John Beecher
(Abt 1811-1855)
Lydia Leeper
Edward Long
Mary Ann Beacaw
Cornelius Christian Beecher
Emma Margaret Long
Minnie Gertrude Beecher


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1. John Michael Adams

Minnie Gertrude Beecher 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 29 Jan 1879, Gettysburg, Adams, PA 2 4 6 7
  • Marriage (1): John Michael Adams in 1896 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA 1
  • Died: 1942, Rome, Oneida, NY at age 63 4
  • Buried: 4 Nov 1942, Rome: St. Mary's Cemetery, Oneida, NY, USA 4 8

   Another name for Minnie was Wilhelmina Beecher.

   FamilySearch ID: K2BV-SPF.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Cumberland Twp., Adams, PA. 2 Carnelius Beecher, 37, farm laborer, was living with wife Emma, 33; Mary, 13: Ella, 11; Lizzie, 9; Nettie, 7; and Minnie, 1. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1900 in York, York, PA. 7 The 1900 census recorded at 113 West Baptist Avenue: John Adams, day laborer, 22, born Aug 1877, living with wife Minnie, 21, Jan 1879. They were married for 4 years and she had birthed 2 children both alive in 1900 and living with them: Henry, 2, Jun 1897; and Guy, 0, May 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Residence: 445 Walnut St., York, Pa. on 28 Dec 1908 in York, York, PA. 3

4. Census in 1910 in Columbia, Lancaster, PA. 9 The 1910 census recorded John M. Adams, heater in rolling mill, 32, with wife Minnie G., 30, and son John Adams, 7; and Minnie's brother George H. Beecher, laborer in rolling mill, 33, single, all as lodgers in the household of John N. Caton, railroad conductor, 50, and his wife Emma F., 42. John M. Adams was born in Maryland and his mother in Pennsylvania and father in the United States. Minnie, son John, and George Beecher and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. John and Minnie were married for 13 years and she had birthed 3 children, 1 alive in 1910.

5. Census on 1 Jun 1915 in Rome, Oneida, NY. 10 The 1915 New York State Census recorded John Adams, painter and p. h., 38, living with wife Minnie, 36; and son John Lester, 12.

6. Residence: 215 N. Madison St., Rome, NY on 12 Sep 1918 in Rome, Oneida, NY. 5

7. Residence: on 7 Feb 1920 in Rome, Oneida, NY. 11

8. Newspaper: Gettysburg Times: obituary of Mrs. John Adams, 2 Nov 1942, Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 8 Mrs. John Adams, a former resident in Gettysburg, died over the week-end at her home in Rome, New York, where she resided for the last 20 years.
Surviving are her husband; one son and two grandchildren, all of Rome; one sister, Mrs. Powers Pittenturf, West High street, and one brother, Harry Beecher, Plymouth, Michigan.
Funeral services will be held in Rome Wednesday.

Minnie married John Michael Adams, son of John F. Adams and Anne Mary Topper, in 1896 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA.1 (John Michael Adams was born on 6 Aug 1877 in Emmitsburg, Frederick, MD,5 7 12 13 died on 28 Nov 1954 in Rome, Oneida, NY 1 13 and was buried on 1 Dec 1954 in Rome: St. Mary's Cemetery, Oneida, NY, USA 1 13.)


1 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 1 Dec 1954, page 2. Obituary of John M. Adams.

2 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Cumberland Township, Family History Library Film 1255085, NA Film Number T9-1085, Page Number 158A.

3, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 118294, Guy Francis Adams. Father John M Adams, mother Minnie G. Beecher.

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5 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, John Michael Adams.

6, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Minnie Gertrude Adams, SSN 091168872.

7 1900 United States Census, John Adams, York city Ward 4, York, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 17B, family 395, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241503.

8 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 2 Nov 1942, page 4. Obituary of Mrs. John Adams.

9 1910 United States Census, John M. Adams and George H. Beecher in household of John N Caton, Columbia Ward 1, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 14, sheet 12A, family 239.

10, New York, State Census, 1915, New York State Archives; Albany, New York; State Population Census Schedules, 1915; Election District: 01; Assembly District: 03; City: Rome Ward 04; County: Oneida; Page: 18.

11 Gettysburg Compiler (Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania.), 7 Feb 1920, page 1. Obituary of Cornelius Beecher.

12 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Emmittsburg, Frederick, Maryland. Page 228A.

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