John A. Zinn
(1847-1901)
Mary A. Schroeder
(1850-1885)
Laura E. Zinn
(1868-1940)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Daniel Levi Beecher

2. John George Maurer Jr.

Laura E. Zinn 2 3 4

  • Born: 8 Jun 1868, York, York, PA 2 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Daniel Levi Beecher on 7 Aug 1889 in York, York, PA 1 2 3
  • Marriage (2): John George Maurer Jr. on 5 Jan 1899 in , York, PA
  • Died: 10 Mar 1940, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 71 4 5 6
  • Buried: 12 Mar 1940, Drexel Hill: Arlington Cemetery, Delaware, PA 4 5

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Gazette and Daily: "Daniel Beecher and Miss Laura Zinn, both of York, were married by Rev. J. P. Smith, pastor of the Allison Memorial United Brethren church. They left on their honeymoon to be spent at Niagara Falls and Canada.", 7 Aug 1889, York, York, PA. 3 "Daniel Beecher and Miss Laura Zinn, both of York, were married by Rev. J. P. Smith, pastor of the Allison Memorial United Brethren church. They left on their honeymoon to be spent at Niagara Falls and Canada."

2. Census in 1900 in York, York, PA. 7 The 1900 census recorded at 224 Main Street: John G. Mauer, undertaker, 37, living with wife Laura E., 32; sister-in-law Nellie R. Zinn, 16; son John C. Mauer, 13; daughter Eleoner Mauer, 8; daughter Bertha S. Mauer, 6; stepdaughter Isabel Beecher, 9; and stepson Henry W. Beecher, 7. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except John's parents were Germany.

3. Census in 1910 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 8 The 1910 census recorded renting at 5917 Chestnut Street: John G. Maurer, funeral director, 46, living with wife Laura E., 44; Eleanor, telephone operator, 18; Bertha S., 14; Glenfield Geo., 9; Gertrude L., 6; stepdaughter Isabel M. Beecher, hat band trimmer, 18; and stepson H. Ward Beecher, plumber, 16. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except John G.'s parents in Germany.

4. Census in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 9 The 1920 census recorded renting at 5939 Chestnut: John Mauer, undertaker, 55, living with wife Laura, 51, and their children: Elenore, operator telephone co., 27; Bertha, operator skirt mfg. co., 24; Glenfred, real estate office, 19; Gertrude, 16. Also with them: stepdaughter Isabell Beecher, cutter hat band mfg., 28; and stepson Henry Ward Beecher, chauffer retail clothing, single, 26. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except John's parents in Germany.

5. Cause of Death: myocarditis, 8 Mar 1940, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 5

6. Residence: 716 S. 57Th Street, Philadelphia, Pa. On 8 Mar 1940 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 5


Laura married Daniel Levi Beecher, son of Elias Beecher and Mary H. Snyder, on 7 Aug 1889 in York, York, PA.1 2 3 (Daniel Levi Beecher was born on 8 Jan 1868 in York, York, PA,1 2 10 died on 16 Mar 1898 in York, York, PA 1 10 11 and was buried on 19 Mar 1898 in York: Prospect Hill Cemetery, York, PA 10 12.)


Laura next married John George Maurer Jr. on 5 Jan 1899 in , York, PA. (John George Maurer Jr. was born on 8 Jan 1862 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA,13 died on 31 Dec 1940 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 13 14 and was buried on 4 Jan 1941 in Drexel Hill: Arlington Cemetery, Delaware, PA 13 14.)


Sources


1 <i>Research Papers of Hank Beecher</i>.

2 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFMV-P2F Daniel Beecher and Laura Zinn, 1889.

3 <i>The Gazette and Daily (York, PA)</i> (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 7 Aug 1889.

4 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=10833756.

5 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (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.), Death Certificate 24123. Laura E. Maurer. Father John Zinn. Mother Mary Schroeder. Spouse John G. Maurer.

6 <i>Records of Hank Beecher, descendant</i>, http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Zinn-86.

7 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3HH-WWC Isabel Beecher and Henry Beecher in entry for John G Maurer, 1900.

8 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Year: 1910; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 46, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1413; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 1174; FHL microfilm: 1375426.

9 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Year: 1920; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 46, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Enumeration District: 1770; Description: Philadelphia, Ward 46, Tract A T 7 (part) bounded by Market, 59th, Chestnut, Cobb's Creek.

10 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=110735861.

11 <i>The York Daily (York, PA)</i>, 17 Mar 1898, page 1. Death of Daniel L. Beecher.

12 <i>The York Daily (York, PA)</i>, 19 Mar 1898, page 1. Funeral of Daniel L. Beecher.

13 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (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.), Death Certificate 107147. John George Maurer. Father John F. Maurer born Germany. Mother Katherine Spect born Germany. Spouse Laura E.

14 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=10833761.



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