Nettie Salome Stevens
(1894-1974)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Benjamin Franklin Beecher

Nettie Salome Stevens 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 23 May 1894, , , PA 1 3 7 8
  • Marriage (1): Benjamin Franklin Beecher
  • Died: 31 Mar 1974, Lancaster, Lancaster, PA at age 79 3 7 8
  • Buried: Millersville: Millersville Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 3 8

   FamilySearch ID: LD7D-X56.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Her Social Security Number was 175-34-1315. 7

2. Census in 1920 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 1 Renting a home at 729 Rockland St. in Lancaster in the 1920 Census is Benjamin Beacher, age 29, with his wife Nettie, 25; Melvin, 7; and Jerrold, 6. Also with them is Benjamin's father, Jacob, 63, widowed. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Benjamin is a foreman in a linotome? plant and Jacob is a laborer in an electrical plant.

A block away at 430 Chester Street [on census page 80] we find Catherine Beacher, age 10, granddaughter, living with her grandfather William Orem, age 60, and his wife, Anna E., 68, and their son Howard B., 31, single. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. William is a wagon driver, and Howard is a packer in a tobacco house.

3. Census in 1930 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 9 In the 1930 census in Lancaster, Benjamin F. Beecher, 39, was living with wife Nettie S., 35; son Melvin H., 17; son Gerald F., 16; son Donald A., 10; daughter Selma B., 7; and Benjamin's father Jacob H., 73. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

4. Residence: 426 John St., Lancaster, Pa. On 9 Feb 1950 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 4


Nettie married Benjamin Franklin Beecher, son of Jacob H. Beecher and Josephine E. Dawson. (Benjamin Franklin Beecher was born on 30 Sep 1890 in Lampeter Twp., Lancaster, PA,7 10 11 12 13 14 15 died on 20 Dec 1962 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA 7 12 14 15 16 17 and was buried on 24 Dec 1962 in Millersville: Millersville Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 12 15.)


Sources


1 1920 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Lancaster Ward 7 Series: T625 Roll: 1584 Page: 66.

2 Lancaster Intelligencer Journal Newspaper (Lancaster, Lancaster County, PA), 5 Dec 2005.

3 Billion Graves (http://www.BillionGraves.com), http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/NettieSBeecher/1596598.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Veteran Compensation Applications, WWII, 1950, Box Title : Bedilion, Charles K - Begonia, Jerril Don (Box 47). Online image 1328, Gerald F. Beecher.

5 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Gerald Franklin Beecher, SSN 199070910.

6 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Donald Atlee Beecher SSN 160160198.

7 Social Security Death Index.

8 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58690403.

9 1930 United States Census, "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHQ7-WQZ Jacob H Beecher in household of Benjamin F Beecher, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; citing enumeration district (ED).

10 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Lancaster Ward-7, Series: T623 Roll: 1424 Page: 162.

11 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6V8-F5R Benjamin Franklin Beecher, 1917-1918.

12 Billion Graves (http://www.BillionGraves.com), http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/BenjaminFBeecher/1596597.

13 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, PA > Philadelphia > Oliver Blair Funeral Director. Online image 25308. Bertha Conley b.12 Jul 1861 d. 21 Jul 1914.

14 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58685843.

15 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 116308-62. Benjamin F. Beecher. Father Jacob H Beecher. Mother Josephine Dawson. Spouse Nettie S. Stevens.

16 Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Indices (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), Death Certificate 116308. Benjamin F. Beecher, age 72.

17 Intelligencer Journal (Lancaster, PA), 21 Dec 1962, page 22. Obituary of Benjamin F. Beecher.



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