William M. Campbell
Jennie Katherine Marlar
Jennie Quesenbury Campbell


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1. Rev. William Clyde Beecher

Jennie Quesenbury Campbell 1 2 3

  • Born: 20 Jan 1900, , Orange, CA 4
  • Marriage (1): Rev. William Clyde Beecher on 11 Aug 1925 in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA 1 2
  • Died: 2 Dec 1981, San Diego, San Diego, CA at age 81 3 4

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Westminster Township, Orange, CA, USA. 5 The 1900 census recorded William Campbell, farmer, 33, born Sept 1867, living with wife Kate, 29, Oct 1871; son Morian, 6, Jun 1894; and daughter Jennie Q., 4 months born in Jan 1900. The parents and Kate's mother were born in Arkansas, their fathers in Tennessee, and their children in California. William's mother was born in Texas. Kate had given birth to 4 children and 2 were alive in 1900.

2. She has conflicting birth information of 20 Jan 1901 and , , CA. 3

3. Newspaper: Van Nuys News: "Jennie Campbell, Margery Leslie, Clyde Beecher and Ward Campbell motored to Los Angeles Thursday evening to hear Harry Lauder.", 1 Feb 1918, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA. 6

4. Newspaper: Van Nuys News: "Mr. And Mrs. C. M. Beecher and son, Clyde, and Misses Schaffner and Jenie Campbell enjoyed an outing on Big Rock Creek near Palmdale the first of the week.", 8 Sep 1921, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA. 7

5. Newspaper: Van Nuys News: "Miss Margaret Gilmore, Miss Jennie Campbell and Ward Campbell and Clyde Beecher motored Friday to Berkeley to attend the annual football game between the Trojans and the Bears.", 4 Nov 1924, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA. 8

6. Occupation: teacher on 11 Aug 1925 in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA. 1

7. Newspaper: Van Nuys News: "Miss Capmbell Becomes Bride", 14 Aug 1925, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA. 2 Among the pretty weddings of the month was that of Miss Jennie Campbell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Campbell, and William Clyde Beecher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Morton Beecher of Mission Acres.
The ceremony was held Tuesday evening at the home of the bride, 6185 Woodman avenue. Rev. Frank e. Dell, uncle of the bridegroom, officiated.
The home was adorned with ferns and summer flowers, and was lighted by candles.
Alfred toux accompanied by Margaret Meyere played two violin selections, "Salut D'Amour," by Elgar and Thais.
Miss Margaret Bradway sang, "What's in the Air To-day" and "Because." Mrs. Walter Williams cousin of the bride played the Lohengrin wedding march.
The bride wore a frock of white georgette crepe. Her tulle veil was held in place by a coronet of orange blossoms and she carried a shower bouquet of bride roses and lilies of the valley.
Miss Jessie Campbell, maid of honor, was gowned in an orchid flowered georgette crepe and carried a bouquet of orchid sweet peas and pink roses. Ward Campbell attended the bridegroom, as best man. Little Miss Nancy Bright and Billie Bright, cousins of the bride were flower girl and ring bearer respectively.
After a wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Beecher will make their home in Los Angeles.
Mrs. Beecher was graduated from the University of Southern California and has been teaching in the Van Nuys Grammar School.
Mr. Beecher is a graduate of the University of Southern California and is now pastor of the Westland Methodist Episcopal Church in Los Angeles.
Out-of-town guests included Mr. John Edmondson, Miss Mida Edmondson, Everett Edmondson, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Earl M. Scott of Downey; Rev. and Mrs. F. E. Dell of Highland Park; Mrs. J. H. Carr of El Paso, Texas; Mr. and Mrs. Greenbury Bright, Miss Edith Bright, Miss Sue Bright, Nancy and Billie Bright, Miss Lou Marlar, Mrs. H. C. Duff and son, Harrison, of Phoenix, Arizona; Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Blackwelder of San Pedro; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Reed of Santa Monica; Mrs. L. C. Newcomer, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Newcome of Los Angeles; Miss Linda Bradway and Chatten Bradway of Omaha; and Miss Margaret Bradway of Boston, Mass.

8. Newspaper: Van Nuys News: Visit Yosemite, 24 May 1927, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA. 9 Mr. and Mrs. William Campbell, Miss Jessie Campbell, and Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Beecher, of Los Angeles, returned Saturday from Yosemite. Miss Campbell received her master's degree this month from the University of California at Berkeley, and her parents motored north for the graduation exercises.

9. Newspaper: Van Nuys News: "Mrs. Clyde Beecher of San Diego is visiting for several weeks at the home of her parents, Mr. And Mrs. William Campbell of Woodman avenue.", 22 Jul 1927, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA. 10

10. Census in 1940 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. 11 The 1940 census recorded at 1840 West 39 Street: William C. Beecher, pastor, 41, with wife Jennie D., 40; Mary Katherine, 9; and James Morton, 6 months. They were living here in La Mesa in1935. William was born in Michigan, Jennie and the children in California.

Jennie married Rev. William Clyde Beecher, son of Cyrus Morton Beecher and Julia Vanellie Dell, on 11 Aug 1925 in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA.1 2 (Rev. William Clyde Beecher was born on 2 Sep 1898 in Kalkaska, Kalkaska, MI 12 13 14 and died on 10 Dec 2000 in San Diego, San Diego, CA 14.)


1 FamilySearch.org, <i>California, County Marriages, 1850-1952</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K8N8-5K6 William Clyde Beecher and Jennie Quesenbury Campbell, 1925.

2 <i>The Van Nuys News (Van Nuys, California)</i>, 14 Aug 1925, page 7. Wedding of Campbell-Beecher.

3 FamilySearch.org, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPXS-ZBS Jennie Quesenbury Beecher, 02 Dec 1981.

4 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JG76-LTB Jennie Beecher, Dec 1981.

5 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9PB-SRT William Campbell, Los Alamitos and Westminister Townships, Orange, California, United States; citing sheet 34A, family 776.

6 <i>The Van Nuys News (Van Nuys, California)</i>, 1 Feb 1918, page 5.

7 <i>The Van Nuys News (Van Nuys, California)</i>, 8 Sep 1921, page 7.

8 <i>The Van Nuys News (Van Nuys, California)</i>, 4 Nov 1924, page 5.

9 <i>The Van Nuys News (Van Nuys, California)</i>, 24 May 1927, page 7.

10 <i>The Van Nuys News (Van Nuys, California)</i>, 22 Jul 1927, page 6.

11 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K9Z7-CZ4 William C Beecher, 1940.

12 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Michigan, Kalkaska County, Kalkaska, Series: T623 Roll: 721 Page: 260.

13 <i>United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KZV6-Z8X William Clyde Beecher, 1917-1918.

14 <i>Social Security Death Index</i>, SSN Number: 538-36-2762; Issue State: Washington; Issue Date: 1955-1956. W. C. Beecher.

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