Oscar F. Mengel
Alice A. Fuls
Katherine E. Mengel


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1. John Benjamin Solomon

2. George Meily Beicher

Katherine E. Mengel 3 4 5

  • Born: 26 Jun 1883, Kenton, Hardin, OH 3 4
  • Marriage (1): John Benjamin Solomon on 31 Jul 1901 in , Hardin County, OH 1
  • Marriage (2): George Meily Beicher on 17 Sep 1910 in , Hardin County, OH 2
  • Died: 19 Oct 1928, Marion, Marion, OH at age 45 4 5
  • Buried: 21 Oct 1928, Kenton: Kenton Cemetery, Hardin, OH 4

   FamilySearch ID: LDS3-FLL.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Book: Recipes Tried and True, 1894.
Her recipe for Lemon Pie appeared in the book, Recipes Tried and True, compiled by the Ladies' Aid Society of the First Presbyterian Church, Marion, Ohio, 1894, By Owen Meredith, Marion, Ohio Press, Kelley Mount, 1894.
For one pie, take one lemon, one cup of sugar, yolks of two eggs, one cup of water, and two heaping tablespoons of flour. After the pie is baked, beat the whites of the eggs with one tablespoon of sugar; spread over pie, and brown in oven.

2. Census in 1920 in Marion, Marion, OH. 3 Renting at 369 West Church Street in Marion in 1920 was George M. Beicher, brakeman on railroad, 47, married to Katherine, 37; with step-son Harry M. Solomon, 17 (14?), single. George was born in Pennsylvania as were his parents and Katherine's father; all others were born in Ohio.

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. Cause of Death: tuberculosis, 19 Oct 1928, Marion, Marion, OH. 4

4. Obituary: Marion Star: Mrs. G. M. Beicher Dies At Home Here on 19 Oct 1928 in Marion, Marion, OH. 6 Mrs. Katherine E. Beicher, 46, died this morning at her home, 369 West Church Street after an illness of two years.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Sunday afternoon at her late home. Burial at the cemetery will follow.
Mrs. Beicher, wife of George M. Beicher, was born at Kenton June 26, 1883, the daughter of Oscar F. and Alice Mengel, natives of Hardin county, who preceded her in death. Her marriage to Mr. Beicher was solemnized at Kenton Sept. 18, 1910. She was a member of the M. E. church, of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.
Surviving are with Mr. Beicher are a son by a former marriage, Harry M. Solomon of Toledo, a sister Mrs. Wylie A. Martin of Santa Ana, Cal. and a granddaughter, Miss Fran Marie Solomon of Toledo.

5. Residence: 304 W. Church St., Marion, OH on 19 Oct 1928 in Marion, Marion, OH. 4

6. Census in 1930 in Marion, Marion, OH. The 1930 census recorded George Bricher [indexed wrong in census due to poor handwriting], widowed, brakeman on a steam railroad, 55, as a roomer in the household of John G. Braham, electric welder in a steam shovel plant, 24, and his wife Laura, 24.

Katherine married John Benjamin Solomon, son of Benjamin Solomon and Mary Weck, on 31 Jul 1901 in , Hardin County, OH.1 (John Benjamin Solomon was born on 9 Sep 1879 in Kenton, Hardin, OH 1 7 8.)

Katherine next married George Meily Beicher, son of Emanuel Meily Beicher and Margaret Ann Hess, on 17 Sep 1910 in , Hardin County, OH.2 (George Meily Beicher was born on 25 Dec 1873 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 3 5 9 10 11, christened on 27 Jan 1874 in Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA,10 died on 20 Dec 1936 in Akron, Summit, OH 5 9 and was buried on 23 Dec 1936 in Marion: Marion Cemetery, Marion, OH 5 9.)


1 Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958 (www.familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XDDK-R3N John B. Solomon and Catharine E. Mengle, 31 Jul 1901.

2 Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958 (www.familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XD6C-QQ3 George Beicher and Katherine Mingle Salomon, 17 Sep 1910.

3 1920 United States Census, Ohio, Marion County, Marion Ward 3, Series: T625 Roll: 1416 Page: 172.

4 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X6DF-5X9 death of Katherine E. Beicher, 1928.

5 The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio) (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 21 Dec 1936, page 7. Obituary of George M. Beicher.

6 The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio) (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 19 Oct 1928, page 5. Mrs. G. M. Beicher Dies At Home Here.

7 1900 United States Census, Year: 1900; Census Place: Kenton Ward 5, Hardin, Ohio; Roll: 1284; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 0093; FHL microfilm: 1241284.

8 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VRSH-72Q John B. Solomon, 09 Sep 1879; citing p 139, Kenton, Hardin, Ohio; FHL microfilm 2069640.

9 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZHG-YMC death of George M Beicher, 1936.

10 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2NR-NPF George Meily Bicher, 27 Jan 1874.

11 Lebanon Evening Report (Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania), 4 Jan 1937, page 3. Death of George M. Beicher.

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