John Beecher Jr.
(1789-1865)
Catharine Eilzabeth Bernheisel
(1790-1871)
John Schmidt
Catherine
John Beecher III
(1819-1896)
Susan Schmidt
(1813-1893)
William Harrison Beecher
(1852-1894)

 

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William Harrison Beecher 1 2

  • Born: 22 Mar 1852, Bern Twp., Berks, PA 3 4
  • Christened: 24 Oct 1852, Bern Twp.: Epler's Church, Berks, PA 3
  • Died: 16 Feb 1894, Bern Twp., Berks, PA at age 41 4
  • Buried: Bern Twp.: Epler's Church Cemetery, Berks, PA 4

   Another name for William was William Harrison Bucher.3

  Christening Notes:

Sponsor was Joseph Mertz.

  Burial Notes:

His tombstone reads: In memory of William H. son of John and Susan Beecher born March 22 1852, died February 16 1894, aged 41 years 10 months 26 days.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1870 in Bern Twp., Berks, PA. 5 The 1870 census lists John Beacher, 55, laborer, living with wife Susan, 55; Levi, 30; John, 19; and William, 18. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. John's real estate was valued at $1000 and personal posessions at $200.

2. Census in 1880 in Bern Twp., Berks, PA. 1 John Beecher, laborer, 61, is living with wife Susanna, 66; son Levi, laborer, 44; and son William, laborer, 28. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.


Sources


1 1880 United States Census, Family History Library Film 1255099, National Archives Film Number T9-1099, Page 68A.

2 <i>Reading Times (Reading, PA)</i> (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 9 Nov 1893, page 4. Obituary of Mrs. John Bechert.

3 <i>Epler's Church, Bern Township, Berks County, PA</i> (FHC Microfilm 1433080), Page 21.

4 <i>Epler's Church Cemetery, Bern Township, Berks County, PA</i> (Family History Center Microfilm 0387834), FHC Microfilm 387834, Page 28.

5 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, "United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZLJ-C1G John Beacher in household of John Beacher, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 29, family 212.



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