Eleanor
(1788-1874)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Samuel W. Beecher Sr.

Eleanor 1 2 3

  • Born: 28 May 1788, , , PA 1 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Samuel W. Beecher Sr.
  • Died: 29 Jan 1874, , Lancaster, PA at age 85 1 2
  • Buried: 31 Jan 1874, Lancaster: City Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 1 2

   Another name for Eleanor was Ellen.4

  Burial Notes:

Section 1549.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1850 in Manheim Twp., Lancaster, PA. 5 Samuel Beecher, age 62, laborer, has real estate valued at $1,500 in the 1850 Census for Manheim Township, Lancaster County. Living with him is Ellen, 60; Balinda, 28; Samuel Peifer, 8; and William Peifer, 6. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.
On the previous page is William C. Beecher. and Henry Albright, 33, and his wife Matilda, assumed to be a relation to Samuel's mother, Mary Albright.

2. She appeared on the census in 1860 in Manheim Twp., Lancaster, PA. 3 Samuel Beecher, age 74, farmer, is living in the 1860 Census in Manheim Township, Lancaster County, with his real estate valued at $2000 and possessions at $500. With him is wife Eleanor, 72. Also in the home is Balinda Catherine Peifer, widow, 36 with her sons, Samuel Peifer, 18 and William Peifer, 16. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office listed is Oregon.

3. She appeared on the census in 1870 in Manheim Twp., Lancaster, PA. 4 Samuel Beecher, age 84, farmer, is living in the 1870 Census in Manheim Township, Lancaster County with his wife Ellen, 82, and daughter Belinda Peifer, 48. His real estate is valued at $5,000 and his possessions worth $400. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Landis Valley.


Eleanor married Samuel W. Beecher Sr., son of John Beecher Sr. and Mary Ann Albrecht. (Samuel W. Beecher Sr. was born on 17 Dec 1785 in , Lancaster, PA 3 4 6 7 8, christened on 19 May 1786 in , Lancaster, PA,6 7 died on 30 Dec 1870 in Manheim Twp., Lancaster, PA 1 8 and was buried on 2 Jan 1871 in Lancaster: City Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 1 8.)


Sources


1 Lancaster City Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (Online at http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/lancaster/cemeteries/lanc-cem-02.txt).

2 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35832771.

3 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Manheim Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1124 Page: 346.

4 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Manheim Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1357 Page: 488.

5 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Manheim Township, Series: M432 Roll: 787 Page: 323.

6 Personal Register of Reverend Traugott F. Illing.

7 Wright, F. Edward, Church records of the 18th century, Lancaster County, Pa. (Westminster, MD Family Line Publications 1994), Vol. 5, page 160.

8 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35832892.



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