Peter Beecher Sr.
(Abt 1790-After 1850)
Catherine Cashman
(Abt 1792-1855)
William Beecher
(1818-1868)
Nancy Jane Brandt
(1829-1891)
Elizabeth Jane Beecher
(1849-1872)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. George McFarland

Elizabeth Jane Beecher 1 2 3

  • Born: 21 Mar 1849, Walker Twp., Juniata, PA 3 4 5
  • Christened: 23 Feb 1852, Mifflintown: Messiah Lutheran Church, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States 3
  • Marriage (1): George McFarland
  • Died: 25 Mar 1872, Mexico, Juniata, PA at age 23 6

   Another name for Elizabeth was Eliza Jane Beecher.7

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Walker Twp., Juniata, PA. 4 Wm Beecher, farmer, 34, was living with wife Jane, 27; daughter Jane, 3; and Mary, 1. Also in the home is Geo Beecher, farmer, 21. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1860 in Walker Twp., Juniata, PA. 5 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.

3. Census in 1870 in Walker Twp., Juniata, PA. 8 The 1870 census recorded Nancy J. Beecher, 44, living with daughter Elmira, 11. Also in the home is her son-in-law, laborer George McFarland, 38 with Elizabeth, 20; and Margaret 1. The post office was Mifflintown.

4. Newspaper: Juniata Sentinel: "DIED. McFarland -- On the 25th inst., in Mexico, Mrs. Elizabeth McFarland, aged about 23 years.", 27 Mar 1872, Mifflintown, Juniata, PA. 6


Elizabeth married George McFarland, son of John McFarland and Margaret Dysinger. (George McFarland was born about 1832 in , , PA 9 and died before Dec 1885.)


Sources


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

2 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 106133. Margaret J. Jones. Father George McFarland. Mother Elizabeth Beecher. Spouse Charles E. Jones.

3 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013</i>, PA > Juniata > Mifflintown > Messiah Lutheran Online Image 26 of 48.

4 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Juniata County, Walker Township, Series: M432 Roll: 786 Page: 248.

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

6 <i>Juniata Sentinel and Republican</i> (Mifflintown, Juniata, Pennsylvania), 2 Mar 1872, page 3. Death of Elizabeth McFarland.

7 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.).

8 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZP6-CHT Nancy J Beecher, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. , family 28, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000552852.

9 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZP6-CHT George McFarland in household of Nancy J Beecher, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. , family 28, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000552852.



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