John Beecher Jr.
(1789-1865)
Catharine Eilzabeth Bernheisel
(1790-1871)
John Leinbach
(1778-1860)
Elizabeth Kleiss
George Washington Beecher
(1811-1887)
Mary Leinbach
(1806-1878)
Mary Elisabeth L. Biecher
(1841-1901)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Willoughby Dumn

Mary Elisabeth L. Biecher 1 2

  • Born: 4 Sep 1841, Exeter Twp., Berks, PA 2 3 4 5
  • Christened: 2 Feb 1842, Bern Twp.: Epler's Church, Berks, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): Willoughby Dumn
  • Died: 2 Dec 1901, Fleetwood, Berks, PA at age 60 2 5
  • Buried: 7 Dec 1901, Fleetwood: Fleetwood Cemetery, Berks, PA, USA 2

   Other names for Mary were Maria Elisabeth Beecher,3 Mary Elisabeth L. Beecher,5 Mary Elizabeth Beecher 4 and Mary E. L. Beechert.6

   FamilySearch ID: KHDH-P9Q.

  Christening Notes:

Sponsor was William Althaus.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Exeter Twp., Berks, PA. 7 George Becher, laborer, 38, was living with Mary, 36; Stephen, 8; Lydia, 13; and Mary, 7. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

The next door neighbor is Benjamin Reidnouer, 42; and his wife Sarah and their children. [Note: The other Beecher families in this line move to Franklin Co. Ohio and live and intermarry with the Ridenours.].

2. Census in 1860 in Exeter Twp., Berks, PA. 8 George W. Beechert, farm laborer, 50, was living with wife Mary, 52; Stephen, 21, farm laborer. Also with them: Rheuben H. Andy, shoemaker, 29; his wife Lidia, 29; and their children Mary A. 3, and Hanah M., 1. Next door is Charles Keehn, day laborer, 43; and wife Mary, 42; and son George, 3. The next home includes Mary A. Beachert, 18, servant to the household head Benjamin Ritter, 49; his wife Louisa A., 43. Also in the home is Catharina Leinbach, 17. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Stonersville.

3. Census in 1870 in Exeter Twp., Berks, PA. 4 George W. Beecher, farm laborer, 59, was living with wife Mary, 58; Catharine E., 79; Mary Elizabeth, 28; and Stephen L., 31, farm laborer. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. George had no real estate value, and is living on the farm owned by Daniel Schaur, 47. In Daniel's household is Charles Keehn, 54, and his wife Mary, 52. The post office was Douglasville.

4. Census in 1880 in Richmond Twp., Berks, PA. 9 The 1880 census recorded Willoughby Dumn, works at mines, 48, living with wife Mary, 36; and a boarder, Mary's father George Buechert, 69. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. She has conflicting burial information of 7 Dec 1901 and Blandon: Maidencreek Cemetery, Berks, PA. 5


Mary married Willoughby Dumn, son of Michael Dumn and Mary Elizabeth. (Willoughby Dumn was born on 17 Sep 1827 in , , PA 1 6, christened in Bern Twp.: Epler's Church, Berks, PA, died on 8 Apr 1889 in , Berks, PA 1 6 and was buried on 12 Apr 1889 in Fleetwood: Fleetwood Cemetery, Berks, PA, USA 1.)


Sources


1 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/51238056.

2 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/51220877.

3 Epler's Church, Bern Township, Berks County, PA (FHC Microfilm 1433080), Page 6.

4 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Exeter Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1305 Page: 266.

5 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 573. Berks > Maidencreek > St. Peter's Parish. Burial of Mary Biecher Dumm.

6 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 575. Berks > Hamburg > Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial of Willoughby Dumm.

7 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Exeter Township, Series: M432 Roll: 753 Page: 391.

8 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Exeter Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1073 Page: 267.

9 1880 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW61-RVL Willoughby Dumm Richmond Twp Berks PA.



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