John Jacob Beacher Sr.
(1812-After 1880)
Angeline Eisenhuth
(1815-1885)
William James Jacobs Sr.
(Abt 1820-1903)
Mary Ann Hough
(1822-1908)
Benjamin Franklin Beacher Sr.
(1845-1922)
Sarah Jane Jacobs
(1846-1886)
Mary Beacher
(1879-1909)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. William Henry Derrick

Mary Beacher 2 3

  • Born: 17 Dec 1879, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 4 5 6
  • Marriage (1): William Henry Derrick on 28 Jan 1901 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Died: 21 Mar 1909, North Braddock, Allegheny, PA at age 29 2 6 7
  • Buried: 22 Mar 1909, Shenandoah Heights: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 6

   Another name for Mary was Mamie Beacher.2 8 9

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1880 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 4 Benjamin Beacher (age 35, occupation miner) and living in his household are his wife, Sarah Jane (33); daughters Emma (10), Laura (8), Sallie (6) and Angeline (5), son Benjamin (3),and daughter Mary (1). Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 10 The 1900 census recorded renting a home at 118 West Apple Avenue: Benjamin F. Beacher, coal miner, 55, born May 1845, widowed, living with son Benjamin, candy manufacturer, 22, Feb 1878, single; daughter Mary, 20, Dec 1879, single; and son Arthur G., 16, Jul 1883, single. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania and all could read, write, and speak English.

3. Residence: in 1907 in North Braddock, Allegheny, PA. 3

4. Cause of Death: chronic ulcerative phthisis, 21 Mar 1909, North Braddock, Allegheny, PA. 6

5. Residence: 1 Spring Street, North Braddock, PA on 21 Mar 1909 in North Braddock, Allegheny, PA. 6

6. Book: History of the Beacher Family, 1970. 11
William Beacher, brother of B. F. Beacher Sr., was the oldest in the Beacher family. He had three sons, Albert, John and Nathan. His wife was Aunt Perhit. She married a Derrick first and had one son Wm. Derrick, who later married B. F. Beacher Sr's daughter Mamie. She was only 29 years of age when she died of T.B. She use to belong to the Salvation Army and sant a lot on street corners in all kinds of weather and it is believed she got TB from doing this.


Mary married William Henry Derrick, son of Jonathan Derk and Priscilla Brigitta Wary, on 28 Jan 1901 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA.1 (William Henry Derrick was born on 17 Jun 1876 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA,12 13 14 15 16 died on 27 Jan 1935 in Aspinwall, Allegheny, PA 15 16 17 and was buried on 30 Jan 1934 in North Versailles: Grandview Cemetery, Allegheny, PA 15.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMCR-QZK Wm H Derrick and Mary Beucher, 1901.

2 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, Issue 1 Jun 1979.

3 Schalk, Adolf W. and Hon. D.C. Henning, editors, History of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania (State Historical Association, 1907. Found in Pennsylvania State Library, R974.863 Sch. 13 V.2), Volume II, pages 44-46.

4 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255192; National Archives Film T9-1192; Page 7C.

5 1900 United States Census, Enumeration District 168 Visit 128 Ward 3.

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.), Certificate Number: 25734. Mary Derrick.

7 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 .), 1909 Death Index. http://www.health.state.pa.us/indices/indices%20-%20death/1909%20Death/D-09%20C-D.pdf Mary Derrick.

8 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, 1 Mar 1979.

9 Horrox, Hazel M. (1897-1979), Record of the Beacher Family (1970. Typewritten family history narrative.).

10 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M347-CKS Benjamin F. Beacher, Shenandoah borough Ward 3, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 6B, family 128.

11 Miller, Hazel Horrox and Horn, Ruth Beacher, History of the Beacher Family (1970, typewritten pages, self published.).

12 1910 United States Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: North Braddock Ward 2, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1296; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0174; FHL microfilm: 1375309.

13 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K62M-QZR William Henry Derrick, 1917-1918.

14 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMCT-TV9 William H Derrick and Anna Irene Wary, 11 Oct 1911; citing Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, ; FHL microfilm 2131382.

15 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=130308706.

16 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 3529. William H. Derrick. Father Jonathan Derrick. Mother Priscilla Warey. Spouse Annie Warey.

17 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 3529, William H. Derrick.



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