William Beecher 1 2 3 4 5
Other names for William were Wilhelm Bicher 6 and William Bücher.6
FamilySearch ID: LD9K-HDP.
Sponsors were the parents.
Tombstone: Beecher, Wm, d. May 27, 1879, ae 79y-7m-12d (finger points up)
Noted events in his life were:
1. He has conflicting birth information of His date of birth estimated from his tombstone is Oct 1799 which differs by one month exactly from his correct birth in his christening record in the church., 15 Oct 1799 and New Holland, Lancaster, PA.
2. Tax List: Exonerations in County Tax in Earl Township in 1821: Freemen: Biecher Wm. .50, 1821, Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA. 7
3. On 17 Jan 1833 in New Holland: Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA. 6 Five of William and Julianna's children are baptized at once on 17 Jan 1833 under the surname Bücher at the Trinity Lutheran Church in New Holland. Matilda is baptized there later in Apr 1834, but after that we cannot find this family active in this church. Perhaps they moved?
4. Census in 1850 in Mifflin Twp., Franklin, OH. 8 William Reaker [mispelling of Beecher], farmer, 50, was living with wife Julia, 48.; Henry, farmer, 25; Elmira, 19; Matilda, 17; Julia, 14; and Barbary, 12. Everyone's birthplace is Pennsylvania except Ohio for the two youngest children. William's real estate is worth $500, and he is likely living on land given to him by his neighor and father-in-law, Henry Carpenter, occupation "none", 72, and his wife Harriett, 71, whose real estate is worth $400.
5. Court: Franklin Probate Court: Consent for Marriage or Julian A. Beecher to William V. Beecher on 2 Apr 1853 in , Franklin, OH. 9 To the Probate court of Franklin County, Ohio
6. Pension in 1854. 10 Following in a copy of a letter from U. S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Pensions, received by Mrs. Harry Kennett McAdams, 309 N. Broadway, Lexington, KY. [Ms. McAdams is a descendent.]
7. Census in 1860 in Mifflin Twp., Franklin, OH. 1 William Beacher, 60, farmer and currier, is listed in the 1860 Census in Mifflin Township, Franklin County, Ohio with real estate valued at $500 and possessions worth $400. He is living with Julian, 55; and Matilda, 25. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office is Gahanna.
8. Book: History of Franklin and Pickaway Counties, Ohio, 1880. 4
9. Book: Kentucky Pioneer and Court Records, 1929. 11
William married Julia Ann Carpenter, daughter of Henry Carpenter and Henrietta. (Julia Ann Carpenter was born on 19 Feb 1803 in , , PA,12 died on 12 Jun 1883 in Jefferson Twp., Miami, IN 12 13 and was buried in Mexico: Old Mexico Cemetery, Miami, IN 12 13.)
1 , Ohio, Franklin County, Mifflin Township, Series: M653 Roll: 962 Page: 107.
2 Berks County Courthouse, Will of John Beecher, executed March 8, 1819.
3 , http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=103612293.
4 (Williams Bros. publishers, 1880.), Page 489, Mifflin Township.
5 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 139. Julia A. Beecher. Father Wm Beecher. Mother Julia A. Carpenter. Spouse Wm V. Beecher.
6 (Note: Some very early records that appear in this church register were from Muddy Creek Lutheran Church in Brecknock Township, before the congregation moved to New Holland.).
7 , Library, Collection CommOrder 1822 #006.
8 , Ohio, Franklin County, Mifflin Township, Series: M432 Roll: 680 Page: 87.
9 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XZHZ-YQC William V. Beecher and Julian A. Beecher, 03 Apr 1853; citing Franklin, Ohio, United States, reference v6 p24; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 285,144.
10 McAdams, Mrs. Harry Kennett: compiler and publisher. Sections of Beecher Genealogy compiled with aid of direct descendent Dr. A.C. Beecher in Philadelphia, Kentucky Pioneer and Court Records: Abstracts of Early Wills, Deeds and Marriages from Court Houses and records of Old Bibles, Churches, Grave Yards, and Cemeteries. Copied by American War Mothers. (Keystone Printery, Lexington, KY. 1929.), Page 319.
11 McAdams, Mrs. Harry Kennett: compiler and publisher. Sections of Beecher Genealogy compiled with aid of direct descendent Dr. A.C. Beecher in Philadelphia, Kentucky Pioneer and Court Records: Abstracts of Early Wills, Deeds and Marriages from Court Houses and records of Old Bibles, Churches, Grave Yards, and Cemeteries. Copied by American War Mothers. (Keystone Printery, Lexington, KY. 1929.), Page 320.
12 , http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=103612204.
13 , http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/JULIANNABEECHER/2859836.
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