Merit Berkin Connell Jr.
(1930-1960)
Emily Adams
(1891-1981)
Lena Mae Connell
(1898-1987)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Edwin Roscoe Beeker Sr.

Lena Mae Connell 1 2

  • Born: 1 Mar 1898, Groesbeck, Limestone, TX, USA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Edwin Roscoe Beeker Sr. on 20 Feb 1922 in Buffalo, Leon, TX, USA 1
  • Died: 24 Jun 1987, Webster, Harris, TX, USA at age 89 2 3
  • Buried: 29 Jun 1987, Buffalo: Buffalo Cemetery, Leon, Texas, United Sta 2 3

  Noted events in her life were:

1. appeared in the household of Edwin Roscoe Beeker Sr. In a census in 1940 in Oakwood, Leon, TX, United States. 4 4 The 1940 census recorded owning a $2500 home Edwin Roseae Beeker [indexed wrong due to poor handwriting], salesman general mechandise, 38, living with wife Lena, 42; daughter Brunelle, operator of beauty shop, 17; and son Edwin Roseae Beeker, 3. Everyone was born in Texas.

2. Residence: in 1971 in Santa Fe, Galveston, TX, USA. 3

3. Residence: in 1970 in Hitchcock, Galveston, TX, USA. 3

4. Obituary: Galveston Daily News: Obituary of Lena Mae Beeker on 26 Jul 1987 in Galveston, Galveston, TX. 3 Santa Fe -- Lena Mae Beeker, 89, died Friday at Humana Hospital - Clear Lake in Webster.
Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Hayes Funeral Home of Santa Fe, Clarence House officiating. Burial will follow in Buffalo City Cemetery, Buffalo, Texas.
Visitors may call at the funeral home after 3 p.m. today.
Born March 1, 1898 in Groesbeck, Texas, Mrs. Beeker was a homemaker. She had been a Santa Fe resident since 1971, formerly of Hitchcok. She was a member of Westhaven Church of Christ in Texas City.
Survivors include a son, Edwin Rosco Beeker Jr. of Houston; a daughter, Mrs. Brunell Bell of Santa Fe; two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Green and Mrs. Ollie Nunn of Lufkin; and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be James E. Williams, Gerald Jordan, John Taylor, Wilson Hertenberger, Denison Hertenberger and Aaron Street.


Lena married Edwin Roscoe Beeker Sr., son of Joseph Owens Beeker and Ella Baker, on 20 Feb 1922 in Buffalo, Leon, TX, USA.1 (Edwin Roscoe Beeker Sr. was born on 7 Nov 1901 in Buffalo, Leon, TX, USA,5 6 died on 1 Feb 1971 in Texas City, Galveston, TX, USA 5 6 and was buried on 2 Feb 1971 in Buffalo: Buffalo Cemetery, Leon, Texas, United Sta 5 6.)


Sources


1 FamilySeach.org, <i>Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK8Y-PTVX Edwin Rasco Beeker and Lena Mae Connell, 20 Feb 1922; citing Leon, Texas, United States, county courthouses, Texas; FHL microfilm 1,513,692.

2 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=147977589.

3 <i>The Galveston Daily News (Galveston, Texas)</i>, 26 Jul 1987, page 4. Obituary of Lena Mae Beeker.

4 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K495-N5Q Edwin Roseae Beeker, Oakwood, Justice Precinct 6, Leon, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 145-13, sheet 8B, line 48, family 174.

5 Texas State Registrar Office, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database, <i>FamilySearch.org</i> (https://familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K36N-PG9; Certificate 17368. Edwin R. Beeker. Father Joe O. Beeker. Mother Ella Baker. Informant: Mrs. Clifford Bell, daughter.

6 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=147976984.



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