Peter Beecher Sr.
(Abt 1790-After 1850)
Catherine Cashman
(Abt 1792-1855)
John Altland
(1778-1853)
Elizabeth Dierdorff
(1786-1853)
David Beecher
(1814-1871)
Elizabeth Altland
(1810-1883)
Sophia Beecher
(1846-1877)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Joseph Black

Sophia Beecher 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 7 Jan 1846, Butler Twp., Adams, PA 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Joseph Black on 13 Mar 1873 in , Adams, PA 1
  • Died: 18 Oct 1877 at age 31

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Butler Twp., Adams, PA. 3 David Bucher, farmer, 35, was living with Elizabeth, 40; Mary, 8; Elizabeth, 5; Sophia, 4; Lydia, 1, and John, 7 months old when the census was recorded on 10 Aug 1850. David has no real estate value. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Neighbors are 70-year-old John Altlande and his wife Elizabeth, 64 whose farm is worth $3,000.

2. Census in 1860 in Franklin Twp., Adams, PA. 4 David Beecher, farmer, 44, was living with wife Elizabeth, 49; Mary, 18; Elizabeth, 15; Sophia, 14; Lydia, 12; John, 9; Sarah, 7. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. David's real estate was worth $3,000 and personal estate $1,000. The post office was Mummasburg.

3. Census in 1870 in Franklin Twp., Adams, PA. 6 The 1870 census recorded David Beecher, farmer, 56, living with wife Elizabeth, 60; Mary, 25; Elizabeth, 23; Sophia, 22; John, farm laborer, 18; and Sarah, 16. Also in the home was farm laborer Francis Dittenhafer, 18. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. David's real estate was valued at $10,000 and personal estate at $2,500. The post office was Mummasburg.

4. Residence: on 13 Mar 1873 in Franklin Twp., Adams, PA. 5

5. Newspaper: Gettysburg Times: Married: On the 13th inst., by Rev. M. Bushman, Mr. Joseph Black, of York county, to Mrs. Sophia Beecher, of Franklin township., 15 Mar 1873, Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 5


Sophia married Joseph Black on 13 Mar 1873 in , Adams, PA.1 (Joseph Black was born about 1848.)


Sources


1 The Adams Sentinel (Gettysburg, PA), Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, Mar 19, 1873.

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

3 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Butler Township, Series: M432 Roll: 743 Page: 11.

4 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Franklin Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1057 Page: 103.

5 <i>Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA)</i>, 15 Mar 1873. Marriage of Joseph Black and Sophia Beecher.

6 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZL9-3WL David Beecher, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 41, family 333, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000552788.



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