William Valentine Beecher
(1831-1900)
Julia Ann Beecher
(1835-1915)
Benjamin Fisher
(1822-1888)
Mary Elizabeth Rush
(1827-1910)
George Lincoln Beecher
(1862-1919)
Sarah Emma Fisher
(1858-1942)
Clinton Everett Beecher
(1885-1969)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Grace Hazel Condon

2. Blanche Mary Merritt

Clinton Everett Beecher 1 2 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17

  • Born: 9 Feb 1885, Adams Twp., Cass, IN 3 8 14 18
  • Marriage (1): Grace Hazel Condon on 15 Jul 1909 in , Cass, IN 1 2 3
  • Marriage (2): Blanche Mary Merritt on 13 Apr 1959 in N Manchester Twp., Miami, IN 2
  • Died: 3 Apr 1969, North Manchester, Wabash, IN at age 84 2 5 8 14 19 20
  • Buried: 5 Apr 1969, Mexico: Green Lawn Cemetery, Miami, IN 8 14 19 20

  Birth Notes:

The 1930 census recorded Clinton E. Beecher, 45, living with wife Grace H., 40; Merrill, 18; Elaine, 17; Everett, 16; Marion, 13; Maxine, 11; Carr, 8; Harriett, 6; Harold Larkin, 2; and Alma Jean, 0. Everyone was born in Indiana.

  Burial Notes:

Buried in Section 4, Row 29.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Adams Twp., Cass, IN. 21 George L Beicher*, age 37 born Sep 1862, farmer, is found in the 1900 Census in Adams Township in Cass County living with his wife, Sarah E., age 41 born Jul 1858; son Clinton E., 15 born Feb 1885; son Lyman E., 13 born Dec 1886; daughter Wreatha F., 11 born Dec 1888; and son Walter V., 4 born Nov 1895. Everyone was born in Indiana. George and Sarah's fathers were born in Pennsylvania, and their mothers in Ohio. George owned the home. George and Sarah were married 16 years, and 4 of her 5 children were alive in 1900. *While the Census index records Beicher, the handwriting on the census page might be Beecher.

2. Census in 1910 in Liberty Twp., Fulton, IN. 22 The 1910 census recorded Clinton E. Bucher, 24, living with wife Grace H., 20. They were born in Indiana.

3. Census in 1920 in Adams Twp., Cass, IN. 23 The 1920 census recorded Clinton Beeches, 35, living with wife Grace, 30; Merrill, 8; Elaine, 7; Evertt, 5; Marion, 3; and Maxine, 1. Everyone was born in Indiana.

4. Newspaper: Pharos-Tribune: "The little son of Mr. And Mrs. Clinton Beecher had the misfortune to break his arm while playing on the May pole at school.", 27 Oct 1922, Logansport, Cass, IN. 24

5. Newspaper: Logansport Pharos-Tribune: "The City National Bank has filed suit against Clinton Beecher and Sarah E. Beecher to collect $360 alleged due on a note.", 26 Feb 1925, Logansport, Cass, IN. 25

6. Census in 1930 in Bethlehem Twp., Cass, IN. 26 The 1930 census recorded Clinton E. Beecher, 45, living with wife Grace H., 40; Merrill, 18; Elaine, 17; Everett, 16; Marion, 13; Maxine, 11; Carr, 8; Harriett, 6; Harold Larkin, 2; and Alma Jean, 0. Everyone was born in Indiana.

7. Residence: on 19 Nov 1939 in Twelve Mile, Cass, IN. 27

8. Residence: on 27 Feb 1942 in , Cass, IN. 6

9. Occupation: farmer on 29 Jan 1948 in Peru, Miami, IN.

10. Newspaper: Pharos-Tribune: Couple Marks 45th Anniversary (photo), 27 Jul 1954, Logansport, Cass, IN. 28 Mr. and Mrs. Clinton E. Beecher, of Winamac, celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary with a family reunion Sunday, July 18, at the Winamac City park.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Beecher were born in Cass county and were married at their present home by the Reverend Daniel Hopkins on July 15, 1939.
Mrs. Beecher is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Condon and her husband is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Beecher, all of Cass county.
They are the parents of nine children: Merrill, LaCrosse; Mrs. Elaine Shafer, Royal Center; Everett, Wanatah, Indiana; Marion, Royal Center; Mrs. Maxine Johnson, city; Carr, Denver; Mrs. Harriett Morris, city; Larkin, Macy; and Mrs. Jean Grable, Twelve Mile.
They also have 21 grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Plans were made during the day to hold a reunion each year on or near the couple's anniversary. Officers elected were Carr Beecher, president, and Mrs. Harriet Morris, secretary.

