Phillip Beecher
(1830-1893)
Mary M. Flieger
(1830-1906)
Henry David Gilbert
(1854-1924)
Martha Susan McLaughlin
(1849-1907)
John Simon Beecher
(1860-1943)
Carrie Irene Gilbert
(1870-1937)
Samuel Arnold Beecher
(1905-1984)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth Jane Miller

Samuel Arnold Beecher 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19

  • Born: 28 Oct 1905, Centerville, Cumberland, PA 20 21 22 23 24
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Jane Miller on 17 Oct 1925 in Chambersburg, Franklin, PA 1
  • Died: 8 Mar 1984, Shippensburg, Cumberland, PA at age 78 18 22
  • Buried: 12 Mar 1984, Newville: Centerville Memorial Park, Cumberland, PA 22 24

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1910 in Newton Twp., Cumberland County, PA. 25 The 1910 Census recorded in Newton: John S. Beecher, farmer, 49, living with wife Carrie J., 40; and their children: Mary M.; 21; Elle M., 17; Ruth E., 14; Raymond J., 12; Herman D., 10; Viola C., 8; Harold S., 4 (actually is Arnold S.); and Paul E., 4 months. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1920 in Penn Twp., Cumberland, PA. 26 The 1920 census recorded John S. Beecher, farmer, 59, living with wife Carrie I., 49; daughter Colla M., 26; Ruth E., 23; John R., 21; Viola C., 17; Arnold S., 14; Paul E., 11; and Earl, S., 9. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Newspaper: Valley Times-Star: Walnut Bottom: We wish all readers of the Valley Times would kindly remember Mr. Samuel Beecher with apost card shower March 17th. He is at present confined to bed with a broken limb. His address is Samuel Beecher, Newville, Pa., R.R. 1, 17 Mar 1927, Newville, Cumberland, PA. 27

4. Newspaper: Evening News:, 21 Jul 1931, Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 28 "Herman D. Beecher, of this place; John R. Beecher, Jr., Centralia; Arnold Beecher, Paul Beecher, Earl Beecher, of Centerville R. D., and Marshall Kough, of Mechanicsburg R. D., were on a fishing trip over the week-end to Annapolis, Md.

5. Residence: on 15 Aug 1937 in Hockersville, Cumberland, PA. 9

6. Census in 1940 in Newville, Cumberland, PA. 20 The 1940 census recorded two Beecher families as close neighbors on Rural Delivery route 1 in Newville, Penn Township:

John Beecher, widowed, 80, was living with his daughter, Ella Beecher, 46; son Paul, bulldozer operator, 30; Paul's daughter Winifred, 10; and son Glenn, 9. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

Samuel Beecher, 34, was living with wife Elizabeth D., 34; Leona, 13; Gerald, 12; Margaret, 9; Richard, 7; Mary, 4; Joan, 1. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. No one had an occupation listed.

7. Residence: on 4 Jul 1943 in Newville, Cumberland, PA. 6

8. Residence: on 20 Dec 1947 in Walnut Bottom, Cumberland, PA. 7

9. Newspaper: News-Chronicle: "Samuel Beecher Makes Low Bid of $780 for Roofing Oakville School Building", 4 Aug 1950, Shippensburg, Cumberland, PA. 29

10. Residence: on 31 Aug 1958 in Walnut Bottom, Cumberland, PA. 13

11. Residence: R.D. 2, Shippensburg, PA on 16 Sep 1961 in Shippensburg, Cumberland, PA. 15

12. Occupation: Tinsmith in Aug 1963 in Shippensburg, Cumberland, PA. 30

13. Residence: on 8 Mar 1964 in Shippensburg, Cumberland, PA. 12

14. Residence: on 26 Sep 1964 in Walnut Bottom, Cumberland, PA. 31

15. Newspaper: The Sentinel: Deed Transfers: Samuel A. And Elizabeth J. Beecher of South Newton Township to Marvin E. Kelley of Hopewell Township, tract in Hopewell Township, $4000, 31 May 1968, Carlisle, Cumberland, PA. 32

