Ephraim Stambaugh
(1839-1916)
Catherine Matilda Kessler
(1842-1886)
Lovie Alice Stambaugh
(1868-1934)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Edward F. Beecher

Lovie Alice Stambaugh 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 13 Dec 1868, Spring Grove, York, PA 5 9 10
  • Christened: 1 Aug 1869, Abbottstown: St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Adams, PA 9 10
  • Marriage (1): Edward F. Beecher on 13 Dec 1888 in York, York, PA 1
  • Died: 8 Jan 1934, Thomasville, York, PA at age 65 3 5 11 12 13
  • Buried: 11 Jan 1934, Spring Grove: Spring Grove Cemetery, York, PA 3 5 13

   Other names for Lovie were Love Alice Stambach,9 10 Alice Lavina Stambaugh,12 Lovia Alice Stambaugh 11 and Lovina Alice Stambaugh.14 15 16 17

   FamilySearch ID: 9SJ9-2J8.

  Birth Notes:

Event Description: The typewritten transcription of her baptism record has 14 Dec 1868 as her birth date.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: on 5 Dec 1888 in Chanceford Twp., York, PA. 1

2. Census in 1900 in Jackson Twp., York, PA. 14 The 1900 census recorded Edward F. Beecher, paper mill finisher, 35, born Sep 1864, living with wife of 12 years, Lovina A., 32, Dec 1868; Alvertie M., 11, Aug 1889; Orma E., 9, Apr 1891; Clara M., 7, Jan 1893; Edna R., 6, Aug 1894; Mary V., 4, Mar 1896; and Alice R., 2, Aug 1898. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1910 in Jackson Twp., York, PA. 18 The 1900 census recorded Edward F. Beecher, paper mill finisher, 46, iving with wife Alice., 42; Alverta, 20; Stella, 19; Clara, 17; Edna, 15; Mary, 14; Alice, 12; Ester, 9; and Edward, 6. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

4. Census in 1920 in Jackson Twp., Berks, PA. 19 The 1920 census recorded Edward F. Busher [handwriing poor; not indexed as Beecher], chain maker in chain shop, 54, living with wife Lovinia A., 51; Mary V., occupation knitter hosiery, 23; Alice R., knitter hosiery, 21; Esther K., 18; Edward, 15; and Marie M., 12.

5. Cause of Death: coronary embolism, 8 Jan 1934, Thomasville, York, PA. 5

6. Obituary: Gazette and Daily: Dies Suddenly From Blood Clot on 9 Jan 1934 in York, York, PA. 12 Dies Suddenly From Blood Clot
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Mrs. Edward Beecher, Near Spring Grove, Collapses While Preparing For Butchering
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At Thomasville Home
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Spring Grove, Jan. 8 -- Mrs. Alice Lavina Beecher, wife of Edward Beecher, of Spring Grove R. D. 2, died suddenly as a result of a coronary embolism about 8 o'clock tonight. Mrs. Beecher, aged 67, was stricken at the home of her daughter's parents-in-law, mr. and Mrs. Michael Myers, Thomasville, while helping to prepare a quarter of a beef for butchering.
Mr. and Mrs. Beecher, and their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Myers, who reside with them, had gone to the Myers home at Thomasville early this evening to help "work up" the quarter of beef for the butchering to have been held Tuesday. About 8 p. m., Mrs. Beecher suddenly threw up her hands, and saying, "Oh, my, I feel funny," collapsed on the floor of the basement, where the work was being done. Her husband, her son-in-law and daughter and the elder Mr. and Mrs. Myers, all of whom were working nearby, carried her outside and tried to revive her. Dr. W. D. Danner, of this place, was called. Upon his arrival he declared that death had already occurred. He called Coroner L. U. Zech, who issued the death certificate, giving a cornoary embolism, as the cause of death.
Besides her husband, the following survive: Seven children, Mrs. Sherman Ruth, West York; Mrs. Clarence Berkheimer, West York; Mrs. Ira Kraft, Porters Sideling; Mrs. George Hoffman, Hanover; Mrs. John Gable, York; Mrs. Ralph Myers, at home; and Edward Beecher, New Port, Pa.; two sisters, Romaine and Emma Stambaugh, Spring Grove; and one brother, Albert Stambaugh, Bushnell, Illinois.
The body was brought from the Myers home by Funeral Director Carl. H. Shaffer to his funeral establishment at this place for preparation for burial. It will be taken to the Beecher home Tuesday. Complete funeral arrangements had not been made tonight.

7. Newspaper: Gazette and Daily: Mrs. Beecher To Be Buried Thursday at Spring Grove, 10 Jan 1934, York, York, PA. 13 Spring Grove, Jan. 9 -- Funeral services for Mrs. Lovia Alice Beecher, wife of Edward F. Beecher, Jackson township, near here, who died suddenly Monday evening, will be held Thursday morning. The services will be held at her late home near here at 10:30 a. m. with Rev. F. J. Matter, supply pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran church, this place, officiating. Interment will be made in the Spring Grove cemetery.
Mrs. Beecher was fatally stricken Monday evening while she was assisting in preparing a quarter of beef for butchering at the home of her daughter's parents-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Myers, Thomasville. Death was due to a coronary embolism.

