Benjamin Beecher
(1770-1842)
Elizabeth
(1765-1847)
George Cowan
(-Bef 1850)
Margaret C. Beecher
(1803-1892)
Sarah Jane Cowan
(1833-1913)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Joseph S. Graeff

Sarah Jane Cowan 1 2

  • Born: 23 Jun 1833, , , PA 1
  • Christened: 3 Jul 1835, Compass: St. John's Episcopal Church, Chester, PA, USA 2
  • Marriage (1): Joseph S. Graeff
  • Died: 15 Feb 1913, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 79 1
  • Buried: Bala-Cynwyd: Westminster Cemetery, Montgomery, PA, USA 1

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Margaret Cowan, Springville, Lancaster Co., (widow of G. Gowan) and Sarah Jane Cowan, Leacock Township, removed on 3 Sep 1850 in Compass: St. John's Episcopal Church, Chester, PA, USA. 3

2. Census in 1860 in Reading, Berks, PA. The 1860 census recorded Margaret Mast, 56, with real estate valued at $1,200. Living with her are her son-in-law, Joesph Graeff, moulder, 30; daughter Sarah, 30; grandchildren Charles F. Graeff, 3 and Anna M. Graeff, 1. Also with them are Margaret's sisters: Mary Baker [should be Beecher] , 64, and Catharine Baker [should be Beecher], 62. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1860 in Reading, Berks, PA. 1 The 1860 census recorded Margaret Mast, 56, with real estate valued at $1,200. Living with her are her son-in-law, Joesph Graeff, moulder, 30; daughter Sarah, 30; grandchildren Charles F. Graeff, 3 and Anna M. Graeff, 1. Also with them are Margaret's sisters: Mary Baker [should be Beecher] , 64, and Catharine Baker [should be Beecher], 62. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.


Sarah married Joseph S. Graeff. (Joseph S. Graeff was born in Jul 1830 in Reading, Berks, PA,4 died on 19 Dec 1905 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 4 and was buried in Reading: Charles Evans Cemetery, Berks, PA 4.)


Sources


1 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=145203258.

2 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013</i>, PA > Chester > Compass > Episcopal > St. John's Episcopal Church. Sarah Jane Cowan, father George Cowan, mother Margaret. Baptized Sun 3 Jul 1835.

3 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013</i>, PA > Chester > Compass > Episcopal > St. John's Episcopal Church. Online image 41.

4 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=145203033.



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