16. Residence: on 1 Nov 1975 in Shippensburg, Cumberland, PA. 5

17. Newspaper: News-Chronicle: Golden Anniversary celebrated by couple, 4 Nov 1975, Shippensburg, Cumberland, PA. 10 (photo fo Mr. and Mrs. Samuel A. Beecher)
The children of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel A. Beecher, Shippensburg R. D. 1, feted their parents on their 50th wedding anniversary, Oct. 17, at thehome of Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Beecher, Newville R. D. 1.
They were married Oct. 17, 1925, by the late Rev. D. J. March in Scotland.
Mrs. Elizabeth Beecher is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel J. Miller, Chambersburg R. D. 1, and Mr. Beecher is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John S. Beecher, Newville R. D. 1.
Their children attending were Miss Leona Beecher, Gerald T. Beecher, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Widney, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Beecher, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Frengel, Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Ashburn, Mr. and Mrs. James Campbell and Dr. and Mrs. Philip Gallucci.
Grandchildren attending were Richard Beecher and his fiance, Brenda Donovan; Annette, Nancy and Stephen Widney; Michael, Joni and Theodore Frengel; Rebecca, Elizabeth and Doyle Ashburn, and Joseph and Matthew Gallucci.
Mr. and Mrs. Beecher received many lovely gifts from family and friends.

18. Residence: on 6 Sep 1977 in Walnut Bottom, Cumberland, PA. 11

19. Obituary: Public Opinion: obituary of Samuel A. Beecher on 9 Mar 1984 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA. 24 SAMUEL A. BEECHER SHIPPENSBURG
Samuel A. Beecher, 78, R.R. 1, died Thursday, March 8, 1984, at 8:45 p.m., at home.
Born Oct. 28, 1905 in Penn Township, Cumberland County, he was the son of the late John S. and Carrie Gilbert Beecher.
Mr. Beecher was a former owner of the S.A. Beecher and Son Roofing and Spouting Co. He retired in 1968.
He was a member of Centerville Lutheran Church, Cumberland County, Big Spring Lodge No. 361, Free and Accepted Masons; Hub City Club and Walnut Bottom Rod and Gun Club.
Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth J. Miller Beecher; two sons, Richard of R.R. 2, and Gerald of Leader Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Chambersburg; six daughters, Leona of R.R. 1, Chambersburg, Margaret Widney of Hagerstown, Md., Mary Frengel of R.R. 1, Joan Ashburn of Carlisle, Nancy Campbell of R.R. 1, and Rebecca Gallucci of Rye, N.H.; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Herman of Camp Hill; and one sister, Viola Russell of Honeybrook.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Norman H. Bricker Funeral Home, 142 E. King St. The Rev. Robert A. Griffith will officiate.
Burial will be in Centerville Memorial Park. Visitation will be in the funeral home Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Centerville Lutheran Church, R.R. 1, Newville.

20. Obituary: The Sentinel: obituary of Samuel A. Beecher on 10 Mar 1984 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA. 33 Samuel A. Beecher, 78, RD1 Shippensburg, died Thursday in his home. He was born in Penn Township, the son of the late John S. and Carrie Gilbert Beecher. He was the owner of S.A. Beecher and Son Roofing and Spouting Company, Walnut Bottom. He was a member of the Centerville Lutheran Church, the Big Spring Lodge 361, The Hub City Club, and Walnut Bottom Rod and Gun Club. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth J. Miller Beecher; two sons, Richard, RD2 Shippensburg; Gerald, Chambersburg; six daughters, Leona Beecher, Chambersburg; Margaret Widney, Hagerslown; Mary Frengel, Nancy Campbell, Shippensburg; Joan Ashburn, Carlisle and Rebecca Gallucci, Rye, New Hampshire; one brother, Herman Beecher, Camp Hill; and one sister, Viola Russell, Honey brook; 12 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Norman H. Bricker Funeral Home, 142 E. King Street, Shippensburg, with the Rev. Robert A. Griffith officiating. Burial will be in Centerville Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday 7 to 9 P m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Centerville Lutheran Church, RD 1, Newville, 17241.


Samuel married Elizabeth Jane Miller, daughter of Samuel James Miller Jr. and Mary Catherine Garman, on 17 Oct 1925 in Chambersburg, Franklin, PA.1 (Elizabeth Jane Miller was born on 19 Mar 1906 in Greene Twp., Franklin, PA,18 24 30 34 35 died on 25 Jul 1992 in Chambersburg, Franklin, PA 18 34 35 and was buried on 28 Jul 1992 in Newville: Centerville Memorial Park, Cumberland, PA 18 34.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFSM-D84 Arnold S. Beecher and Elizabeth Jane Miller, 17 Oct 1925; citing Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, 300; FHL microfilm 323913.

