Daniel Ocum
(Abt 1817-Bef 1860)
Mary A. Miller
(Abt 1818-)
Angeline Ocum
(1845-1918)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John Jacob Beacher Jr.

Angeline Ocum 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 3 May 1845, New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA 5 7
  • Marriage (1): John Jacob Beacher Jr. about 1865 1
  • Died: 16 Oct 1918, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA at age 73 5 7 8 9
  • Buried: 19 Oct 1918, Saint Clair: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 5 7 8 9

   Another name for Angeline was Angeline Okum.10

  Burial Notes:

Tombstone online at http://pennsylvaniagravestones.org/view.php?id=24347

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1850 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 4 Daniel Oacum, shoemaker, 33, is living with wife Mary, 33; Hannah, 8; Angeline, 5; and Elwood, 1. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. She appeared on the census in 1860 in New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 11 Mary Ocum [indexed in census as May Ocum], 42, was living without a husband in the household, with these children: Hannah, seamstress, 17; Angeline, 15; Ellwood, 11; Lydia A., 7; and Marcilla, 5. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

On the same page is the household headed by Jonathan Ocum, shoemaker, 36, without a wife, but with these children: Sarah, 19; Dan, 15; Harriet, 14; Mary, 10; Elizabeth, 8; Ellen, 5, and William, 2. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. She appeared on the census in 1870 in New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 12 The 1870 census lists Jacob Beacher Jr., laborer, 30; Angeline, 28; and Mary Ellen, 3. Everyone is born in Pennsylvania. Jacob has no real estate of value, so he is probably renting. The post office is Broad Mountain.

4. She appeared on the census in 1880 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 13 Jacob was recorded in the 1880 Census as John J. Deacher, 41, miner, living with his wife Angeline, 34; Mary E., 12; Thomas F., 6; and Catherine A., 4. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Newspaper: Miners Journal: Wedding Reception, 31 Aug 1895, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 14 BROAD MOUNTAIN NEWS.
An Evening Society Event Together With Other Interesting Items.
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Beacher, of New Castle, gave a delightful reception and supper at their home last evening. The event was held in honor of the marriage of their son, Thomas, to Miss Agnes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Hepner, on Monday last at Camden. Mr. Oscar Miller was best man and Miss Katie Beacher, sister of the groom, was bridesmaid. The newly married couple received their guests in the handsome parlors of the groom's home. The evening was passed in a very entertaining way by the guests. A fine program consisting of many musical and literary features was much enjoyed, after which those present were treated to a sumptuous banquet. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Weller, Miss Laura Bradley, Miss Bertha Shollenberger, Miss Sallie Fox, Mr. and Mrs. John Moran, Mrs. Patrick Barries, Mrs. William Walsh, Mrs. William Weller and daughter Gertie, Mrs. Kirk and Mrs. Dounlin, of Mt. Laffce: Miss Hannah Madara, of Frackville; The Misses Nora Cosgrove, Maggie Whims, Irean Smith, Maggie Hughes, of Philadelphia; Mrs. Frank Hepner, Miss Hannah Brown, of Pottsville; Ray Davis, Mrs. Mardie Davis, Mrs. Wm. Fox, Mrs. Wm. Bright, Mrs. George Beacher of Shenandoah; Mr. and Mrs. Elias Davis, New Castle; Miss Edith Bomboy, Mr. and Mrs. John Swink, of Shenandoah; Mrs. Isaac Miller, Gilberton; Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon Schopple, Mr. and Mrs. John McMullen, George Eisenhuth, Patrick Dounlin, Oscar Miller, Thomas Wilson, John Shallenberger, Walter Bradey, William Davis, Elwood Okom and Christopher Ball.

6. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 15 The 1900 census recorded at 142 Hermitage St. in Philadelphia: John J. Beacher, carpenter, born Mar 1840; Agnis, wife, born May 1844, married 35 years to John. She had birthed 8 children, 4 still alive in 1900; with them was Henry, son, born Oct 1879. Three Beacher grandchildren were living with them (their mother Mary Ellen "Nellie" Beacher Bright, not listed, was living elsewhere): Sarah Bright, 16, May 1884; William Bright, 14, Jun 1886; and Carrie Bright, 10, Nov 1890. Also in the home was a boarder, Oscar Miller, laborer, 25, Aug 1875, who had married John J.'s daughter Catherine in 1896. (Catherine, not listed, was living elsewhere.)

