William Henry Beeker
(1863-1895)
Minnie Elizabeth Russell
(1867-1905)
Amos William Reed
(1869-1948)
Hattie Elizabeth Caldwell
(1875-1965)
Fred Robert Beeker Sr.
(1885-1956)
Christine Laverne Reed
(1893-1953)
Amos Reed Beeker
(1916-2011)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Rubye Edna Douglas

Amos Reed Beeker 1 2 3

  • Born: 5 Apr 1916, Eutaw, Greene, AL, USA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Rubye Edna Douglas on 24 Feb 1940 in Leeds, Jefferson, AL, USA 1 2
  • Died: 22 Feb 2011, Bessemer, Jefferson, AL, USA at age 94 3
  • Buried: 24 Feb 2011, Bessemer: Highland Memorial Gardens, Jefferson, AL, USA 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1920 in Eutaw, Greene, AL, USA. 4 The 1920 census recorded Fred Beeker, barber in own shop, 34, living with wife Christie, 27; Fred Jr., 6; Reed, 3 years 8 months; Ira Merle, 1 year 6 months. Everyone was born in Alabama except Fred and his parents in North Carolina.

2. Residence: on 28 Jan 1940 in Eutaw, Greene, AL, USA. 1

3. Occupation: lineman on 24 Feb 1940 in Birmingham, Jefferson, AL. 2

4. Residence: on 24 Feb 1940 in Leeds, Jefferson, AL, USA. 2

5. Residence: 2520 N. 30th Avenue, Birmingham, AL on 24 Feb 1940 in Birmingham, Jefferson, AL. 2

6. Census in 1950 in Kimberly, Jefferson, AL, USA. 5 The 1950 census recorded Amos Reed Beeker, line foreman for electric service, 34, living with wife Ruby, 33, and daughter Christie Ann, 4. Everyone was born in Alabama.

7. Residence: on 27 Jul 1956 in Bessemer, Jefferson, AL, USA. 6

8. Obituary: Birmingham News: obituary of Amos Reed Beeker on 23 Feb 2011 in Birmingham, Jefferson, AL. 3


Amos married Rubye Edna Douglas, daughter of George T. Douglas and Edna A. Wright, on 24 Feb 1940 in Leeds, Jefferson, AL, USA.1 2 (Rubye Edna Douglas was born on 27 Aug 1916 in Coal City, St. Clair, AL, USA 7 and died on 7 Aug 1992 in Jasper, Walker, AL, USA 7.)


Sources


1 Birmingham News (Birmingham, AL) (Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama.), 28 Jan 1940, page 30. Engagement Beeker-Douglas.

2 Ancestry.com, "Alabama, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1805-1967," Amos Reed Beeker m. Ruby Edna Douglas 24 Feb 1940 at Leeds, AL.

3 Birmingham News (Birmingham, AL) (Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama.), 23 Feb 2011, obituary of Amos Reed Beeker.

4 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXZY-ZCW Fred Beeker Eutaw AL.

5 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6F7L-DBQ1 Amos Reed Beeker Kimberly AL.

6 "Greene County Democrat (Eutaw, AL)," 2 Aug 1956 page 1, obituary of Fred R. Beeker.

7 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JLDQ-BM4 Rubye D Beeker, 07 Aug 1992.



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