John Beecher Sr.
Mary Ann Albrecht
Samuel F. Finney
(Abt 1780-from 1840/1850)
(Abt 1790-from 1830/1840)
Benjamin Beecher
Margaret Finney
Margaret Susan Beecher


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1. Carolus Neiswender

Margaret Susan Beecher 2

  • Born: 26 Feb 1841, West Brandywine Twp., Chester, PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Carolus Neiswender on 2 Feb 1862 in , Miami, IN 1

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in West Brandywine Twp., Chester, PA. 2 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. Census in 1860 in Jefferson Twp., Franklin, OH. 4 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.

Living next door is his father, Benjamin Beecher, 57, blacksmith, with his wife Margaret, 54; John J., 21, carpenter; Margaret S., 19; and Lydia A., 16. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. He has no value on his real estate or possessions.

3. Census in 1870 in Jefferson Twp., Miami, IN. 5 The 1870 census recorded Crowles Nicewinter [census taker's mispellings], cooper, 25, born in Ohio, living with wife Margaret, 29, Pennsylvania; and two sons born in Indiana: Wm F., 6; and Harvey, 1. Their real estate was valued at $400 and personal estate $150. The post office was Mexico.

4. Census in 1880 in Harrison Township, Cass, IN. 3 The 1880 census recorded Carolus Neisewender, farmer, 37, living with wife M. S., 39; Wm. Frank, farmer, 16; Emma May, 9; Mertie A., 6; and Inda Pearle, 2. Carolus was born in Ohio. His parents, his wife and her parents were born in Pennsylvania. Their children were born in Indiana.

Margaret married Carolus Neiswender, son of Michael Nicholas Neiswender and Catherine Neiswender, on 2 Feb 1862 in , Miami, IN.1 (Carolus Neiswender was born in 1844 in , Franklin, OH 3.)


1 <i>Miami County Indiana Marriages</i> (Online at:, County Courthouse Book C3, Page 70.

2 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Chester County, West Brandywine Township, Series: M432 Roll: 766 Page: 299.

3 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Harrison, Miami, Indiana; Roll: 299; Family History Film: 1254299; Page: 629A; Enumeration District: 125; Image: 0078.

4 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Ohio, Franklin County, Jefferson Township, M653 Roll: 963 Page: 258.

5 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Margaret Nicewinter in household of Crowles Nicewinter, Indiana, United States; citing p. 15, family 123, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000545842.

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