Jacob Franklin Beecher Sr.
(1796-1882)
Catherine Braun
(1802-Abt 1840)
Heinrich Guth
(1808-1836)
Elizabeth Lieberknecht
(1809-1890)
Paris Epler Beecher
(1825-1909)
Rebecca Guth
(1832-1895)
Anna Elizabeth Beecher
(1853-1900)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. William Frederick Weihmiller

Anna Elizabeth Beecher 1 2

  • Born: 6 Oct 1853, Lower Windsor Twp., York, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): William Frederick Weihmiller
  • Died: 15 Apr 1900, Seven Valleys, York, PA at age 46 4
  • Buried: 18 Apr 1900, Seven Valleys: Mount Prospect Cemetery, York, PA 4

   Other names for Anna were Ann Eliza Beecher,3 5 Ann Elizabeth Beecher and Annie Beecher.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Lower Windsor Twp., York, PA. 6 Parris E. Beecher, 35, tailor, is listed in the 1860 Census in Lower Windsor Township in York County with real estate valued at $0 and possessions worth $100. Living with him is Rebecca, 27; Ann Aliza, 7; daughter Jesiah, 4; John Henry, 2; and Sarah, 7 months in July 1860 when the census was recorded. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

Living next door is William Beecher, age 24 (might be 27, handwriting uncertain), occupation blacksmith. His possessions are worth $30. With him is Lydia, 21; Jacob Franklin, 6; Parris Elphnor, 4; and Mary Jane, 7 months in July 1860 when the census was recorded. For all the nearest post office is Chanceford.

2. Census in 1870 in Lower Windsor Twp., York, PA. 5 Parris Beecker [as indexed in census], 45, farm laborer, was living with wife Rebecca, 36; Annie, 19; Kesiah, 14; John, 12; Sarah, 10; Charles, 8; Elise, 6; and Howard, 4. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1880 in Springfield Twp., York, PA. 7 The 1880 census recorded William Weihmuller, cigar marker, 32, living with wife Anne E., 26; daughter Anna C., 11; Herman, 9; and Louisa H., 3. William and his parents were born in Württemberg. Anne E. and her parents and her children were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Emmanuel United Methodist Church: Seven Valley Class members include W. F. Weihmiller and Annie E. Weihmiller in Feb 1889 in Glen Rock, York, PA. 8

5. Anna E Weihmiller purchased the following land in Seven Valleys: 1 Oct 1892 from John W. Kohr, Deed Book 9 K page 230 - 28 Sep 1893 from Moss Rose Council #292, Deed Book 9 S page 504 on 1 Oct 1892 in Seven Valleys, York, PA.

6. On 4 Apr 1894 Herman Weihmiller purchased real estate in Seven Valleys from his mother Anna E. Weihmiller and on the same day sold it to his father William, Deed Book 9 W page 691 and Book 9 X page 662 on 4 Apr 1894 in Seven Valleys, York, PA.

7. On 30 Jul 1898 Charles August Weihmiller purchased land in Seven Valleys from William F. Weihmiller and on the same day sold it to Anna E. Weihmiller, Deed Book 11 L pages 645 and 648. On 30 Jul 1898 in Seven Valleys, York, PA.

8. Obituary: The York Daily: Obituary of Mrs. Annie E. Weihmiller on 17 Apr 1900 in York, York, PA. 4 Death at Seven Valley.

Mrs. Annie E., wife of W. F. Weihmiller, died at her home at Seven Valleys at 2:30 o'clock Sunday. Death was due to paralysis of the heart, following a sickness of three weeks. Mrs. Weihmiller was between 45 and 50 years of age and was a prominent member of the Evangelical church at Valley. The funeral will take place Wednesday morning with services at the Evangelical church at 10 o'clock. Mrs. Weihmiller is survived by her husband, a daughter and a step-son and step-daughter.

9. On 10 Oct 1900 William Weihmiller filed with the Register of Wills a renunciation to be the administrator of wife Anna E. Weihmiller's estate and requested that Jacob Diehl be given the letters of administration. On 10 Oct 1900 in York, York, PA.

10. Newspaper: York Daily: Letters of administration on the estate of Annie E. Weihmiller, late of Seven Valley, to Jacob Diehl., 11 Oct 1900, York, York, PA. 9

11. On 23 Oct 1900 Henry Bott and Nathan Folkamer appointed to appraise the property of Anna E. Weihmiller, late of Seven Valleys, filed a report that they inspected her premises and found no property of value other than the real estate. On 23 Oct 1900 in York, York, PA.

12. On 26 Nov 1900 the orphan's court ordered Jacob Diehl could sell two lots of real estate in Seven Valleys owned by Anna E. Weihmiller, and Diehl reported he sold the two lots on 29 Dec 1900 for $1925 to Ammon F. Koller. On 26 Nov 1900 in York, York, PA.

13. Jacob Diehl filed in orphan's court an account listing 23 debtors who were owed a total of $1925 from the estate of Anna Weihmiller, most small amounts for her medical, funeral, court, etc. Costs, but $1534 paid to Diehl himself for judgement and interest on 4 Apr 1901 in York, York, PA.


Anna married William Frederick Weihmiller, son of Johann Michael Weyhmueller and Margaretha Kuemmel. (William Frederick Weihmiller was born on 19 Sep 1847 in Faurndau, Göppingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany 10 11, christened on 19 Sep 1847 in Faurndau, Göppingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany,12 died on 25 Nov 1934 in Wilmington, New Castle, DE 13 14 and was buried on 28 Nov 1934 in Seven Valleys: Mount Prospect Cemetery, York, PA 13.)


Sources


1 <i>Records of Nancy Eitnier, a descendant</i>.

2 FamilySearch.org, <i>Delaware Vital Records, 1650-1974</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGNR-PF4P Louise Helen McClure, 09 Jul 1965; citing Death, New Castle, New Castle, Delaware father William F. Weihmiller mother Mary Elizabeth Beecher spouse Isaac T. McClure.

3 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, York County, Lower Windsor Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1201 Page: 502.

4 <i>The York Daily (York, PA)</i>, 17 Apr 1900, page 1. Obituary of Mrs. Annie Weihmiller.

5 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, York County, Lower Windsor Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1469 Page: 25.

6 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, York County, Lower Windsor Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1201 Pages: 502-503.

7 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Springfield, York, Pennsylvania.

8 <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.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 301. Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Glen Rock, PA.

9 <i>The York Daily (York, PA)</i>, 11 Oct 1900, page 1.

10 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3HW-7F1 William Winemiller, 1900.

11 FamilySearch.org, <i>Deutschland Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NCSG-3MT Wilhelm Friederich Weyhmueller, 19 Sep 1847; citing ; FHL microfilm 1056882.

12 FamilySearch.org, <i>Deutschland Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NCSG-3MT Wilhelm Friederich Weyhmueller, 19 Sep 1847; citing ; FHL microfilm 1,056,882.

13 <i>The Gazette and Daily (York, PA)</i> (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 29 Nov 1934, page 8. Funeral of William Weihmiller.

14 <i>The Gazette and Daily (York, PA)</i> (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 27 Nov 1934, page 8. Obituary of William Winemiller.



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