John Beecher
(1757-1842)
Elizabeth Keplinger
(1755-1845)
George Witter
(from 1756/1774-)
George Beecher
(1795-1878)
Anna Margaret Witter
(1799-1891)
Matilda Beecher
(1839-1870)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Long
2. David Amos Spence

Matilda Beecher 2 3

  • Born: 19 Sep 1839, , Adams, PA 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Long
  • Marriage (2): David Amos Spence on 26 Mar 1863 in , Cumberland, PA 1
  • Died: 25 Nov 1870, , Cumberland, PA at age 31 4
  • Buried: Newville: Centerville Lutheran Church, Cumberland, PA 4

   Another name for Matilda was Tillie Beecher.5

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Upper Dickinson Twp., Cumberland, PA. 3 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.


Matilda married Long.


Matilda next married David Amos Spence on 26 Mar 1863 in , Cumberland, PA.1 (David Amos Spence was born on 27 Mar 1838 in , Cumberland, PA,6 died on 27 Jul 1924 in Penn Twp., Cumberland, PA and was buried in Newville: Centerville Memorial Park, Cumberland, PA.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013</i>, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 282. PA > Cumberland > Shippensburg United Methodist Church Records. Marriage of Mrs. Matilda Long to David A. Spence in Mount Pleasant, Cumberland County.

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

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

4 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=98558487.

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.), Death Certificate 51488. Doris Spence. Father David Spence. Mother Tillie Beecher.

6 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Year: 1870; Census Place: Penn, Cumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1333; Page: 340A; Image: 16; Family History Library Film: 552832.



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