Isaac Beecher
Mary Amanda Shaw
John William Beecher
(Abt 1827-)
(Abt 1825-)
John W. Beecher


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John W. Beecher 1 2

  • Born: 1857, Toledo, Lucas, OH 1 2 3
  • Died: 14 Jul 1893, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA at age 36 2 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Toledo, Lucas, OH. 4 The 1860 census recorded John Beacher, city marshall, 32, born in Pennsylvania, living with wife Mary, 33, born in Ireland; Peter, 12, born in Michigan; and born in Ohio John, 3; and Charles, 2.

2. Census in 1870 in Toledo, Lucas, OH. 1 John William Beecher, policeman, 43, was living with wife Mary, 45; John, 13; Charles, 11; and Ann, 9. John William was born in Pennsylvania, his wife in Ireland, and the children in Ohio.

3. Census in 1880 in Red Bluff, Tehama, CA. 5 Geo. Champlin, farmer, 52, was living with wife Nellie [nee Beecher], 44; George, 8; and Mary, 2. Also in this home are others with surname Beecher: Jennie, 26, sister-in-law, housekeeper; Fannie, 18, niece; Jno. W. , nephew, farmer, 23; Chas., nephew, farmer, 21; G. W., brother-in-law, merchant, 29 [husband of Jennie]. Also: brother Lester Champlin, 26, stockman; and boarder J. G. Brown, 51, horseman. There were living at 29 Hickory Street.

Geo. Champlin: RI, father CT, mother RI
Neillie: PA, father OH, mother PA
George: IN, father RI, mother PA
Mary: CA, father RI, mother PA
Jennie Beecher: OH, father OH, mother PA
Fannie Beecher: OH, father OH, mother PA
Jno W. Beecher: OH, father OH, mother PA
Chas Beecher: OH, father OH, mother PA
G. W. Beecher: OH, father OH, mother PA
Lester: PA, father CT, mother RI.

4. Issue: His death record status was "single" so he may not have married.


1 1870 United States Census, Ohio, Lucas County, Toledo Ward 4, Series: M593 Roll: 1237 Page: 328.

2 Pre 1905 California Death Index Project (, Death Record of John Beecher at

3 Records of Linda Meyers (Linda Meyers, descendant of Gustavous Beecher), Email 15 Jul 2008.

4 1860 United States Census, John Beacher, 1860 Ohio, Toledo Ward 2, Household ID 1333.

5 1880 United States Census, California, Tehama County, Red Bluff, Series: T9 Roll: 85 Page: 461.

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