William H. Anderson
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Lucretia B. Anderson


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1. Francis Lee Beecher

Lucretia B. Anderson 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 1854, Lebanon, Laclede, MO, United States 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Francis Lee Beecher on 12 Jan 1876 in Shakopee, Scott, MN 1
  • Died: 26 Nov 1956, Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA at age 102 5 7
  • Buried: Rochester: Oakwood Cemetery, Olmsted, MN, USA 5

   Another name for Lucretia was Loucretia Anderson.8

   FamilySearch ID: L6KS-SQH.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of Oct 1856 and Lebanon, Laclede, MO, United States. 2

2. Census in 1857 in Shakopee, Scott, MN. 6 The 1857 Minnesota Territorial Census recorded W. H. Anderson, merchant, 37, born in Virginia, living with Rachel Anderson, 26, born in New York; Lucretia B. Anderson, 3, born in MIssouri; and Margaret Everton, 15, born in Germany.

3. Census in 1860 in Shakopee, Scott, MN. 9 The 1860 census recorded William H. Anderson, merchant, 37, living with Rachel, 30; Louisa, 5; Fanny, 3; and Mary, 1 month old when the census was recorded on 27th July 1860. William and Rachel were born in Virginia, Louisa in Missouri, and Fanny and Mary in Minnesota.

4. Census in 1870 in Shakopee, Scott, MN. 10 The 1870 census recorded W. H. Anderson, merchant, 50, born in Virginia, living with Rachel L., 25, born in Missouri; Leil B., 15, born in Missouri; Fanny O., 12, born in Minnesota; and Mary Johnson, keeping home, 20, born in Sweden.

5. Minnesota State Census census on 1 May 1875 in Shakopee, Scott, MN. 11 12 The 1875 Minnesota census recorded Rachel S. Anderson, 29, born in MIssouri, parents born in New York. Living with her were three daughters whose father was born in Virginia and mother in New York: Louisa, 20, born in Missouri, Fanny, 16, born in Minnesota; and Josie, 4, born in Minnesota.

6. Census in 1880 in Rochester, Olmsted, MN. 8 The 1880 census recorded living on Grove Street in Rochester: Francis L. Bucher [poor handwriting two e's look like one u], dentist, 29, was living with wife Loucretia, 25; Stanley, 3; sister-in-law Fanney Anderson, 22; sister-in-law Josey Anderson, 9; and Annie Blass, servant, 20. Everyone was born in Missouri except Stanley in Minnesota. Loucretia's father was born in Virginia and her mother in New York. Francis parents were born in Pennsylvania.

7. Census in 1900 in Rochester, Olmsted, MN. 2 In the 1900 Census in Rochester was listed Frencis S. Beecher, dentist, 47, born Mar 1853, was living with wife of 24 years Lucretia A., 44, born Oct 1856. His father was born in Maryland and mother in Missouri. Lucretia's father was born in New York and mother in Virginia. Living with them is son Sidney F., 7, born in Minnesota. Lucretia had given birth to 2 children by 1900 and both were alive that year.

8. Census in 1910 in Rochester, Olmsted, MN. 13 The 1910 census recorded Lucretia Beecher, 50, living with son Sidney F., 17, and servant Clara Nelson, 17. Lucretia was born in Missouri, the others in Minnesota.

9. Census in 1920 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. 14 The 1920 census recorded renting at 924 N. 10th Street: F. S. Beecher, assistant plant pathologist at a seed potato farm, single, 26, living with his mother, Lucretia A. Beecher, widowed, 55. He was born in Minnesota and his parents in Missouri. Lucretia was born in Missouri, and her father in Virginia and mother in New York.

10. Residence: 1929 Riverside, CA City Directory: Beecher, Lucretia A Mrs. h 1061 W 4th; Beecher Sidney F plant pathologist US Dept Agr r 390 Walnut in 1929 in Riverside, Riverside, CA. 15

11. Census in 1930 in Long Beach, Los Angeles, CA. 16 The 1930 census recorded renting at 278 Falcon Street: Lucretia Beecher, 68, widowed. She was born in Missouri, her father in Virginia and mother in New York.

12. Census in 1940 in Long Beach, Los Angeles, CA. 17 The 1940 census recorded renting an apartment at 1820 E. Second St. Lucretia Beecher, 80, widow, born in MIssouri. She had lived here in 1935.

13. Residence: 1948 Long Beach City Directory: Beecher, Lucretia A. Mrs. r 1820 E 2d in 1948 in Long Beach, Los Angeles, CA. 18

14. Obituary: Washington Post on 27 Nov 1956 in Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA. 7 Beecher, Lucretia A. On Monday, November 26, 1956, Lucretia A. Beecher, beloved mother of F. Sidney Beecher, Funeral from the W. W. Deal Funeral Home, 4812 Georgia ave. nw., on Wednesday, November 28, at 2 p. m. Interment private.

Lucretia married Francis Lee Beecher, son of Samuel Beecher and Margaret Jane Smith, on 12 Jan 1876 in Shakopee, Scott, MN.1 (Francis Lee Beecher was born in Mar 1850 in Washington, Franklin, MO,19 20 died on 15 Jan 1906 in Rochester, Olmsted, MN 20 21 and was buried in Rochester: Oakwood Cemetery, Olmsted, MN, USA 20.)


1 FamilySearch.org, Minnesota, Marriages, 1849-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FDXM-QXS Francis L. Beecher and Lucretia B. Anderson, 12 Jan 1876.

2 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M937-RHR Frencis S Beecher, ED 115 Rochester city Ward 1, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States; citing sheet 4A, family 73, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1240779.

3 Minnesota, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990 (FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FDWN-24N Stanley L. Beecher, 14 Mar 1945.

4 The Evening Sun (Hanover, Pennsylvania) (Hanover, York, Pennsylvania.), 7 Feb 1979, page 30. Obituary of Francis S. Beecher.

5 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/203221305.

6 FamilySearch.org, Minnesota, Territorial Census, 1857, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/3D3B-3ZM Lucretia B Anderson in entry for W H Anderson, 1857.

7 Ancestry.com, Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003, Obituary, Washington D.C., 1956, Washington Post, Beecher, Lucretia A.

8 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZ9J-88L Francis L. Bucher, 1880.

9 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Shakopee, Scott, Minnesota; Roll: M653_574; Page: 667; Image: 89; Family History Library Film: 803574.

10 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MDH8-DG4 W H Anderson, Minnesota, United States; citing p. 4, family 27, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000830430.

11 FamilySearch.org, Minnesota, Territorial Census, 1857, 1875 > Scott > Image 169 of 188.

12 FamilySearch.org, Minnesota, State Census, 1875, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MKNT-K6Z Josie Anderson in household of Rachel S Anderson, Shakopee City, Scott, Minnesota; citing p. 410, line 33, volume S, State Library and Records Service, St. Paul; FHL microfilm 0565728.

13 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M2GB-V1F Sidney F Beecher in entry for Lucretia Beecher, 1910.

14 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Los Angeles Assembly District 75, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T625_116; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 475; Image: 378.

15 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1929 Riverside California Directory, printed page 76, online image 42 of 394.

16 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Long Beach, Los Angeles, California; Roll: 129; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 1088; Image: 598.0; FHL microfilm: 2339864.

17 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K96B-DDY Lucretia Beecher, 1940.

18 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995.

19 1850 United States Census, Missouri, Franklin County, District 31, Series: M432 Roll: 399 Page: 121.

20 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/203221511.

21 Minnesota, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990 (FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FDMG-YWB Francis Lee Beecher, 15 Jan 1906.

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