John Gonce
Mary Wade
Mae Gonce


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1. John G. Beeker

Mae Gonce 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 1 Jul 1881, , Bartholomew, IN 3 6
  • Marriage (1): John G. Beeker on 9 Jan 1899 in , Bartholomew, IN
  • Died: 18 Aug 1967, Saint Louis Crossing, Bartholomew, IN, USA at age 86 3
  • Buried: 21 Aug 1967, Hope: Moravian Cemetery, Bartholomew, IN, USA 3

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Cause of Death: coronary thrombosis, cornary stenosis, 18 Aug 1967, Saint Louis Crossing, Bartholomew, IN, USA. 3

2. Newspaper: Columbus Republic: Mae Beeker Stricken at Home Today, 18 Aug 1967, Columbus, Bartholomew, IN. 6 Mrs. Mae Beeker, 86, widow of John G. Beeker, died today at her home in St. Louis Crossing following an 8-month illness. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Norman funeral home in Hope conducted by the Rev. Hubert Walker and the Rev. Ralph Turney. Burial will be at the Hope Moravian cemetery. Persons may call afternoon Sunday at the funeral home. Born in Bartholomew county July 1, 1881, Mrs. Beeker was the daughter of John and Mary Wade Gonce. She was married to Mr. Beeker in January 1898. He died in 1931. Mrs. Beeker was a member of the St. Louis Crossing Methodist church and a charter member of the WSCS and the WCTU of the church. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Bernice Marie Snapp and Mrs. Martha Ann Andrews both of St Louis Crossing, Mrs. Mary Jeanette Hawkins of Hope and Miss Edith Margaret Beeker of Indianapolis; three sons, Glen Frederick Beeker of Hope route 2, John and Robert Beeker of St. Louis Crossing and Harold Dean Beeker of Hope; 18 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two children, Helen McNeally died Dec. 20, 1955 and Sara Evelyn in January of 1911.

Mae married John G. Beeker, son of Frederick Beeker and Natalie "Dolly" Schaefer, on 9 Jan 1899 in , Bartholomew, IN. (John G. Beeker was born on 5 Apr 1878 in , Bartholomew, IN,7 died on 12 Dec 1931 in Saint Louis Crossing, Bartholomew, IN, USA 8 and was buried on 14 Dec 1931 in Hope: Moravian Cemetery, Bartholomew, IN, USA 7.)


1, Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, Glenn Frederick Beeker and Sara Elizabeth Nading, 30 Aug 1928; citing reference 169; FHL microfilm 1,940,354.

2 Columbus Republic (Columbus, IN), 18 Oct 2002, page 9. Obituary of Glen F. Beeker.

3, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 67-027398 Mae Beeker. Father John Gonce. Mother Mary Wade. Informant Glen Beeker.

4, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 88-045294 Marth Ann Andrews. Father John G. Beeker. Mother Mae Gonce. Informant Margaret Kanouse daughter.

5 Columbus Republic (Columbus, IN), 4 Dec 1988, obituary of Martha Ann Andrews.

6 Columbus Republic (Columbus, IN), 18 Aug 1967, page 2. Mae Beeker Sticken at Home Today.

7, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Death Certificate 35750. John Beeker. Father Frederick Beeker. Mother Dolla Schaeffer. Spouse May Beeker.

8 Columbus Republic (Columbus, IN), 12 Dec 1931, page 1. John Beeker Ends His Life Early Today.

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