Peter A. Plumb
(Abt 1810-1880)
Rachel
(Abt 1812-1885)
Anna Plumb
(1839-1904)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lorenzo Henderson Beecher Sr.

Anna Plumb 1 3 4

  • Born: Jul 1839, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Lorenzo Henderson Beecher Sr. on 2 Jun 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 2
  • Died: 21 Dec 1904, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 65 3 4 5
  • Buried: 24 Dec 1904, Philadelphia: Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 3 4

   FamilySearch ID: 96N8-GTR.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6 The 1850 census recorded Peter Plumb, brickmaker, 40, living with wife Rachel, 36; daughter Hannah [Anna], 11; Peter, 7; and Henry, 3.

2. Census in 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 7 Note: The 1880 census recorded Wrenn Beecher at 2219 St. Alban's Place, living at the same address with Peter Plumb. Since this is the same address shown in the 1882 Philadelphia City Directory for Lorenzo Beecher and a Peter Plumb, we know this is their census record recorded as Wrenn instead of Lorenzo. Here is the record:

Living at 2219 St. Alban's Place was Peter Plumb, 70, with wife Rachel, 68; sons Alfred, 43; Peter, 36; and Harry, 34, all employed as paper hangers. In the same home is Wrenn Beecher, 35, no occupation; his wife Annette, 40; and his sister, Annie, 40. Also in the home is a servant, Lizzie McClure, 19. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1 Renting at 916 S. 24th Street in Philadelphia is Lorenzo H. Beecher Sr., age 55, born May, 1845; He was married for 20 years to Anna, age 60, born July, 1839. She had only one child who is living with them: Lorenzo H. Jr., age 19, born April 1881. Sr. was employed as a night watchman; Jr. was a salesman (grocer). Also in the home is brother-lin-law Peter Plumb, 57, Jul 1843, divorced. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Death Certificate: 21 Dec 1904, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 5 Name: Anna Beecher
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 21 Dec 1904
Event Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 65
Birth Year (Estimated): 1839
Birth Date:
Birthplace: Pa.
Marital Status: Married
Father's Birthplace: Pa.
Mother's Birthplace: N. J.
Occupation: None
Residence Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
Burial Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
Burial Date: 24 Dec 1904.

5. Residence: 532 N. 31st St., Philadelphia, PA on 21 Dec 1904 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

6. Obituary: Philadelphia Inquirer: obituary of Anna Plumb Beecher on 24 Dec 1904 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3 BEECHER -- On December 21, 1904, ANNA PLUMB, wife of Lorenzo H. Beecher. The relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral services, on Saturday, the 24th inst., at 2 o'clock, at her late residence, 532 N. 31st st. Interment private, at Woodside Cemetery.


Anna married Lorenzo Henderson Beecher Sr., son of Jacob Franklin Beecher Sr. and Susan A. Conley, on 2 Jun 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 2 (Lorenzo Henderson Beecher Sr. was born in May 1845 in , Lancaster, PA,1 8 died on 5 Dec 1929 in Collingswood, Camden, NJ 9 10 11 and was buried on 9 Dec 1929 in Philadelphia: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 9 10 12.)


Sources


1 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 30-Ward Philadelphia, Series: T623 Roll: 1472 Page: 66.

2 FamilySearch.org, "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940," https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V26R-9TC Lorenzo H. Beecher and Anna Plumb, 1880.

3 Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA), 24 Dec 1904, page 7. Obituary of Anna Plumb Beecher.

4 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/88915370.

5 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915 (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JK37-DYQ Anna Beecher, 1904.

6 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4CF-53N Peter Plumb, 1850.

7 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1189; Family History Film: 1255189; Page: 239D; Enumeration District: 659; Image: 0478. Recorded as Wrenn Beecher.

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

9 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.

10 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/207238067.

11 Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA), Philadelphia Inquirer, 7 Dec 1929, page 33. Obituary of Lorenzo H. Beecher.

12 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/2021499969:2451 PA > Philadelphia > Philadelphia > Mt. Moriah Cemetery Lorenzo J. Beecher age 84 b. 9 Dec 1929.



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