Charles Frederick Mayer
(1825-1890)
Margaretha Kies
(1828-1909)
Louisa Margarite Mayer
(1861-1943)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John Edward Biecher

Louisa Margarite Mayer 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 15 Apr 1861, Marion, Marion, OH 1 2 3 4 6 8
  • Marriage (1): John Edward Biecher on 5 Mar 1882 in Marion, Marion, OH 1 2 3
  • Died: 14 Jun 1943, Marion, Marion, OH at age 82 2 3 4 6
  • Buried: 17 Jun 1943, Marion: Marion Cemetery, Marion, OH 2 4 6

   Another name for Louisa was Louisa Margaret Mayer.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1870 in Marion, Marion, OH. 9 The 1870 census recorded Charles F. Mayer, station baggage master, 44, living with wife Margaret, 42; Mary, domestic servant, 15; Margaret, 13; Lena, 11; Louisa, 9; Frank, 7; William, 5; and Emma, 2. Charles and Margaret were born in Baden (Germany) and their children in Ohio.

2. Census in 1900 in Marion, Marion, OH. 1 The owner of the home at 417 Cherry Street in Marion was John E. Beicher, iron molder, 43, born Nov 1856, who was married for 17 years to wife Louisa, 39, born Apr 1861. She had given birth to four children by 1900, all still living that year. In their home: Earl I., occupation apprentice, 17, Feb 1883; Lena May, 14, Dec 1885; Estella, 8, Jan 1892; Willard, 1, Aug 1898. Father John was born in Pennsylvania, as were his parents. Wife Louisa's parents were born in Germany, and she in Ohio. All their children were born in Ohio.

3. Residence: 1913 Marion City Directory: Beicher John E (Louisa), molder M S S Co, h 1092 Bellfontaine in 1913 in Marion, Marion, OH. 10

4. Census in 1920 in Marion, Marion, OH. 11 The owner of the home at 300 Pearl Street in Marion in 1920 was John E. Beicher, laborer - street work, 61, living with wife Louisa, 58. He and his parents were born in Pennsylvania, she in Ohio, and her parents in Germany.

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.

5. Newspaper: Marion Star: Mrs. J. E. Beicher, Pearl st., who has been the guest of her daughter Miss Estella Beicher, and her son, Willard Beicher, New York City, for the past three weeks, returned hom this morning., 17 Jun 1925, Marion, Marion, OH. 12

6. Census in 1930 in Marion, Marion, OH. 13 The 1930 census recorded owning a $3000 home at 300 Pearl Street: John E. Beicher, moulder in steam shovel plant, 62, living with wife Louisa, 69. He and his parents were born in Pennsylvania. She was born in Virginia and her parents in Germany.

7. Census in 1940 in Marion, Marion, OH. 14 The 1940 census recorded owning a $3500 home at 300 Pearl Street: Louisa Beicher, widowed, 86, living with her daughter, Lena M. Schoechle, widowed, servant in doctor's office and home, 53; and granddaughter Jean L. Schoechle, 24. Also in the home is a lodger, Bertha Thomas, 50, born in Nebraska. The others were born in Ohio.

8. Obituary: Marion Star: Pearl St. Woman, 82, Taken by Death on 15 Jun 1943 in Marion, Marion, OH. 2 Mrs. Louisa M. Beicher Dies in City Hospital.

Mrs. Louisa Mayer Beicher, 82, of 300 Pearl street died at 4:30 p.m. yesterday in City hospital of cerebral hemorrhage. She had been taken to the hospital an hour before.

Born April 15, 1861 in Marion, she was the daughter of Charles and Margaret Keis Mayer, both natives of Baden, Germany. March 5, 1882 she was married to John E. Beicher in Marion. He died Nov. 7, 1939.

A member of the Prospect Street Methodist church, Mrs. Beicher was a charter member of the Woman's Society of Christian Service of the church.

