John Edward Biecher
Louisa Margarite Mayer
William Dennis Sanders
Alona Hamilton Cheney
Earl Irvin Beicher
Anna Pearl Sanders
John Irvin Beicher


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1. Lois Marie Wise

John Irvin Beicher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

  • Born: 13 Feb 1915, Marion, Marion, OH 3 6 7 10 11
  • Marriage (1): Lois Marie Wise on 10 Aug 1940 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH 1 2
  • Died: 18 Nov 1989, Mount Prospect, Cook, IL at age 74 3 4 7 11

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Newspaper: Richwood Gazette: Twins Born, 18 Feb 1915, Richwood, Union, OH. 12 Mr. and Mrs. Earl Beicher, of Marion, are the happy parents of twin boy babies born Friday, February 12. That have been christened John Irwin and Jame Lowell and each weighed 6 1-4 pouinds. Mrs. Beicher was formerly Miss Pear Sanders, of Richwood.

2. Census in 1920 in Marion, Marion, OH. 10 Renting at 217 Orchard Street in Marion in 1920 was Earl Beicher, foreman in a shovel shop, 36. He was living with wife Anna Pearl, 32; Charles A., 12; Katherine L., 10; and John E., 4. Everyone and their parents were born in Ohio, except Earl's father was from Pennsylvania.

Four related Beicher households lived in 1920 within a few blocks of each other: Margaret widow of Emanuel b.1847; George M. born 1873; John E. born 1856; and his son Earl born 1883.

3. Census in 1930 in Marion, Marion, OH. 13 The 1930 census recorded at 217 Orchard Street in Marion: Earl I. Beicher, foreman, 47, living with wife Pearl, 42; Charles, artist, 22; Kathleeen, cashier gas co., 21; and John, 15. Everyone and their parents were born in Ohio, except Earl's father in Pennsylvania.

4. He was educated at Ohio University yearbook. John's photo and bio appear. in 1939 in Athens, Athens, OH. 14 John Beicher, Marion. BSC. Junior Class, President; Sigma Pi, President; Athena, Advertising Manager; Business Manager; Interfraternity Council, President; Men's Selection Board; Torch; J Club; Blue Key.

5. Census in 1940 in Marion, Marion, OH. 15 The 1940 census recorded at 217 Orchard in Marion: Earl Beicher, supt. Osgood Co., 57, living with wife Pearl, 52; Charles, commercial artist Jay Mairk Co., 33; daughter Kathleeen Campbell, saleslady Kresge Co, 31; John Beicher, salesman Osgood Co., 25; and grandson John C. Campbell, 7. Everyone was born in Ohio.

6. Newspaper: Marion Star: Marriage of John Irvin Beicher and Lois Marie Wise, 16 Aug 1940, Marion, Marion, OH. 16 Marriage Unites Marion Man and Cleveland Girl
Announcement is being made of the marriage of Miss Lois Marie Wise, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John E. Wise of Cleveland, and John Irvin Beicher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl I. Beicher of 217 Orchard street, which took place Saturday in Cleveland. The ceremony was read by Dr. Harold Ernsberger, pastor in the Cavalry Lutheran church.
The bride escorted to the altar by her father word a period gown of traditional white satin which was lace trimmed. The sleeves were puffed at the shoulders and tight fitting to the wrists and the skirt had a short train. Her fingertip length veil was caught to her hair with a tiara of satin and lace and she carried a bridal bouquet of white roses and orchids.
The attendants were Mrs. Carl Strack, sister of the bride, who was her matron of honor, and Misses Edith Wolf and Gertrude Gadus, sorority sisters, and Miss Marion Binder were bridsmaids.
The attendants gowns were period models of moire satin with draped skirts gathered in a bustle effect in the back. Mrs. Strack wore a deep shade of rose and the bridesmaids gowns were in a lighter shade. All carried arm bouquets of roses.
William Phler Jr. of Marion served Mr. Beecher as best man and ushers were Charles Beicher of Marion, brother of the bridegroom, Charles Stander of Lorain, a fraternity brother, and Carl Struck.
Miss Virginia Morgan sang Be Loved and At Dawning and Mrs. Haas at the organ played I Love You Truly.
Following the ceremony there was a reception at the home of the bride's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sosman of Shaker Heights. The sorority and fraternity colors of the bride and bridegroom were carried out in the appointments and the tea table held tea roses. Later the couple went on a wedding trip without revealing their destination.
Mr. Beicher and his bride are graduates of Ohio university. The bride is a member of Chi Omega sorority and Mr. Beecher is a member of Sigma Chi fraternity and the Torch and Blue Key. He is associated with the sales department of the Osgood Co.
Attending the wedding from Marion were Mr. and Mrs. Beicher, parents of the bridegroom and his grandmother, Mrs. Louisa Beecher. Mrs. Kathleen Campbell, Miss Corine Lacey, Miss Lois Hall, Miss Ruth Ann Sexton, Charles Beicher, Jack Campbell and Robert Maynard and accompanying them was Mrs. Martha Page of Columbia, Mo.

