Hazel Wedley


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1. John Samuel Beeker

Hazel Wedley 1 2 3

  • Born: 13 Nov 1924, Islington, Toronto, ON, CAN 1
  • Marriage (1): John Samuel Beeker on 11 Jan 1945 in Altrincham, , CHS, ENG
  • Died: 24 Aug 2011, , Jefferson, AL, USA at age 86 1 4
  • Buried: 27 Aug 2011, Trussville: Jefferson Memorial Gardens East, Jefferson, AL, USA 1 4

   FamilySearch ID: LRFP-JN6.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Arrival: Hazel emigrated to the U.S. from Southampton, England on the ship SS Brazil with her daughter Astasia Beeker., on 8 Mar 1946, in New York, New York, NY. 5

2. Census in 1950 in Birmingham, Jefferson, AL. 6 The 1950 census recorded at 2305 18th Street: John S. Beeker, apprentice lineman for power company, 26, living with wife Hazel, 25; daughter Astasia J., 4, and daughter Carolyn M., 3. John and Carolyn were born in Alabama, Hazel in Canada, and Astasia in England.

3. She was naturalized Hazel's application to become a U.S. citizen was filed 8 Feb 195 and approved 30 Mar 1950. on 30 Mar 1950 in Birmingham, Jefferson, AL. 5 Full name: Hazel Beeker
Residence: 2305 18th St. Aprt 1, Birmingham, AL
25 years old born 13 Nov 1924 in Islington, Ontario, Canada
Sex F, color W, complexion fair, eyes brown, hair auburn, 5 feet 3 inches, 112 pounds, scar on left palm, race white, nationality Canadian
I am married to John Beeker; we were married 11 Jan 1945 at Altrincham, England; he was born at Eutaw, Alabama on 5 Dec 1923 and now resides at Ensley, Ala. with me.
I have 2 children:
Astasia Jean - female - June 10, 1945, Altrincham, England, Ensley, Ala.
Carolyn Maire - female - January 20, 1947, Eutaw, Alabama, Ensley, Ala.
My last place of foreign residence was Altrincham, Cheshire, England.
I emigrated to the United States from Southampton, England. My lawful entry was at New York, N.Y. under name of Hazel Beeker on 8 Mar 1946 on SS Brazil.

4. Obituary: Birmingham News: obituary of Hazel W. Beeker on 26 Aug 2011 in Birmingham, Jefferson, AL. 4 BEEKER, HAZEL W.

Hazel W. Beeker, age 86, of Trussville, passed away August 24, 2011. She was a member of Clay Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years John S. Beeker. Services will be on Saturday Aug 27, at Noon in the Chapel with burial in Jefferson Memorial Gardens East. Visitation will be from 11am until Noon Saturday. She is survived by her daughters Astarsia (Robert E.) Elliott, Carolyn B. (James M.) Jessen, Deborah (Ronald) Knox, son Johnny (Charlotte) Beeker Jr., brother Jarvis (Jan) Wedley, grandchildren Amy McDougal, Eric (Carlyn) Stinson, Chris (Sally) Knox, Timothy (Tracey) Knox, and 8 great grandchildren. Jefferson Memorial Trussville directing.

Hazel married John Samuel Beeker, son of Fred Robert Beeker Sr. and Christine Laverne Reed, on 11 Jan 1945 in Altrincham, , CHS, ENG. (John Samuel Beeker was born on 5 Dec 1923 in Eutaw, Greene, AL, USA,7 died on 30 May 2004 in , Jefferson, AL, USA 7 8 and was buried on 2 Jun 2004 in Trussville: Jefferson Memorial Gardens East, Jefferson, AL, USA 7 8.)


1 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25139924.

2 Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1916-2005, Vol. 8a page 529, John S. Beeker and Hazel Wedley, Bucklow, Cheshire.

3 Ancestry.com, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014 (Original data: Virginia, Marriages, 1936-2014. Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia.), Astarsia Jean Beeker m. 29 Mar 1974 Ronald Stephen Smith in Prince William VA.

4 Birmingham News (Birmingham, AL) (Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama.), 26 Aug 2011, obituary of Hazel W. Beeker.

5 Ancestry.com, Alabama, Naturalization Records, 1888-1991, Petition for Naturalization 7355, District Court of the United States at Birmingham, Ala. Hazel Beeker.

6 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6F75-5NGX John S Beeker Birmingham AL.

7 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25139883.

8 Birmingham News (Birmingham, AL) (Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama.), 1 Jun 2004, obituary of John S. Beeker Sr.

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