Henry Beecher
(1812-Abt 1908)
Lucinda Margaret Hagan
(Abt 1824-1880)
Andrew Lee Beecher Sr.


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1. Elizabeth H. "Phereby" Sapp

Andrew Lee Beecher Sr. 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 22 Apr 1862, Holmesville, Appling, GA, USA 1 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth H. "Phereby" Sapp
  • Died: 13 Apr 1929 at age 66 3 4
  • Buried: Baxley: Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Appling, GA, USA 3

   FamilySearch ID: LCFM-WBG.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1870 in Holmesville, Appling, GA, USA. 1 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.

2. Census in 1880 in District 457, Appling, GA, USA. 2 The 1880 census recorded the Beecher family in the 457th District (Baxley) indexed as surname Beechn because the poor handwriting appears as such, although it is written as Beecher. Henry Beecher, farmer, 64, was living with wife Lucindy, 55; son John, timber cutting, 18; son Lee, 18, timber cutting; a boarder, William Loyd, timber cutting, 24; and grand-daughter Harriett Beecher, 15; and grandson Light Beecher, 8. Lucindy, her parents and her children were born in Georgia. The grandchildren's parents were born in Georgia. Henry and his parents were born in England.

Next door is Henry H. Beecher, farmer, 37, with wife Ivelen, 25; daughter Crissey, 9; son Elisha, 7; daughter Eady, 6; son Garrey, 4; daughter Elmyra, 3; and daughter Maria, 1. Everyone was born in Georgia. Henry H.'s father was born in England and mother in Georgia. Ivelen's parents were born in South Carolina.

Andrew married Elizabeth H. "Phereby" Sapp, daughter of Clinton Sapp and Sarah Moody. (Elizabeth H. "Phereby" Sapp was born on 21 Apr 1859,5 died on 6 May 1930 5 and was buried in Baxley: Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Appling, GA, USA 5.)


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

2 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8LW-FW3 Henry Beechn, District 443 and 457, Appling, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district ED 2, sheet 37D.

3 Find A Grave, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=20256888.

4 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.

5 Find A Grave, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=85796182.

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