Ella Josephine Skaggs


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1. Truman Coleman Beecher

Ella Josephine Skaggs 1

  • Born: 16 Aug 1871, Lemoore, Kings, CA, USA 1
  • Marriage (1): Truman Coleman Beecher in 1901 in , Tulare, CA
  • Died: 1 May 1948, Hanford, Kings, CA at age 76 1
  • Buried: Hanford: Hanford Cemetery, Kings, CA, USA 1

   FamilySearch ID: 9J3D-N61.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1910 in Lucerne, Kings, CA, USA. 2 The 1910 census showed Colman Beecher, farmer, 49, living with wife Ella, 39; stepson Harvey Bryan, 22; and stepdaughter Alma Bryan, 20. This was Colman 1st marriage and Ella's second. Colman was born in Pennsylvania and his parents in New York. Ella was born in Lemoore, her father in Kentucky and mother in Missouri. Her children were born in Oregon and their father in California.

Ella married Truman Coleman Beecher, son of Moses Beecher Jr. and Emily Eliza Downer, in 1901 in , Tulare, CA. (Truman Coleman Beecher was born on 7 Apr 1862 in Warren, Warren, PA,3 4 5 6 died on 24 Feb 1923 in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 6 7 and was buried on 28 Feb 1923 in Santa Cruz: Santa Cruz Memorial Park, Santa Cruz, California, United States 6 8.)


1 Find A Grave, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=95031112.

2 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV22-4N7 Colman Beecher, Lucerne, Kings, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 79, sheet 14A.

3 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZ2K-CT2 Moses Beecher, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 17, family 126.

4 David R. Downer, The Downers of America (David R. Downer, Newark, N. J. 1900. Online https://archive.org/details/downersofamerica00down), Page 92. Emily Eliza Downer.

5 William H. Beecher IV and Jim Shaw, Descendants of John Beecher 1594-1637 (On Rootsweb at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=billjim), http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=billjim&id=I1131.

6 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=170684446.

7 Santa Cruz Evening News (Santa Cruz, California.), 26 Feb 1923, page 5. Obituary of Truman C. Beecher.

8 Santa Cruz Evening News (Santa Cruz, California.), 1 Mar 1923, page 6. Funeral of Truman C. Beecher.

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