John Beecher
(1780-1869)
Anna Range
(1787-1861)
Levi Beecher
(1814-1866)
Eve Flickinger
(1812-1865)
William Henry Beecher
(1855-1927)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Ellen S. Walker

2. Alice Catherine Garrett

William Henry Beecher 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

  • Born: 5 Oct 1855, Manchester, Carroll, MD 8 16
  • Marriage (1): Ellen S. Walker on 12 Apr 1881 in York, York, PA 1
  • Marriage (2): Alice Catherine Garrett on 30 Nov 1893 in Heller, York, PA 2 3
  • Died: 12 May 1927, Brodbecks, York, PA at age 71 8 10 15 16
  • Buried: 15 May 1927, Glenville: St. John's United Methodist Cemetery, York, PA 8 10

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Manchester District, Carroll, MD. 5 Levi Bercher [indexed in this census as Bercher or Bucher], 47, horse doctor, was living with Eve, 49; Noah, 14; Mary, 10; and William, 4. Everyone was born in Maryland except Levi in Pennsylvania. His real estate was worth $1500 and personal estate $200. The post office was Manchester Town.

2. In 1895 in Jefferson: Lutheran Church, York, PA. 4

3. Census in 1900 in Manheim Twp., York, PA. 6 William H. Beecher, born Oct. 1856, age 43, was living with wife Alice C., born Jan 1865, age 35. They were married for 6 years and Alice had given birth to 3 children, all living in 1900, but only two were living in their household in 1900: Mable H., born Jan 1895; and Paul S., born May 1896. William was born in Maryland, but his parents were born in Pennsylvania. Everyone else and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. William's occupation is veterinary surgeon.

4. Census in 1910 in Manheim Twp., York, PA. 9 William H. Brecher, vetinary surgeon, 53, was living with Alice C., 42. They were married for 15 years, and it was his second marriage, her first. She had birthed 2 children, and both were alive in 1910. No one was living with them. He was born in Maryland, his parents "un". She and her parents were born in Pennsylvania. They lived on Albrights Road.

5. Census in 1920 in Manheim Twp., York, PA. 17 William Beecher, 65, was living with wife Alice, 54. He owned his home. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. His occupation was "veterinary geneal practice".

6. Cause of Death: carcinoma of intestines, 12 May 1927, Manheim Twp., York, PA. 10

7. Obituary: York Dispatch: obituary of Dr. William Henry Beecher on 13 May 1927 in York, York, PA. 15 ---
GLENVILLE
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Dr. William Henry Beecher, Veteran Physician, Dies at Home Near Here
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GLENVILLE, May 13. -- William Henry Beecher, a veteran physician, died at his home Manheim township, near here, yesterday morning of a complication of diseases. He was 71 years old. Dr. Beecher was a son of the late Levi and Eva (Flickinger) Beecher. He leaves his widow, Alice Garrett Beecher, and the following sons and daughters: Mn. John Feiser, near Sherman's church; Paul Beecher, Hanover; Mrs. Claude Miller, Kennett Square, Chester county. and one brother, Noah Beecher, Mt. Gilead. O. The funeral will be held on Sunday at 1 p. m.. at St. John's church. The Rev. J. E. Newcomer will officiate. Burial will be in Blooming Grove cemetery.


William married Ellen S. Walker on 12 Apr 1881 in York, York, PA.1 (Ellen S. Walker was born on 2 Feb 1863 in , York, PA 18 and died on 21 Jan 1893 in , , PA 18.)


William next married Alice Catherine Garrett, daughter of Edwin Grove Garrett and Louise Ann Dubs, on 30 Nov 1893 in Heller, York, PA.2 3 (Alice Catherine Garrett was born on 20 Jan 1865 in , , PA,6 19 20 died on 26 Jul 1945 in Stonybrook, York, PA, USA 19 20 and was buried on 29 Jul 1945 in Glenville: St. John's United Methodist Cemetery, York, PA 19 20 21.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013</i>, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Collection Name: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 306. York > York > Church of the Brethren. William H. Beecher and Ellen S. Walker.

2 <i>Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1709-1940</i> (FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V26Z-3W7 William H. Becker Or Beecher and Alice C. Garrett, 1893.

3 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFMV-GJJ William H. Becker Or Beecher and Alice C. Garrett, 30 Nov 1893; citing Heller, York, Pennsylvania, United States, ; FHL microfilm 22142.

4 Ketterman, William. H, <i>Private Register of Rev. William H. Ketterman while pastor of the Jefferson Lutheran Church, York County, PA</i>, Page 134.

5 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Maryland, Carroll County, Manchester P O, Series: M653 Roll: 471 Page: 876.

6 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, York County, Manheim Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1502 Page: 279.

7 <i>Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA)</i>, Jul 30 1958, obituary of Paul S. Beecher.

8 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50533049.

9 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, York County, Manheim Township, Series: T624 Roll: 1434 Page: 98.

10 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 50627. Wm Henry Beecher. Father Levi Beecher. Mother Eva Flickinger.

11 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 70270. Paul S. Beecher. Father William Beecher. Mother Alice Garrett. Spouse Carrie Null.

12 <i>Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA)</i>, 26 Aug 1980, page 2. Obituary of Mrs. John L. Feeser.

13 <i>The York Daily (York, PA)</i>, 7 Jul 1916, page 13. Marriage of Paul S. beecher and Carrie May Noll.

14 <i>The Democratic Advocate (Wesminster, Maryland)</i>, 9 Apr 1915, page 1. Feeser - Beecher marriage.

15 <i>The York Dispatch (York, PA)</i>, 13 May 1927, page 19. Obituary of William Henry Beecher.

16 <i>Social Security Death Index</i>, Death record of Katharine Beecher.

17 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, York County, Manheim Township, Series: T625 Roll: 1668 Page: 47.

18 <i>Records of Allen Retzlaff</i> (Allen Rtzlaff, grandson of Charles Emerson Miller and Esther Minnie Beecher.).

19 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50533048.

20 <i>The Gazette and Daily (York, PA)</i> (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 27 Jul 1945, page 10. Obituary of Mrs. Alice B. Grogg.

21 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 63055. Alice C. Grogg. Parents unknown. Spouse Amos Gross.



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