Benjamin Beecher
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William Beecher
Julia Ann Carpenter
William Valentine Beecher
Julia Ann Beecher
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1. Albert Ault

Mary J. Beecher 2 3

  • Born: 31 Jan 1858, Jefferson Twp., Franklin, OH 2 4
  • Marriage (1): Albert Ault on 15 Sep 1887 in Miami, Miami, IN 1
  • Died: 14 Apr 1900, Jefferson Twp., Miami, IN at age 42 3
  • Buried: 16 Apr 1900, Mexico: Green Lawn Cemetery, Miami, IN 3

   FamilySearch ID: 9VQW-V6T.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. 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.

2. Census in 1870 in Peru, Miami, IN. 5 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.

3. Census in 1880 in Jefferson Twp., Miami, IN. 6 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.

4. Cause of Death: measles, broncho pneumonia, 14 Apr 1900, Jefferson Twp., Miami, IN. 3

Mary married Albert Ault on 15 Sep 1887 in Miami, Miami, IN.1 (Albert Ault was born in Apr 1860 in , , IN, died on 6 Dec 1945 in Galveston, Cass, IN and was buried in Mexico: Green Lawn Cemetery, Miami, IN.)


1 Miami County Indiana Marriages (Online at:, County Courthouse, Book C8, page 75.

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

3, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Mary J. Ault. Father William Beecher. Mother Julia A. Beecher.

4 History of Miami County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc. (Chicago, Brant & Fuller, 1887. Available online at Google Books.), Page 684. Biography of William V. Beecher.

5 1870 United States Census, Indiana, Miami County, Peru Township, Series: M593 Roll: 343 Page: 162.

6 1880 United States Census, Film T9-0298, Page 461B.

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