 23; and Sara Lower, 16. Samuel has no real estate value suggesting he is living on his father's land. Everyone in all families were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Newspaper: Gettysburg Times: At the residence of the bride's father on Thursday, the 1st of September, by the Rev. L. J. Bell, Nash Griffith Camp, of Middletown, Adams county, Pa., to Miss Julia Ann Amelia, eldest daughter of John Hoover, Esq., of Beechersville, Pa., 10 Sep 1859, Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 2

3. Census in 1860 in Butler Twp., Adams, PA. 8

Julia married Major Nash Griffith Camp, son of William Edward Camp and Eliza Kenter, on 1 Sep 1859 in Beechersville, Adams, PA.1 (Major Nash Griffith Camp was born on 11 Jul 1839 in Beechersville, Adams, PA,9 died on 30 Jun 1886 in Beechersville, Adams, PA 9 and was buried in Arendtsville: Fairview Cemetery, Adams, PA 9.)


1 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 10 Sep 1934, page 4. Out of the Past, 75 Years Ago.

2 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 10 Sep 1859. Reprinted 10 Sep 1934 in "Out of the Past, 75 Years Ago."

3 FamilySearch.org, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X893-BR4 Mary E Craver, 23 Jun 1944; citing Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, reference fn 39700; FHL microfilm 2,032,362.

4 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Butler Township, Series: Series: M432 Roll: 743 Page: 12.

5 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2F5-Z79 Julian Amelia Hoover, 04 Apr 1841; Birth.

6 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=19835671.

7 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZRP-X43 Amelia Hoover in entry for William Edward Camp, 27 Apr 1942.

8 1860 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXPV-D1K Amelia Camp in entry for Nash G Camp, Butler Township, Adams, PA 1860.

9 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18313335.

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