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)
Jeremiah Beecher
(1863-1906)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Rose

Jeremiah Beecher 1 2

  • Born: 22 Jan 1863, , Franklin, OH 1 3
  • Marriage (1): Rose about 1898 in , , KS 1
  • Died: 21 Jan 1906, Topeka, Shawnee, KS at age 42 4 5
  • Buried: 23 Jan 1906

   Other names for Jeremiah were Jerry Beecher 6 and Jeremiah Beicher.3

  General Notes:

This is probably Jeremiah Beecher born about 1863, even though his date is recorded as Jan 1872 in the 1900 Census.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1870 in Mifflin Twp., Franklin, OH. 3 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.

2. Census in 1880 in Silver Lake, Shawnee, KS. 2 William Beecker [as indexed in census, handwriting looks like Beecher], farmer, 54, was living with wife Susan, 52; son 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.

3. Kansas State Census census on 1 Mar 1885 in Topeka, Shawnee, KS. 7 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.

4. Occupation: Carpenter in 1888 in Topeka, Shawnee, KS. 8 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.

5. Census in 1900 in Topeka, Shawnee, KS. 1 Jerry Beecher, carpenter, 28, born Jan 1872, was married for 2 years to wife Rose, 25, Sep 1874. She had birthed no children by 1900. Also with them is father William Beecher, retired, 76, May 1824, widowed. William, his parents, and Jerry's parents were born in Pennsylvania. Jerry was born in Indiana. Rose was born in Kansas, her parents in Indiana. They were living at 1219 East 10th St.

6. Kansas State Census census on 1 Mar 1905 in Topeka, Shawnee, KS. 9 The 1905 Kansas state census recorded J Beecher, 44, born in Ohio, living with wife Rosey, 26.

7. Residence: 1219 East 10th St., Topeka, KS on 21 Jan 1906 in Topeka, Shawnee, KS. 10

8. Newspaper: Topeka Daily Capital: "East Side News: The funeral of Mr. Jerry Beecher took place yesterday at his home, 1219 East Tenth street, at 2 o'clock. The Rev. Mr. Raymond officiated.", 24 Jan 1906, Topeka, Shawnee, KS. 11


Jeremiah married Rose about 1898 in , , KS.1 (Rose was born in Sep 1874 in , , KS 1.)


Sources


1 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Kansas, Shawnee County, Topeka Ward 5, Series: T623 Roll: 500 Page: 174.

2 1880 United States Census, Kansas, Shawnee County, Silver Lake Township, Series: T9 Roll: 397 Page: 274.

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

4 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, Topeka, Kansas. Printed page 114, Image 391 of 665.

5 Ancestry.com, <i>Kansas, Fraternal Order Death Index, 1873-1969</i> (Original data online at http://www.kshs.org/p/fraternal-order-death-notices/10988).

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

7 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.

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

9 Ancestry.com, <i>Kansas State Census</i> (Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925.), 1905, J. Beecher.

10 FamilySearch.org, <i>United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6C4-ZX7 Madora Greaser in entry for George Greaser FHL microfilm 1,634,918.

11 <i>Topeka Daily Capital</i> (Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas.), 24 Jan 1960, page 6.



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