7. Residence: Pottsville City Directory: Beacher John J., laborer, h 806 n 3d in 1915 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 16

8. Residence: 1917 Pottsville City Directory: Beacher, Angeline, wid John J., h 806 N 3d in 1917 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 17 Angeline was living with her son, Thomas Franklin Beacher.

9. Death Certificate: Certificate 129427 for Mrs. Angeline Beecher, 16 Oct 1918, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 8 Place of Death: 806 N. 3rd St., Pottsville, Pa.
Name: Mrs. Angeline Beecher
Female, White, Widowed
Date of Birth: May 1844
Age 74 years
Occupation: housewife
Birthplace: Penna.
Father: Jonas Oakum
Father's Birthplace: Penna.
Mother: Mary Miller
Mother's Birthplace: Penna.
Date of Death: Oct 16 1918
Cause of Death: chronic myocarditis
Burial: IOOF St. Clair Pa.
Date of Burial: 19 Oct 1918
Undertaker: W. R. Morgan, St. Clair, Pa.
Informant: W. R. Morgan, St. Clair

10. Obituary: Pottsville Republican: obituary of Angeline Beecher on 16 Oct 1918 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 9


Angeline married John Jacob Beacher Jr., son of John Jacob Beacher Sr. and Angeline Eisenhuth, about 1865.1 (John Jacob Beacher Jr. was born on 12 Jan 1840 in Broad Mountain, Schuylkill, PA 5 18 19, christened on 28 Sep 1853 in Pottsville: Trinity Lutheran Church, Schuylkill, PA,20 died on 20 Dec 1915 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA 5 19 21 22 and was buried on 23 Dec 1915 in Saint Clair: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 5 19 22.)


Sources


1 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Roll 1462 Book 2, Page 155.

2 1820 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Shirley Township, Series: M33 Roll: 104 Page: 24.

3 Rice, Phillip A. and Dellock, Jean A, St. Paul's (White Church) Cemetery and Reformed Congregation Records (1874-1913) with Collected Cemeteries of Union Township and North Union Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania (Closson Press; January 1994), Page 47.

4 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Pottsville North East Ward, Roll: M432_827; Page: 355.

5 Records of Berneda Dougherty & Pat Cole, Email 18 Aug 2008 With Tombstone Readings in Odd Fellows Cemetery in St. Clair, Schuylkill Co., PA.

6 Ancestry.com, Delaware Marriage Records, 1806-1933, Online image 2. Marriage Certificate. DE > New Castle > 1909. Charles H. Felty & Mary E. Beecher.

7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=73081967.

8 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 129427. Mrs. Angeline Beecher. Father: Jonas Oakum. Mother: Mary Miller.

9 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, Schuylkill County, PA), 16 Oct 1918, page 2-1. Obituary of Angeline Beecher.

10 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 99820. Thomas Beacher. Father Jacob Beacher. Mother Angeline Okum. Spouse Agnes Hepner.

11 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, New Castle Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1178 Page: 353.

12 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, New Castle Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1450 Page: 628.

13 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWV4-FQ6 John J. Deacher, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 50B, family 0.

14 The Miners Journal (Pottsville, PA), 31 Aug 1895, page 1.

15 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M37Y-5WD John J Beacher, Philadelphia city Ward 21, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 6A, family 113, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241462.

16 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1915 Pottsville City Directory, printed page 81, online image 35.

17 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1917 Pottsville City Directory, printed page 81, online image 34.

18 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004), Letter from Albert Horrox in 1980.

19 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=73082003.

20 Pennsylvania Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (http://www.Ancestry.com. Original from Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records.), Image 36.

21 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, New Castle Township, Roll 1417 Book 1, Page 212a.

22 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 118036. John J. Beacher. Father John Jacob Beecher. Mother Angeline Eisenhuth.



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