11. Residence: on 15 Nov 1954 in Peru, Miami, IN. 17

12. Residence: in 1959 in N Manchester Twp., Miami, IN. 2

13. Cause of Death: Clinton died at Wabash County Hospital from uremia and cardiac decompensation., 3 Apr 1969, Wabash, Wabash, IN. 14

14. Obituary: on 3 Apr 1969 in Rochester, Fulton, IN. 2 Clinton E. BEECHER, 84, North Manchester, died at 5:30 a.m. today at the Wabash county hospital in Wabash after an illness of four years. The son of George E. and Sarah E. FISHER BEECHER, he was born in Adams township of Cass county Feb. 9, 1885.

He was married July 15, 1909 in Adams township to Grace CONDON, who died March 12, 1955. On April 18, 1950, he was married in North Manchester to Blanch BUTCHER, who survives. He had lived in North Manchester 10 years, moving there from Twelve Mile. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Corinth Brethren church at Twelve Mile.

Also surviving are the following children, Mrs. Elaine SHAFER, Royal Center; George Everett [BEECHER], Wanatah; Marion W. [BEECHER], Royal Center; Mrs. Maxine JOHNSON, Logansport; Carr E. [BEECHER], Denver; Mrs. Harriett L. MORRIS, Logansport; Harold Larkin [BEECHER], R.R. 1, Rochester; Mrs. Jean GRABILL, Twelve Mile; two step-children, Mrs. Lavone GROSNICKLE, North Manchester, and Galen BUTCHER, Servia; twenty-six grandchildren; twenty great-brandchildren, and two brothers, Walter and Lyman [BEECHER], both of Logansport. A son, a sister and a brother preceded in death.

Last rites will be at the McCain country chapel at 2 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. G. Bright HANNA, officiating. Burial will be in the Mexico Greenlawn cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Friday.

15. Occupation: retired farmer on 3 Apr 1969 in N Manchester Twp., Miami, IN. 14

16. Residence: 714 N. Sycamore St., North Mancester, IN on 3 Apr 1969 in N Manchester Twp., Miami, IN. 14

17. Newspaper: Pharos-Tribune: Beecher Family Reunion Held At Riverside Park, 14 Jul 1983, Logansport, Cass, IN. 29 Members of the Clinton E. Beecher family met for a reunion at Riverside Park.
Those attending the event Sunday included Mr. and Mrs. Jack Morris, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Klepinger and Jim and Eric, and Maxine Johnson and Randy, all of Logansport; Mr. and Mrs. Carr Beecher, Paula Wiltshire, Jane Robins and Kim Robins, all of Denver; and Shirley Beecher and Sherry Beecher, West Lafayette.
Others attending were Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Shafer, Royal Center; Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Grable, Twelve Mile; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Beecher and Pat, Rochester; Mr. and Mrs. Laverne Beecher and Deanna, Elwood; Maxine Beecher, Indianapolis; and Mr. and Mrs. Everett Beecher and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Beecher and Tonya, Wanatah.


Clinton married Grace Hazel Condon, daughter of Larkin Edwin Condon and Mary Elizabeth Wallace, on 15 Jul 1909 in , Cass, IN.1 2 3 (Grace Hazel Condon was born on 8 Sep 1889 in , Cass, IN,1 3 30 31 died on 12 Mar 1955 in Peru, Miami, IN 2 19 30 31 and was buried on 15 Mar 1955 in Mexico: Green Lawn Cemetery, Miami, IN 19 30 31.)


Clinton next married Blanche Mary Merritt, daughter of Emery Francis Merritt and Rebecca D. Gouge, on 13 Apr 1959 in N Manchester Twp., Miami, IN.2 (Blanche Mary Merritt was born on 6 Dec 1882 in , Cass, IN,32 33 34 died on 14 Aug 1988 in North Manchester, Wabash, IN 32 33 34 and was buried on 17 Aug 1988 in Servia: Fairview Cemetery, Wabash, IN 32 34.)


Sources


1 Indiana Works Projects Administration, <i>Index to Marriage Records for Cass Co., Indiana, 1850-1920</i> (Compiled in 1940. Online at:
http://incass-inmiami.org/cass/vitals/marriage/), Page 164 in WPA Index; record in Book 27 Page 89 at County Courthouse.

2 Tombaugh, Wendell C, <i>Fulton County Indiana Obits / Biogs, The Rochester Sentinel.</i> (Tombaugh House, 700 Pontiac St, Rochester IN 46975-1538. 1993.), 1969.

