Manford A. Beeker
Mary Magdalene Stoyker
Enoch Hendrickson
Mary Jane Beasy
(Abt 1846-)
John L. Beeker
Dora Hendrickson
Magdalena "Maggie" Beeker


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1. John Patterson Hornbeck

Magdalena "Maggie" Beeker 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 13 Dec 1896, Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 3 4 5
  • Marriage (1): John Patterson Hornbeck
  • Died: 21 Dec 1978, Rossville, Clinton, IN at age 82 4 5
  • Buried: Frankfort: Greenlawn Cemetery, Clinton, IN, USA 5

   FamilySearch ID: G78Q-JXQ.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN. 7 The 1900 census recorded renting a farm: Jason L. Beuker [sic, as indexed in census due to poor handwriting by census taker of John L. Beeker], farmer, 30, born Nov 1869, living with wife Dora, 30, Oct 1869; Opal, 6, Oct 1893; Hazle, 5, May 1895; Maggie, 3, Dec 1897; and Manford, 1, Aug 1899. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana.
On the same census page are neighbors Manford Beeker, 59, with his family and on the previous page John L. Beeker, 38, with his family.

2. Census in 1910 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 8 The 1910 census recorded John L. Becker [sic, as indexed because handwriting of Beeker is poor], farmer, 40, living with wife Dora, 40; Opal, 16; Hazel, 14; Magdalene, 13; Manford, 11; and Burnice, 5. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana. John and Dora were married for 17 years and she had birthed 5 children all alive in 1910.

3. Residence: on 9 Dec 1937 in Colfax, Clinton, IN, USA. 2 3

4. Residence: on 25 Mar 1942 in Frankfort, Clinton, IN. 1 3

5. Census in 1950 in Frankfort, Clinton, IN. 9 The 1950 census recorded at 253 Second Avenue in Frankfort: John Hornbeck, carman on railroad, 54, living with wife Maggie, 53. They were born in Indiana.

6. Newspaper: Journal and Courier: Beekers File Suit To Break Will, 27 Oct 1956, Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 10 Suit To Break Will Is Filed
FRANKFORT -- Suit to set aside the will of May B. Black, filed for probate in Circuit court, was instituted Friday by eight persons -- Opal Aper, Hazel Chenoweth, Manford Beeker, Bernice Beeker, Clifford Beeker, Leonard Beeker, John Beeker and Stephen Beeker against Magdeline Hornbeck as executrix of the estate and Magdoline Hornback, Thornton Beeker and Katheryn Shigley as heirs named in the will. The estate includes real estate in Clinton and Tippecanoe counties estimated to be worth $30,000. The will was drawn April 11, 1950. The complaint alleges undue influence in the writing of the will.

7. Residence: 253 S. 2nd Street, Lafayette, IN on 3 Mar 1978 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 6

8. Cause of Death: Margaret died at Milner Community Health-Care from orthostatic pneumonia, 21 Dec 1978, Rossville, Clinton, IN. 4

Magdalena married John Patterson Hornbeck, son of William Hornbeck and Lula Mae Patterson. (John Patterson Hornbeck was born on 9 Jan 1896 in Brookston, White, IN, USA,3 6 11 12 died on 3 Mar 1978 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 12 and was buried on 6 Mar 1978 in Frankfort: Greenlawn Cemetery, Clinton, IN, USA 12.)


1 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 26 Mar 1942, page 11. Obituary of Dora Beeker.

2 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 10 Dec 1937, page 10, obituary of John L. Beeker.

3, Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941 (Works Progress Administration, comp. Index to Marriage Records Indiana: Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938-1940.), Magdaline Beeker and John P. Hornback, 6 Feb 1918, Tippecanoe, IN.

4, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 78-842894. Margaret M. Hornbeck. Father John L. Beeker. Mother Dora ___. Informant Dorothy HIll.

5 Find A Grave,

6 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 4 Mar 1978, page 4. Obituary of John Hornbeck.

7 1900 United States Census, Jason L Beuker, Tippecanoe Township (east part) Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 112, sheet 4B, family 79.

8 1910 United States Census, John L Becker, Tippecanoe, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 183, sheet 10B, family 212.

9 "1950 United States Census," John Hornback Frankfort IN.

10 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 27 Oct 1956, page 12. Beekers Suit To Break Will of May B. Black.

11, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 78--011597. John P Hornbeck. Father William Hornbeck. Mother Lula Mae Patterson. Spouse Magdalin Margaret Beeker. Informant Dorothy Hill.

12 Find A Grave,

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