Henry Beecher Sr.
(Cir 1728-After 1795)
Catharine
(Bef 1752-After 1820)
Johann Jacob Winteroth Sr.
(1735-1797)
Anna Maria Barbara Mayer
(1740-1818)
Frederick Beeher
(1764-1811)
Catherine Wintrode
(Cir 1768-After 1830)
Elizabeth Beecher
(1788-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. David Harshbarger

Elizabeth Beecher 1 2

  • Born: 18 Jan 1788, Germany Twp., Adams, PA 2 3
  • Christened: 16 Mar 1788, Littlestown: Christ Reformed Church, Adams, PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): David Harshbarger on 8 May 1805 in , Botetourt, VA

   Other names for Elizabeth were Elisabetha Beiger,3 Elisabetha Bucher and Elizabeth Bücher.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Baptism on 5 Nov 1785 in Littlestown: Christ Reformed Church, Adams, PA. Baptism by Rev. John Christoph Gobrecht: Elizabeth b. 18 Jan 1788, parents Frederick Bieger and Catherine, sponsors Jacob Winterorth and Barbara 4

2. Alt. Name: Original surname Bücher with umlaut above u pronounced as Beecher which became the surname used by descendants, in 1788,.

3. Census in 1850 in 10th District, Cabell, VA, USA. 5 The 1850 census recorded on 21 Sep 1850: David Harshbarger, farmer, 38, living with wife Mary, 30; John, 13; Peter, 9; Henry, 4; Elizabeth E., 3; and George W., 6 months; and also children with another surname Malinda Cremeans, 8; and Julia A. Cremeans, 6. Also in the home was Davids mother, Elizabeth Harshbarger, 63; and her daughter Margaret A., 23. David's farm was valued at $3000. Everyone was born in Virginia.


Elizabeth married David Harshbarger on 8 May 1805 in , Botetourt, VA. (David Harshbarger was born in 1785 in , Lancaster, PA and died on 11 Jan 1832 in , Cabell, WV, USA.)


Sources


1 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of November 17, 2005), Batch #: C506711, Sheet #: 00, Source Call #: Q974.842 LI V2Y, Printout Call #: 1002430, Dates: 1745 - 1871.

2 <i>Christ Reformed Church, Littlestown, Adams, Pennsylvania</i>.

3 <i>Adams County Church Records of the 18th Century</i> (Family Line Publications, Westminister, MD 21157. No year.), Page 77.

4 William J. Hinke, <i>Church Record of The Conewago Or Christ Church Congregation Near Littlestown Adams County Pennsylvania 1747-1871</i> (Online https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE2130818&from=fhd in FamilySearch.org Books), Page 22.

5 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M88T-MBP David and Elizabeth Harshbarger, Cabell county, Cabell, Virginia, United States; citing family 1008-1009.



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