John Augustus Whiteman
(1810-1895)
Eliza Moore
(1817-1873)
Helen B. Whiteman
(1855-1908)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Jacob Franklin Beecher

Helen B. Whiteman 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 10 Aug 1855, , Chester, PA 1 3 8
  • Marriage (1): Jacob Franklin Beecher on 15 Aug 1874 in Downingtown, Chester, PA 1 2
  • Died: 16 Oct 1908, Coatesville, Chester, PA at age 53 3 4 8 9 10
  • Buried: 19 Oct 1908, Coatesville: Fairview Cemetery, Chester, PA 4 10

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1860 in West Brandywine Twp., Chester, PA. 11 The 1860 census recorded John Whiteman, 49, living with wife Eliza, 46; Mary, 25; Andrew, 23; Thomas, 21; Catharine, 19; Margaret, 17; Reuben, 14; Rachel, 12; John, 10; Sarah, 8; and Helen, 4. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Residence: on 13 Aug 1874 in East Caln Twp., Chester, PA. 2

3. Census in 1880 in West Brandywine Twp., Chester, PA. 12 The 1880 census recorded J. F. Beecher, laborer, 26, living with wife Hellen B., 25; and son Edgar F., 1. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Census in 1900 in West Caln Twp., Chester, PA. 1 J. Franklin Beecher, farmer, 45, born Aug 1854, was married for 25 years to wife Helen, 43, Aug 1856. She had birthed 7 children, 3 still alive in 1900. With them: son Wilmer, day laborer, 19, Dec 1880; son Walter, 14, Feb 1886; and Emma, 7, Aug 1892. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Cause of Death: mitrol stenosis, chronic nephritis, 16 Oct 1908, Coatesville, Chester, PA. 8

6. Obituary: Daily Local News on 17 Oct 1908 in West Chester, Chester, PA. BEECHER-In Coatesville, on October 16th, Helen B, wife of Frank Beecher, aged 53 years. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral without further notice from her late residence, No. 79 Virginia Avenue, on Monday, October 19th. Meet at the house at 2 o'clock. Interment private at Fairview Cemetery.

Ibid: MRS. FRANK BEECHER At her home, 79 Virginia Avenue, Coatesville, Mrs. Helen B., wife of Frank Beecher, aged 53 years, died yesterday. Deceased is survived by her husband and three children: Emma, Walter and William Beecher, all of Coatesville.


Helen married Jacob Franklin Beecher, son of William Lightner Beecher and Alidia Kinard, on 15 Aug 1874 in Downingtown, Chester, PA.1 2 (Jacob Franklin Beecher was born on 20 Aug 1854 in Lower Windsor Twp., York, PA,1 6 13 14 died on 12 Aug 1933 in Oxford, Chester, PA 6 and was buried on 15 Aug 1933 in Coatesville: Fairview Cemetery, Chester, PA 6.)


Sources


1 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Chester County, West Caln Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1394 Page: 6.

2 <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.), Chester, Downington, United Methodist Church, marriage of J Franklin Beecher and Helen B. Whiteman. Image 100 of 229.

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

4 <i>Daily Local News, Chester County, PA</i> (West Chester, Chester County, PA), October 17, 1908. Obituary of Helen B. Beecher.

5 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 70274. William C. Beecher. Father J. Franklin Beecher, mother Helen Whiteman.

6 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 70359. J. Franklin Beecher. Father William Beecher. Mother Lydia Kinard.

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.), Death Certificate 12714. Walter Beecher. Father Franklin Beecher. Mother Helen __. Spouse Mary Smith Beecher.

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.), Certificate Number: 94461, Helen B. Whiteman.

9 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), Certificate 94461.

10 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36144144.

11 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MXR2-J4F Helen Whiteman in household of John Whiteman, Township Of West Brandywine, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States; citing "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population,."

12 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWX2-CLN J.F. Beecher, 1880.

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

14 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFSS-NRZ Jacob Franklin Beecher and Emma Shivery, 1922.



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