Catharine
(Bef 1752-After 1820)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Henry Beecher Sr.

Catharine

  • Born: Bef 1752
  • Marriage (1): Henry Beecher Sr.
  • Died: After 1820

   Other names for Catharine were Cathariun 1 and Catherine.2

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared as a sponsor at a baptism on 2 Apr 1791 at Littlestown: St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Adams, PA. Catharine was a sponsor for the baptism of her daughter's daughter. From the church record book: "Cathr. Reck of Christian and Sophia; b. Jan 11 1791; bapt. Apr 2 1791; spon: Cathr. Bücherin, grandmother of the child." 3

2. Census in 1820 in Hagerstown, Washington, MD. 4 In 1820 the William Beacher household had:
Males (born)
Under 10 (1811-1820) = 2 sons
45 & over (<=1775) = 1 father William
Females (born)
26-44 (1776-1794) = 1 wife

On the next census page 111 are two more Beachers:

Samuel Beacher's household had:
Males (born)
10-15 (1805-1810) = 1 sons
16-25 (1795-1804) = 2 [too young to be Samuel Sr.]
Females (born)
10-15 (1805-1810) = 1 daughter
16-25 (1795-1804) = 1 daughter
45 & over (<=1775) = 1 wife (Barbara Winterode)

Catherine Beacher's household had:
Females (born)
26-44 (1776-1794) = 2 daughters
45 & over (<=1775) = 1 Catherine


Catharine married Henry Beecher Sr., son of Johannes Buecher and Elisabeth Catharina Hommel. (Henry Beecher Sr. was born in Jun 1732 in Wahlbach, Siegen, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany 5 6, christened on 15 Jun 1732 in Burbach: Evangelische Kirchengemeinde, Siegen-Wittgenstein, Nordrhein-Westfalen, DEU 5 6 and died after Feb 1795 in Littlestown, Adams, PA.)


Sources


1 (On file at the Adams County Historical Society, Gettysburg, Adams County, PA.
Mar 11 1972 letter from Craig M. Bennett, 31 Meeting St, Charleston Sc 29401, to Vice Admiral William Gordon Beecher of Alexandria, VA, describing the antique hand-painted fracturs cica 1800 proving birth of Samuel to father Henry Büger in possession of Craig, a descendent.
http://www.emmitsburg.net/achs/), March 11, 1972.

2 , Book A:376, Henry's will written 23 Feb. 1795, filed under Becher.

3 (Family Line Publications, Westminister, MD 21157. No year.), Page 176.

4 , Maryland, Washington County, Hagerstown, Series: M33 Roll: 46 Page: 110-111.

5 FamilySearch.org, Deutschland Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NKHL-Z96 Johannes Buecher in entry for Johann Henrich Buecher, .

6 Uwe Porten, Genealogist, "Bücher Family Research Project" (Uwe Porten Professional Research, 5541 Bingen am Rhein, Germany; 2 Oct 2019. Bücher Family Research Project commissioned by Jonathan Scott Beacher, searchtrees@gmail.com, email for a free copy.), Descendents of Johannes Bücher, page 23.



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