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


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1. John Scott

Lydia A. Beecher 2 3

  • Born: 11 Jul 1843, , , PA 3
  • Marriage (1): John Scott on 31 Oct 1869 in Miami, Miami, IN 1

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in West Brandywine Twp., Chester, PA. 3 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. 2 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 Peru, Miami, IN. 4 The 1870 census recorded John Scot, farmer, 28, living with wife Lydia, 26; and son George D., 4 months old born Jan 1870. John was born in Ohio, Lydia in Pennsylvania, and George in Indiana.

4. Census in 1880 in Washington Twp., Miami, IN. 5 The 1880 census recorded John Scott, farmer, age 35, living with wife Liddie A. 30. John and his father were born in Ohio, and his mother, Lydia and her parents were born in Pennsylvania.

Next door is John's father, George Scott, 62, and mother Hannah, 64.

Lydia married John Scott, son of George Scott and Hannah, on 31 Oct 1869 in Miami, Miami, IN.1 (John Scott was born about 1840 in Mifflin Twp., Franklin, OH 6.)


1 <i>Miami County Indiana Marriages</i> (Online at:, County Courthouse, Book C4, page 240.

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

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

4 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, John Scott, Indiana, United States; citing p. 7, family 49, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000545842.

5 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Washington, Miami, Indiana; Roll: 298; Family History Film: 1254298; Page: 579A; Enumeration District: 122; Image: 0761.

6 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, John Scott in entry for George Scott, 1850.

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