|Ruth Isabelle Johnson
Noted events in her life were:
1. Census in 1930 in Chicago, Cook, IL. 7 The 1930 census recorded renting at 1210 Astor Street: Victor Johnsen, janitor in apartment building, 40, living with wife Edith, 38; and daughters Ruth, 14, and and Edith, 12. The daughters were born in Illinois. Victor and his parents were born in Sweden. Edith and her parents were born in England. They both immigrated in 1909 and became US citizens.
2. Newspaper: Lincoln Evening Journal: Births: Rev. And Mrs. David R. Beecher, 3618 So. 49Th. Announce the birth of a daughter Thursday morning at Bryan Memorial hospital. Mrs. Beecher was formerly Miss Ruth Johnson., 4 Aug 1938, Lincoln, Lancaster, NE. 4
3. Census in 1940 in Kearney City, Kearney, NE. 8 The 1940 census recorded at 116 26th Street: David R. Beecher, clergyman, 30, born in Pennsylvania, living with wife Ruth I. Beecher, 24, born in Illinois, and daughter Macella M. Beecher, 1, born in Nebraska. In 1935 they were living in Chicago, Illinois.
4. Residence: on 13 Mar 1993 in Scottsdale, Maricopa, AZ. 9
5. Obituary: Camas-Washougal Post-Record: obituary of Ruth Johnson Beecher on 6 Oct 2009 in Camas, Clark, WA. 2 Ruth Johnson Beecher died Oct. 1, 2009. She was 94.
Ruth married Rev. David Roderick Beecher, son of Calvin Milton Beecher Sr. and Jane Hannah Brown, on 18 Jul 1933 in Chicago, Cook, IL.1 2 (Rev. David Roderick Beecher was born on 5 May 1909 in York, York, PA,10 11 12 13 died on 22 Jan 1984 in Augusta, Richmond, GA 10 13 14 and was buried in Grovetown: Bellevue Memorial Gardens, Columbia, GA 13.)
1 Ancestry.com, <i>Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1930-1960</i> (Cook County Clerk, comp. Cook County Clerk Genealogy Records. Cook County Clerk’s Office, Chicago, IL: Cook County Clerk, 2008.), Marriage of David Roderick Beecher and Ruth Isabelle Johnson, 18 Jul 1933.
2 <i>Camas-Washougal Post-Record</i> (Camas, Clark, Washington.), 6 Oct 2009, obituary of Ruth Johnson Beecher.
3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=116644287.
4 <i>Lincoln Evening Journal (Lincoln, NE)</i>, 4 Aug 1938, page 5. Births.
5 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=96365112.
6 Ancestry.com, <i>Cook County, Illinois, Birth Certificates Index, 1871-1922</i>, Birth of Ruth John, 3 Mar 1915, Chicago, IL. Father Nels Otto Johnson, mother Birdie Sophie Lorentz.
7 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, Year: 1930; Census Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 484; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 1593; Image: 857.0; FHL microfilm: 2340219.
8 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KM1V-27N David R Beecher, Ward 3, Kearney City, Kearney Township, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 10-24, sheet 17A, family 427.
9 <i>The Lancaster News</i> (Lancaster, Lancaster, South Carolina.), 17 March 1993. Deaths of David V. C. Beecher, Darren Beecher, Andrew Beecher.
10 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J253-DM8 null, Jan 1984; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
11 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S. Public Records Index</i> (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 1.
12 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Year: 1910; Census Place: York Ward 12, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1435; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 0135; FHL microfilm: 1375448.
13 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=116644354.
14 Ancestry.com, <i>Georgia Deaths, 1919-98</i> (Original data: State of Georgia. Indexes of Vital Records for Georgia: Deaths, 1919-1998. Georgia, USA: Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records, 1998.), David R. Beecher, died 22 Jan 1984, Richmond, Georgia, age 74 years, resident of Calhoun County. Death certificate 003709.