John Adam Dundore
(1856-1933)
Sarah A. Kintzer
(1862-1932)
Elsie Florence Dundore
(1883-1937)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Charles Calvin Aulenbach

2. John Anthony Beecher

Elsie Florence Dundore 1 2 5 6 7 8 9 10

  • Born: 22 Jun 1883, Lower Heidelberg Twp., Berks, PA 1 6
  • Marriage (1): Charles Calvin Aulenbach on 11 Nov 1899 in Reading, Berks, PA 1
  • Marriage (2): John Anthony Beecher on 17 Nov 1906 in Wernersville: St. John's (Hains) Reformed Church, Berks, PA 2 3 4
  • Died: 13 Apr 1937, Wernersville, Berks, PA at age 53 6 9 11
  • Buried: 16 Apr 1937, Wernersville: St. John's (Hains) Reformed Church, Berks, PA 6 9

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: in 1899 in Wernersville, Berks, PA. 1

2. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Wernersville, Berks, PA. 12 The 1900 census recorded John A. Dundore, 44, born Oct 1856, living with wife Sallie A., 37, Sep 1862; Franklin D., single, 17, Oct 1882; daughter Elsie F. Aulenbach, married, 16, Jun 1883; John A. Dundore, 12, May 1888; George W. Dundore, 10, Aug 1890; and granddaughter Verna M. Aulenbach, 1, Sep 1899. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. She appeared on the census in 1910 in Lower Heidelberg Twp., Berks, PA. 13 The 1910 census recorded John A. Beccue [indexed wrong, should be Beecher], occupation railroad, 34, living with wife Elsie F., 26. They were married for 4 years. Elsie had birthed 3 children, 2 still alive in 1910, but since none are living with them they must be by her first marriage, as the census indicator does record her marriage to Beecher was her second marriage, but his first. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. She appeared on the census in 1920 in Wernersville, Berks, PA. 14 The 1920 census recorded renting at 192 Beckley Street in Wernersville: John A. Beecher, fireman in brickyard, 44, living with wife Elsie F., 36; stepdaughter Verna A. Aulenbach, yarn winder, 20; and stepdaughter Laura, stocking stringer, 18. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. She appeared on the census in 1930 in Wernersville, Berks, PA. The 1930 census recorded on Beckley Street: John A. Beecher, fireman brick works, 54, living with wife Elsie F., 30 [46], and stepdaughter Verna A. Aulenbach, knitter hosiery mill, 28 [30].

6. Cause of Death: acute pulmonary edema, chronic myocarditis, 13 Apr 1937, Wernersville, Berks, PA. 6

7. Obituary: Reading Times: obituary of Elsie F. Dundore Beecher on 13 Apr 1937 in Reading, Berks, PA. 9 Elsie F. (Dundore) Beecher, 53, wife of John A. Beecher, died at her home in Wernersville. She was a daughter of the late John and Sarah (Kintzer) Dundore, and a member of Hain's Reformed Church.
Surviving are her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Verna Aulenbach, at home, and Mrs. John F. Moyer, Sinking Spring, R. D. 2; two brothers, Frank, Sinking Spring, R. D. 2, and George Dundore, Sinking Spring, R. D.
Funeral from the home on Friday, 2 p. m. Further services in Hain's Reformed Church. Interment in adjoining cemetery.
Funeral Director C. Norman Lamm has charge.


Elsie married Charles Calvin Aulenbach on 11 Nov 1899 in Reading, Berks, PA.1 (Charles Calvin Aulenbach was born on 18 Aug 1880 in Lower Heidelberg Twp., Berks, PA 1 15.)


Elsie next married John Anthony Beecher, son of Levi Reifsnyder Beecher and Ellen Louise Lake, on 17 Nov 1906 in Wernersville: St. John's (Hains) Reformed Church, Berks, PA.2 3 4 (John Anthony Beecher was born on 10 Nov 1875 in Lower Heidelberg Twp., Berks, PA 7 16 17 18, christened on 16 Mar 1876 in Wernersville: St. John's (Hains) Reformed Church, Berks, PA,17 died on 30 Nov 1958 in Wernersville, Berks, PA 7 19 and was buried on 4 Dec 1958 in Wernersville: St. John's (Hains) Reformed Church, Berks, PA 7.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFMQ-8C7 Charles C. Aulenbach and Elsie Dundore, 1899.

2 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMC6-69S John A Beecher and Elsie F Dundore, 1906.

3 St. John's (Hains) Reformed Church, Wernersville, Berks County, PA (Lower Heidelberg Township), http://archive.org/stream/historyofstjohns00kers/historyofstjohns00kers_djvu.txt.

4 Kershner, W. J. (William Jacob), 1852-1926; Lerch, Adam G., joint author, History of St. John's (Hain's) Reformed church in Lower Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Penna (Reading, Pa., I. M. Beaver. 1916. Online at http://archive.org/details/historyofstjohns00ker .), Marriages, 1906, page 405.

5 Montgomery, Morton L, Historical and Biographical Annals of Berks County Pennsylvania (Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1909. Online at: http://archive.org/details/cu31924097286300), Page 853.

6 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (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 39277. Elsie F. Beecher. Father John A Dundore. Mother Sarah Kintzer.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (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 98752. John A. Beecher. Father Levi Beecher. Mother Ellen Lake. Spouse Elsie Dundore.

8 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 28 Mar 1933, page 15. Death of John Adam Dundore.

9 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 13 Apr 1937, page 8. Obituary of Elsie F. Beecher.

10 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (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 90426. Blanch L. Beecher. Father John Beecher. Mother Elsie Dungarl. Informant John A. Beecher.

11 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 .), Death Certificate 39277. Elsie F. Beecher.

12 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3MG-NXX Elsie F Aulenbach in entry for John A Dundore, 1900.

13 1910 United States Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Lower Heidelberg, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1313; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0031; FHL microfilm: 1375326.

14 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Lower Heidelberg, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1536; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 148; Image: 603.

15 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6NW-ZV9 Charles Calvin Aulenbach, 1917-1918.

16 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Lower Heidelberg Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1377 Page: 172.

17 St. John's (Hains) Reformed Church, Wernersville, Berks County, PA (Lower Heidelberg Township), http://berks.pa-roots.com/books/HainsChurch/Hains10b.html.

18 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), John Anthony Beecher, SSN 187098244.

19 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 .), Death Certificate 98752. John A. Beecher.



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