John Beecher
(1757-1842)
Elizabeth Keplinger
(1755-1845)
Christian Cashman
(1762-1848)
Christina Humfert
(1778-1839)
Peter Beecher Sr.
(Abt 1790-After 1850)
Catherine Cashman
(Abt 1792-1855)
Peter Beecher Jr.
(1822-1873)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Catharine Altland

Peter Beecher Jr. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16

  • Born: 17 Feb 1822, Mount Pleasant Twp., Adams, PA 3 5 6 7 9
  • Marriage (1): Catharine Altland on 17 Feb 1848 in Mount Pleasant Twp., Adams, PA 1
  • Died: 1 Aug 1873, , Cumberland, PA at age 51 5 6 7 9
  • Buried: Carlisle: Salem Stone Church Cemetery, Cumberland, PA 5 9

   Other names for Peter were Peter Beacher 17 and Peter Bucher.

  Burial Notes:

Tombstone: d. 1 Aug 1873 age 51 yrs 5 mos. 15 days.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Tax List: 1841, Menallen Twp., Adams, PA. BEECHER, PETER horse 1, rate 30, value 30 cow 1, rate 10, value 10 amt 40, CT .13, ST .04

2. Census in 1850 in Carroll Twp., Perry, PA. 17 The1850 census recorded Peter Beacher, occupation "fuller", age 30, living with wife Catharine, 25, and daughter Ellen A., 1. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Peter had no real estate, but was living between several families of surname White, suggesting they are living on the White's farm.

3. Census in 1860 in Rye Twp., Perry, PA. 3 Peter Beecher, farmer, 38, was with wife Catharine, 40; Ellen A., 11; Mary, 9; David, 6; Sarah, 5; Jonathan, 3; and Anna, 1. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. His real estate was $1,600 and personal estate was $211. The nearest post office was Duncannon.

4. Census in 1870 in Frankford Twp., Cumberland, PA. 4 Peter Beecher, farmer, 49, was living with wife Catharine, 52; Mary A., 17; David, 15; John, 11; Sarah, 10; Annie, 9; Jane, 7; and Jesse, 4. Peter's farm was valued at $13,000 and possessions $1,000. The post office was Blosserville, PA.


Peter married Catharine Altland, daughter of John Altland and Elizabeth Dierdorff, on 17 Feb 1848 in Mount Pleasant Twp., Adams, PA.1 (Catharine Altland was born on 4 Dec 1817 in , Cumberland, PA,7 18 died on 12 Aug 1891 in , Cumberland, PA 5 6 7 and was buried in Carlisle: Salem Stone Church Cemetery, Cumberland, PA 5 7 18.)


Sources


1 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, <i>FamilySearch</i> (http://new.familysearch.org : accessed 29 May 2013), entry for Peter Beecher, person ID LCTW-J23.

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

3 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Perry County, Rye Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1150 Page: 721.

4 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Frankford Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1332 Page: 72.

5 McElwain, Wilbur J, <i>Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, cemetery records collected by Jeremiah Zeamer</i> (Heritage Books, 1994. Pages: xi, 266 p. ISBN: 0788400754), Page 36.

6 <i>Peter Beecher Family Bible</i> (Family Bible records held by Jamee Schrader, Issaquah, Washington, a descendent.).

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>Iowa, Marriages, 1809-1992</i> (www.FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XJ25-LJX Jonathan William Beecher and Mary Ellen Bowman, 20 Feb 1907.

9 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=51001120.

10 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.), Certificate 6414. David A. Beecher. Father Peter Beecher. Mother Catharine Altland.

11 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 26018. Jesse F. Beecher. Father Peter Beecher. Mother Catharine Atland.

12 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 94700. Laura Jane Miller. Father Peter Beecher. Mother Catherine Altland. Spouse David Miller.

13 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 17112. Annie Cathrine Mountz. Father Peter Beecher. Mother Catharine Altland.

14 Weaner, Arthur, <i>History and genealogy of the German emigrant Johan Christian Kirschenmann, anglicized Cashman</i> (Gettysburg, Pa. :: Priv. print. by A. Weaner,, 1960, 178 pgs. Available online at Heritage Quest.), Appendix C, page 74-90.

15 FamilySearch.org, <i>Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QVJP-JM1Y Jonathan W Beecher, 1929.

16 <i>Adams County Historical Society</i> (Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
PO Box 4325, Gettysburg, PA 17325

http://www.emmitsburg.net/achs/), Beecher surname folder, page from bible of Elenora Amanda Beecher, daughter of Peter Beecher and Catharine Altland.

17 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Perry County, Carroll Township, Series: M432 Roll: 805 Page: 412.

18 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=51001193.



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