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)
Susan Emma Beecher
(1858-1896)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Harry Francis Craig

Susan Emma Beecher 1 2 3 4

  • Born: Sep 1858, West Brandywine Twp., Chester, PA 2 5
  • Marriage (1): Harry Francis Craig in 1892 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1
  • Died: 12 Jul 1896, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 37 3 4 5
  • Buried: 15 Jul 1896, Philadelphia: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 3 4 5

  Noted events in her life were:

1. 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.

2. Census in 1870 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6 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.

3. Census in 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 7 Jacob Beecher, age 84, is living with wife Susannah, 61; son Benjamin C., 27, who "works in store"; and daughter Susan E., 21. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Susannah was born in Maryland.

4. Residence: 1894 Philadelphia City Directory: Craig Henry F. Brakeman h 3832 Fairmount av in 1894 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 8

5. Cause of Death: Inflammation of the stomach, 12 Jul 1896, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 5

6. Residence: 3917 Aspen Street, Philadelphia. On 12 Jul 1896 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3 5

7. Newspaper: Philadelphia Inquirer: obituary of Susan Emma Craig, 14 Jul 1896, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4 CRAIG -- On July 12, 1896, Susan Emma, wife of Harry F.Craig and daughter of the late Jacob and Susan Beecher, in the 38th year of her age. The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services, on Wednesday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, at her husband's residence, 3017 Aspen street. Interment private.

8. Newspaper: The Times: "DIED. CRAIG. -- On the 12th inst., SUSAN EMMA, wife of Harry F. Craig and daughter of the late Jacob and Susan Beecher. In the 38th year of her age. Funeral services Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at her husband's residence, 3917 Aspen St.", 14 Jul 1896, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3


Susan married Harry Francis Craig in 1892 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 (Harry Francis Craig was born in Jul 1861 in , , MD 9.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, <i>Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage Index, 1885-1951</i>, Marriage license 49266, 1892, Susan Emma Beecher and Harry Francis Craig.

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

3 <i>Philadelphia Times (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 14 Jul 1896, page 5. Death of Susan Emma Craig.

4 <i>Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 14 Jul 1896, page 9. Obituary of Susan Emma Craig.

5 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/JDGQ-8YR Susan E. Craig, 1896.

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

7 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255185; National Archives Film T9-1185; Page 750A.

8 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, City Directory, 1894. Printed page 424, online image 239.

9 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Year: 1900; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 24, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1466; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0555; FHL microfilm: 1241466.



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