Benjamin Franklin Beacher Jr.
Bertha Priscilla Snyder
Frank Henry Bury
Katie Isabelle Knerr
John Henry Beacher
Isabel Martha Bury
David Randall Beacher


Family Links

1. Nancie J. Danielson
2. Sylvia E. Lofton
3. Kim Hoang Thi Nguyen

4. Lynn Ann Loretto

David Randall Beacher 1 2 7 9

  • Born: 27 Jan 1946, Newark, New Castle, DE
  • Marriage (1): Nancie J. Danielson on 14 Apr 1968 in River Edge, Bergen, NJ 1
  • Marriage (2): Sylvia E. Lofton on 31 Oct 1973 in Las Vegas, Clark, NV 2 3
  • Marriage (3): Kim Hoang Thi Nguyen on 14 Jun 1975 in , , HI 4 5
  • Marriage (4): Lynn Ann Loretto on 11 Mar 2000 in Mount Dora: Mount Dora Methodist Church, Lake, FL, USA 6 7 8

   FamilySearch ID: LF2L-R9W.

  General Notes:

An interesting quirk is that his mother and father are both descended from the same Knerr family! His maternal grandmother was Katie Knerr and his paternal 4th great grandmother was Maria Magdalena Knerr.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Note: David had no natural born children. His daughter Angela was adopted. 10

2. Military: in the United States Air Force in Germany and Vietnam.

3. Newspaper: Morning Call: David Beacher born, 30 Jan 1946, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 11 Mr. and Mrs. John Beacher of 54 E. Main St., Newark. Del., became the parents of their first child, a son, born at 11 p. m. Sunday in the Woman's General hospital, Wilmington, Del. Grandparents of the boy, who weighs five pounds, seven ounces, and will be named David, are Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bury of 26 N. West St., and Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Beacher of 224 S. 16th St.

4. Residence: 80 Prior Ct., Oradell, NJ 07649 in 1957 in Oradell, Bergen, NJ. 6

5. Newspaper: The Record, 1 May 1961, Hackensack, Bergen County, NJ. 12 -----
Mayor Wendel Throws Out First Ball To Begin Play
Oradell -- The Little League opened its season yesterday at the Memorial Park field. Mayor Fred E. Wendel threw out the first ball. Leslie G. Gerdts, league president, introduced Joseph Cast of the Connie Mack League; James H. Lloyd, president of the Babe Ruth League; Andrew Corrinet, district representative for the Little League; and Mrs. Angus MacLeod, chairman of the Recreation Commission. Approximately 400 persons were on hand for the ceremonies. David and Jonathan Beacher played the national anthem on their trumpets.

6. Newspaper: The Record, 23 Dec 1961, Hackensack, Bergen County, NJ. 13 -----
Boys Today, Men Tomorrow
(photo - caption: Douglast Fitzgerald, left, and David Beacher, both of Oradell, and Cadet Thomas W. Chapman of Rennselaer, Ind., look out over the Plains.)
Explorers from the North Bergen County Boy Scout Council have chalked up a historic first -- an invitation to spend a weekend as guests of the Military Academy at West Point.
Twenty-one Explorers and leavers spent 3 days at the Point, where they were taken in tow by six Cadets. The boys spent 2 hours living as Plebes -- they found it just as rough as advertised -- slept in enlisted men's barracks on the reservation, ate in the huge dining hall, used recreational and physical-conditioning facilities, and generally lived the life of a Mr. Dumbjohn.

7. Military in Sep 1966 in , , TX: U.S. Air Foce.

8. Military in Nov 1966 in , , CO: U.S. Air Foce.

9. Newspaper: The Morning Call, 13 Dec 1966, Paterson, Passaic, NJ, USA. 9 ---
San Antonio, Tex. -- Airman David R. Beacher, son of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Beacher of 80 Prior Court, Oradell, has been selected for technical training at Lowry A. F. B., Colo., as an Air Force office equipment repairman.