8. Obituary: News Comet: obituary of Mrs. Lovia Alice Beecher on 12 Jan 1934 in East Berlin, Adams, PA. 11 Dies Suddenly While At Work

Mrs. Lovia Alice Beecher, wife of Edward F. Beecher, Jackson township, died suddenly at 8 o'clock Monday night of a coronary embolism. Mrs. Beecher, who was 67 years old, was stricken at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Myers, near Thomasville.

Mrs. Beecher was helping members of the family of Mr. and Mrs. Myers, parents of her son-in-law, Ralph Myers, to cut up beef which was to be mixed with pork at a butchering scheduled for Tuesday at the Myers home when she was stricken. Others working nearby saw her suddenly throw up her hands and exclaim that she felt strange and fell to the floor of the basement where they were working.

They tried to revive her and then called Dr. W. D. Danner, Spring Grove, who found death had occurred. He called Dr. L. U. Zech, coroner, who issued the death certificate, giving a coronary embolism as the cause of death.

Mrs. Beecher leaves her husband, seven children, Mrs. Sherman Ruth and Mrs. Clarence Berkheimer, West York; Mrs. Ira Kraft, Porters Sideling; Brs. George Hoffman, Hanover; Mrs. John Gable, York; Mrs. Ralph Myers, at home, and Edward Beecher, Jr., Newport; a sister, Emma Stambaugh, Spring Grove, and a brother, Albert Stambaugh, Bushnell, Illinois. She was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ephraim Stambaugh, Spring Grove.

The funeral was held on Thursday with services at the home at 10:30 o'clock. The Rev. F. J. Matter, supply pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran church, Spring Grove, officiated. Interment was made in the Spring Grove cemetery.


Lovie married Edward F. Beecher, son of Phillip Beecher and Maria M. Fleuger, on 13 Dec 1888 in York, York, PA.1 (Edward F. Beecher was born on 15 Sep 1864 in Upper Dickinson Twp., Cumberland, PA,20 21 22 23 died on 28 Nov 1936 in Porters Sideling, York, PA 21 22 23 24 and was buried on 1 Dec 1936 in Spring Grove: Spring Grove Cemetery, York, PA 21 22 23.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFMJ-YPZ Philip Beecher in entry for Edward F. Beecher and Lovey A. Stambaugh, 1888.

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

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25540505.

4 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Pennsylvania Death Certificate (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA 16101 (724) 656-3100 http://www.dsf.health.state.pa.us/health/cwp/view.asp?a=168&Q=229939), Certificate # 9876, Lovie A. Beecher, 8 Jan 1934.

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 9876. Lovie Alice Beecher. Father Ephraim Stambaugh. Mother Cathrine Kessler.

6 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 96115. Mary Virginia Becker. Father Edward F. Beecher. Mother Lovia A. Stambaugh.

7 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 116974. Alverta May Kraft. Father Edward Beecher. Mother Lovie Stambaugh. Spouse Ira C. Kraft.

8 York Daily Record (York, PA), 14 Dec 1993, page 23. Obituary of M. Marie Boyer.

9 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2VQ-K18 Love Alice Stambach, 01 Aug 1869.

10 Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (Ancestry.com. Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Reel 670, Adams --> Abbotstown --> St. John's Lutheran Church. Baptism of Love Alice Stambach, born 14 Dec 1868, parents Ephraim and Catharine Stambach.

11 News Comet (East Berlin, PA), 12 Jan 1934, obituary of Mrs. Lovia Alice Beecher.

12 The Gazette and Daily (York, PA) (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 9 Jan 1934, page 8. Obituary of Mrs. Edward Beecher.

13 The Gazette and Daily (York, PA) (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 10 Jan 1934, page 7.

14 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3HW-74S Edward F Beecher, 1900.

15 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 9673. Alice Rebecca Gable. Father Edward F. Beecher. Mother Lavina Stambaugh. Informant: John C. Gable.

16 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 52898. Clara Beecher Kopp. Father Edward F. Beecher. Mother Lovina E. Stambaugh.

17 York Daily Record (York, PA), 8 Nov 1977, page 13. Obituary of Mrs. Esther B. Berkheimer.

18 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MG8B-128 Edward F Beecher, 1910.

19 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Jackson, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1667; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 67; Image: 968.

20 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Penn Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1333 Page: 339.

21 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25540499.

22 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 106370. Edward F. Beecher. Father Philip Beecher. Mother Marie Flegher.

23 The Gazette and Daily (York, PA) (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 30 Nov 1936, page 6. Edward F. Beecher Claimed By Death at Porters Sideling.

24 Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Indices (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), 1936. Beecher, Robert, death certificate 34548, died York Co. 28 Nov 1936.



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