John Beecher
Elizabeth Keplinger
Christian Cashman
Christina Humfert
Peter Beecher Sr.
(Abt 1790-Aft 1850)
Catherine Cashman
(Abt 1792-1855)
Josiah Beecher
(Abt 1828-)


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Josiah Beecher 1 2

  • Born: Abt 1828, Mount Pleasant Twp., Adams, PA 2

   FamilySearch ID: 9F9W-LB8.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Franklin Twp., Adams, PA. 2 Peter Beecher, laborer, age 60, was living with Catherine, 58; his son, Josiah, laborer, 22; Elizabeth, 23; Ann M., 18; son Sam, 15; and two infants who are likely grandchildren: Mary C., 1 and a twin William, 1.

Peter has no real estate value, suggesting he was living on land owned by the previous neighbor, Eve Rife, age 57, a widower living with Jonas Oner[?], 21; Elenora Figley, 21; and Cornelius Beecher, laborer, 9 [there is a 6 before the 9 but it appears to be crossed out.] Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.


1 Records of Sharon Nickol Swope (

2 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Franklin Township, Series: M432 Roll: 743 Page: 160.

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