Frederick Beeker
Margaret J. Shank
Anna Beeker


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1. George Dinkins

Anna Beeker 1 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 28 Aug 1885, Saint Louis Crossing, Bartholomew, IN, USA 1 2 4
  • Marriage (1): George Dinkins on 1 Jan 1905 in , Bartholomew, IN 1 2
  • Died: 16 Jun 1966, Hope, Bartholomew, IN, USA at age 80 1 2 4
  • Buried: 18 Jun 1966, Columbus: Garland Brook Cemetery, Bartholomew, IN 1 2 4

   FamilySearch ID: LK7Q-XWT.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Flat Rock Township, Bartholomew, IN, USA. 7 The 1900 census recorded Frederick Beeker, farmer, 55, born Aug 1844, living with wife Margaret J., 44, Nov 1855; daughter Mary, 17, Feb 1883, single; and daughter Annie, 14, Aug 1885, single. The couple was married for 15 years and Margaret had birthed only 1 child [note: other records identify Annie as her daughter.] Frederick, his parents, and Margaret's parents were born in Germany. Margaret and the children were born in Indiana. Mary's mother was born in Germany and Annie's mother in Indiana. Their father was born in Germany. Frederick had immigrated in 1865 and was naturalized as a U.S. citizen.

Above Frederick on the same census page is Frederick's son, Landa Beeker, no age listed, single, with his daughter, Florance, 9, Nov 1890. Landa's birthplace and occupation are not filled in.

2. Residence: on 16 Jul 1926 in Columbus, Bartholomew, IN. 5

3. Residence: on 31 Oct 1934 in Columbus, Bartholomew, IN. 3 4

4. Obituary: Columbus Republic: obituary of Anna Dinkins on 16 Jun 1966 in Columbus, Bartholomew, IN. 2 Mrs. Anna Dinkins, 80, widow of George Dinkins, died at 6:20 a.m. today at the Ken-Joy convalescent home in Hope. She had been in ill health about three years.

The daughter of Fredrick and Margaret Shank Beeker, she was born in Bartholomew county Aug. 28, 1885. She was married to Mr. Dinkins Jan. 1, 1905. He died March 24, 1945.

Mrs. Dinkins lived in Bartholomew county all of her life and was a member of St. Louis Crossing Methodist church.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Norman funeral home in Hope by the Rev. Ralph Turney. Burial will be at Garland Brook cemetery. Calling hours will be after 3 p.m. Friday.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Raymond Newsom and Mrs. Elmer Tressler, both of Hope route 2, and Mrs. Robert Newsom of Olivehurst, Calif., five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A son, Harold, died in 1915.

Anna married George Dinkins on 1 Jan 1905 in , Bartholomew, IN.1 2 (George Dinkins was born on 13 Apr 1884 in , Bartholomew, IN,8 died on 24 Mar 1945 in , Bartholomew, IN 8 and was buried in Columbus: Garland Brook Cemetery, Bartholomew, IN 8.)


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2 Columbus Republic (Columbus, IN), 16 Jun 1966, page 20. Obituary of Anna Dinkins.

3 Columbus Republic (Columbus, IN), 31 Oct 1934, page 1. Illness Fatal To Fred Beeker.

4, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 66 020116 Anna Dinkins. Father Frederick Beeker. Mother Margaret Shank.

5 Columbus Republic (Columbus, IN), 16 Jul 1926, page 4. Obituary of Mary Beeker Zurbrugg.

6 Columbus Republic (Columbus, IN), 11 Aug 1934, page 4. Federick Beeker Surprised on Birthday.

7 1900 United States Census, Fredrick Becker, Flatrock Township Clifford town, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 10, sheet 10A, family 200.

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