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)
Samuel Beecher
(Abt 1835-)

 

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Samuel Beecher 1 2 3 4

  • Born: Abt 1835, Mount Pleasant Twp., Adams, PA 2

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Issue: Samuel Beecher died single. 5

2. He has conflicting birth information of Abt 1836 and , , PA. 3

3. 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.

4. Census in 1860 in Walker Twp., Juniata, PA. 3 William Beecher, hotel keeper, 40, was living with wife Jane, 35; Mary C., 14; Elizabeth J., 10; John M., 7; Elmira A., 3; and David P., 3 months when the census was recorded on 6 Jun 1860. Also in the home: Samuel Beecher, 24, laborer; William Patterson, 57, laborer; and Ephraim Kauffman, 23, carpenter. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. William's real estate was worth $1000 and personal estate $900. The post office was Mexico.


Sources


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

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

3 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Juniata County, Walker Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1119 Page: 859.

4 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.

5 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.).



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