John Becker
Ella E. Becker
(1849-1923)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. George W. Beecher

Ella E. Becker 1 2 3

  • Born: 11 Aug 1849, , Lancaster, PA 4 5 6 7
  • Marriage (1): George W. Beecher on 17 Nov 1870 in Philadelphia: Pitman Methodist Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, PA 1
  • Died: 2 Apr 1923, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 73 6 7 8
  • Buried: 6 Apr 1923, Philadelphia: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 6 7 8

   Another name for Ella was Ellen Beecher.9

  General Notes:

On her marriage certificate, her last name is difficult to read and could be Becher or Becker or Beeker or Beches.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 10 George W. Beecher, 32, works in rolling mill, is married to Ella, 30. Living with them is Annie, 2. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 5 The 1900 Census recorded George Beecher, furniture salesman, 54, born Nov 1846, living with wife Ella E., 52, Aug 1848; Anna P., bookkeeper, 22, born Jan 1878; Ella M., wholesale milliner, 20, Sep 1880; and Susan E., drug store worker, 17, Mar 1883. Also in the home are two boarders: Matilda Carter, dress maker, 65, Jun 1835; and William Moore, steel salesman, 36, Aug 1864. George and Ella wer married for 30 years she had birthed 3 children, all alive in 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Matilda's parents were from Scotland.

3. Census in 1910 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 11 The 1910 census recorded renting the home at 2303 St. Albans Place: George W. Beecher, furniture salesman, 62, living with wife Ela, 59; and daughter Anna P., clerk telephone co., 29. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. George and Ella were married for 36 years and she had birthed 6 children, 2 alive in 1910.

4. Issue: She birthed 6 children, 2 still living in 1910 census, 1910, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 11

5. Death Certificate: PA Certificate # 42409 for Ella Beecher, 2 Apr 1923, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6 Provided by descendant Ben Hetrick:

Death cert registered# 42409 Certificate states that Ella was born on Aug. 11th 1849. Date of death Apr. 2nd 1923. Date of burial Apr. 6th 1923. Place of burial: Mount Moriah Cemetary. Age at death 73. Cause of death chronic nephritis. Name of father: John. Maiden name of mother: unknown. Birth place of parents: Pa. Undertaker: Oliver H. Bair Co. Informant signed and given by Geo. Beecher. Address: 2246 W. Lehigh Ave. Phila. Pa.


Ella married George W. Beecher, son of Jacob Franklin Beecher Sr. and Susan Conley, on 17 Nov 1870 in Philadelphia: Pitman Methodist Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, PA.1 (George W. Beecher was born on 26 Nov 1847 in Salisbury Twp., Lancaster, PA,4 12 13 14 15 16 died on 17 Oct 1923 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 8 16 and was buried on 23 Oct 1923 in Philadelphia: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 8 16.)


  Marriage Notes:

Married by Reverend Ashton.

Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940," https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V26T-99J George W. Beecher and Ella Becker, 1870.

2 <i>Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985</i> (Ancestry.com. Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Reel 81. Philadelphia, Oliver Bair Funeral Director, Image 1225. Anna, father Geo W Beecher, mother Ella Becker.

3 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.), Certificate 17398. Anna Beecher Kelly. Father George Beecher, mother Ella Becker.

4 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255189; National Archives Film T9-1189; Page 317A.

5 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M371-SVG George Beecher, 1900.

6 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, <i>Pennsylvania Death Certificate</i> (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA 16101 (724) 656-3100 http://www.dsf.health.state.pa.us/health/cwp/view.asp?a=168&Q=229939), # 42409 Ella Beecher. Copy provided by Ben Hetrick.

7 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.), Certificate 42409. Ella Beecher. Father: John.

8 <i>Pennsylvania, Oliver H. Bair Funeral Records Indexes, 1920-1980</i> (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Oliver H. Bair Funeral Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Image 23 of 351.

9 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2FJ-FJV Ellen Beecher in entry for Horace C. Beecher, 14 Sep 1871.

10 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia, FHL Film 1255189; National Archives Film T9-1189; Page 317A.

11 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Year: 1910; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 26, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1400; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 0710; FHL microfilm: 1375413.

12 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Chester County, West Brandywine Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1094 Page: 577.

13 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Salisbury Township, Series: M432 Roll: 789 Page: 32.

14 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, <i>Pennsylvania Death Certificate</i> (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA 16101 (724) 656-3100 http://www.dsf.health.state.pa.us/health/cwp/view.asp?a=168&Q=229939).

15 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, <i>Pennsylvania Death Certificate</i> (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA 16101 (724) 656-3100 http://www.dsf.health.state.pa.us/health/cwp/view.asp?a=168&Q=229939), # 23041 George W. Beecher. Copy provided by Ben Hetrick.

16 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 101133. George W. Beecher. Parents not listed.



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