George Beecher
(1795-1878)
Anna Margaret Witter
(1799-1891)
William P. Beecher
(1827-1901)
Mary A. Lamberton
(1825-1869)
Matilda Catherine Beecher
(1853-1929)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. A. A. Walker

2. Charles Franklin Black

Matilda Catherine Beecher 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 6 May 1853, , Cumberland, PA 4 7 8
  • Marriage (1): A. A. Walker
  • Marriage (2): Charles Franklin Black
  • Died: 21 Jan 1929, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA at age 75 2 4 7
  • Buried: 24 Jan 1929, Huntsdale: Huntsdale Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Cumberland, PA 2 4 7

   Another name for Matilda was Matilda Carrie Beecher.

   FamilySearch ID: LHCF-DRY.

  Birth Notes:

Event Description: 1853 is birth year on tombstone and 1900 census, compare to 1849 on death certificate.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of 1853 is birth year on tombstone and 1900 census, compare to 1849 on death certificate., 6 May 1849 and , Cumberland, PA. 2 9

2. Census in 1860 in Upper Dickinson Twp., Cumberland, PA. 9 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.

3. Census in 1900 in Penn Twp., Cumberland, PA. 8 The 1900 census recorded renting a home: Charles F. Black, day laborer, 37, born Apr 1863, living with wife Matilda C., church janitor, 48, May 1852; Franklin W., farm laborer, 22, Jan 1878; William R., 14, Feb 1886; and James Z., 10, Jun 1890. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Residence: 816 Manhattan St., Pittsburgh, Pa. On 21 Jan 1928 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 2

5. Cause of Death: cerebral hemorrhage, 21 Jan 1928, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 2


Matilda married A. A. Walker.


Matilda next married Charles Franklin Black, son of Michael Frederick Black and Angelina Leeper. (Charles Franklin Black was born on 11 Apr 1854 in Menallen Twp., Adams, PA 4 10 11 12, christened on 31 Aug 1854 in Gettysburg: Trinity Reformed Church, Adams, PA,12 died on 3 Dec 1919 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA 4 10 11 and was buried on 4 Dec 1919 in Huntsdale: Huntsdale Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Cumberland, PA 4 10 11.)


Sources


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

2 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. 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.

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 79577. Mrs. Priscilla Estella Kiehl. Father Charles F. Black. Mother Matilda Beecher.

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

5 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 023415-61. Franklin Witmer Black. Father Charles Black. Mother Matilda Beecher. Spouse Bertha Y. Cover.

6 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 22 Mar 1961, page 2. Obituary of Franklin W. Black.

7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=77462071.

8 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3SS-3PB Charles F Black, Penn Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 5B, family 113, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241400.

9 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Upper Dickinson Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1102 Page: 928.

10 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=77462058.

11 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 114988. Charles Franklin Black. Father Michael Black.

12 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2VV-69Y Charles Franklin Black, 31 Aug 1854; Christening, FHL microfilm 20501.



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