10. Military in May 1967 in , , NE: U.S. Air Foce.

11. Military in 1971 in , , , Thailand: U.S. Air Foce.

12. Residence: 3909 Hudson Bay Ave, Las Vegas, NV, 89110-3012 in Las Vegas, Clark, NV.

13. Military in 1972 in , , NV: U.S. Air Foce.

14. Military in 1974 in , , HI: U.S. Air Foce.

15. Military in 1979 in , , NV: U.S. Air Foce.

16. Military in 1980 in , , , DEU: U.S. Air Foce.

17. Military in 1984 in , Okaloosa, FL, USA: U.S. Air Foce: Eglin Air Force Base.

18. Newspaper: The Record: Technical Sgt. David R. Beacher of Oradell has completed an aircraft electrical repair course at Chanute Air Force Base, Ill., 3 Oct 1984, Hackensack, Bergen County, NJ. 14

19. Residence: in 1985 in Niceville, Okaloosa, FL.

20. Military on 30 Sep 1986 in Eglin Air Force Base, Okaloosa, FL: Discharged from the United States Air Force.

21. He was divorced on 5 May 1999 in Niceville, Okaloosa, FL. 15

22. Residence: 3810 Vine Ln, Mount Dora, FL 32757 in 2002 in Mount Dora, Lake, FL, USA. 10

23. Residence: in 2017 in Mount Dora, Lake, FL, USA. 16

David married Nancie J. Danielson, daughter of Neil Edgar Danielson and Jeanne Irene Talbot, on 14 Apr 1968 in River Edge, Bergen, NJ.1 The marriage ended in divorce. (Nancie J. Danielson was born on 15 Jun 1948 in Kansas City, Jackson, MO and died in 2016 in Omaha, Douglas, NE 17.)

David next married Sylvia E. Lofton, daughter of Peter C. Lofton and Ramona Estrada, on 31 Oct 1973 in Las Vegas, Clark, NV.2 3 The marriage ended in divorce. (Sylvia E. Lofton was born on 3 Jul 1953 in , , AZ 18.)

David next married Kim Hoang Thi Nguyen on 14 Jun 1975 in , , HI.4 5 The marriage ended in divorce on 5 May 1999. (Kim Hoang Thi Nguyen was born on 16 Dec 1948 in , , , Vietnam 6.)

David next married Lynn Ann Loretto, daughter of Anthony Joseph Loretto and Lucille E. Martino, on 11 Mar 2000 in Mount Dora: Mount Dora Methodist Church, Lake, FL, USA.6 7 8 (Lynn Ann Loretto was born on 11 Mar 1954 in , , NJ 6.)


1, New Jersey, U.S., Marriage Index, 1901-2016 (New Jersey State Archives; Trenton, New Jersey; Marriage Indexes), Marriage certificate 09368, Apr 1968, David R. Beacher and Nancie J. Danielson.

2, Nevada, U.S., Marriage Index, 1956-2005 (Clark County, Nevada Marriage Bureau. Clark County, Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-1966. Las Vegas, Nevada: Clark County, Nevada Marriage Bureau.), David Randall Beacher and Sylvia Lofton, 31 Oct 1973, citing Las Vegas, , Nevada.

3, "Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005," David Randall Beacher and Sylvia Lofton, 1973.

4, Florida, U.S., Divorce Index, 1927-2001, David R Beacher and Kim, divorced 05 May 1999.

5, "Hawaii, Board of Health, Marriage Record Indexes, 1909-1989," Kim Hoang Nguyen in entry for David R Beacher, 14 Jun 1975.

6 Beacher, Isabel Bury, Records of Isabel Bury Beacher (Her family calendar).

7, Florida Marriage Collection, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001 (lorida Department of Health. Florida Marriage Index, 1927-2001. Florida Department of Health, Jacksonville, Florida.), Marriage Certificate 016945. Lynn Ann Loretto and David Randall Beacher.

8, Florida, U.S., Marriage Indexes, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001 (Florida Department of Health, Jacksonville, Florida.), Certificate 016945 David Randall Beacher and Lynn Ann Loretto.

9 The Morning Call (Paterson, NJ), 13 Dec 1966, page 15.

10 "Records of Jonathan Scott Beacher."

11 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 30 Jan 1946, page 6.

12 The Record (Hackensack, NJ), 1 May 1961, page 18.

13 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 23 Dec 1961, page 42.

14 The Record (Hackensack, NJ), 3 Oct 1984, page 25.

15, Florida, U.S., Divorce Index, 1927-2001, certificate 034005 David R Beacher and Kim, 05 May 1999.

16, United States Public Records, 1970-2009, David R Beacher, Residence, Mount Dora, Florida.

17 Omaha World-Herald (Omaha, NE), 9 Jul 2017, memoriam to Nancie Danielson Lahr.

18, United States Public Records, 1970-2009, Sylvia Lofton, b. 3 Jul 1953, Residence 1998 Tucson, Arizona.

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