3 FamilySearch.org, <i>Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XFWQ-RJJ Clinton Everett Beecher and Grace Hazel Condon, 15 Jul 1909; citing reference P 88-89; FHL microfilm 1987544.

4 Indiana Works Projects Administration, <i>Index to Birth Records for Cass Co., Indiana, 1882-1920</i> (
Compiled in 1940. Online at:
http://www.rootsweb.com/~incass/bec-ber.html), Page 20 in WPA Index; record in Book H-14 Page 76 at County Courthouse.

5 U.S. Social Security Death Index.

6 Tombaugh, Wendell C, <i>Fulton County Indiana Obits / Biogs, The Rochester Sentinel.</i> (Tombaugh House, 700 Pontiac St, Rochester IN 46975-1538. 1993.), 1942, Page 30.

7 Jehu Z. Powell, William T Wilson, <i>History of Cass County, Indiana</i> (Lewis Publishing Company, 1913), Page 1074.

8 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=95480180.

9 FamilySearch.org, <i>Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XFWT-33V Merrill C. Bucher and Maxine Fetrow, 03 Sep 1932; citing reference bk 55 cn 139; FHL microfilm 1,987,747.

10 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011</i>, Certificate 039401. Carr E. Beecher. Father Clinton E. Beecher. Mother Grace Condon. Informant daughter Jane Robins.

11 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011</i>, Certificate 35377. Merrill Condon Beecher. Father Clinton Beecher. Mother Grace Condon. Informant Elizabeth Beecher.

12 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011</i>, Certificate 000460. Emma Maxine Johnson. Father Clinton Beecher. Mother Grace Condon. Informant: Nancy Brown, daughter.

13 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940</i>, Certificate 14635. George Everett Beecher, father Clinton Beecher, mother Grace Condon.

14 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011</i>, Certificate 69-016150 Clinton E. Beecher. Father George E. Beecher. Mother Sarah E. Fisher. Spouse Blanche Beecher. Informant Mr. Gean Grable, daughter.

15 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940</i>, Certificate 14180. Mary Elaine Beecher. Father Clinton Beecher. Mother Grace Condon.

16 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940</i>, Certificate 10319. Alma Jean Beecher. Father Clinton Beecher. Mother Grace Condon.

17 <i>Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, IN)</i> (http://www.pharostribune.com/), 15 Nov 1954, page 7. Obituary of Merrill C. Beecher.

18 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X41T-THY Clinton E Beecher, Bethlehem, Cass, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0002, sheet , family 124, NARA microfilm publication .

19 Tombaugh, Wendell C. and Jean C, <i>Miami County, Ind. Cemeteries, Vol. 2: Richland, Jefferson, Erie Townships</i> (1988, Tombaugh House, 700 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Indiana, 46975
Online at:
http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/Tombaugh/Cemeteries/Miami%20County/Html/miami(2).htm).

20 <i>Billion Graves Index</i>, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/ClintonEBeecher/2437207.

21 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Indiana, Cass County, Adams Township, Series: T623 Roll: 362 Page: 1.

22 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MKG2-DG8 Clinton E Bucher, Liberty, Fulton, Indiana, United States; citing sheet , family 14, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1374363.

23 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MFQG-XYP Clinton Beeches, Adams, Cass, Indiana, United States; citing sheet , family 190, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1820425.

24 <i>Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, IN)</i> (http://www.pharostribune.com/), 27 Oct 1922, page 11.

25 <i>Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, IN)</i> (http://www.pharostribune.com/), 26 Feb 1925, page 2.

26 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X41T-TH1 Merrill Beecher in household of Clinton E Beecher, Bethlehem, Cass, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0002, sheet , family 124, NARA microfilm publication .

27 Tombaugh, Wendell C, <i>Fulton County Indiana Obits / Biogs, The Rochester Sentinel.</i> (Tombaugh House, 700 Pontiac St, Rochester IN 46975-1538. 1993.), 1939.

28 <i>Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, IN)</i> (http://www.pharostribune.com/), 27 Jul 1954, page 6. Photo of Mr and Mrs Clinton Beecher.

29 <i>Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, IN)</i> (http://www.pharostribune.com/), 14 Jul 1983, page 6.

30 <i>Billion Graves Index</i>, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/GraceHBeecher/2437206.

31 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=66950629.

32 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=32192547.

33 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007</i> (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Blanche Mary Beecher, SSN 305265230. Father Frank Merritt, Mother Rebecca Gouge.

34 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011</i>, Certificiate 88-032998. Blanche M. Beecher. Father Frank E. Merritt. Mother Rebecca Gouge. Informant Lavonne Grossnickle, daughter.



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