Surviving are the following children, Mrs. James Peacock of 315 Belmont street, Earl I. Beicher of 217 Orchard street, Mrs. Barent Burhans of Aberdeen, Washington, and Willard Beicher of Washington, D.C., and one brother, Charles Mayer of Cardington.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Merle H. Hughes mortuary on Mt. Vernon avenue by Rev. Henry Maag of the Prospect Street Methodist church. Burial will be made in Marion cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 tonight.

9. Newspaper: Marion Star: Mrs. Beicher Funeral, 18 Jun 1943, Marion, Marion, OH. 15 Funeral services for Mrs. Louisa Mayer Beicher of 300 Pearl street were conducted yesterday afternoon in the Merle H. Hughes mortuary on Mt. Vernon avenue. Rev. Henry Maag of Prospect Street Methodist church officiated. Mrs. Beicher died in City hospital Monday.


Louisa married John Edward Biecher, son of William Biecher Jr. and Louisa Hartman Embich, on 5 Mar 1882 in Marion, Marion, OH.1 2 3 (John Edward Biecher was born on 19 Nov 1856 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 1 3 16 17 18 19 20 21, christened on 11 Apr 1859 in Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA,20 died on 7 Nov 1939 in Marion, Marion, OH 2 3 21 22 23 and was buried on 10 Nov 1939 in Marion: Marion Cemetery, Marion, OH 21 22 23 24.)


  Marriage Notes:

Rev. E. Braun officiated.

Sources


1 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Ohio, Marion County, Marion Ward 3, Series: T623 Roll: 1302 Page: 145.

2 <i>Marion Daily Star</i> (Marion, Marion, Ohio.), 15 Jun 1943, page 7. Obituary of Mrs. Louisa M. Beicher.

3 <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.

4 FamilySearch.org, <i>Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953</i>, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X8MX-JZ9 Louisa Mayer Beicher, 1943.

5 <i>Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958</i> (www.familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XD7H-WY9 Earl I. Beicher and Pearl A. Sanders, 31 Mar 1906.

6 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=183676250.

7 <i>The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio)</i> (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 30 Aug 1965, page 7. Obituary of Mrs. James Peacock.

8 <i>Mayer Family Bible</i>, Images of pages from Mayer bible shared by user llgrenk on Ancestry.com on 14 May 2014.

9 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Year: 1870; Census Place: Marion, Marion, Ohio; Roll: M593_1240; Page: 84B; Image: 179; Family History Library Film: 552739.

10 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1913 Marion City Directory. Online image 51 of 261.

11 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Ohio, Marion County, Marion Ward 3, Series: T625 Roll: 1416 Page: 163.

12 <i>The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio)</i> (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 17 Jun 1925, page 5.

13 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X4H3-RT1 John E Beicher Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0022, sheet 8B, family 251, line 89.

14 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KWNS-RMX Louisa Beicher, Ward 5, Marion City, Marion Township, Marion, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 51-32, sheet 3B, family 85.

15 <i>The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio)</i> (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 18 Jun 1943, page 3.

16 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255140; National Archives Film T9-1140; Page 25A.

17 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Lebanon Borough, Roll 1361 Book 1, Page 267b.

18 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Lebanon Borough, Roll 1128 Book 1, Page 398.

19 <i>Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004)</i>.

20 <i>Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania</i> (Church records available from Lebanon County Historical Society and also by renting these microfilms from the Catalog at FamilySearch.org: Film 933974 Births/Christenings 1763-1876, computer printout. Film 1434022 Baptismal Registers and Burial Records, 1773-1876, typewritten transcription. Film 1033984 Marriages 1794-1876, typewritten transcription. Film 1434022 has been transcribed onto the FamilySearch.org site and can be searched online by entering the Film # into the search form.).

21 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=183676185.

22 FamilySearch.org, <i>Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953</i>, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZYH-174 John E Beicher, 1939.

23 <i>The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio)</i> (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 10 Nov 1939, page 5. Beecher Services.

24 <i>The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio)</i> (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 8 Nov 1939, page 7. Obituary of John E. Beicher.



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