Moses Beecher Jr.
Emily Eliza Downer
(1831-Abt 1901)
Mary Esther Beecher


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Mary Esther Beecher 1 2 3

  • Born: 30 May 1865, Warren, Warren, PA 1 2
  • Died: 9 Sep 1890, Warren, Warren, PA at age 25 2 3

   FamilySearch ID: LW5M-97B.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1870 in Warren, Warren, PA. 1 The 1870 census recorded Moses Beecher, banker, 42, living with wife Emily, 38; Charles, 13; Richard, 9; Norman, 8; Mary, 5; and a domestic servant, Mary Shererly, 22, born in Ireland. Richard, Norman, and Mary were born in Pennsylvania, the others in New York.

2. Census in 1880 in Warren, Warren, PA. 4 The 1880 census recorded Moses Beecher, bank cashier, 52, living with wife Emily E., 48; son R. Cary Beecher, 19; son Coleman, 17; daughter Mary, 15; and servant Emline Sefert, 22. Moses was born in New York and his parents in Connecticut. Emily was born in New York and parents in Vermont. Their children were born in Pennsylvania. Emiline was born in Pennsylvania and her parents in Baden, Germany.


1 1870 United States Census, Moses Beecher, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 17, family 126.

2 David R. Downer, The Downers of America (David R. Downer, Newark, N. J. 1900. Online, Page 92. Emily Eliza Downer.

3 William H. Beecher IV and Jim Shaw, Descendants of John Beecher 1594-1637 (On Rootsweb at,

4 1880 United States Census, Moses Beecher, Warren, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district ED 262, sheet 9A.

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