John Beecher
(1757-1842)
Elizabeth Keplinger
(1755-1845)
Christian Cashman
(1762-1848)
Christina Humfert
(1778-1839)
Peter Beecher Sr.
(Abt 1790-After 1850)
Catherine Cashman
(Abt 1792-1855)
John Beecher
(Abt 1811-1855)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lydia Leeper

2. Matilda Mary Keafauver

John Beecher 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: Abt 1811, Mount Pleasant Twp., Adams, PA 7
  • Marriage (1): Lydia Leeper
  • Marriage (2): Matilda Mary Keafauver on 6 May 1851 in , Adams, PA 1
  • Died: Sep 1855, , Adams, PA about age 44 3

   Another name for John was John Bucher.7 8 9

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: a farm 4 miles west of Gettysburg. 3

2. Census in 1850 in Cumberland Twp., Adams, PA. 7 John Bucher, laborer, 39, was living with daughter Lucy A., 13; David, 11; Cornelius, 9; Lydia, 6; John, 3; and William 1. His real estate was worth $200. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

NOTE: The 1850 census record was recorded on 13 Aug 1850 and John's probate estate in Adams county was proved 25 Sep 1850, so Sep 1850 is his most likely death date.

3. Estate File #3284 year 1855 proved 25 Sep 1855 executor James Russell. Inventory filed 12 Oct 1855, Vendue filed 12 Oct 1855, account settled 17 Aug 1857. On 25 Sep 1855 in Cumberland Twp., Adams, PA. 10


John married Lydia Leeper. (Lydia Leeper was born on 7 Aug 1817 in , , PA,11 died on 9 May 1850 in Cumberland Twp., Adams, PA 3 11 12 13 and was buried in Arendtsville, Adams, PA.)


John next married Matilda Mary Keafauver, daughter of Daniel Keefauver and Elizabeth Ann Wood, on 6 May 1851 in , Adams, PA.1 (Matilda Mary Keafauver was born on 11 Mar 1836 in , Adams, PA,14 15 16 17 18 died on 30 Sep 1905 in Monmouth, Warren, IL 16 18 and was buried in Monmouth: Monmouth Cemetery, Warren, IL 16.)


Sources


1 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, <i>FamilySearch</i> (http://new.familysearch.org : accessed 29 May 2013), entry for John Beecher, person ID L814-PT8.

2 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of November 13, 2005).

3 Shull, William F, <i>The Lineage of Christian Kersheman 1774-1893</i> (1893. Original copy in possession of Arthur Weaner, 145 Weaner Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325-8118.).

4 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.), Certificate 16317. Cornelius C. Beecher. Father John Beecher, mother ? Leeper.

5 Weaner, Arthur, <i>History and genealogy of the German emigrant Johan Christian Kirschenmann, anglicized Cashman</i> (Gettysburg, Pa. :: Priv. print. by A. Weaner,, 1960, 178 pgs. Available online at Heritage Quest.), Appendix C, page 74-90.

6 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2JN-SNJ John Bucher in entry for David Franklin Bucher, 05 Apr 1854; Christening, citing St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Gettysburg, Adams, PA; FHL microfilm 1433124.

7 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Cumberland Township, Series: M432 Roll: 743 Page: 119.

8 <i>Arendtsville Union Church (Zion Lutheran and Trinity Reformed; Arents Church), Adams County, Pennsylvania</i>.

9 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of November 13, 2005), Batch #: C503961, Sheet #: 00, Source Call #: 0824351, Printout Call #: NONE, Dates: 1786 - 1861.

10 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, Probate Records, 1683-1994</i> (Images of court probate book pages online at https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1999196 .), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G99B-2111?i=1121&cc=1999196 is image.

11 The Adams Sentinel (Gettysburg, PA), Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, 13 May 1850 edition.

12 Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, PA), Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, May 13 - from Adams Co. card file.

13 <i>Gettysburg Compiler</i> (Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania.), 13 May 1850, page 3.

14 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Cumberland Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1057 Page: 47.

15 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Cumberland Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1289 Page: 55.

16 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=93007198.

17 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=69850481.

18 <i>Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Books</i> (Online register at www.dar.org), Albert Mark Arendt son of George W Arendt and Matilda Mary Keefauver Beecher.



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