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)
William Beecher
(1818-1868)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Nancy Jane Brandt

William Beecher 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 28 Feb 1818, Mount Pleasant Twp., Adams, PA 2
  • Marriage (1): Nancy Jane Brandt
  • Died: 1868, Walker Twp., Juniata, PA at age 50 3 6 7

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: He owned and kept a hotel. In East Salem, Juniata, PA. 3

2. Census in 1850 in Walker Twp., Juniata, PA. 2 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.

3. Census in 1860 in Walker Twp., Juniata, PA. 8 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.

4. Newspaper: Juniata Sentinel: Ad for Wm. Beecher's hotel, Union House, 11 Jan 1865, Mifflintown, Juniata, PA. 9 UNION HOUSE
Mexico, Juniata Co., Pa.
Wm. Beecher, Proprietor
This old stand has again opened for the accomodation of the Public. The accomodations are such as to entertain travelers in the most pleasant and agreeable manner. The House is pleasantly and conveniently situated, so as to make it a desiable stopping place for the traveler or permanent sojourner. His assortment of LIQUORS will be found of the best quality.
THE STABLING ATTACHED
to the premises are excellent and commodious. A liberal share of the public patronage is respectfully solicited.

5. Probate on 15 Jul 1868 in , Juniata, PA. 6 Beecher, William - Walker Township - File W-274
Date of filing inventory and appraisal: 7/15/1868 $99.02
Account filed 7/19/1869
Account confirmed 9/8/1869
William died intestate - no will is on file


William married Nancy Jane Brandt. (Nancy Jane Brandt was born in 1829 in , , PA 8 10 and died on 11 Sep 1891 in Mexico, Juniata, PA 3 10 11.)


Sources


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

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

3 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.).

4 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.

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

6 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, Probate Records, 1683-1994</i> (Images of court probate book pages online at https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1999196 .), Juniata County, Decedents Record Index 1852-1937, file W-274 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L991-L9QR-S?i=68&wc=9PMV-GP6%3A268494101%2C268494102&cc=1999196 is image.

7 <i>Records of Richard Beacher</i> (510 Toledo St, Traer, IA 50675).

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

9 <i>Juniata Sentinel and Republican</i> (Mifflintown, Juniata, Pennsylvania), 11 Jan 1865, page 4.

10 <i>Juniata Sentinel and Republican</i> (Mifflintown, Juniata, Pennsylvania), 30 Sep 1891, page 3. Death of Mrs. Nancy J. Dill.

11 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VF4Q-FQM Joseph W. Dill and Mary J. Ubil, 26 Oct 1893; citing Marriage, Pennsylvania, county courthouses, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 941,723.



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