John Beecher
(1757-1842)
Elizabeth Keplinger
(1755-1845)
George Witter
(from 1756/1774-)
George Beecher
(1795-1878)
Anna Margaret Witter
(1799-1891)
William P. Beecher
(1827-1901)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary A. Lamberton

William P. Beecher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 6 Feb 1827, , Adams, PA 2 3 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Mary A. Lamberton
  • Died: 3 Jul 1901, , Cumberland, PA at age 74 4 6 7
  • Buried: Huntsdale: Huntsdale Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Cumberland, PA 6 7

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Upper Dickinson Twp., Cumberland, PA. 2 The 1860 census recorded William Bucher [sic], 33, laborer, living with wife Mary A., 33; Anna M., 9; Matilda C., 7; Sarah J., 4. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. William had no real estate and his possessions were valued at $50. The post office was Dickinson.

2. Military Draft: Civil War: Penn Township, Beecher William, age 37, laborer, born Pa., 7 Aug 1863, Penn Twp., Cumberland, PA. 8

3. Census in 1900 in Penn Twp., Cumberland, PA. 9 The 1900 census recorded Francis Murrren, 58, living with wife Annie M., 47; Lewis G., 14; Edgar N., 12. Also in the home is Lillie M. Bricker, 21; Marion Bricker, 0 months; and father-in-law William Beecher, widowed, 72. William's father was born in Pennsylvania and his mother in Germany.


William married Mary A. Lamberton. (Mary A. Lamberton was born in 1825 in , , PA,2 3 4 6 died on 30 Apr 1869 in , Cumberland, PA 4 6 10 and was buried in Huntsdale: Huntsdale Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Cumberland, PA 6 10.)


Sources


1 <i>Records of Sharon Nickol Swope</i> (http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=nickol).

2 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Upper Dickinson Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1102 Page: 928.

3 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 95. Matilda Catherine Black. Father William Beecher. Mother Mary Noble. Parents born Cumberland Co. PA.

4 McElwain, Wilbur J, <i>Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, cemetery records collected by Jeremiah Zeamer</i> (Heritage Books, 1994. Pages: xi, 266 p. ISBN: 0788400754), Page 184.

5 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 71759. Annie Murren. Father Wm Beecher. Mother Mary Lamberton.

6 Elizabeth Landis Carson, <i>Huntsdale Church of the Brethern [aka] Dunker Cemetery, Penn Twp, Cumberland Co, PA</i> (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/cumberland/cemeteries/pennhuntsdaledunker.txt).

7 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=77058885.

8 <i>U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865</i> (www.Ancestry.com), Pennsylvania > 15th Congressional District > Vol. 3 of 3. Printed page 32, online image 67.

9 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Year: 1900; Census Place: Penn, Cumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1400; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 0001; FHL microfilm: 1241400.

10 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=77058906.



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