Henry Beecher Sr.
(Cir 1728-After 1795)
Catharine
(Bef 1752-After 1820)
Johann Jacob Winteroth Sr.
(1735-1797)
Anna Maria Barbara Mayer
(1740-1818)
Samuel Beecher
(1767-1821)
Barbara Winterode
(1771-1851)
Sarah Salome Beecher
(1796-1881)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John Henry Fechtig

Sarah Salome Beecher 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 20 Oct 1796, Hagerstown, Washington, MD 3 5 7 8
  • Christened: 27 Feb 1797, Littlestown: Christ Reformed Church, Adams, PA 3 4 8 9
  • Marriage (1): John Henry Fechtig on 14 Mar 1822 in Hagerstown, Washington, MD 1
  • Died: 5 Apr 1881, Gordonsville, Orange, VA at age 84 5
  • Buried: Hagerstown: Rose Hill Cemetery, Washington, MD 5

   Other names for Sarah were Salone Beecher,7 Salome Bucher, Sarah Salome Bucher, Salome Bücher 4 and Salome Buecher.3 8

  Burial Notes:

Rose Hill Cemetery, Section F.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of 25 Oct 1796 and Hagerstown, Washington, MD. 4 9

2. Baptism on 27 Feb 1797 in Littlestown: Christ Reformed Church, Adams, PA. Baptism by Rev. John Christoph Gobrecht: Salome b. 25 Oct 1796, parents Samuel and Barbara Buecher, sponsors Elizabeth Winteroth, single 9

3. Census in 1840 in Clear Spring, Washington, MD. 10 Name: John H Fechtig
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Clear Spring, Washington, Maryland
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 50 thru 59: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 60 thru 69: 1 (Barbara Beecher, mother-in-law)
Persons Employed in Manufacture and Trade: 2
Free White Persons - Under 20: 4
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 8
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 8

4. Census in 1850 in Southampton Twp., Somerset, PA. 7 The 1850 census recorded Barbara Beecher, 79, living in the household of John H. Fechtig, farmer, 51 and his wife, Salone, 52 and children: Matilda, 19; Susan A., 12. John and Matilda were born in Maryland, the others in Pennsylvania.

5. She has conflicting death information of 9 Apr 1869 and Hagerstown, Washington, MD. 4

6. Obituary: Herald And Torch Light Newspaper on 13 Apr 1881 in Hagerstown, Washington, MD. 11 On the 4th inst., near Gordonsville, Va., at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. M.A. Miller, Mrs. Sarah A Fechtig, relict of the late John H. Fechtig, in the 86th year of her age. The deceased was born and married in Hagerstown, and on the 7th was burried in Rose Hill Cemetery by the side of her deceased husband.


Sarah married John Henry Fechtig, son of Christian Fechtig and Susannah Faulke, on 14 Mar 1822 in Hagerstown, Washington, MD.1 (John Henry Fechtig was born on 14 Mar 1799 in , , MD,4 7 12 13 died on 10 Apr 1869 in Gordonsville, Orange, VA 4 12 13 and was buried in Hagerstown: Rose Hill Cemetery, Washington, MD 13.)


Sources


1 <i>Marriage Index, Maryland Marriages 1667-1899</i>.

2 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.

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

4 <i>Letter from Craig Bennett</i> (On file at the Adams County Historical Society, Gettysburg, Adams County, PA.
Mar 11 1972 letter from Craig M. Bennett, 31 Meeting St, Charleston Sc 29401, to Vice Admiral William Gordon Beecher of Alexandria, VA, describing the antique hand-painted fracturs cica 1800 proving birth of Samuel to father Henry Büger in possession of Craig, a descendent.
http://www.emmitsburg.net/achs/), March 11, 1972.

5 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=84134258.

6 <i>History of Bedford, Somerset and Fulton Counties, Pennsylvania.</i> (Chicago. Waterman, Watkins & Co. 1884.), Page 584, bio of S. C. Fechtig M.D.

7 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Somerset County, Southampton Township, Series: M432 Roll: 828 Page: 212.

8 <i>Adams County Church Records of the 18th Century</i> (Family Line Publications, Westminister, MD 21157. No year.), Page 81.

9 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 32.

10 <i>1840 United States Census</i>, Year: 1840; Census Place: Clear Spring, Washington, Maryland; Roll: 171; Page: 160; Image: 905; Family History Library Film: 0013186.

11 <i>Herald of Freedom, Hagerstown, Maryland</i>, April 13, 1881 issue, page 2.

12 <i>Herald of Freedom, Hagerstown, Maryland</i>, Wednesday, April 14, 1869, Page 2.

13 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=84134170.



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