FamilySearch ID: MR4N-KXT.
Noted events in his life were:
1. Census in 1800 in Straban Twp., Adams, PA. 11 The first Beecher to appear in any Census in Pennsylvania spelled as such, John Beecher's household had:
2. Census in 1810 in Straban Twp., Adams, PA. 12 In the 1810 Census in Straban Township, the John Beaker household is listed with:
3. Military from 1812 to 1813 in , , PA: War of 1812. 13
4. Census in 1820 in Straban Twp., Adams, PA. 14 Four Beecher households are listed on the same page of the 1820 Census in Straban Township.
5. Newspaper: Death notice in The Republican Compiler: "Saturday last, a child of George Beecher, Straban.", 17 Sep 1823, Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 15
6. Census in 1830 in Menallen Twp., Adams, PA. 16 The household of George Bucher had:
7. Tax List: from 1831 to 1841, Menallen Twp., Adams, PA. He appeared on tax lists in Menallen Township:
8. Tax List: 1835, Menallen Twp., Adams, PA. PA Tax List - poor children: children of George & Margaret Becher. Jesse Becher aged 11, Liddy Becher aged 9, William Becher aged 7.
9. Census in 1840 in Menallen Twp., Adams, PA. 17 In 1840 the household of George Beecher had:
10. Census in 1850 in Upper Dickinson Twp., Cumberland, PA. 6 George Beacher, laborer, 55, was living with wife Margaret, 49; Philip, 20, carpenter; Susan, 16; Sophia, 12; and Matilda, 10. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Margaret in Maryland.
11. Census in 1860 in Upper Dickinson Twp., Cumberland, PA. 18 Listed in the 1860 Census as "Geo. Brickler", George, laborer, 65, is living with wife Marg. 59, and daughter Sophia, 21. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. George's real estate was worth $500 and personal estate $100. The post office was Dickinson.
12. Census in 1870 in Penn Twp., Cumberland, PA. 4 Jesse Beecher, cooper, 48, is living with wife Elizabeth, 50; Leah, 13; and Catharine, 10. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. He has no real estate; possessions are worth $120.
13. Newspaper: Star and Enterprise: Auction: On Saturday, September 28, 1878, by Michael Long, executor of George Beecher, dec'd, a house and lot in Penn Township, near Oyster's Tavern. Also a lot of personal property., 23 Sep 1878, Newville, Cumberland, PA. 19
George married Anna Margaret Witter, daughter of George Witter and Unknown, on 11 Feb 1819 in , Adams, PA.1 (Anna Margaret Witter was born on 4 Mar 1799 in Westminster, Carroll, MD,6 7 20 died on 17 Dec 1891 in , Cumberland, PA 7 20 and was buried in Newville.: Hays Grove United Methodist Church, Cumberland, PA 7 20.)
1 The Adams Sentinel (Gettysburg, PA), Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, 24 Feb 1819.
4 , Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Penn Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1333 Page: 337.
5 , http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58840384.
6 , Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Upper Dickinson Township, Series: M432 Roll: 772 Page: 111.
8 (Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania), Thurs July 11 1878.
9 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 671. PA > Adams > St. James Evangelical Lutheran. Baptism of Elisabeth Bücher, father George, mother An. Marg.
10 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2JN-6DW Geo. Bucher in entry for Elisabeth Bucher, 02 Jul 1820; Christening, citing St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Gettysburg, Adams, PA; FHL microfilm 1433124.
11 , Pennsylvania, Adams County, Straban Township, Series: M32 Roll: 35 Page: 497.
12 , Pennsylvania, Adams County, Straban Township, Series: M252 Roll: 44 Page: 43.
13 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012 (Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau of Archives and History. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), George Beecher.
14 , Pennsylvania, Adams County, Straban Township, Series: M33 Roll: 96 Page: 52.
15 (Gettysburg, Adams County, PA.), 17 Sep 1823 Edition.
16 , Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, Series: M19 Roll: 143 Page: 89.
17 , Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, Series: M704 Roll: 435 Page: 86.
18 , Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Upper Dickinson Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1102 Page: 918.
19 , 23 Sep 1878, page 3.
20 , http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58840452.