Alidia Kinard
(1828-1899)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. William Lightner Beecher

Alidia Kinard 2

  • Born: 1828, , , PA 3 4
  • Marriage (1): William Lightner Beecher on 27 Apr 1854 in York: Christ Lutheran Church, York, PA 1
  • Died: 1899, , Chester, PA at age 71 2 4 5
  • Buried: Coatesville: Hibernia Methodist Episcopal Cemetery, Chester, PA 2 4

   Other names for Alidia were Alidia Keinert,4 Lydia A. Keinert,1 6 7 Lydia Kinard 8 9 and Lydia Kinnard.10

   FamilySearch ID: MT6C-79K.

  Birth Notes:

Event Description: Uncertain about brith date. FindAGrave has 1828, but 1860 census has 1839, 1870 census 1838.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Note: Possible father is Daniel Kinard (1802-1860) buried in Windsor Church of God Cemetery, Windsor, PA, 1802, Windsor, York, PA, USA.

2. She has conflicting birth information of 1860 and 1870 census suggest a birth circa 1839, and 1880 census 1833, not 1828 as on tombstone., 1839 and , , PA. 5 6

3. Census in 1860 in Lower Windsor Twp., York, PA. 11 Parris E. Beecher, 35, tailor, is listed in the 1860 Census in Lower Windsor Township in York County with real estate valued at $0 and possessions worth $100. Living with him is Rebecca, 27; Ann Aliza, 7; daughter Jesiah, 4; John Henry, 2; and Sarah, 7 months in July 1860 when the census was recorded. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

Living next door is William Beecher, age 24 (might be 27, handwriting uncertain), occupation blacksmith. His possessions are worth $30. With him is Lydia, 21; Jacob Franklin, 6; Parris Elphnor, 4; and Mary Jane, 7 months in July 1860 when the census was recorded. For all the nearest post office is Chanceford.

4. Census in 1870 in Salisbury Twp., Lancaster, PA. 12 William Beecher, 42, farm laborer, was living with wife Lydia, 32; Parris E., 18, farm laborer; William L., 7; Sarah J., 4; and Henry W., 1. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. William had no real estate of value.

5. Census in 1880 in West Caln Twp., Chester, PA. 3 William Beecher, 50, laborer, is living with wife Lydia A., 47; Lewis W., 17, works on farm; and Henry W., 11. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.


Alidia married William Lightner Beecher, son of Jacob Franklin Beecher Sr. and Catherine Braun, on 27 Apr 1854 in York: Christ Lutheran Church, York, PA.1 (William Lightner Beecher was born on 16 Sep 1830 in Salisbury Twp., Lancaster, PA,4 13 14 died on 23 Feb 1918 in Cedar Knoll, Chester, PA 4 5 13 14 15 and was buried on 27 Feb 1918 in Coatesville: Hibernia Methodist Episcopal Cemetery, Chester, PA 4 5 14.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940," https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V263-H92 Wm. Leitner Beecher and Lydia Keinert, 1854.

2 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29207571.

3 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255114; National Archives Film T9-1114; Page 78A.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Historical Society of Pennsylvania Gerberich Collection - Gravestone Inscriptions. Chester County printed page 94, online image 472. Hibernia Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery.

5 Records of Nancy Eitnier, a descendant.

6 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, York County, Lower Windsor Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1201 Page: 502.

7 Christ Lutheran Church, York, York County, Pennsylvania.

8 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 70359. J. Franklin Beecher. Father William Beecher. Mother Lydia Kinard.

9 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 53207. Lewis William Beecher. Father William Beecher. Mother Lydia Kinard.

10 Daily Local News, Chester County, PA (West Chester, Chester County, PA), June 4, 1943. Obituary of Lewis W. Beecher.

11 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, York County, Lower Windsor Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1201 Pages: 502-503.

12 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Salisbury Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1359 Page: 267.

13 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29207572.

14 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 13734. William Beecher. Father Jacob F. Beecher. Mother not listed. Informant W. J. Landis.

15 Daily Local News, Chester County, PA (West Chester, Chester County, PA), 25 Feb 1918, obituary of William Beecher.



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