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

3 <i>Carlisle Daily Sentinel</i> (Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania), 19 Dec 2002, Obituary of Gerald T. Beecher.

4 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFSK-P12 Samuel Beecher in entry for James Lee Campbell and Nancy Carole Beecher, 1963.

5 <i>Shippensburg News-Chronicle</i> (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 4 Nov 1975, page 2. Obituary of Earl S. Beecher.

6 <i>Shippensburg News-Chronicle</i> (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 9 Jul 1943, page 2. Obituary of John S. Beecher.

7 <i>Harrisburg Evening News, Harrisburg, PA</i>, 20 Dec 1947, page 24. Photo of Nancy Carole Beecher and Rebecca Lee Beecher.

8 <i>Shippensburg News-Chronicle</i> (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 26 Jul 1949, page 2.

9 <i>Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, PA)</i>, 16 Aug 1937, page 3. Obituary of Mrs. John S. Beecher.

10 <i>Shippensburg News-Chronicle</i> (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 4 Nov 1975, page 3. Golden Anniversary of Mr. Mrs. Samuel A. Beecher.

11 <i>The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA)</i> (www.cumberlink.com), 8 Sep 1977, page 16. Obituary of Paul E. Beecher Sr.

12 <i>The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA)</i> (www.cumberlink.com), 9 Mar 1964, page 6. Obituary of John R. Beecher.

13 <i>The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA)</i> (www.cumberlink.com), 23 Jul 1958, page 5. Marriage of Joan E. Beecher and Doyle Ashburn.

14 <i>Public Opinon (Chambersburg, PA)</i> (Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania.), 8 Jul 2015, page 4, obituary of Margaret Widney.

15 <i>The Valley Times-Star (Newville, PA)</i>, 21 Sep 1961, page 3. Obituary of Pearl Mae Baughman.

16 <i>The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA)</i> (www.cumberlink.com), 26 Sep 1964, page 6. Obituary of Ruth B. Kough.

17 <i>The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA)</i> (www.cumberlink.com), 23 Oct 1973, page 6. Obituary of Ella M. Beecher.

18 <i>Public Opinon (Chambersburg, PA)</i> (Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania.), 27 Jul 1992, page 4. Obituary of Elizabeth J. Beecher.

19 <i>Fogelsanger Bricker Funeral Home (Shippensburg, PA)</i>, https://www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com/book-of-memories/4049193/Beecher-Richard/ Obituary of Richard Wayne Beecher.

20 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQFH-S8X Samuel Beecher, Penn Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 21-46, sheet 5B, family 81, NARA digital publication T627, roll 3479.

21 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFS8-YKF marriage of Fred Lee Widney and Margaret Ione Beecher, 1959.

22 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=98478157.

23 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFSM-D88 marriage of Arnold S. Beecher and Elizabeth Jane Miller, 17 Oct 1925; citing Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, 300; FHL microfilm 323913.

24 <i>Public Opinon (Chambersburg, PA)</i> (Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania.), 9 Mar 1984, page 15. Obituary of Samuel A. Beecher.

25 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MG84-XLC John S Beecher, Newton, Cumberland, Pennsylvania; citing sheet 7A, family 143, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375348.

26 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Year: 1920; Census Place: Penn, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

27 <i>The Valley Times-Star (Newville, PA)</i>, 17 Mar 1927, page 3.

28 <i>Harrisburg Evening News, Harrisburg, PA</i>, 21 Jul 1931, page 14.

29 <i>Shippensburg News-Chronicle</i> (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 4 Aug 1950, page 8.

30 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFSK-P12 Elizabeth Jane Miller Beecher in entry for James Lee Campbell and Nancy Carole Beecher, 1963.

31 <i>Shippensburg News-Chronicle</i> (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 26 Jun 1951, page 4. Kough-Lay Marriage.

32 <i>The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA)</i> (www.cumberlink.com), 31 May 1968, page 3.

33 <i>The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA)</i> (www.cumberlink.com), 10 Mar 1984, page 7. Obituary of Samuel A. Beecher.

34 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=98478183.

35 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007</i> (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Elizabeth Jane Beecher. SSN 165507652.



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