John Beecher
(1757-1842)
Elizabeth Keplinger
(1755-1845)
George Witter
(from 1756/1774-)
George Beecher
(1795-1878)
Anna Margaret Witter
(1799-1891)
Sophia C. Beecher
(1837-1900)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. David H. Helm

Sophia C. Beecher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 28 Nov 1837, , Adams, PA 2 8 9
  • Christened: 8 Sep 1838, , Adams, PA
  • Marriage (1): David H. Helm
  • Died: 19 Apr 1900, , Cumberland, PA at age 62 8 9
  • Buried: Newville.: Hays Grove United Methodist Church, Cumberland, PA 8

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Upper Dickinson Twp., Cumberland, PA. 2 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.

2. Census in 1850 in Upper Dickinson Twp., Cumberland, PA. 10 The 1850 census recorded Samuel Fisher, carpenter, 21, living with wife Lydia; and her sister, Sophia Beacher, 12. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1860 in Upper Dickinson Twp., Cumberland, PA. 11 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.

4. Census in 1870 in Penn Twp., Cumberland, PA. 12 The 1870 census recorded David Helm, laborer, 31, living with wife Sophia, 29; Amanda, 8; Susan, 4; and Samuel, 9 months. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Newville. On the same census page is Sophia's brother, Phillip Beecher, 40, and his family.

5. Census in 1880 in Penn Twp., Cumberland, PA. 5 The 1880 census recorded David H. Helm, laborer, 40, living with wife Sophia C., 42; sons Samel C., 10; and Jacob E., 7. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.


Sophia married David H. Helm. (David H. Helm was born on 15 Oct 1839 in , , PA,8 died on 25 Aug 1890 in , Cumberland, PA 8 and was buried in Newville.: Hays Grove United Methodist Church, Cumberland, PA 8.)


Sources


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

2 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Upper Dickinson Township, Series: M432 Roll: 772 Page: 111.

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 35059. Samuel Cuper Helm. Father David H. Helm. Mother Sophia Beecher.

4 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 30537. Amanda K. Rupert. Father David Halm. Mother Sophia Beecher.

5 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Penn, Cumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1122; Family History Film: 1255122; Page: 375C; Enumeration District: 083; Image: 0554.

6 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 80537. Amanda K. Rupert. Father David Helm. Mother Sophia Beecher.

7 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 68829. Susan Rebecca Helm. Father David H. Helm. Mother Sophia Beecher.

8 <i>Zeamer Collection: Cumberland County Cemeteries</i> (Cumberland County cemeteries transcribed by Jeremiah Zeamer in the early 1900s. Online at Pennsylvania Dept. of Education http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/pennsylvania_cemeteries_and_obituaries/8731/zeamer_collection__cumberland_county), Penn Township, Graveyard at Sidetown, taken 1 Oct 1909.

9 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013</i>, Sophia Helm, b. 28 Nov 1837 d. 19 Apr 1900. Hays Grove Cemetery aka Side Town.

10 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4HW-RRT Samuel Fisher, 1850.

11 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Upper Dickinson Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1102 Page: 918.

12 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, 1870; Census Place: Penn, Cumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1333; Page: 339A; Image: 14; Family History Library Film: 552832.



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