Hermann Stockinger
(Abt 1820-1899)
Christiana Scheu
(1824-1902)
Bertha Stockinger
(1856-1925)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Henry Paulus

2. Benjamin Conley Beecher

Bertha Stockinger 1 2 5

  • Born: 19 Aug 1856, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 2 6 7
  • Christened: 26 Oct 1856, Philadelphia: St. Michael's and Zion Church, Philadelphia, PA 6
  • Marriage (1): Henry Paulus on 3 May 1877 in Philadelphia: St. Michael's and Zion Church, Philadelphia, PA 1
  • Marriage (2): Benjamin Conley Beecher on 29 Jun 1892 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 2 3 4
  • Died: Nov 1925, , Philadelphia, PA at age 69 8
  • Buried: 14 Nov 1925 8

   FamilySearch ID: 9K33-5SJ.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 7 The 1860 census recorded Herman Stuckingher, laborer, 40, living with wife Christina, 35. They were born in Württemberg, Germany. Living with them are their children born in Pennsylvania: Caroline, 13; Anne, 11; Charles, 10; Louisa, 8; Pauline, 6; Bertha, 4; Julianna, 2; and Herman, 6 months old.

2. Census in 1870 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 9 The 1870 census recorded on St. John Street: Herman Stokinger, 50, living with wife Christiana, 46; Anna, 22; Charles, 20; Pauline, 16; Bertha, 14; Julius, 8; Emilie, 6; Mathilde, 4; and Herman, 10 months.

3. Census in 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 10 The 1880 census recorded at 2037 Master Street: Henry Paulus, banker's clerk, 25, living with wife Bertha, 23; sister-in-law Emma Stokinger, 15; and son Henry J. Paulus, 2. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Henry's parents were born in Bavaria. Bertha and Emma's parents were born in Wurtemberg.

4. Newspaper: The Times: "Married. BEECHER-PAULUS. On Wednesday, June 29, 1892, at the home of the bride, 1631 Park avenue, bu the Rev. J. L. Sibole, Benjamin C. Beecher and Bertha Paulus, both of Philadelphia.", 10 Jul 1892, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4

5. Census in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2 Living at 1631 Park Avenue in Philadelphia in 1900 is Benjamin C. Beecher, age 47 born June 1853, married for eight years to Bertha P., 43, born Aug. 1857. She had given birth to one child, which appears to be by a first marriage since a stepson is identified as Henry J. Paulus, 21, born July 1878. Also in the house is Christiana Stockinger, mother-in-law, age 75, born Oct. 1824, widowed. The latter and her parents were born in Germany. Benjamin, Bertha, and Henry were born in Pennsylvania.

6. Census in 1910 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 11 The 1910 census recorded at 1631 North Park Ave: Benjamin C. Beecher, salesman, 56, living with wife Bertha P., 53. They were married for 18 years and this was her second marriage, his first. She had birthed only 1 child by 1910. Living with them is step-son Henry J. Paulus, 31, telephone electrician, single. Benjamin and his father were born in Pennsylvania and his mother in Maryland. Bertha and Henry were born in Pennsylvania and her parents in Germany.

7. Occupation: milliner in 1911 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 12 BEECHER:
Benj C salesman 1631 N Park av
Bertha P milliner 1631 N Park av.

8. Census in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 13 Benjamin C. Beecher, 67, was living with wife Bertha, 63, at 1631 Park Avenue, a home he owned. With them was a nephew, Herman E. fisher, 34. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania, along with Benjamin's and Bertha's fathers. His mother was born in Maryland and her mother in Germany.

9. Residence: 1631 N. Park Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. On 23 Jan 1921 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 5


Bertha married Henry Paulus on 3 May 1877 in Philadelphia: St. Michael's and Zion Church, Philadelphia, PA.1 (Henry Paulus was born about 1855 in , , PA,10 died on 15 Dec 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 14 and was buried on 19 Dec 1880 in Philadelphia: Mount Peace Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 14.)


Bertha next married Benjamin Conley Beecher, son of Jacob Franklin Beecher Sr. and Susan A. Conley, on 29 Jun 1892 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.2 3 4 (Benjamin Conley Beecher was born on 7 Jan 1853 in , , PA,2 5 15 died on 23 Jan 1921 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 8 16 and was buried on 27 Jan 1921 in Philadelphia: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 5 8.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. PA > Philadelphia > St. Michaels and Zion Church. Online image 2716.

2 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 20-Ward Philadelphia, Series: T623 Roll: 1462 Page: 142.

3 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951 (FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)).

4 Philadelphia Times (Philadelphia, PA), 10 Jul 1892, page 10. Marriage of Benjamin C. Beecher and Bertha Paulus.

5 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.), Death Certificate 981. Benjamin Conley Beecher. Father Jacob Beecher. Mother Susan Conley. Spouse Bertha P. Beecher.

6 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. PA > Philadelphia > St. Michaels and Zion Church. Online image 691.

7 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 11, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1161; Page: 1086; Image: 394; Family History Library Film: 805161.

8 Pennsylvania, Oliver H. Bair Funeral Records Indexes, 1920-1980 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Oliver H. Bair Funeral Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Image 23 of 351.

9 1870 United States Census, Year: 1870; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 11 (2nd Enum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1424; Page: 335B; Image: 36; Family History Library Film: 552923.

10 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWV9-1LS Henry Paulus, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 625; citing sheet 199D, film number 1188.

11 1910 United States Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 20, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1394; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0356; FHL microfilm: 1375407.

12 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, Boyd's Philadelphia City Directory, 1911, Printed page 184, Online Image 99.

13 1920 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia Ward 20, Series: T625 Roll: 1616 Page: 200.

14 Ancestry.com, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates Index, 1803-1915 (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), FHL Film 2047336. Henry Paulus.

15 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Chester County, West Brandywine Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1094 Page: 577.

16 Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Indices (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), 1921, Beecher, Benjamin C., died 23 Jan 1921 in Philadelphia, certificate # 981.



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