Nathan Niles
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Clarinda Niles


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Clarinda Niles 1

  • Born: 16 Aug 1786, Hebron, Tolland, CT 1
  • Marriage (1): Honorable John Orrin Beecher in Feb 1807 in Nelson Twp.: Beecher's Island, Tioga, PA
  • Died: 2 Sep 1881, West Point, King William, VA at age 95 1

   Another name for Clarinda was Clara Niles.2

   FamilySearch ID: 2S22-Z2T.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Williamsport, Lycoming, PA. 3 John Beecher, 66, was with Clarinda, 64. They are living in the home of Wm. R. Vanderbelt, merchant, 33, and his wife Eveline B., 32. Also in the home are Eveline Emery, 13; and Mary Hinkle, 14. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1860 in Williamsport, Lycoming, PA. 2 William R. Vanderbelt, 40, merchant, was living with wife Evaline [nee Beecher], 42, and daughter Eva Emery Vanderbilt, 20. Also with them: Catherine Monegau, 16, domestic; And McCabe, 55, laborer; Clara Beecher, 73; and Jn B Emery, 16. All were born in Pennsylvania except Catherine in New York; McCabe in Ireland; and Clara Beecher in Connecticut.

Clarinda married Honorable John Orrin Beecher, son of Thomas W. Beecher and Phebe Sanford, in Feb 1807 in Nelson Twp.: Beecher's Island, Tioga, PA. (Honorable John Orrin Beecher was born on 24 May 1784 in Lee, Berkshire, MA 1 and died on 5 Jan 1859 in Williamsport, Lycoming, PA 1.)


1 Shaw, James, Beecher Family Genealogy (Rootsweb:

2 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lycoming County, Williamsport East Ward, Series: M653 Roll: 1137 Page: 788.

3 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lycoming County, Williamsport, Series: M432 Roll: 795 Page: 358.

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