John Casper Beecher
Rebecca Lenz
Gustave Adam Beecher
Mary Ann Sumpter
Laura Etta Beecher


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Laura Etta Beecher 1 2 3

  • Born: 18 Apr 1871, Kansasville, Racine, WI, USA 3
  • Marriage (1): Edward Evan Stevens
  • Died: 11 Aug 1951, Eagle Grove, Wright, IA, USA at age 80 3
  • Buried: Aug 1951, Troy Cemetery, Woolstock, Wright, Iowa, USA 3

   Another name for Laura was Lorette Beecher.4

   FamilySearch ID: K87H-ML5.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Dover, Racine, Wisconsin, USA. 4 The 1880 census recorded John C. Beecher, notary public, 68, living with wife Rebecka, invalid, 66; and granddaughter Augusta, housekeeper, 15. John and Rebecka and their parents were born in Prussia, as well as Augusta's parents. Augusta was born in Illinois.
On the same census page is Gus Beecher, farmer, 34, living with wife Mary A.; son Edwin, 11; daughter Rozett, 9; daughter Lorette, 8; daughter Clarabell, 7; son George, 5; daughter Stella M., 4; son Frank, 2; and daughter Berl, 3 months old born in February 1880. Gus and his parents were born in Prussia. Mary and her parents were born in England. The children were born in Wisconsin.

2. Residence: in 1916 in Eagle Grove, Wright, IA, USA. 1

3. Residence: on 5 Mar 1923 in Eagle Grove, Wright, IA, USA. 2

Laura married Edward Evan Stevens. (Edward Evan Stevens was born on 11 May 1871 in Paris, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA,5 died on 31 Dec 1959 in Altoona, Polk, IA, USA 5 and was buried in 1960 in Woolstock, Wright, Iowa, USA 5.)


1 "Racine County Wisconsin History: : Racine Belle City of the lakes and Racine County Wisconsin" (SJ Clarke Pub Co. Chicago. 1916. 1216 pgs.),

2 "Burlington Free Press (Burlington, WI)," Mar 8, 1923 page 7, obituary of Gustavus Beecher.

3 Find A Grave,

4 1880 United States Census, John C. Beecher, Dover, Racine, Wisconsin also Gus Beecher

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