Lottie M. Woodcooper
(1847-1901)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. James R. Beecher

Lottie M. Woodcooper 1 2

  • Born: Mar 1847, Burton-on-Trent, , STS, ENG 3 4
  • Marriage (1): James R. Beecher
  • Died: 1901, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA at age 54 2
  • Buried: Pittsburgh: Homewood Cemetery, Allegheny, PA 2

   Other names for Lottie were Lottie M. Beecher 4 and Lottie R. Woodcooper.5

   FamilySearch ID: LKRN-4XL.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: Liberty Street, Pittsburgh, PA on 18 Jul 1877 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA.

2. Census in 1880 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 3 Jame Beecher, carpenter, 29, was living with wife Lotta, 25; Royal, 2. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Newspaper: Pittsburg Dispatch: "Criminal Court Callings. The jury is out in the case of James R. Beecher, who was tried for immorality on information of Lottie R. Beecher.", 23 Sep 1891, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 5 "Criminal Court Callings. The jury is out in the case of James R. Beecher, who was tried for immorality on information of Lottie R. Beecher."

4. Residence: 1893 Pittsburgh Directory: Beecher, Lottie, widow James, 657 Lenora in 1893 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 6

5. Census in 1900 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 4 The 1900 census recorded renting at 494 Culver Alley: Lottie M. Beecher, widowed, occupation "laundry work," 53, born Mar 1847, was living with daughter Gladys M., 10, Nov 1889. Lottie had birthed 5 children by 1900 and 2 were alive that year. She and her parents were born in England. Gladys and her father were born in Pennsylvania.


Lottie married James R. Beecher, son of John C. Beecher and Margaret McCracken. (James R. Beecher was born on 10 May 1851 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA,3 7 8 9 10 11 12 died on 15 Sep 1935 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA 10 11 and was buried on 17 Sep 1935 in Lawrenceville: St. Mary's Cemetery, Allegheny, PA 10 11.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 75802. Gladys Margaret Beecher. Father James Beecher. Mother Lottie Woodcooper. Informant S. F. Morrison (father who adopted her).

2 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/90790354.

3 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255094; National Archives Film T9-1094; Page 478C.

4 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MS1G-B1Z Lottie M. Beecher, Precinct 4 Pittsburgh city Ward 19, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 8B, family 158.

5 Pittsburg Dispatch (Pittsburgh, PA), 23 Sep 1891, page 3.

6 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1893 J. F. Diffenbacher's Directory: Pittsburgh and Allegheny, PA. page 141, online image 68.

7 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Wilkins Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1064 Page: 889.

8 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MS1R-JT7 Sarah Beecher in entry for James Beecher, 1900.

9 Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh City Deaths, 1870-1905 (www.FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZ7B-5KM James R. Beecher in death record of Marne Olive Beecher, 26 May 1900; citing v 99 p 393, Allegheny County Courthouse; FHL microfilm 505866.

10 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 77489. James Beecher. Father John Beecher. Mother Margaret McCraken.

11 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=132149038.

12 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFMS-PGH James R. Beecher in entry for John D. O'Connell and Francis L. Beecher, 08 Jul 1916; citing Mount Gretna, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 21472.



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