George Lincoln Beecher
Sarah Emma Fisher
Larkin Edwin Condon
Mary Elizabeth Wallace
Clinton Everett Beecher
Grace Hazel Condon
Harriett Leah Beecher


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1. John J. "Jack" Morris

Harriett Leah Beecher 1 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 14 Jun 1923, Bethlehem Twp., Cass, IN 3 4 5 6
  • Marriage (1): John J. "Jack" Morris on 26 Dec 1942 in Logansport, Cass, IN 1 2
  • Died: 19 Dec 2005, Logansport, Cass, IN at age 82 3 4 5 6
  • Buried: 22 Dec 2005, Logansport: Mount Hope Cemetery, Cass, IN 3 6

   FamilySearch ID: 9V5J-TRP.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Bethlehem Twp., Cass, IN. 9 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. 10 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. Census in 1950 in Logansport, Cass, IN. 11 The 1950 census recorded John J. Morris, mechanic in car shops for railroad, 29, living with wife Harriett L., 26; and son John M., 2. Everyone was born in Indiana.

4. Residence: on 27 Jul 1954 in Logansport, Cass, IN. 8

5. Residence: on 13 Nov 1954 in Logansport, Cass, IN. 7

6. Residence: in 1955 in Logansport, Cass, IN.

7. Newspaper: Pharos-Tribune: Beecher Family Meets for Reunion, 12 Aug 1981, Logansport, Cass, IN. 12 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.

8. Newspaper: Pharos-Tribune: Beecher Family Reunion Held At Riverside Park, 14 Jul 1983, Logansport, Cass, IN. 13 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.

9. Residence: on 14 Jul 1983 in Logansport, Cass, IN. 13

10. Residence: in 1988 in Logansport, Cass, IN. 14

11. Residence: on 3 Apr 1969 in Logansport, Cass, IN. 15

12. Newspaper: Pharos-Tribune: Morris 50th Anniversary, 20 Dec 1992, Logansport, Cass, IN. 1 (photo of John and Harriett Morris)
Mr. and Mrs. John J. "Jack" Morris, 2510 Hillside Drive, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Dec 27. They will celebrate with an open house from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Carousel Restaurant.
Jack Morris and Harriett Beecher were married Dec 26, 1942, at St. Vincent's Recotory, by the Rev. John P. Schall.
He is retired from Conrail Railroad, and she is retired from the First National Bank of Logansport.
The couple have three children, Jean Ann Klepinger, Logansport, John Michael, Rio Rancho, N. M., and James, Alexandria, Ky. They also have seven grandchildren and two great-grandsons. It is requrested that gifts be omitted.

13. Newspaper: Pharos-Tribune: Beecher Reunion, 22 Sep 1994, Logansport, Cass, IN. 16 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 Logansport, Cass, IN. 16

15. Newspaper: Pharos-Tribune: Beecher Family Reunion, 20 Jul 1997, Logansport, Cass, IN. 17 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. Cause of Death: pancreatic cancer, 19 Dec 2005, Logansport, Cass, IN. 5

17. Residence: 2510 Hillside Dr., Logansport, IN on 19 Dec 2005 in Logansport, Cass, IN. 5

18. Obituary: Pharos-Tribune: obituary of Harriett Leah Morris on 20 Dec 2005 in Logansport, Cass, IN. 6 Harriett Leah Morris
A funeral Mass for Harriett Leah Morris, 82, of Logansport, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in All Saints Catholic Church.
She died at 7 a.m. Monday, Dec. 19, 2005, in her residence.
Born June 14, 1923, in Cass County, she was the daughter of Clinton and Grace Condon Beecher. She was married Dec. 26, 1942, in Logansport, to John J.
"Jack" Morris, who survives.
Mrs. Morris retired in 1982 from the National Bank of Logansport.
She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church and All Saints Ladies Society.
Harriett was a mother that gave her all to her children and grandchildren. She always had time to listen and help.
She loved to fish, garden and crochet. In the last years, she enjoyed the addition of her great-grandchildren. Until recently, she volunteered at the All Saints
Parish office on a regular basis.
Also surviving are two sons, John M. Morris and his wife, Mary Frances, Greenville, Texas, and James Morris and his wife, Mary, Alexandria, Ky.; one
daughter, Jean Klepinger and her husband, Fred, Logansport; one brother, Larkin Beecher and his wife, Norma Jean, Logansport; one sister, Jean Grable,
Twelve Mile; grandchildren, Elizabeth Cook, Julieanna Gibson, Jim Klepinger and his wife, Casie, Joseph Morris, Andrew Morris and his wife, Stacey, Eric
Klepinger and Megan Morris; great-grandchildren, Christopher Gibson, Michael Morris, Fontana Cook, Hunter Klepinger and Olivia Little; and a number of
nieces and nephews.
Two sisters and four brothers preceded in death.
Fathers Michael McKinney and Christopher Weldon will officiate at the services. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Kroeger Funeral Home, where a Scripture service will be conducted at 7 p.m. with Deacon Juan Rodriguez
Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Parish Building and Repair Fund, 112 E. Market St., Logansport IN 46947.

Harriett married John J. "Jack" Morris, son of John Joseph Morris and Margaret E. Conway, on 26 Dec 1942 in Logansport, Cass, IN.1 2 (John J. "Jack" Morris was born on 30 Dec 1920 in Logansport, Cass, IN,2 5 18 19 died on 27 Nov 2017 in Logansport, Cass, IN 2 19 and was buried in Logansport: Mount Hope Cemetery, Cass, IN 19.)


1 Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, IN) (, 20 Dec 1992, page 19.

2 Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, IN) (, 28 Nov 2017.

3 Find A Grave,

4, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 316124519 Harriett Leah Beecher Morris. Father Clinton E. Beecher. Mother Grace H. Condon.

5, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 041141. Harriett Leah Morris. Father Clinton Beecher. Mother Grace Condon. Spouse John Morris.

6 Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, IN) (, 20 Dec 2005, 20 Dec 2005. Obituary of Harriett Leah Morris.

7 Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, IN) (, 15 Nov 1954, page 7. Obituary of Merrill C. Beecher.

8 Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, IN) (, 27 Jul 1954, page 6. Photo of Mr and Mrs Clinton Beecher.

9 1930 United States Census, Merrill Beecher in household of Clinton E Beecher, Bethlehem, Cass, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0002, sheet , family 124, NARA microfilm publication .

10 1940 United States Census, Clinton E Beecher, Twelve Mile, Adams Township, Cass, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 9-1, sheet 7B, line 73, family 84.

11 "1950 United States Census," John J. Morris Logansport IN.

12 Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, IN) (, 12 Aug 1981, page 5.

13 Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, IN) (, 14 Jul 1983, page 6.

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

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

16 Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, IN) (, 22 Sep 1994, page 16. Beecher Reunion.

17 Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, IN) (, 20 Jul 1997, page 20. Beecher Family Reunion.

18, Indiana Births, 1880-1920 (Works Progress Administration. Index to Birth Records. Indiana: Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938-1940.), John J. Morris, born 30 Dec 1920. father John Morris. Mother Margaret Conway.

19 Find A Grave,

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