John Beecher Sr.
(1757-1819)
Mary Ann Albrecht
(1762-1834)
Conley
Sophia
(Abt 1793-)
Jacob Franklin Beecher Sr.
(1796-1882)
Susan Conley
(Abt 1819-1890)
George W. Beecher
(1847-1923)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Ella E. Becker

George W. Beecher 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

  • Born: 26 Nov 1847, Salisbury Twp., Lancaster, PA 2 3 4 8 12 13
  • Marriage (1): Ella E. Becker on 17 Nov 1870 in Philadelphia: Pitman Methodist Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, PA 1
  • Died: 17 Oct 1923, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 75 8 14
  • Buried: 23 Oct 1923, Philadelphia: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 8 14

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Salisbury Twp., Lancaster, PA. 3 Jacob Beecher, age 53, laborer, is living with his wife, Susanna, 32; Lorenzo H., 5; George M., 2. Also with them is Sophia Connelly, 63, perhaps Susanna's mother? Within this same home but identified as a family is John Connelly, 20, laborer, with his wife Amanda, 19, and George McGalager, 33, laborer. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Susanna and Sophia who were born in Maryland.

2. Census in 1860 in West Brandywine Twp., Chester, PA. 2 Jacob Beecher, age 64, occupation carter, is listed in the 1860 Census in West Brandywine Township in Chester County. He is living with wife Susan, 41; Lorenzo, 14; George, 12; Benjamin, 8; Emma, 2; and Leah Doan, 64, seamstress [could be Jacob's mother-in-law?]. His real estate was valued at $0 and his personal possessions at $200. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office is Coatesville, Pa.

3. Census in 1870 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 15 Jacob Bucher, 75, no occupation, is living in Philadelphia in the 88th Division 26th Ward, with Susan, 51; Lorenza, 25, works in rollin mill; George, 22, works in rollin mill; Benjamin, 17, clerk druggist; and Emma, 12, at school. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Jacob's real estate was worth $1,900.

4. Pitman Methodist Episcopal Church, class records on 6 Mar 1872 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 16 George W. Beecher, 2226 Remble St.
Ellen Beecher, 2226 Remble St.
Jacob Beecher, 2613 Ellsworth St.

5. Residence: 2821 Hummel Street on 28 Nov 1874 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 17

6. Residence: 1220 Nappa St. In May 1878 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 18

7. Census in 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 19 George W. Beecher, 32, works in rolling mill, is married to Ella, 30. Living with them is Annie, 2. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

8. Residence: 1889 Philadelphia Directory: Beecher, George W., salesman, h 2221 Madison sq. In 1889 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 20

9. Residence: The 1891 Philadelphia City Directory lists: Beecher, George W. Salesman h 2221 Madison Sq. In 1891 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 21

10. Census in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 22 The 1900 Census recorded George Beecher, furniture salesman, 54, born Nov 1846, living with wife Ella E., 52, Aug 1848; Anna P., bookkeeper, 22, born Jan 1878; Ella M., wholesale milliner, 20, Sep 1880; and Susan E., drug store worker, 17, Mar 1883. Also in the home are two boarders: Matilda Carter, dress maker, 65, Jun 1835; and William Moore, steel salesman, 36, Aug 1864. George and Ella wer married for 30 years she had birthed 3 children, all alive in 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Matilda's parents were from Scotland.

11. Residence: 2303 Catherine Street in Dec 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 23

12. Census in 1910 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 24 The 1910 census recorded renting the home at 2303 St. Albans Place: George W. Beecher, furniture salesman, 62, living with wife Ela, 59; and daughter Anna P., clerk telephone co., 29. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. George and Ella were married for 36 years and she had birthed 6 children, 2 alive in 1910.

13. Death Certificate: PA Death Certificate 23041 for George W. Beecher, 17 Oct 1923, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 8 Certificate # 23041. Born: Nov 26th 1847. Birthplace: Chester Co. Date of death: Oct. 17th 1923. Date of burial: 23rd 1923. Place of burial: Mount Moriah Cemetary. Undertaker: Oliver H. Bair Co. Age at death: 75yrs 11mnths 14 days. Cause of death: Carcinoma of the liver. Informant signed and given by Mrs. Mae Beecher Hetrick. Address 2908 N. Bailey St. Phila. Pa.


George married Ella E. Becker, daughter of John Becker and Unknown, on 17 Nov 1870 in Philadelphia: Pitman Methodist Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, PA.1 (Ella E. Becker was born on 11 Aug 1849 in , Lancaster, PA,12 22 25 26 died on 2 Apr 1923 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 14 25 26 and was buried on 6 Apr 1923 in Philadelphia: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 14 25 26.)


  Marriage Notes:

Married by Reverend Ashton.

Sources


1 <i>Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1709-1940</i> (FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V26T-99J George W. Beecher and Ella Becker, 1870.

2 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Chester County, West Brandywine Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1094 Page: 577.

3 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Salisbury Township, Series: M432 Roll: 789 Page: 32.

4 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, <i>Pennsylvania Death Certificate</i> (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA 16101 (724) 656-3100 http://www.dsf.health.state.pa.us/health/cwp/view.asp?a=168&Q=229939).

5 <i>Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births, 1860-1906</i> (www.FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VBYM-F8Q George C. Beecher, 1874.

6 <i>Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985</i> (Ancestry.com. Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Philadelphia, Oliver Bair Funeral Director, Image 1225. Anna B. Kelley, father Geo W Beecher, mother Ella Becker.

7 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 17398. Anna Beecher Kelly. Father George Beecher, mother Ella Becker.

8 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 101133. George W. Beecher. Parents not listed.

9 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 64076. Mae Beecher Hetrick. Father Geo Beecher. Spouse/Informant Harry L. Hetrick.

10 <i>Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 9 Dec 1900, page 9. Obituary of Emma S. Beecher.

11 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993</i>, Will No. 1744 1901 Will of Samuel F. Beecher.

12 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255189; National Archives Film T9-1189; Page 317A.

13 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, <i>Pennsylvania Death Certificate</i> (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA 16101 (724) 656-3100 http://www.dsf.health.state.pa.us/health/cwp/view.asp?a=168&Q=229939), # 23041 George W. Beecher. Copy provided by Ben Hetrick.

14 <i>Pennsylvania, Oliver H. Bair Funeral Records Indexes, 1920-1980</i> (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Oliver H. Bair Funeral Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Image 23 of 351.

15 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia 88th Division 26th Ward, Series: M593 Roll: 1414 Page: 565.

16 Ancestry.com, <i>Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records</i> (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 372. Image 26. Pitman Methodist Episcopal Church, March 6 1872.

17 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915</i> (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J699-D36 Ella Beecher in entry for George Collem Beecher, 1874.

18 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915</i> (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J6SZ-J4M George W. Beecher in entry for Horace C. Beecher, 1878.

19 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia, FHL Film 1255189; National Archives Film T9-1189; Page 317A.

20 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1889 Philadelphia Directory, printed page 168, online image 86.

21 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, Image 157 of 2090. Philadelphia City Directory, Page 143.

22 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M371-SVG George Beecher, 1900.

23 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915</i> (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JK74-YP8 Susan Emma Beecher, 1900.

24 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Year: 1910; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 26, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1400; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 0710; FHL microfilm: 1375413.

25 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, <i>Pennsylvania Death Certificate</i> (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA 16101 (724) 656-3100 http://www.dsf.health.state.pa.us/health/cwp/view.asp?a=168&Q=229939), # 42409 Ella Beecher. Copy provided by Ben Hetrick.

26 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 42409. Ella Beecher. Father: John.



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