George J. Crist
Ruth Belle White
Elizabeth Effie Lou Crist


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1. William Earl Beeker

Elizabeth Effie Lou Crist 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 13 Feb 1888, Creal Springs, Williamson, IL, United States 1 3 4
  • Marriage (1): William Earl Beeker on 24 Jul 1908 in , De Witt, Illinois, United States 1
  • Died: 27 Sep 1960, Otterbein, Benton, IN, United States at age 72 3 4
  • Buried: 30 Sep 1960, Oxford: Justus Cemetery, Benton, Indiana, United States 3 4

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared in the household of William Earl Beeker in a census in 1910 in Urbana, Champaign, IL. 5 5 The 1910 census recorded at 503 S. Race Street: William E. Beeker, automobile agent, 30, living with wife Effie L., 25; and son Joseph G., 3 months. The census columns indicate this was William's second marriage and Effie's first. William and his parents were born in Indiana, and Effie and her parents in Illinois.

2. Census in 1920 in Urbana, Champaign, IL. 6 The 1920 census recorded renting at 303 West High Street: Ruth B. Crist, widow, 55, living with daughter Elsie, 27; son Charles H., 22; daughter Elizabeth Beeker, 30, and grandson Joseph Beeker, 10. Everyone was born in Illinois. Ruth's parents were born in Tennessee. All of the children's fathers were born in Indiana.

3. Cause of Death: arteriosclerotic heart disease, 27 Sep 1960, Otterbein, Benton, IN, United States. 3

Elizabeth married William Earl Beeker, son of Joseph Freemont Beeker and Martha I. McKinney, on 24 Jul 1908 in , De Witt, Illinois, United States.1 (William Earl Beeker was born on 29 Jul 1880 in Templeton, Benton, IN, United States,1 7 8 died in 1946 8 and was buried in Montmorenci: Montmorenci Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 8.)


1, <i>Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940</i>, William E. Beeker and Effie Lue Crist, 24 Jul 1908; citing De Witt, Illinois.

2, <i>Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011</i>, Certificate 83-040559 Joseph Jefferson Beeker, father William Earl Beeker, mother Effie Lou Crist, informant Carleen Gonzalez daughter.

3, <i>Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011</i>, Certificate 60-032854 Elizabeth E. Beeker. Father George Crist. Mother Ruth Belle White. Informant Joseph Beeker.

4 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

5 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, William E Beeker, Urbana Ward 5, Champaign, Illinois.

6 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, ( Ruth B Crist, Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States; citing ED 49, sheet 2B, line 79, family 53.

7 <i>Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)</i> (Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana), 18 Jan 1922, page 10. Mrs. Martha Beeker Dies From Cancer.

8 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

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