Jacob Franklin Beecher Sr.
Catherine Braun
(1802-Abt 1840)
Heinrich Guth
Elizabeth Lieberknecht
Paris Epler Beecher
Rebecca Guth
James Albert Beecher


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James Albert Beecher 1

  • Born: 27 Aug 1870, Lower Windsor Twp., York, PA 1 2
  • Died: 12 May 1895, Wrightsville, York, PA at age 24 1 3 4 5
  • Buried: Lower Windsor Twp.: Canadochly Lutheran & Reformed Church Cemetery, York, PA 1 4 5

   Other names for James were Allen Beecher 2 and James Allen Beecher.6

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Lower Windsor Twp., York, PA. 2 Paris Beecher, tailor, 54, was living with wife Rebecca, 47; daughter Keziah, 24; Howard, 12; Allen, 9; and Jacob, 5. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Newspaper: York Daily: Death of Mr. J. Allen Beecher, 14 May 1895, York, York, PA. 6 Mr. J. Allen Beecher, of Wrightsville, died at the residence of his father on Chestnut street at 7 o'clock on Sunday morning last.
Mr. Beecher, who was a cigar maker by trade, was in ill health for several years, at times being almost restored to health. He accompanied the 8th Regiment to Homestead during that famous strike and ever since his arrival home his health was impaired.
The deceased was 24 years of age and a member of the Moss Rose Council, Jr. O. U. A. M., and Knights of Pythias of Seven Valley.
The funeral will be held from his home on Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock. Interment at Canadochly.


1 <i>Canadochly Lutheran & Reformed Church Cemetery, York County, Pennsylvania</i> (Online at:

2 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, York County, Lower Windsor Township, Family History Library Film 1255207, NA Film Number T9-1207 Page 501D.

3 <i>Records of Nancy Eitnier, a descendant</i>.

4 <i>Billion Graves Index</i>, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/JAlbertBeecher/1331801.

5 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11373126.

6 <i>The York Daily (York, PA)</i>, 14 May 1895, page 1. Dath of Mr. J. Allen Beecher.

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