William Beecher
(1799-1879)
Juliann Carpenter
(1803-1883)
John Spangler
(1789-1873)
Susanna Schmidt
(1789-1866)
William Beecher
(1826-1908)
Susan Spangler
(Abt 1835-Between 1895/1900)
Frank M. Beecher
(1853-1936)

 

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Frank M. Beecher 1 2

  • Born: May 1853, , , OH 3 4
  • Died: 15 Jul 1936, , Shawnee, KS at age 83 1
  • Buried: Topeka: Rochester Cemetery, Shawnee, KS 1

   Another name for Frank was Frances M. Beecher.3 4 5 6

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Richland Twp., Miami, IN. 5 The 1860 census recorded Wm Beecher, shoemaker, 30, living with wife Susan, 25; daughters Frances, 8; Sarah A., 4; and Mary A., 2. The children were born in Ohio, the parents in Pennsylvania. The post office was Chili.

2. Census in 1870 in Mifflin Twp., Franklin, OH. 7 William Beicher, shoe maker, 42, was living with wife Susan, 41; Frances, 16; Medora, 14; Laura A., 12; Jeremiah, 7; and Reuben, 6. The parents were born in Pennsylvania, and the children in Ohio, so William moved there before 1854. The post office was Gahanna.

3. Census in 1880 in Silver Lake, Shawnee, KS. 8 William Beecker [as indexed in census, handwriting looks like Beecher], farmer, 54, was living with wife Susan, 52; Francis M., laborer on farm, 25; daughter Modora, 22; son Jeremiah, 18; Reuben A., 16; and William A., 5. The parents and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Francis and Maderu were born in Ohio, the younger children in Indiana.

4. Kansas State Census census on 1 Mar 1885 in Topeka, Shawnee, KS. 6 The 1885 Kansas state census recorded Wm. Beechard, laborer, 60, living with wife Susanna, 57; Francis M., farmer, 30; Medora E., 28; Laura A., 25; Jeramiah, 23; Reuben A., 21; and Wm. Arthur, 10. Wm. Sr. was born in Pennsylvania, Jeramiah and Reuben in Indiana, and all others in Ohio. They moved to Kansas from Ohio.

5. Occupation: Laborer in 1888 in Topeka, Shawnee, KS. 9 The 1888 Topeka, Kansas City Directory listed:
Beecher, E. W., clerk, rooms 309 West Seventh
Beecher, Francis M., laborer, residence 712 West E.
Beecher, Jerry, carpenter, res. 712 West E.
Beecher, William, carpenter, res. 712 West E.

6. Census in 1900 in Dover Twp., Shawnee, KS. 4 Frances M. Beecher, servant, 47, single, born May 1853 in Ohio of parents from Pennsylvania, was living in the home of William Penny, 27 and his wif Nellie. Francis occupation is "farm laborer."

7. Census in 1910 in Topeka, Shawnee, KS. 10 The 1910 census recorded Frank Beecher, laborer, 57, single, living in the household of Simeon G. Coleman, 42, and his wife Lydia, 41.

8. Census in 1930 in Soldier Twp., Shawnee, KS. 11 The 1930 census recorded Frank Beecher, 77, single, living as an inmate in the County Poor Farm.


Sources


1 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=66130503.

2 Ancestry.com, <i>Kansas State Census</i> (Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925.), Roll v115_142, Topeka Ward 1, family 345.

3 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Indiana, Miami County, Richland Township, Series: M653 Roll: 281 Page: 169.

4 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Kansas, Shawnee County, Auburn - Dover Township, Series: T623 Roll: 500 Page: 14.

5 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Year: 1860; Census Place: Richland, Miami, Indiana; Roll: M653_281; Page: 169; Image: 173; Family History Library Film: 803281.

6 Ancestry.com, <i>Kansas State Census</i> (Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925.), Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, Kansas; 1885 Kansas Territory Census; Roll: KS1885_127; Line: 14.

7 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Ohio, Franklin County, Mifflin Township: Series: M593 Roll: 1200 Page: 599.

8 1880 United States Census, Kansas, Shawnee County, Silver Lake Township, Series: T9 Roll: 397 Page: 274.

9 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, Radges' City Directory, Topeka, Kansas, 1888. Printed page 181, Image 87 of 284.

10 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Year: 1910; Census Place: Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas; Roll: T624_457; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0190; FHL microfilm: 1374470.

11 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, Year: 1930; Census Place: Soldier, Shawnee, Kansas; Roll: 722; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 203.0; FHL microfilm: 2340457.



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