William Lightner Beecher
Alidia Kinard
John Augustus Whiteman
Eliza Moore
Jacob Franklin Beecher
Helen B. Whiteman
Emma T. Beecher


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1. Thomas E. Walker

Emma T. Beecher 1

  • Born: 23 Aug 1893, West Caln Twp., Chester, PA 2
  • Marriage (1): Thomas E. Walker about 1916 in , , Pennsylvania, USA

   Another name for Emma was Emma F. Beecher.2 3 4

   FamilySearch ID: L8HK-NN1.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in West Caln Twp., Chester, PA. 2 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.

2. Census in 1910 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 4 The 1910 census recorded Frank Beecher, widowed, 54, living with daughter Emma F., 16; and son Walter H., 23. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1920 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 1 The 1920 census recorded at 629 Chestnut Street: Thomas Walker, steel mill worker, 31, and his wife Emma T., 26, and their son Lloyd K., 1. Also in the home is father-in-law, Frank Beecher, widowed, meat cutter in meat store, 64; brother-in-law William C. Beecher, widowed, steel mill worker, 39; and nephew Orville W. Beecher, 6. Also is the home is boarder Lena Reynolds, 63. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Lena's father in Ireland, and Thomas and his parents in England. Thomas immigrated in 1907.

4. Census in 1930 in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA. 5 The 1930 census recorded owning the home at 354 Buttonwood Street: Thomas E. Walker, salesman furniture store, 38; wife Emma F., 36; son Lloyd K., 11; father-in-law J. Frank Beecher, widowed, 75; and nephew Orville W. Beecher, knitter apprentice, 16. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Thomas and his parents in England. Thomas immigrated in 1906 and was not yet a U.S. citizen in 1930.

5. Residence: Mrs. Thomas Walker living at 175 Mount Vernon Street in Oxford, Pa was the informant the death certiicate for her father J. Franklin Beecher. on 12 Aug 1933 in Oxford, Chester, PA. 6

6. Census in 1940 in Oxford, Chester, PA. 7 The 1940 census recorded at 364 Summit Avenue: Thomas E. Walker, proprietor furniture store, 46, living with wife Emma T., 45; and son Lloyd K., salesman furniture store, 21. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania and lived in the same house in 1935.

Emma married Thomas E. Walker about 1916 in , , Pennsylvania, USA. (Thomas E. Walker was born about 1889 in Burton-on-Trent, , STS, ENG 1 5.)


1 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Coatesville Ward 5, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1549; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 20; Image: 957.

2 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Chester County, West Caln Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1394 Page: 6.

3 Records of Nancy Eitnier, a descendant.

4 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MG4W-YMB Frank Beecher, 1910.

5 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2000; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0018; Image: 1002.0; FHL microfilm: 2341734.

6 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. 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 1940 United States Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Oxford, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3465; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 15-59.

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