George Lincoln Beecher
(1862-1919)
Sarah Emma Fisher
(1858-1942)
Larkin Edwin Condon
(1865-1939)
Mary Elizabeth Wallace
(1871-1937)
Clinton Everett Beecher
(1885-1969)
Grace Hazel Condon
(1889-1955)
Carr Estel Beecher
(1921-1999)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Dorothann Rockey

Carr Estel Beecher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 19 Aug 1921, Logansport, Cass, IN 1 2 3 8
  • Marriage (1): Dorothann Rockey on 24 Jul 1942 in Twelve Mile: Corinth Brethren Church, Cass, IN 1
  • Died: 27 Sep 1999, Denver, Miami, IN at age 78 1 2 3 9
  • Buried: 1 Oct 1999, Jefferson Twp.: Westlawn Cemetery, Fulton, IN 2 3 9

   FamilySearch ID: KNYL-K2Y.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Bethlehem Twp., Cass, IN. 10 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.

2. Census in 1940 in Twelve Mile, Cass, IN. 11 The 1940 census recorded Clinton E. Beecher, farmer, 55, living with wife Grace H., 50; Carl E., farm hand, 18; Harriett L., 16; H. Larkin, 12; and Jean A. 10. Everyone was born in Indiana and lived in the same place in 1935.

3. He was described as 5' 8 1/2" 144 lbs. Hazel eyes brown hair light complexion on 16 Feb 1942 in Adams Twp., Cass, IN. 8

4. Census in 1950 in Denver, Miami, IN. 12 The 1950 census recorded on the south side of Harrison Street: Carr E. Beecher, mechanic in garage, 28, living with wife Doroth A., 26; and daughters Patricia A., 3, and Barbara J., 2. Everyone was born in Indiana.

5. Residence: on 27 Jul 1954 in Denver, Miami, IN. 6

6. Residence: on 13 Nov 1954 in Denver, Miami, IN. 5

7. Residence: in 1955 in Denver, Miami, IN.

8. Residence: on 3 Apr 1969 in Denver, Miami, IN. 13

9. Newspaper: Pharos-Tribune: Beecher Family Meets for Reunion, 12 Aug 1981, Logansport, Cass, IN. 14 The Clinton E. and Grace H. Condon Beecher family reunion was held at Riverside Park recently.
Those attending from Logansport were: Mr. and Mrs. Jack Morris, Fred Klepinger and family and Maxine Johnson and Randy.
Others attending were: Carr Beecher, president; Dorthann Beecher, secretary, of Denver, and granddaughters of Butte, Mont.; Rich Robbins and family, Denver; Maxine Beecher, Indianapolis; Laverne Beecher and family, Elwood; Fred Beecher and family and Terry Beecher and family, LaCrosse.
Also, Bruce Beecher and family, Eugene Beecher and family and Everett Beecher and family, Wanatah; John Doll and family, Mary Doll and Jackie Culver and John Jr., Union Mills; Randy Pickering and family, Valparaiso; Jim Morris and family, Bryan, Ohio; Frank Brown and family, Mr. and Mrs. Larkin Beecher and Sherry and Shirley, Rochester; and Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Grable, Twelve Mile.

10. Newspaper: Pharos-Tribune: Beecher Family Reunion Held At Riverside Park, 14 Jul 1983, Logansport, Cass, IN. 15 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.

11. Residence: on 14 Jul 1983 in Denver, Miami, IN. 15

12. Residence: in 1988 in Denver, Miami, IN. 16

13. Newspaper: Pharos-Tribune: Beecher Reunion, 22 Sep 1994, Logansport, Cass, IN. 17 Those attending the Beecher reunion, held June 28, at the home of Fred and Jean Klepinger, 715 Davis Road, were: Maxine and Randy Johnson, Harriett and Jack Morris, Fred, Jean, Jim and Eric Klepinger, all of Logansport; Esther Beecher, Elaine Shafer, Ken, Connie, Jacob and Amy Phillips, all of Royal Center; George Beecher, Donna and Tammy Antonides, all of Warsaw; W. V. and Rosemarie Beecher, Vincennes; Carr and Ann Beecher, Jane and Rich Robbins, all of Denver; Merrill and Jean Grable, and Larkin and Norma Jean Beecher, all of Twelve Mile; LaVern Beecher, Indianapolis; Fred and Pat Beecher, Russ, Julia, Terra and Cathilyn Domermuth and Jenna Beecher, all of LaCrosse; Helen Hull, Edwardsburg, Mich.; Bruce, Kathy, Olivia and Alan Beecher, all of Wanatah; and Stanley Beecher, Fort Wayne.

