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. She appeared on the 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 Bücher and Unknown. (Henry Beecher Sr. was born circa 1728 in , , , DEU and died after Feb 1795 in Littlestown, Adams, PA.)


Sources


1 Letter from Craig Bennett (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 Adams County, Pennsylvania Courthouse, Book A:376, Henry's will written 23 Feb. 1795, filed under Becher.

3 Adams County Church Records of the 18th Century (Family Line Publications, Westminister, MD 21157. No year.), Page 176.

4 1820 United States Census, Maryland, Washington County, Hagerstown, Series: M33 Roll: 46 Page: 110-111.



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