William H. Yost
Elizabeth M. Bird
Charles B. Yost


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1. Anna Mildred Beecher

Charles B. Yost 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 1896, Boyertown, Berks, PA 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Anna Mildred Beecher on 12 Jul 1924 in Pottstown: Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Montgomery, PA, USA 1
  • Died: 10 Nov 1969, Cape May, Cape May, NJ at age 73 4 5
  • Buried: 14 Nov 1969, Pottstown: Pottstown Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 5

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Newspaper: Reading Eagle: Yost-Beecher Wedding, 12 Jul 1924, Reading, Berks, PA. 1 Yost-Beecher.
Pottstown, July 12 (Special) -- An interesting nuptial event took place in Emmanuel Lutheran Church, this borough, when Miss Anna M. Beecher, 248 North Charlotte street, was married to Charles B. Yost, well-known young business man of Pottstown and Boyertown. The ring ceremony was performed by the pastor, Rev. Dr. Irwin B. Kurtz. After the wedding the couple departed on a honeymoon trip to Atlantic City, and on their return will reside in Pottstown. The bridge was attired in a blue tailored suit with hat to match. She carried bride roses.
The bride is a daughter of the late Myers C. Beecher and is popular with a wide circle of friends. She is a graduate of the Pottstown High School, class of 1920, and has been employed as a stenographer at the March-Brownback Stove Company office. The groom is a son of William H. Yost, Boyertown. He is a graduate of Boyertown High School, and served 29 months in the A. E. F. in the World War. He was one of the first to go across to France and after the war he served for some months on transports, flying to and from Europe. He is an electrical contractor with establishments at 146 King street, Pottstown, and West Philadelphia avenue, Boyertown.

2. Residence: on 19 Jan 1945 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

3. Residence: 24 Stocktown Place, Cape May, N.J. On 11 Feb 1965 in Cape May, Cape May, NJ. 7

4. Obituary: Pottstown Mercury: obituary of Charles B. Yost on 11 Nov 1969 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 4 Charles B. Yost, Former Borough Resident, Dies
Charles B. Yost, 73, husband of Anna B. (Beecher) Yost, Cape May, N. J. and former Pottstown resident, died Monday at home.
Born in Boyertown, he was a son of the late William H. and Elizabeth M. (Bird) Yost.
Mr. Yost was a retired salesman for Doan-Calhoune Chevrolet Co., Philadelphia.
He was a former member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Hanover and Walnut streets.
Surviving with his widow are a brother, Herman, Conygham, and a sister, Mrs. Katheryn Brunner, Sun City, Calif.
Graveside services will be 11 a. m. Friday at East End Cemetery.
Officiating will be the Rev. Dr. Luther A. Krouse, pastor emeritus of Emmanuel Lutheran Church.
A viewing will be at the funeral home 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

Charles married Anna Mildred Beecher, daughter of Myers Coleman Beecher and Annie R. Gresh, on 12 Jul 1924 in Pottstown: Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Montgomery, PA, USA.1 (Anna Mildred Beecher was born on 8 Aug 1902 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA,8 9 10 11 died on 20 Sep 1991 in Palm Beach, Palm Beach, FL, USA 9 10 11 12 and was buried in Pottstown: Pottstown Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 9.)


1 <i>Reading Eagle (Reading, PA)</i> (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 12 Jul 1924, page 4. Yost-Beecher Marriage.

2 <i>Pottstown Mercury</i> (Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania), 10 Apr 1945, page 11. Estate of Annie R. Beecher.

3 <i>Pottstown Mercury</i> (Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania), 16 Feb 1965, page 15.

4 <i>Pottstown Mercury</i> (Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania), 11 Nov 1969, page 2. Obituary of Charles B. Yost.

5 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=52259966.

6 <i>Berks History Center Library (Reading, PA)</i> (http://www.berkshistory.org), Collection GA N Box 01A Folder 17 03. 53 pages of notes about Nagle, Norton, Coleman, Otto, Hinckel, Fretz, Beecher families.

7 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 020826-65 Alice L. Willoughby, father Myers Beecher, mother Annie Gresh, spouse Dr. Ralph R. Willoughby. Informant Anna M. Yost, 24 Stocktown Pl.. Cape May, N.J. sister.

8 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Pottstown Ward 8, Series: T624 Roll: 1378 Page: 235.

9 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=52259984.

10 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007</i> (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 159033685 Anna Beecher Yost, b. 8 Aug 1902, d. 20 Sep 1991.

11 FamilySearch.org, <i>Florida Death Index, 1877-1998</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VV87-5W2 Anne B Yost, 20 Sep 199.

12 <i>Miami Herald (Miami, FL)</i>, 21 Sep 1991, obituary of Anna B. Yost.

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