Daniel Monroe Beeker
(1854-1940)
Helen Lunda Cornelison
(1851-1932)
Preston Jerome Leonard
(1850-1925)
Julia Ann McCrary
(1851-1891)
Thomas Jefferson Beeker Sr.
(1882-1947)
Annie M. Leonard
(1884-1951)
Leonard Jack Beeker
(1918-2006)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth Hale Pearcy

Leonard Jack Beeker 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 11 May 1918, Greensboro, Guilford, NC 2 9
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Hale Pearcy on 28 Nov 1947 in Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA 1
  • Died: 3 Dec 2006, Anaheim, Orange, CA at age 88 9

   FamilySearch ID: LBXP-JYY.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1920 in Morehead Township, Guilford, NC, USA. 10 The 1920 census recorded Jefferson F. Benker [sic - indexed wrong, poor handwriting], brakeman, 38, living with wife Annie, 36; Margie, 15; Daniel, 13; Pauline, 11; Clarence, 6; Jefferson, 3 years 9 months; and Leonard, 1 year 3 months. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

2. Census in 1930 in Sumner Township, Guilford, NC, USA. 11 The 1930 census recorded renting a home on State Highway 70: Jeff T. Buker [sic - indexed wrong, handwriting bad does loook like Beeker], brick layer, 46, living with wife Annie M., 45; son Clerance, 17; son J. C., 14; son Leonard P., 11; daughter Mildred F., 9; and daughter Lundy J. 9. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

3. Newspaper: Greensboro Daily News: Family Get-Together Is Held By Beekers, 25 Feb 1941, Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 12 Children of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Beeker, 1521 Lovett street, gathered at their home Sunday for a family reunion.
In the group were Mrs. W. G. Barber, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Beeker and J. C. Beeker, all of Washington; Mr. and Mrs. Ted Miles and children, Teddie and Jean, and Leonard Beeker, of Newport News, Va., and Mr. and Mrs. Dan Beeker, Mr. and Mrs. Garland Phillips and Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Geohegan, Jr., all of Greensboro.

4. Residence: on 13 Jan 1947 in Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA. 6

5. Census in 1950 in Wheaton, Montgomery, MD, USA. 13 The 1950 census recorded at 11808 Dewey Road in Wheaton: Leonard J. Beeker, street car conductor, 31, living with wife Elizabeth H., 29; and daughter Tula A., 1 year old. With them is Elizabeth's mother, Iva N. Easter, 59. Iva and Elizabeth were born in West Virginia, Tula in Washington D.C., and Leonard in North Carolina.

6. Residence: on 9 Jul 1951 in Silver Spring, Montgomery, MD. 8

7. Residence: 3501 Bernice Dr., Anaheim, CA on 14 Mar 1956 in Anaheim, Orange, CA. 5

8. Residence: on 9 Jul 1956 in Anaheim, Orange, CA. 7

9. Residence: 235 N Berni Ece Dr, Anaheim, CA in 1962 in Anaheim, Orange, CA. 14

10. Residence: on 2 Jul 1991 in Anaheim, Orange, CA. 3


Leonard married Elizabeth Hale Pearcy, daughter of Mack C. Pearcy and Iva Nettie Peters, on 28 Nov 1947 in Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA.1 (Elizabeth Hale Pearcy was born on 26 Jun 1920 in Bluefield, Mercer, WV, USA 15 16 17 and died on 18 Jan 1990 in Anaheim, Orange, CA 15 16 17.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, District of Columbia, Marriage Records, 1810-1953, Elizabeth Hale Pearcy and Leonard Jack Beeker, 28 Nov 1947.

2 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VHV9-L6J Leonard J Beeker, 11 May 1918 citing vol. 5, p. 1889, Guilford, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

3 Orange County Register (Santa Ana, CA), 4 Jul 1991, obituary of Pauline Helen Charles.

4 Washington Post Newspaper (Washington, D.C.), 4 May 1955, obituary of Jefferson Clarence Beeker.

5 Long Beach Independent (Long Beach, CA), 20 Mar 1956, page 25. Births.

6 Greensboro Record (Greensboro, NC), 13 Jan 1947, page 7. Obituary of Thomas Jefferson Beeker.

7 Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC), 10 Jul 1956, page 13. Obituary of Dan Beeker.

8 Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC), 10 Jul 1951, page 14. Obituary of Annie Leonard Beeker.

9 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Leonard Jack Beeker. Father Jefferson Beeker. Mother Anne Leonard.

10 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZVD-652 Jefferson F Benker, Morehead, Guilford, North Carolina, United States; citing sheet 43A.

11 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X338-TPS Jeff F Buker, Sumner, Guilford, North Carolina Shee 8B Household 152.

12 Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC), 25 Feb 1941, page 8. Family Get-Together Is Held By Beekers.

13 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6F9J-H9YT Leonard J. Beeker Wheaton MD.

14 Ancestry.com, California, U.S., Voter Registrations, 1900-1968 (Original data: State of California, United States. Great Register of Voters. Sacramento, California: California State Library.), Mrs. Elizabeth Hale Beeker and Leonard J. Beeker Anaheim CA.

15 U.S. Social Security Death Index, Elizabeth H. Beeker d. 18 Jan 1990.

16 FamilySearch.org, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VP6J-Q86 Elizabeth H Beeker, 18 Jan 1990.

17 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 579-14-2911 Elizabeth Hale Pearcy. Father Sandy M. Pearcy. Mother Iva N. Peters. Born 26 Jun 1917 in Bluefield WV.



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