Jacob C. Becher
(1808-1877)
Mary Yount
(1815-1898)
Elias Yount Beecher
(1847-1941)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Martha Stoner Grube

Elias Yount Beecher 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 23 Mar 1847, Monterey, Lancaster, PA 1 2 5 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Martha Stoner Grube on 17 Aug 1871 in New Holland, Lancaster, PA
  • Died: 11 Feb 1941, Lancaster, Lancaster, PA at age 93 1 2

   Other names for Elias were Elias Yount Becher 5 6 and Elias Y. Beches.7

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA. 1 5 Jacob Beacher, shoemaker, 42, was living with wife Mary, 34; Sahrah A., 11; Margarett, 9; Mary, 6; Elias, 4; and Julian, 1. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Jacob's real estate was value at $800.

2. Census in 1880 in Mechanicsburg, Lancaster, PA. 1 6 Elias Becher, laborer, 33, was living with wife Martha, 28; Jacob, 7; and a brother-in-law, Newton Grube, 11. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1900 in Upper Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA. 1 7 [Indexed as Beches in census; handwriting is unclear] Jacob E. Beches, laborer in cigar factory, 27, born May 1873, was married for 3 years to wife Christian, 24, Oct 1875. She had birthed one child by 1900, who was living with them: Lester Paul, 2, Jun 1897. Also in the same housing unit was Elias Y., laborer and carpenter, 53, born Mar 1847, married for 29 years to wife Martha S., 47, Mar 1851. She had birthed 6 children, and 2 were alive in 1900. With them was William Penn, 14, Nov 1885. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Census in 1910 in Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA. 1 8 Elias Y. Becher, carpenter, 63, was married for 38 years to wife Martha S., 58. She had birthed 6 children, 2 were alive in 1910. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Census in 1920 in Upper Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA. 1 9 The 1920 census recorded Elias Y. Becker [ also indexed as Bacher ], 73, living with Martha S., 68.

6. Census in 1930 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 1 10 The 1930 census recorded William Beecher, 43, living with wife Bertha M., 45; Leon E., 19; William J., 15; Thelma M., 12; Dorothy E., 8; Betty M., 4; and William's father, Elias Y., 84. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

7. Census in 1940 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 1 11 The 1940 census recorded William P. Beecher, 55, living with wife Bertha M., 56; Leon E., 29; William J., 25; Dorothy E., 19; Mary, 15; and William's father, Elias Y., 93. Also in the home is granddaughter Shirley Ann Beecher, 1. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

8. Cause of Death: chronic myocarditis with acute dilation, 11 Feb 1941, Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 2

9. Residence: Elias died at home at 634 S. Plum St., Lancaster, Pa. On 11 Feb 1941 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 2


Elias married Martha Stoner Grube, daughter of David Grube and Martha A. Stoner, on 17 Aug 1871 in New Holland, Lancaster, PA. (Martha Stoner Grube was born on 24 Apr 1851 in Upper Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA,6 8 12 died on 1 Feb 1927 in West Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA 12 and was buried on 4 Feb 1927 in New Holland: Zeltenreich Church, Lancaster, PA 12.)


Sources


1 Pennsylvania Department of Health, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Indices</i> (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), Death Certificate 19100. Elias Y. Beecher.

2 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 19100. Elias Y. Beecher. Father Jacob Beecher. Mother Polly Yount.

3 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 72486. William P. Beecher. Father Elias Y. Beecher. Mother Martha Grube. Spouse Bertha M. Shirk Beecher.

4 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007</i> (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), William P. Beecher, SSN 188053366.

5 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Earl Township, Series: M432 Roll: 789 Page: 206.

6 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255140; National Archives Film T9-1140; Page 239A.

7 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Upper Leacock Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1425 Page: 153.

8 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Leacock Township, Series: T624 Roll: 1355 Page: 43.

9 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Year: 1920; Census Place: Upper Leacock, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1585; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 132; Image: 204.

10 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHQ7-X81 Elias Y Beecher in entry for William Beecher, 1930.

11 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQFP-MJP William P Beecher, Ward 7, Lancaster, Lancaster City, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 36-77, sheet 7B, family 140.

12 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 16671. Martha Stonee Becher. Father David Grube. Mother __ Stoner.



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