Jacob M. Gockley
(1858-1910)
Elizabeth Hauck Eberly
(1860-1951)
Emma Eberley Gockley
(1888-1964)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Charles Edward Beecher

Emma Eberley Gockley 1 2 3

  • Born: 9 May 1888, West Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA 1 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Charles Edward Beecher on 27 Aug 1912 in Centerville, Cumberland, PA 1
  • Died: 14 Jun 1964, Reinholds, Lancaster, PA at age 76 2 3
  • Buried: 17 Jun 1964, Schoeneck: Mellingers Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 3

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Harrisburg Daily Independent: Marriage Licenses. Charles E. Beecher, Harrisburg, and Emma E. Gockley, Reinhold Station., 27 Aug 1912, Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 4

2. Residence: on 27 Aug 1912 in Reinholds, Lancaster, PA. 1

3. She appeared on the census in 1920 in Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 5 The 1920 census recorded owning a home at 523 North 10th Street: Charles E. Beecher, engineer on rail road, 32, living with wife Emma E., 31; and daughter Constance E., 5. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

4. Residence: 1923 Harrisburg City Directory: Beecher, Chas E. (Emma E.) engineer h 523 N 15th in 1923 in Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 6

5. Newspaper: Harrisburg Evening News: "Mr. And Mrs. Beecher and daughtger Constance will move to their new home at 4101 Derry street, after May 15.", 9 Apr 1926, Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 7

6. Newspaper: Harrisburg Telegraph: "Real Estate Transfers: Emma E. Beecher to J. J. Heisler, 523 North Fifteenth street, $1.", 13 Apr 1926, Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 8

7. She appeared on the census in 1930 in Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 9 The 1930 census recorded Charles E. Beecher, 42, living with wife Emma E., 41, and daughter Constance E., 15. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

8. Cause of Death: myocardial degeneration, arteriosclerotic heart disease, 14 Jun 1964, Reinholds, Lancaster, PA. 3

9. Residence: R.D. #1, Reinholds, PA on 14 Jun 1964 in Reinholds, Lancaster, PA. 3


Emma married Charles Edward Beecher, son of Samuel J. Beecher and Adaliah Lillie Verene Wolf, on 27 Aug 1912 in Centerville, Cumberland, PA.1 (Charles Edward Beecher was born on 11 Nov 1887 in Hockersville, Cumberland, PA 10 11 12 13, christened on 6 Mar 1904 in Shippensburg: United Methodist Church, Cumberland, PA,14 died on 30 Jul 1964 in Cleona, Lebanon, PA 11 13 15 and was buried on 3 Aug 1964 in Paxtang: Paxtang Cemetery, Dauphin, PA 11 13 15.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFM8-YNP Charles Edward Beecher and Emma Eberley Gockley, 1912.

2 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25838054.

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (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.), Certificate 057096-64 Emma Beecher, father Jacob M. Gockley, mother Elizabeth Eberly, spouse Charles E. Beecher, informant Mrs. Wm. M. Whiteley, Westport, CT.

4 Harrisburg Daily Independent (Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania.), 27 Aug 1912, page 1.

5 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6T5-JQL Charles E Beecher, 1920.

6 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, Boyd's Harrisburg City Directory, 1923, Printed page 453. Online image 234.

7 Harrisburg Evening News, Harrisburg, PA, 9 Apr 1926, page 14.

8 (Harrisburg Telegraph, Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania.), 13 Apr 1926, page 16.

9 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHS3-43Q Charles E Beecher, 1930.

10 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Penn Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1400 Page: 12-13.

11 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=103744558.

12 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6VF-HP3 Charles Edward Beecher, 1917-1918; citing Harrisburg City no 2, Pennsylvania, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509.

13 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (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.), 067405-64 Charles E. Beecher, father Samuel J. Beecher, mother Lillie V. Specht, spouse: widowed.

14 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, PA > Cumberland > Shippensburg > United Methodist Church. Page 206, online image 37.

15 Lebanon Daily News, 3 Aug 1964, page 2.



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