7. Military from 4 Jul 1943 to 18 Mar 1946: U.S. Navy. 11

8. Occupation: 1947 Lancaster City Directory: Beicher, John I (Lois M) Sales Engineer, Clark Equipment Co., h 153 Marks av. in 1947 in Lancaster, Fairfield, OH. 17

9. Residence: Biecher, John I. (Lois M) h 54 N 27th in 1949 in Battle Creek, Calhoun, MI. 18

10. Residence: 1950 San Mateo City Directory: Beicher, John I (Lois M) regional supervisor sales Clark Equip. Co. h 150 W 36th av, SM in 1950 in San Mateo, San Mateo, CA. 19

11. Residence: 1953 Palo Alto City Directory: Beicher, John I (Lois M) h 22 Walter Hays Dr in 1953 in Palo Alto, Santa Clara, CA. 20

12. Residence: on 18 Mar 1953 in Palo Alto, Santa Clara, CA. 9

13. Residence: on 5 Sep 1957 in Menlo Park, San Mateo, CA, United States. 5

14. Residence: 3 Robin Hood Rnch, Oak Brook, IL, 60523-2790 in 1971 in Oak Brook, DuPage, IL. 21

15. Residence: 514 S Can Dota Ave, Mount Prospect, IL, 60056-3614 in 1977 in Mount Prospect, Cook, IL. 21

16. Obituary: Chicago Tribune on 21 Nov 1989 in Chicago, Cook, IL.

John married Lois Marie Wise, daughter of John Eugene Wise and Astrid Elise Gram, on 10 Aug 1940 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH.1 2 (Lois Marie Wise was born on 12 Aug 1918 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH 1 6 8 21 and died on 21 May 2000 in Mount Prospect, Cook, IL 8 22.)


1, <i>Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1810-1973</i> (Cuyahoga County Archive; Cleveland, Ohio; Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1810-1973; Volume: Vol 191-192; Page: 153; Year Range: 1940 Apr - 1940 Aug.), Marriage of John I. Beicher and Lois Marie Wise, 10 Aug 1940.

2, <i>Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013</i>, John I Beicher and Lois Marie Wise, 10 Aug 1940; citing Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, reference ; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 1,902,385.

3 U.S. Social Security Death Index, John I Beicher, 18 November 1989., social security number 276-07-9710.

4, <i>Cook County, Illinois Death Index, 1908-1988</i> (Cook County Clerk. Cook County Clerk Genealogy Records. Cook County Clerk’s Office, Chicago, IL: Cook County Clerk, 2008.), File 65607, death of John Irvin Beicher.

5 <i>The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio)</i> (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 5 Sep 1957, page 19. Obituary of Earl I. Beicher.

6 <i>Bible of Earl Irvin Beicher (1883-1957)</i> (Family bible of Earl Irvin Beicher (1883-1957), in possession of John William Beicher.), Bible photos provided by Sue Ann Beicher Livingston.

7, <i>U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007</i> (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN: 276079710 John Irvin Beicher b. 13 Feb 1915 d. 18 Nov 1989 father Earl I Beicher mother Anna P. Sanders.

8 <i>Daily Herald (Chicago, IL)</i>, 23 May, 2000, Business, Page 10, Obituary of Lois M. Beicher.

9 <i>The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio)</i> (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 18 Mar 1953, page 17.

10 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Ohio, Marion County, Marion Ward 3, Series: T625 Roll: 1416 Page: 149.

11, <i>U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010</i> (Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.), John Beicher, SSN 276079710, born 13 Feb 1915.

12 <i>Richwood Gazette (Richwood, OH)</i>, 18 Feb 1915. Births.

13 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, Year: 1930; Census Place: Marion, Marion, Ohio; Roll: 1847; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 19; Image: 949.0; FHL microfilm: 2341581.

14, <i>U.S. School Yearbooks</i>, Ohio, Athens, Ohio University, 1939, printed page 33, image 37 of 216.

15 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, Charles Beicher in entry for Earl Beicher, 1940.

16 <i>The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio)</i> (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 16 Aug 1940, page 5. Marriage of John Irvin Beicher and Lois Marie Wise.

17, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1947 Lancaster, Ohio City Directory, printed page 45, image 22 of 303.

18, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1949 Battle Creek, Michigan, City Directory, printed page 49, image 25 of 305.

19, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1953 San Mateo City Directory, printed page 23, image 22 of 556.

20, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1953 Palo Alto City Directory, printed page 37, image 19 of 488.

21, <i>U.S. Public Records Index</i> (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 1.

22 "Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL)," - Obituary of Lois M. Beicher, 24 May 2000.

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