Preston Jerome Leonard
Julia Ann McCrary
Annie M. Leonard


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1. Thomas Jefferson Beeker Sr.

Annie M. Leonard 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

  • Born: 28 Mar 1884, , Davidson, NC, USA 4 5 10
  • Marriage (1): Thomas Jefferson Beeker Sr. on 30 Aug 1903 in , Rowan, NC 1
  • Died: 9 Jul 1951, Greensboro, Guilford, NC at age 67 4 5 10
  • Buried: 11 Jul 1951, Greensboro: Guilford Memorial Park, Guilford, NC, USA 4 5 10

   FamilySearch ID: MCXP-JTJ.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1920 in Morehead Township, Guilford, NC, USA. 13 The 1920 census recorded Jefferson F. Benker [sic - indexed wrong, poor handwriting], brakeman, 38, living with wife Annie, 36; Margie, 15; Daniel, 13; Pauline, 11; Clarence, 6; Jefferson, 3 years 9 months; and Leonard, 1 year 3 months. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

2. Residence: The 1926 Greensboro City Directory recorded: Beeker T Jefferson (Annie M), bricklyr Pauline H Miss h S Elm nr O'Connor in 1926 in Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 11

3. Census in 1930 in Sumner Township, Guilford, NC, USA. 14 The 1930 census recorded renting a home on State Highway 70: Jeff T. Buker [sic - indexed wrong, handwriting bad does loook like Beeker], brick layer, 46, living with wife Annie M., 45; son Clerance, 17; son J. C., 14; son Leonard P., 11; daughter Mildred F., 9; and daughter Lundy J. 9. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

4. Newspaper: Greensboro Daily News, 6 Jul 1933, Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 15 Mrs. Ted Miles and children, Ted and Jean, of Newport News, Va., have arrived in the city for a visit with Mrs. Miles' mother, Mrs. J. F. Beeker, on Lexington avenue.

5. Newspaper: Greensboro Daily News: Family Get-Together Is Held By Beekers, 25 Feb 1941, Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 16 Children of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Beeker, 1521 Lovett street, gathered at their home Sunday for a family reunion.
In the group were Mrs. W. G. Barber, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Beeker and J. C. Beeker, all of Washington; Mr. and Mrs. Ted Miles and children, Teddie and Jean, and Leonard Beeker, of Newport News, Va., and Mr. and Mrs. Dan Beeker, Mr. and Mrs. Garland Phillips and Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Geohegan, Jr., all of Greensboro.

6. Residence: on 18 Mar 1949 in Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 12

7. Obituary: Greensboro Daily News: Funeral Planned for Mrs. Beeker on 10 Jul 1951 in Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 10 Funeral will be held at 11 a. m. Wednesday at Hanes Chapel for Mrs. Annie Leonard Beeker, 67, of 1510 Lovett Street, who died at 2:30 a. m. yesterday at Wesley Long Hospital following a heart attack.
The body will remain at Hanes Funeral Home until the hour of the service. Rev. James R. Thompson, pastor of the Florida Street Baptist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Guilford Memorial Park.
A native of Davidson County, she had been in declining health for several years. She had lived in Greensboro 42 years and was a member of Florida Street church.
Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. F. G. Phillips of Greensboro, Mrs. T. F. Miles of Newport News, Va., Mrs. Wayne Charles of York, Pa., and Mrs. R. E. Baker of Seattle, Wash.; four sons, D. J. Beeker of Greensboro, L. J. Beeker of Silver Spring, Md., C. M. Beeker of Brookmont, Md., and J. C. Beeker of Washington; six sisters, Mrs. Al Hinkle, Mrs. H. L. Hinkle, and Mrs. Vance Trexler, all of Salisbury, Mrs. Frank Koonce, Mrs. Harry Koonce, and Mrs. Olin Berry, all of Welcome; and four brothers, Dave, John, and James Leonard of Lexington and Charles Leonard of Salisbury; 13 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Annie married Thomas Jefferson Beeker Sr., son of Daniel Monroe Beeker and Helen Lunda Cornelison, on 30 Aug 1903 in , Rowan, NC.1 (Thomas Jefferson Beeker Sr. was born on 28 Oct 1882 in , Davidson, NC, USA,2 3 17 died on 12 Jan 1947 in Greensboro, Guilford, NC 2 3 9 and was buried on 14 Jan 1947 in Greensboro: Guilford Memorial Park, Guilford, NC, USA 2 3 9 18.)


1, North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979, T Jefferson Beeker and Annie Leonard, 1903.

2, North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994, Thomas Jefferson Beeker, 12 Jan 1947; citing Greensboro, Guilford, N. C., v 0B cn 690, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,909,216.

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5, North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994, Annie Leonard Beeker, 09 Jul 1951; citing Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, v 16A cn 16165, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,926,898.

6, Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, Dan Jefferson Beeker and Georgie Blanks Wike, 27 Dec 1934; citing Danville, Virginia, reference p60 rn2194; FHL microfilm 2,048,487.

7, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014 (Original data: Virginia, Marriages, 1936-2014. Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia.), VA Certificate 33357. Lundy Julia Beeker and Fred Garland Phillips.

8, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014 (Original data: Virginia, Marriages, 1936-2014. Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia.), Certificate 46025. Edward Percival Geoghegan Jr. and Mildred Frances Beeker.

9 Greensboro Record (Greensboro, NC), 13 Jan 1947, page 7. Obituary of Thomas Jefferson Beeker.

10 Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC), 10 Jul 1951, page 14. Obituary of Annie Leonard Beeker.

11, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1926 Greensboro, North Carolina City Directory. Printed page 94. Microfilm image 51.

12 Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC), 20 Mar 1949, obituary of Mrs. Jennie Leonard Beeker.

13 1920 United States Census, Jefferson F Benker, Morehead, Guilford, North Carolina, United States; citing sheet 43A.

14 1930 United States Census, Jeff F Buker, Sumner, Guilford, North Carolina Shee 8B Household 152.

15 Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC), 6 Jul 1933, page 8.

16 Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC), 25 Feb 1941, page 8. Family Get-Together Is Held By Beekers.

17 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Jefferson Beeker, 1917-1918; citing Guilford County no 2, North Carolina.

18, North Carolina, U.S., Death Certificates, 1909-1976 (North Carolina State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics. North Carolina Death Certificates. Microfilm S.123. Rolls 19-242, 280, 313-682, 1040-1297. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina.), Certificate 490. Thomas Jefferson Beeker. Father Dan Beeker. Mother Lundy Nelson. Spouse Annie Leonard.

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