John Beecher Sr.
(1757-1819)
Mary Ann Albrecht
(1762-1834)
Samuel W. Beecher Sr.
(1785-1870)
Eleanor
(1788-1874)
Belinda Catharine Beecher
(1820-1902)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. John M. Pyfer

Belinda Catharine Beecher 2 3 4

  • Born: 1820, , Lancaster, PA 5 6 7
  • Marriage (1): John M. Pyfer on 13 Feb 1842 in Manheim Twp., Lancaster, PA 1
  • Died: 1 Feb 1902, Lancaster, Lancaster, PA at age 82 6 7
  • Buried: 3 Feb 1902, Lancaster: Greenwood Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 6 7

   Other names for Belinda were Balinda Bucher 5 and Belinda Bucher.8

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Lancaster Examiner: Malinda C. Beecher married Mr. John M. Peiper on 13 Feb 1842., 16 Feb 1842, Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 1 On the 13th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Glessner, Mr. JOHN HERR, to Miss MARIA HERR, both of Lampeter twp.
On the same day, by the same, Mr. JOHN M. PEIPER, to Miss MALINDA C. BEECHER, both of Manheim twp.

2. 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.

3. Census in 1860 in Manheim Twp., Lancaster, PA. 9 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.

Also living nearby are the households of William C. Beecher and Mary Beecher, who are likely Samuel's children.

4. Census in 1870 in Manheim Twp., Lancaster, PA. 8 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.

5. Census in 1880 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 10 The 1880 census recorded as a boarder at 4 East Orange Street: B. C. Pyfer, widowed, 60. She is boarding in the home of R. N. Wireback, patent medicine dealer, 30, and his wife Alice, 24. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

6. Residence: B. Catharine Pyfer, 238 W. King St., Lancaster, PA in 1892 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 11

7. Residence: on 1 Apr 1895 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4 This was according to her brother William's obituary, which stated Mrs. Belinda C. Pyfer was "now residing with her son in Philadelphia."

8. Census in 1900 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 12 The 1900 census recorded at 20 North Plum Street: William B. Pyfer, machinist, 55, living with wife Fanny, 56; Agnes A., sales lady, 28; Laura E., sales lady notions, 26; Mary E., 16; and mother Belinda C. Pyfer, widowed, 80.

9. Obituary: News-Journal: obituary of Mrs. Belinda C. Pyfer on 3 Feb 1902 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 7 Mrs. Belinda C. Pyfer, widow of John Pyfer, died Saturday morning at the home of her son, William B., No. 20 North Plum street. She had been suffering from a complication of diseases and for more than a week had been ailing. She was eighty-two years of age and a native of the county. She leaves two sons, Samuel M., of Philadelphia, and William B., of this city. Six grand-children and a great-grandchild survive. Mrs. M. Hollinger, of this city, is a niece of the deceased. The funeral will be held this afternoon at 3 o'clock.

10. Obituary: Lancaster Examiner: obituary of Mrs. Belinda C. Pyfer on 5 Feb 1902 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 13 -----
MRS. BELINDA C. PYFER DEAD.
-----
A Venerable Old Woman Dies Saturday Morning.
The death of Mrs. Belinda C. Pyfer, widow of John Pyfer, occurred Saturday at 5 o'clock at the home of her son, William B. Pyfer, No. 20 North Plum street. Deceased has been confined to bed most of the time for the past year and death was due toa complication of diseases. She was in the eighty-second year of her age and a native of this county. Two sons survive -- Samuel M. of Philadelphia, and William B., of this city. Six grandchildren and a great-grandchild also survive. Mrs. M. Hollinger, of this city, is a niece of the deceased. The funeral was held on Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock.


Belinda married John M. Pyfer on 13 Feb 1842 in Manheim Twp., Lancaster, PA.1 (John M. Pyfer died before 1850 in , Lancaster, PA.)


Sources


1 <i>The Lancaster Examiner (Lancaster, PA)</i>, 16 Feb 1842, page 3. Marriage of Miss Malinda C. Beecher to Mr. John M. Peiper.

2 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 86514. William B. Pyfer. Father John Pyfer. Mother Belinda Beecher.

3 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 116323. Samuel Martin Pyfer. Father don't know. Mother Belinda Beecher.

4 <i>Lancaster New Era (Lancaster, PA)</i>, 2 Apr 1895, page 1. Obituary of William C. Beecher.

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

6 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=97757787.

7 <i>The News-Journal (Lancaster, PA)</i>, 3 Feb 1902, page 3. Obituary Mrs. Belinda C. Pyfer.

8 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Manheim Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1357 Page: 488.

9 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Manheim Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1124 Page: 346.

10 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. ED : 148; Description: Lancaster city, ward 1. Page 23.

11 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, Williams' Lancaster City Directory, printed page 283, online image 147 of 259.

12 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Year: 1900; Census Place: Lancaster Ward 2, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1423; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0044; FHL microfilm: 1241423.

13 <i>The Lancaster Examiner (Lancaster, PA)</i>, 5 Feb 1902, page 5. Obituary of Mrs. Belinda C. Pyfer.



Table of Contents | Surnames | Name List

This Website was Created 17 Feb 2020 with Legacy 9.0 from MyHeritage; content copyright and maintained by treeinfo@searchtrees.com