William M. Beeker
Elizabeth Cena Zeigler
John Tracy
Eliza Hart
John Hull Joseph Beeker
Elizabeth Agnes Tracy
Emmet Richard Beeker Sr.


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1. Cornelia Ann Seibel

Emmet Richard Beeker Sr. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 18 Oct 1893, Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Cornelia Ann Seibel on 18 Oct 1919 in Detroit, Wayne, MI 1
  • Died: May 1968, Detroit, Wayne, MI at age 74 9

   FamilySearch ID: GQJP-QWV.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1910 in Chicago, Cook, IL. 10 The 1910 census recorded at 1658 St. Louis Avenue: L. J. Beeker, commercial trucker for steel and iron, 43, living with wife L., 43; daughter Esther, bookkeeper for electric manufacturer, 21; and son Emmett, office boy at steel works, 16. The parents were married for 22 years. Esther and L.J. were born in Indiana and his parents in Pennsylvania. L. and her mother were born in Kansas and her father in Ireland. Emmett was born in Ohio.
[Note: why the parents are listed with initials and not names is a mystery since the census taker listed full names for all others on this street. Were they trying to hide their identity?].

2. Military on 5 Jun 1917 in Detroit, Wayne, MI: Had previously been U.S. Navy, seaman, 2 years. 2

3. Occupation: motor inspector, not employed on 5 Jun 1917 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 2

4. He was described as medium height, slender build, black eyes, black haird on 5 Jun 1917 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 2

5. Residence: 1259 E. Grand River Blvd., Detroit, MI on 5 Jun 1917 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 2

6. Occupation: pattern maker on 18 Oct 1919 in Dearborn, Wayne, MI. 1

7. Census in 1920 in Springwells Township, Wayne, MI, USA. 11 The 1920 census recorded renting on Michigan Avenue: Emmet Becker [sic, indexed wrong due to poor handwriting of Beeker], pattern maker in auto body plant, 28, living with wife Cornelia, 20. He and his parents were born in Illinois. She was born in Ohio and parents in Indiana.

8. Emmet appeared in the household of John Hull Joseph Beeker in a census in 1930 in Dearborn, Wayne, MI. 12 12 The 1930 census recorded owning a $10,000 home at 7022 Neckel Street: John J. Beeker, general foreman in automobile factory, 63, living with wife Agnes E., 62; their son Emmet R., 37, and his family: wife: Cornelia A., 29; John E., 9; Mary E., 7; and Richard E., 3. John was born in Indiana, Agnes in Kansas, Emmet and Cornelia in Ohio, John E. and Mary in Michigan, and Richard in Florida. John's parents were from Pennsylvania and Agnes' from Kansas. Cornelia's parents were from Indiana.

9. Census in 1940 in Dearborn, Wayne, MI. 13 The 1940 census recorded renting at 1306 Mason Street: Emitte Beeker, auditor in automobile company, 46; living with wife Cornelia, 38; John E., machinist in automobile company, 19; daughter Mary E., 17; Richard E., 13. Also in the home: ward Edward Haas, 12; father-in-law Edward Seibel, painting and decorating, 58; mother-in-law Mary J. Seibel, sewing inspector, 59; and two lodgers: Aryahr Moyhouse, high school english teacher, 27; and George Moyhouse, service man, 22. Emitte and Cornelia were born in Ohio; John and Norby and Haas in Michigan; Richard in Florida, and the others in Indiana.

10. Occupation: Ford Motor Company in 1942 in Dearborn, Wayne, MI. 3

11. He was described as 5' 7 1/2 inches talll, 150 pounds, black hair, blue eyes, light complexion in 1942 in Dearborn, Wayne, MI. 3

12. Residence: 1306 Mason, Dearborn, MI in 1942 in Dearborn, Wayne, MI. 3

13. Census in 1950 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 14 The 1950 census recorded as a lodger at 740 West Euclid Street: Richard E. Beeker, music concert director, 56, He was born in Ohio.

14. Residence: on 24 Oct 1951 in Indianapolis, Marion, IN. 15

Emmet married Cornelia Ann Seibel, daughter of Edward Meinrad Seibel and Marie Mary Jane Myers, on 18 Oct 1919 in Detroit, Wayne, MI.1 (Cornelia Ann Seibel was born on 12 Jul 1901 in Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH 1 16 17 and died on 3 Feb 1995 in Huntsville, Madison, AL, USA 17.)


1 FamilySearch.org, Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N3YT-9TS Emmet R. Beeker and Cornelia A. Seibel, 18 Oct 1919; citing Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, v 1 p 376 rn 183278.

2 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6NP-ZLC Emmet Richard Beeker.

3 FamilySearch.org, United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J49T-DFM Emmet Richard Beeker.

4 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 371-14-0410 John Edward Beeker, b. 3 Ju l1920 d. 14 Oct 1987 father Emmet R. Beeker, mother Cornelia Siebel.

5 Ancestry.com, Indiana, Marriage Certificates, 1917-2005 (Indiana State Board of Health. Marriage Certificates, 1958–2005. Microfilm. Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, Indiana.), Phyllis Irene Davis and Emmet R. Beeker.

6 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 376-20-3472 Mary Elizabeth Beeker Riehm, b. 23 Feb 1923, father Emmet R. Beeker, mother Cornelia A. Seibel.

7 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Emmet Richard Beeker, Jr., father Emmet Richard Beeker, mother Cornelia Beeker Seibel. Informant Emmet Richard Beeker III, son.

8 "Allen Funeral Home (Bloomington, IN)," https://www.allencares.com/obituaries/EmmetBeeker-Jr-26598/#!/Obituary obituary of Emmet Beeker Jr.

9 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J16F-QZ4 Emmet Beeker, May 1968.

10 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MK8V-X6D L J Beeker, Chicago Ward 34, Cook, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 1484, sheet 10A, family 267.

11 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZ4C-K28 Emmet Becker, Springwells, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing ED 783, sheet 7B, line 86, family 142.

12 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X7M2-8DS John J Beeker, Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 890, sheet 1B, line 95, family 20.

13 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K411-58D Emitte Beeker, Tract 826, Dearborn, Dearborn City, Wayne, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 82-7, sheet 7A, line 20, family 191.

14 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6FSV-JGJT Richard E Beeker Detroit MI.

15 Long Beach Press-Telegram (Long Beach, CA), 26 Oct 1951, page 26. Obituary of Elziabeth Beeker.

16 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X6H6-G55 Cornelia Ann Seibel Beeker, 12 Jul 1901; citing Birth, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 373,171.

17 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VM62-VPT Cornelia Beeker, 03 Feb 1995.

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