14. Residence: on 22 Sep 1994 in Denver, Miami, IN. 17

15. Newspaper: Pharos-Tribune: Beecher Family Reunion, 20 Jul 1997, Logansport, Cass, IN. 18 The Beecher Reunion was held June 29, at the home of Fred and Jean Klepinger, 715 Davis Road.
Attending were Jack and Harriet Morris, Randy and Maxine Johnson, Fred, Jean, Eric and Jim Klepinger, all of Logansport; George Beecher, Donna and Tammy Antonides, all of Warsaw; Laverne and Becky Beecher, Indianapolis; Elaine Shafer and Esther Beecher, Royal Center; Carr and Ann Beecher, Denver; Larkin and Norma Jean Beecher, Jean and Merrill Grable, all of Twelve Mile; Robert and Helen Hull, Edwardsburg, Mich; Fred and Pat Beecher, La Crosse; Terry Pickering, Valparaiso; and Everett and Lillie Beecher, Wanatah.

16. Obituary: The Sentinel in 1999 in Rochester, Fulton, IN, USA. Carr E. BEECHER, 78, Denver, died 3:30 a.m. Monday at his home. Born in Cass County to Clinton E. and Grace CONDON BEECHER, he married Dorothann ROCKEY on July 24, 1942 in Corinth Brethren Church, Twelve Mile. She died June 9, 1999.

Mr. Beecher was owner and operator of Beecher Garage, Denver for 50 years. He graduated from Twelve Mile High School in 1940 and was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran. He was a North Miami Community School bus driver for 30 years and was honored by the State of Indiana this year for 50 years of service to the Denver Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of the Denver Baptist Church, Denver.

Survivors include two daughters, Patricia "Patty" Ann WILTSHIRE, Great Falls, Mont., and Jane ROBINS, Denver; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, George Everett BEECHER, Twelve Mile; four sisters, Elaine SHAFER, Royal Center, Maxine JOHNSON and Harriett MORRIS, Logansport, and Jean GRABLE, Twelve Mile. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Marion [BEECHER] and Merrill BEECHER. Services are 11 a.m. Friday at McClain Funeral Home, Denver, with Rev. Steve BATE officiating. Burial will be in Westlawn Cemetery, Denver. Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. A memorial service will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home by State Volunteer Fire DEpartments. Memorials may be made to Denver Baptist Church or Miami-Wabash County Hospice.

17. Cause of Death: cancer of pancreas, 27 Sep 1999, Denver, Miami, IN. 3

18. Occupation: garage owner and mechanci on 27 Sep 1999 in Denver, Miami, IN. 3

19. Residence: State Road 16, Denver, IN on 27 Sep 1999 in Denver, Miami, IN. 3


Carr married Dorothann Rockey, daughter of Russell C. Rockey and Mary Edith Jones, on 24 Jul 1942 in Twelve Mile: Corinth Brethren Church, Cass, IN.1 (Dorothann Rockey was born on 2 Mar 1924 in Macy, Miami, IN,1 7 19 20 21 died on 9 Jun 1999 in Denver, Miami, IN 1 7 19 20 and was buried on 13 Jun 1999 in Jefferson Twp.: Westlawn Cemetery, Fulton, IN 1 7 19.)


Sources


1 Tombaugh, Wendell C., Fulton County Indiana Obits / Biogs, The Rochester Sentinel. (Tombaugh House, 700 Pontiac St, Rochester IN 46975-1538. 1993.), 1999.

2 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=95479888.

3 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 039401. Carr E. Beecher. Father Clinton E. Beecher. Mother Grace Condon. Informant daughter Jane Robins.

4 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 313188922, Carr Estel Beecher. Father Clinton E. Beecher. Mother Grace H. Condon.

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

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

7 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 021749 Dorothann Beecher, b. 2 Mar 1924 Macy IN d. 9 Jun 1999 Denver IN father Russell C. Pat Rocky mother Mary E Jones spouse Carr E Beecher.

8 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Carr Estel Beecher, b. 19 Aug 1921 Cass County IN.

9 Billion Graves Index, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/CarrEBeecher/2590692.

10 1930 United States Census, 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 .

11 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V1R4-YL3 Clinton E Beecher, Twelve Mile, Adams Township, Cass, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 9-1, sheet 7B, line 73, family 84.

12 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6XLN-XTMR Carr E Beecher Denver IN.

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

14 Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, IN) (http://www.pharostribune.com/), 12 Aug 1981, page 5.

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

16 Rochester Sentinel, Rochester, Indiana, Obituaries, Tuesday, April 5, 1988.

17 Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, IN) (http://www.pharostribune.com/), 22 Sep 1994, page 16. Beecher Reunion.

18 Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, IN) (http://www.pharostribune.com/), 20 Jul 1997, page 20. Beecher Family Reunion.

19 Billion Graves Index, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/DorothannBeecher/2590691.

20 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=95479880.

21 Ancestry.com, Indiana, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1907-1944, Dorothy Ann Rocky, b. 2 Mar 1924 Macy, IN, father Russell Rockey, mother Mary Edith Jones.



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