Sophia Beecher
(1826-1860)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Edward Long

Sophia Beecher 1 4

  • Born: 29 Mar 1826, , York, PA 1
  • Marriage (1): Edward Long on 15 Oct 1846 in Hanover: St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, York, PA 1 2 3
  • Died: 16 Sep 1860, York, York, PA at age 34 5
  • Buried: New Oxford: St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery (The Pines), Adams, PA

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: on 17 Oct 1846 in Mount Pleasant Twp., Adams, PA. 3

2. Newspaper: Gettysburg Times: On the 17th inst., by the Rev. J. Albert, Mr. Edward Long to Miss Sophia Beecher -- both of Mountpleasant township., 21 Oct 1846, Mount Pleasant Twp., Adams, PA. 3

3. Census in 1850 in Oxford Township, Adams, PA. 6 The 1850 census recorded Edward Long, labourer, 25, living with wife Sophia, 24; Sarah L., 4; and Rosana C., 2. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Edward's real estate was valued at $300.

4. Census in 1860 in York, York, PA. 7 The 1860 census recorded Edward Long, laborer, 35, born in Maryland, and his family born in Pennsylvania: wife Sophia, 33; Sarah L., 13; Rosanna, 11; Helen E., 9; Mary L., 5; and Irene J., 3.


Sophia married Edward Long on 15 Oct 1846 in Hanover: St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, York, PA.1 2 3 (Edward Long was born about 1825 in , , MD 1 and died on 29 Dec 1881 in York, York, PA 8.)


Sources


1 <i>Saint Matthews Lutheran Church, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania</i>.

2 <i>St. Matthews Lutheran Church, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania</i>.

3 <i>Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA)</i>, 21 Oct 1846. Married.

4 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013</i>, PA > York > Hanover > St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church. Sarah Louisa b. 21 Apr 1847 parents Edward and Sophia Long.

5 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=95067529.

6 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M44H-HZH Sophia Long in household of Edward Long, Oxford, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 84, NARA microfilm publication M432.

7 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Year: 1860; Census Place: York Division 1, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1199; Page: 1050; Image: 335; Family History Library Film: 805199.

8 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=123722388.



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