Conley
Sophia
(Abt 1793-)
Susan Conley
(Abt 1819-1890)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Andrews
2. Jacob Franklin Beecher Sr.

Susan Conley 1 2 3

  • Born: Abt 1819, , , MD 4
  • Marriage (1): Andrews
  • Marriage (2): Jacob Franklin Beecher Sr. on 21 Dec 1842 in Lancaster: St. James Episcopal Church, Lancaster, PA
  • Died: 23 Jun 1890, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA about age 71 5 6
  • Buried: 26 Jun 1890, Philadelphia: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 5 6

   Other names for Susan were Susan Andrews,5 Susanna Andrews 7 and Susan Connelly.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of Abt 1818 and , Lancaster, PA. 7

2. Census in 1850 in Salisbury Twp., Lancaster, PA. 7 Jacob Beecher, age 53, laborer, is living with his wife, Susanna, 32; Lorenzo H., 5; George M., 2. Also with them is Sophia Connelly, 63, perhaps Susanna's mother? Within this same home but identified as a family is John Connelly, 20, laborer, with his wife Amanda, 19, and George McGalager, 33, laborer. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Susanna and Sophia who were born in Maryland.

3. Census in 1860 in West Brandywine Twp., Chester, PA. 8 Jacob Beecher, age 64, occupation carter, is listed in the 1860 Census in West Brandywine Township in Chester County. He is living with wife Susan, 41; Lorenzo, 14; George, 12; Benjamin, 8; Emma, 2; and Leah Doan, 64, seamstress [could be Jacob's mother-in-law?]. His real estate was valued at $0 and his personal possessions at $200. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office is Coatesville, Pa.

4. Census in 1870 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 9 Jacob Bucher, 75, no occupation, is living in Philadelphia in the 88th Division 26th Ward, with Susan, 51; Lorenza, 25, works in rollin mill; George, 22, works in rollin mill; Benjamin, 17, clerk druggist; and Emma, 12, at school. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Jacob's real estate was worth $1,900.

5. Census in 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4 Jacob Beecher, age 84, is living with wife Susannah, 61; son Benjamin C., 27, who "works in store"; and daughter Susan E., 21. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Susannah was born in Maryland.

6. Residence: 1884 Philadelphia City Directory: Beecher Susan, wid Jacob, h 2418 Catharine in 1884 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 10

7. Residence: 1889 Philadelphia Directory: Beecher, Susan, wid Jacob, h 815 Gray's Ferry rd; Benjamin C., salesman, h 815 Gray's Ferry rd. In 1889 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 11

8. Obituary: Philadelphia Inquirer: BEECHER -- On the 23d inst., Susan, wife of the late Jacob Beecher, aged 72 years. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from her late residence, 815 Gray's Ferry road, to-day at 1 P. M. On 26 Jun 1890 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6


Susan married Andrews. (Andrews was born in , , PA.)


Susan next married Jacob Franklin Beecher Sr., son of John Beecher Sr. and Mary Ann Albrecht, on 21 Dec 1842 in Lancaster: St. James Episcopal Church, Lancaster, PA. (Jacob Franklin Beecher Sr. was born on 9 Jan 1796 in Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA 12 13 14 15, christened on 19 Apr 1796 in , Lancaster, PA,12 14 died on 25 May 1882 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 15 16 17 and was buried on 29 May 1882 in Philadelphia: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 15 16 17.)


Sources


1 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 981. Benjamin Conley Beecher. Father Jacob Beecher. Mother Susan Conley. Spouse Bertha P. Beecher.

2 <i>Philadelphia Times (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 14 Jul 1896, page 5. Death of Susan Emma Craig.

3 <i>Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 14 Jul 1896, page 9. Obituary of Susan Emma Craig.

4 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255185; National Archives Film T9-1185; Page 750A.

5 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915</i> (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JFDX-T94 Susan Beecher, 1890.

6 <i>Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 26 Jun 1890, page 6. Obituary of Susan Beecher.

7 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Salisbury Township, Series: M432 Roll: 789 Page: 32.

8 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Chester County, West Brandywine Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1094 Page: 577.

9 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia 88th Division 26th Ward, Series: M593 Roll: 1414 Page: 565.

10 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1884 Philadelphia City Directory, printed page 158, online image 94.

11 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1889 Philadelphia Directory, printed page 168, online image 86.

12 <i>Personal Register of Reverend Traugott F. Illing</i>.

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

14 Wright, F. Edward, <i>Church records of the 18th century, Lancaster County, Pa.</i> (Westminster, MD Family Line Publications 1994), Vol. 5, page 143.

15 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=127601069.

16 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915</i> (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JK3Q-RYX Jacob Beecher, 1882.

17 <i>Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 29 May 1882, page 4. Obituary of Jacob Beicher.



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