|Mary Louisa West
Noted events in her life were:
1. Census in 1850 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 8 The 1850 census recorded in Spring Garden Ward of Philadelphia: Anna M. Stroupe, 55, living with son James H. Stroupe, merchant, 33; Anna's daughter Emma C. West, 30, and her children: Charles S. West, 12; Helen West, 10; Mary L. West, 8; and Frank West, 6. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.
2. Census in 1870 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 9 The 1870 census recorded John Stroup, wholesale fish dealer, 52, living with Adelaide Emley, 41; her daughter Annie Emley, 16; and William Emley, clerk, 21. Also in the home is Emma West, 50, with her daughters Hannah West, 25; and Mary L. West, 24. A dmoestic servant, Susan Sanna, 35, born in Ireland, is also in the home. All others were born in Pennsylvania, except Annie in New York. The value of John's real estate is $50,000 and personal estate $2000. There were in the 40th District, 14th Ward in Philadelphia. [Note: John Stroup is the brother of Emma West.]
3. Census in 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3 The 1880 census recorded at 1222 Walnut Street: Abraham Beecher, physician, 36, living with wife Mary L., 34. They have no children living with them. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except for Mary's father who was born in New Jersey.
4. Residence: 1013 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA on 1 Apr 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2
5. Book: College and Clinical Record, Volume 1, 15 May 1880. 2
6. Cause of Death: consumption of the lungs, 28 Jan 1890, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 7
8. Newspaper: Philadelphia Times: "Died. BEECHER -- On January 28, 1890, Mary Louisa Beecher, nee West, wife of Dr. A. C. W. Beecher, 523 South Ninth street.", 30 Jan 1890, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4
Mary married Dr. Abraham Clifford Wolf Beecher, son of Jacob Franklin Beecher Jr. and Catherine Elizabeth Bracht, on 1 Apr 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 2 (Dr. Abraham Clifford Wolf Beecher was born on 26 Mar 1845 in Bainbridge, Lancaster, PA,3 10 11 12 13 died on 7 Nov 1893 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 10 11 13 14 and was buried on 11 Nov 1893 in Philadelphia: South Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 6 14.)
1 FamilySearch.org, "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940," (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V265-BD7 A. Clifford Wolf Beecher and Mary Louisa West, 01 Apr 1880; citing Philadelpha, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 1769066.
2 <i>College and Clinical Record, Jefferson Medical College</i>, Vol. I, No. 5. May 15, 1880. Page 80. Marriages.
3 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255171; National Archives Film T9-1171; Page 429B.
4 <i>Philadelphia Times (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 30 Jan 1890, page 5. Death of Mary Louisa Beecher.
5 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=149608613.
6 <i>Pennsylvania Church and Town Records, 1708-1985</i> (http://www.Ancestry.com. Original from Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 1174. Burial records for Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
7 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915</i> (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JK9F-3ZC Mary Louisa Beecher, 28 Jan 1890; citing , Department of Records; FHL microfilm 2080369.
8 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4CL-ZVG Emma C West in household of Anna M Stroupe, Spring Garden, ward 1, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 1079.
9 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZ5J-3Y1 Emma West in household of John Stroup, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 2, family 8.
10 Directory of Deceased American Physicians, 1804-1929, JAMA Citation 21:784. Abraham Clifford Wolf Beecher.
11 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=69850243.
12 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Year: 1860; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 20, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1171; Page: 548; Image: 556; Family History Library Film: 805171.
13 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=149608281.
14 <i>Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 11 Nov 1893, page 11. Obituary of Dr. Abraham C. W. Beecher.