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Irene Miller 2 3 4

  • Born: 25 Dec 1859, Catawissa, Columbia, PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): George Meily Beicher on 10 May 1881 in Marion, Marion, OH 1
  • Died: 16 Feb 1925, Columbus, Franklin, OH at age 65 2 4 5
  • Buried: 18 Feb 1925, Delaware: Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, OH 2 4 5

   Another name for Irene was Jenna Miller.6

   FamilySearch ID: LDSQ-HZB.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1870 in Delaware, Delaware, OH. 3 The 1870 census recorded Frank Miller, 35, living with wife Harriet, 37; Irene, 10; Sarah C., 9; Charles, 7; Jacob, 5; Mary, 3; and Desdemona, 4 months. Also in the home is mother-in-law Catharine Keeler, 72. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Mary and Desdemona who were born in Ohio.

2. Census in 1880 in Columbus, Franklin, OH. 7 The 1880 census recorded Frank Miller, 44, living with wife Harriet, 46; Irene, 20; Kate, 19; Jacob, 15; Mary, 13; and Hattie, 6. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1900 in Marion, Marion, OH. 8 The 1900 census indexed George as Geo. M. Bercker, due to poor handwriting on the census form. Renting a home at 128 John Street: George, occupation shipping clerk, 44, born May 1856, with wife Irene, 40, Dec 1859; Harry F., apprentice machinist, 18, Feb 1882; Mary Edith, 12, Jan 1888; Paul Thomas, 10, Mar 1890, and a boarder, Ben B. La Rue, apprentice machinist, 18, Jul 1881. George and Irene were born in Pennysylvania, the others in Ohio. Everyone's parents were born in Pennsylvania except Ben's father in Ohio.

4. Census in 1910 in Racine, Racine, WI. 6 The 1910 census recorded at 914 Lake Avenue: George M. Beicher, undertaker, 54, living with wife Jenna, 50; Edith, bookeeper, 22; and Paul, school, 20. Edith and Paul were born in Ohio. George, Jenna and everyone's parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Census in 1920 in Minneapolis, Hennepin, MN. 9 The 1920 census recorded at 3405 3rd Avenue S.: Geo. M. Beicher, laborer, paper company, 63, living with wife Irene, 60; and daughter Edith, bookkeeper flour co., 31. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Edith was born in Ohio.

6. Cause of Death: Irene died at Columbus State Hospital from general paralysis of the insane, contributory syphilis, 16 Feb 1925, Columbus, Franklin, OH. 2

7. Obituary: The Journal Times: obituary of Mrs. George Beicher on 16 Feb 1925 in Racine, Racine, WI. 4 Beicher. Word was received In Racine this morning of the death of Mrs. George M. Beicher at her home In Columbus. Ohio. Mrs. Beicher is the mother of Paul Beicher of this city, and Mr. Beicher leaves tonight for Columbus to attend funeral services. Both Mr. and Mrs. George Beicher are well known in this city, having resided here until ten years ago. Her husband, two sons, and one daughter survive Mrs. Beicher. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday.

8. Residence: 1396 E. Long St., Columbus, OH on 16 Feb 1925 in Columbus, Franklin, OH. 2

Irene married George Meily Beicher, son of William Beicher Sr. and Susanna Meily, on 10 May 1881 in Marion, Marion, OH.1 (George Meily Beicher was born on 13 May 1856 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 10 11 12, christened on 16 Aug 1856 in Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA,10 died on 16 Nov 1926 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 13 and was buried in Delaware: Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, OH 13 14.)


1 Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958 (, George M. Beicher and Irene Miller, 10 May 1881.

2, Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953, death of Irene Beicher, 1925.

3 1870 United States Census, Year: 1870; Census Place: Delaware, Delaware, Ohio; Roll: M593_1196; Page: 303B; Image: 205; Family History Library Film: 552695.

4 The Journal Times (Racine, WI), 16 Feb 1925, page 24. Obituary of Mrs. George Beicher.

5 Find A Grave,

6 1910 United States Census, George M Beicher Racine WI.

7 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Columbus, Franklin, Ohio; Roll: 1016; Family History Film: 1255016; Page: 207C; Enumeration District: 029; Image: 0533.

8 1900 United States Census, Geo M Bercker, Marion Township Marion city Ward 5, Marion, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 62, sheet 7B, family 166.

9 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Minneapolis Ward 13, Hennepin, Minnesota; Roll: T625_838; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 233; Image: 744.

10 Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania (Church records available from Lebanon County Historical Society and also by renting these microfilms from the Catalog at 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 site and can be searched online by entering the Film # into the search form.).

11 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Lebanon Borough, Roll 1128 Book 1, Page 364.

12 Bicher, Wilhelm, Bible of Wilhelm Bicher (1811-1880) (Family bible of Wilhelm Bicher (1811-1880) son of Jacob Bicher and Maria Michael, in possession of John William Beicher.), Bible copies provided by Sue Beicher Livingston.

13 The Journal Times (Racine, WI), 16 Nov 1926, page 4. Obituary of George M. Beicher.

14 Find A Grave,

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