Henry Beecher
(1812-Abt 1908)
Lucinda Margaret Hagan
(Abt 1824-1880)
Wilson Lumpkin Beecher


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1. Ann Cornilia Sapp

Wilson Lumpkin Beecher 1 2 3

  • Born: Apr 1845, , , GA 1 3
  • Marriage (1): Ann Cornilia Sapp
  • Died: 28 Apr 1934, Baxley, Appling, GA, USA at age 89 2 3
  • Buried: Baxley: Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Appling, GA, USA 2

   FamilySearch ID: KC4Z-9WZ.

  Burial Notes:

Tombstone: W. L. Beecher
Co. I 27 GA INF C.S.A.
(note; no dates on tombstone)

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in District 375, Montgomery, GA, USA. 1 The 1850 census recorded on 14 Sep 1850: Henry Beacher [sic], school teacher, 36, living with wife Lucinda, 26; William A., 16; Henry H., 7; Margarette M., 6; Wilson L., 5; Almira, 3; and Light H., 11 months old. Everyone was born in Georgia except Henry in England.

2. Census in 1860 in Holmesville, Appling, GA, USA. 4 The 1860 census recorded in the Southern District of Appling County, post office Holmesville: Henry Beecher, farmer, 46, living with wife Lucinda, 38; Wm. A., 19; Henry H., 18; Margaret M., 16; Wilson L., 15; Elmirah, 13; Light H., 10; Sarah E., 9; Hansel, 7; Gelle A., 5; and Harriet L., 2. Everyone was born in Georgia except Henry in England.

3. Census in 1900 in Baxley, Appling, GA, USA. 5 The 1900 census recorded in the 457th District (Baxley) in Appling County four Beecher households as neighbors.

The first household was headed by William Carter, farmer, 63, born May, 1837, married for 32 years to wife Mary M. 51, Aug 1848, living with son William E., farm laborer, 21, Apr 1879; daughter Minnie L, 14, Mar 1886; and son-in-law Lite H. Beecher, laborer turpentine, 24, Jun 1875, married to William Sr.'s daughter Sabra S., 23, Jul 1876. They were married 4 years and had 2 children: daughter Earnie, 3, Mar 1897; and son Fred, 1 Jan 1899. Everyone and their parents were born in Georgia.

William. A. Beecher, farmer, 60, born Jan 1840, was living with wife Mary, 59, May 1841. They were married for 6 years and the census column records she had birthed no children by 1900. Mary, her parents, William, and his mother were born in Georgia. His father was born in England.

The next household is headed by Elijah Mock, farmer, 35, Jan 1865, married for six years to wife Mazelle, 40, Apr 1860, living with stepson Lite Beecher, farm laborer, 21, Feb 1879; and stepson Henry L. Beecher, farm laborer, 16, May 1884; and son Lennie Mock, 4, Oct 1895. Everyone and their parents were born in Georiga, except Elijah and his parents in South Carolina.

The next household is headed by Lumpkin Beecher, farmer, 54, Apr 1846, married for 33 years to wife Cornelia A., 54, Mar 1846. She had birthed no children by 1900.With them is father Henry Beecher, 87 is first written but then crossed out and overwritten as 77, Jul 1822, widowed. Henry and his parents and Lumpkin's father were born in England. Lumpkin, his mother, Cornelia and her parents, were born in Georgia.

4. Census in 1910 in Baxley, Appling, GA, USA. 6 The 1910 census recorded in Militia District 457 (Baxley) on Tillman's Ferry Road: Wilson L. Bucher [sic as indexed], farmer, 64, living with wife Cornelia A., 65; niece Ceata Willouby, 17; newphew Billie Stone, farm laborer, 40; and niece Ida L. Wilouby, 22. Everyone and their parents were born in Georgia except Wilson's father in England. Wilson and Cornelia were married for 44 years.

Wilson married Ann Cornilia Sapp, daughter of Elijah Sapp and Rachel Cravey. (Ann Cornilia Sapp was born on 16 Mar 1845 in , Appling, GA, USA,7 died on 22 May 1910 in , Appling, GA, USA 7 and was buried in Baxley: Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Appling, GA, USA 7.)


1 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZYH-D8L Henry Beacher, Montgomery county, Montgomery, Georgia, United States; citing family 32.

2 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=20352945.

3 Janet Francene Gillham Beecher (1947-2016), http://www.genealogy.com/forum/surnames/topics/beecher/259/ 22 Apr 2001, post on Genealogy.com by Janet Beecher listing her ancestors.

4 1860 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZMZ-LJM Henry Beecher, Household 120.

5 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3NN-2JV and https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3NF-6M6 Households 277, 279, 280, 281.

6 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MLVF-KWN Wilson L Bucher, Baxley, Appling, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 3, sheet 21A, family 392.

7 Find A Grave, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=20352927.

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