Henry Beecher
(1812-Abt 1908)
Lucinda Margaret Hagan
(Abt 1824-1880)
Augustus Hansell Beecher
(1852-1940)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Jane Phillips

Augustus Hansell Beecher 1 2 3

  • Born: 12 Jul 1852, , , GA 1 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Mary Jane Phillips on 11 Mar 1873 in , Appling, GA, USA
  • Died: 14 Dec 1940, Saint Augustine, St. Johns, FL, USA at age 88 2 3 4
  • Buried: Hazlehurst: Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Jeff Davis, GA, USA 2

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Holmesville, Appling, GA, USA. 1 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.

2. Census in 1870 in Holmesville, Appling, GA, USA. 5 The 1870 census recorded in the Southern District of Appling County, post office Holmesville: Henry Beecher, school teacher, 57, living with wife Lucinda, 40; Henry H., farm laborer, 27; Light H., 20; Sarah E., 18; Hansell, 16; Gillian S., 13; John M., 7; and Andrew, 7. Everyone was born in Georgia except Henry in England. Henry's real estate was valued at $100 and personal estate $300.

3. On 3 Oct 1879 B. Stansel of NC and John E. Grady of GA sold for $50 to Hansell Beacher 122 1/2 acres in Lot 512 2nd District. On 3 Oct 1879 in , Appling, GA, USA. 6

4. Census in 1880 in Baxley, Appling, GA, USA. 7 The 1880 census recorded in District 456 (area west of Baxley) the household of Hansel Beecher, occupation dist turpentine, 25, living with wife Mary J., 24; Maggie M., 6; Louisana, 4; Hunter, 2, and Lawton, 0. Everyone and their parents were born in Georgia.

5. On Dec 1882 John F Hall sold for $200 to A. H. Beacher 245 acres in north half of Lot 512 2nd District. In Dec 1882 in , Appling, GA, USA. 6

6. Obituary: Obituary of A. H. Beecher in 1940. 2 Funeral Services of A. H. Beecher

Mr. A. H. Beecher, of St. Augustine, Fla., formerly a citizen of Manassas, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Louise Small. He had been in ill health for a number of years. Surviving him are: Mrs. Louise Small, of St. Augustine, Fla.; L. L. Beecher, of Manassas; E. K. Beecher, of Jacksonville, Fla.; Mrs. J. C. Overstreet, of Atlanta; C. C. Beecher, of Vienna; Mrs. Clara Crosby, of Hazlehurst; V. M. Beecher, of Atlanta; Mrs. G. L. Yeomans, of Savannah; M. A. Beecher, Meldrim; E. D. Beecher, Savannah. Funeral services were held at Mr. Zion Church near Hazlehurst.


Augustus married Mary Jane Phillips on 11 Mar 1873 in , Appling, GA, USA. (Mary Jane Phillips was born on 25 Sep 1853,8 died on 14 Sep 1934 8 and was buried in Hazlehurst: Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Jeff Davis, GA, USA 8.)


Sources


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

2 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=40546631.

3 <i>Janet Francene Gillham Beecher (1947-2016)</i>, http://www.genealogy.com/forum/surnames/topics/beecher/487/7 Nov 2009 post on Genealogy.com by Janet Beecher listing her ancestors.

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

5 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCSX-D7D Henry Beecher, Georgia, United States; citing p. 43, family 244.

6 FamilySearch.org, <i>Georgia, Appling County, Deeds & mortgages, 1828-1918; indexes to deeds & mortgages, 1828-1914</i>, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLX-VSCJ-M?i=53&cat=167096 Deed Book O Page 47-48.

7 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8LW-Z5W Hansel Beecher, District 456, Appling, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district ED 1, sheet 22D.

8 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=40581832.



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