William Henry Beeker
Minnie Elizabeth Russell
Robert Louis Brill
Augusta Louise Fishbach
Samuel Plato Beeker Sr.
Rosa Elizabeth Brill
Samuel Plato Beeker Jr.


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1. Pauline Mamie Moore

Samuel Plato Beeker Jr. 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 21 Jul 1920, Bessemer, Jefferson, AL, USA 2 3 4 6
  • Marriage (1): Pauline Mamie Moore on 18 Jul 1942 in Wedowee, Randolph, AL, USA 1
  • Died: 26 Dec 1998, Birmingham, Jefferson, AL at age 78 3 4 6 7
  • Buried: Birmingham: Elmwood Cemetery, Jefferson, AL, USA 6

   FamilySearch ID: L5VY-JL3.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Birmingham, Jefferson, AL. 2 The 1930 census recorded owning a $4500 home at 1701 50th Street: Samuel P. Becker [sic - handwriting is poor], division foreman for construction company, 39, living with wife Rosa E., 29; Samuel P. Jr., 9; Edna R., 5; and sister-in-law Mildred Brill, 17. Samuel and his parents were born in South Carolina [should be North]. Rosa and Mildred were born in Alabama, their father in Kentucky and their mother in Germany. The children were born in Alabama.

2. Census in 1940 in Birmingham, Jefferson, AL. 8 The 1940 census recorded renting at 1201 50th Street: Samuel Beeker, line man construction for power company, 49, living with wife Rose, 38; Samuel, 19; Edna Rose, 15; William Lonnie, 8; and Augusta, 5. Samuel Sr. was born in North Carolina, the others in Alabama. They were in the same place in 1935.

3. Newspaper: Pauline Moore Weds S. P. Beeker, 22 Jul 1942, Roanoke, Randolph, AL, USA. 9 The marriage of Miss Pauline Moore, of this city, to Mr. S. P. Beeker, of Birmingham and Panama City, Fla., is announced by the bride's mother, Mrs. Paul Moore. The Rev. Belt White performed the ceremony at his home on West Point Street at five oclock Saturday afternoon before the members of the family, following which the young couple left to spend the week end in Birmingham. They are making their home in Panama City where Mr. Beeker is engaged in defense work. Mrs. Beeker, talented and charming, has many friends in Roanoke where she finished high school and has since been employed in a responsible position with the Goodall Company. Mr. Beeker was formerly connected with the Alabama Power Company and was located here for a short time.

4. Census in 1950 in Birmingham, Jefferson, AL. 10 The 1950 census recorded Samuel P. Beeker Jr., no occupation, 29. living with wife Pauline M., 28, and daughter Roslyn, 6. He and his daughter were born in Alabama and Pauline in Georgia.

5. Residence: on 28 Aug 1970 in Melbourne, Brevard, FL. 11

6. Residence: on 29 Oct 1991 in Melbourne, Brevard, FL. 12

7. Residence: on 26 Dec 1998 in Melbourne, Brevard, FL. 7

8. Obituary: Florida Today: obituary of Samuel P. Beeker on 29 Dec 1998 in Cocoa, Brevard, FL, USA. 13 SAMUEL P. BEEKER Mr. Samuel P. Beeker, (S.P.) of Melbourne, Florida passed away on Saturday, December 26, 1998 while visiting family in Birmingham. He served as a Navy Sea Bee during World War II. He worked for Alabama Power and later retired from Florida Power and Light. Survivors include his daughter, Rosalyn and grandson, David Levin of Atlanta, Georgia; sisters. Edna Beeker of Birmingham, Augusta and her husband, Alfred C. Dougherty of Milton, Florida; brother, William Beeker and wife Helen of Titusville, Florida; uncle, Paul Brill and wife, Elsie of Bessmer, Alabama; aunts, Mildred Cox of Valley, Alabama and Effie Mae Brill of Jackson, Tennesee; and a special friend, Peggy Vacula of Melbourne, Florida. The family will receive friends Tuesday, Dec. 29, at 10 A.M. with a memorial service at 11 A.M. at Ridout's Southside Chapel.

Samuel married Pauline Mamie Moore, daughter of Paul Cornelius Moore and Ethel Cooper, on 18 Jul 1942 in Wedowee, Randolph, AL, USA.1 (Pauline Mamie Moore was born on 16 Aug 1921 in , Heard, GA, USA and died on 9 Oct 2008 in Melbourne, Brevard, FL 14.)


1 The Anniston Star (Anniston, AL), 7 Aug 1942, page 3. Wedowee news. Marriage license of Samuel Plato Beeker Jr. and Pauline Mamie Moore issued in July.

2 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:32DN-Z2M Samuel P. Becker [sic].

3 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 421018210 Samuel Plato Beeker Jr. Father Samuel P. Beeker. Mother Rosa Brill.

4 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), SSN 421-01-8210 Samuel P. Beeker.

5 Birmingham News (Birmingham, AL) (Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama.), 16 Aug 2005, obituary of Edna Rose Beeker.

6 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/212380933.

7 Florida Today (Cocoa, Florida), 29 Dec 1998, page 29. Obituary of Samuel P. Beeker.

8 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V15L-YP9 Samuel Beeker, Tract 38, Birmingham, Election Precinct 9, Jefferson, Alabama, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 68-52, sheet 61A.

9 "Roanoke Leader (Roanoke, AL)," 22 Jul 1942, page 4. Moore-Beeker Marriage.

10 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6F72-KK27 Samuel P. Beeker Jr Birmingham AL.

11 Miami Herald (Miami, FL), 29 Aug 1970, page 35. Levin-Beeker Wedding.

12 "Birmingham Post-Herald (Birmingham, AL)," 30 Oct 1991, page 35. Obirtuary of Mrs.Rosa Brill Beeker.

13 Florida Today (Cocoa, Florida), 29 Dec 1998, page 37. Obituary of Samuel P. Beeker.

14 Orlando Sentinel (Orlando, FL), 12 Oct 2008, page B6. Obituary of Pauline M. Beeker.

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