|William Valentine Beecher
Section 4, Row 32.
Noted events in his life were:
1. Census in 1850 in West Brandywine Twp., Chester, PA. 4 Benjamin Beecher [handwriting looks like Bucher as the two e's could be a u], age 48, blacksmith, is living with wife Margaret, age 46; Cyrus, 24, laborer; William, 19, carpenter; Catherine, 14; John, 11; Margaret, 9; and Lydia, 7. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.
2. Residence: in 1853 in , Franklin, OH. 3
3. Court: Franklin Probate Court: Consent for Marriage or Julian A. Beecher to William V. Beecher on 2 Apr 1853 in , Franklin, OH. 2 To the Probate court of Franklin County, Ohio
4. Census in 1860 in Jefferson Twp., Franklin, OH. 17 William Beecher, 28, carpenter, is found in the 1860 Census in Jefferson Township in Franklin County living with his wife, Julian, age 24; Margaret, 6; Mary J., 2; and Elizah, 1 month old on the 25 of July, 1860 when the census was recorded. Everyone was born in Ohio, except William who was born in Pennsylvania. The value of his real estate and possessions is blank, indicating he was probably renting. The post office listed is Blacklick.
5. Residence: in 1861 in Peru, Miami, IN. 1
6. Census in 1870 in Peru, Miami, IN. 18 William V. Beecher, 38, farmer, was living with wife Julia H., 34; Margaret J., 16; Mary J., 12; Elizabeth E., 11; George L., 7; Cyrus M., 5; William, 2; Benjamin, 68; and Margaret, 64. Benjamin, Margaret, and William V. were born in Pennsylvania. George, Cyrus, and young William in Indiana, and the others in Ohio. William's real estate was worth $3800, his personal estate $1240.
7. Residence: in Feb 1872 in Jefferson Twp., Miami, IN. 1
8. Census in 1880 in Jefferson Twp., Miami, IN. 19 William Beecher, 48, farmer, is found in the 1880 Census in Jefferson in Miami County living with his wife, Julia A, age 44; Mary J., 22; Elizabeth E., 20; George L, 17; Cyrus M., 15; William C.; 13; Grant U.S., 10; Charles W., 7; and Gracie P., 4; plus Margret Beecher, mother, age 75. William and his mother were born in PA; Julia, Mary and Elizabeth in OH; and all other children in IN.
9. Book: History of Miami County, Indiana: biography of William V. Beecher, 1887. 1
10. Census in 1900 in Jefferson Twp., Miami, IN. 5 William Beecher, farmer, 68, born Dec 1831, was with wife Julien A., 64, Oct 1835. They had been married 47 years. She had birthed 9 children, 8 alive in 1900. Living with them: son Grant, school teacher, 29, Jun 1870. Grant was born in Indiana, his mother in Ohio , and his father and all grandparents in Pennsylvania.
11. Cause of Death: esophageal diverticulum , pulmonary congestion, 23 Sep 1900, Jefferson Twp., Miami, IN. 15
12. Occupation: carpenter and farmer on 23 Sep 1900 in Jefferson Twp., Miami, IN. 15
William married Julia Ann Beecher, daughter of William Beecher and Juliann Carpenter, on 3 Apr 1853 in Columbus, Franklin, OH.1 2 (Julia Ann Beecher was born on 4 Oct 1835 in Gahanna, Franklin, OH,1 5 12 20 21 died on 14 Jul 1915 in Peru, Miami, IN 12 20 21 and was buried on 16 Jul 1915 in Mexico: Green Lawn Cemetery, Miami, IN 12 20 21.)
1 <i>History of Miami County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc.</i> (Chicago, Brant & Fuller, 1887. Available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=GETWAAAAMAAJ Google Books.), Page 684. Biography of William V. Beecher.
2 FamilySearch.org, <i>Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013</i>, 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.
3 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of January 1, 2006), Batch #: M513353, Sheet #: 00, Source Call #: 0285144 V. 6-7, Printout Call #: NONE, Dates: 1853 - 1862.
4 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Chester County, West Brandywine Township, Series: M432 Roll: 766 Page: 299.
5 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Indiana, Miami County, Jefferson Township, Series: T623 Roll: 393 Page: 136.
6 <i>Billion Graves Index</i>, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/WilliamVBeecher/1634299.
7 FamilySearch.org, <i>Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FH3N-82R Ulysses Simpson Grant Beecher, 22 Mar 1956.
8 FamilySearch.org, <i>Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KFQR-N2L Grace Beecher Woolpert, 30 Jan 1928; citing Ferndale, Oakland, Michigan, United States; 02262; FHL microfilm 1973053.
9 <i>Miami County INGenWeb Project</i> (http://incass-inmiami.org/miami/), Miami County Deaths. http://incass-inmiami.org/miami/vitals/deaths/miamideath.html.
10 <i>Kokomo Tribune</i> (Kokomo, Howard, Indiana.), 22 Mar 1956, page 2. Obituary of Ulysses S. Grant Beecher.
11 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011</i>, Certificate 61-033629. Charles Wilson Beecher. Father William Beecher. Mother Julia A. Beecher.
12 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011</i>, Certificate 139. Julia A. Beecher. Father Wm Beecher. Mother Julia A. Carpenter. Spouse Wm V. Beecher.
13 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011</i>, Certificate 136. George Lincoln Beecher, Father William Beecher. Mother Julia Beecher. Spouse Sarah C. Beecher (informant.).
14 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011</i>, Mary J. Ault. Father William Beecher. Mother Julia A. Beecher.
15 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011</i>, William Valentine Beecher. Father Benj. Beecher. Mother Margaret Finney. Informant C. W. Beecher.
16 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=101952080.
17 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Ohio, Franklin County, Jefferson Township, M653 Roll: 963 Page: 258.
18 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Indiana, Miami County, Peru Township, Series: M593 Roll: 343 Page: 162.
19 1880 United States Census, Film T9-0298, Page 461B.
20 <i>Billion Graves Index</i>, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/JuliaABeecher/1634300.
21 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=101952102.