Peter Beecher Sr.
(Abt 1790-After 1850)
Catherine Cashman
(Abt 1792-1855)
John Altland
(1778-1853)
Elizabeth Dierdorff
(1786-1853)
Peter Beecher Jr.
(1822-1873)
Catharine Altland
(1817-1891)
Laura Jane Beecher
(1861-1931)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. David H. Miller

Laura Jane Beecher 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 12 Sep 1861, Rye Twp., Perry, PA 4 5 8 9 10
  • Marriage (1): David H. Miller on 16 Jan 1883 in Frankford Twp., Cumberland, PA 1
  • Died: 21 Oct 1931, Middlesex Twp., Cumberland, PA at age 70 4 5 7 11
  • Buried: 24 Oct 1931, Carlisle: Letort Cemetery (Old Kutz Cemetery), Cumberland, PA 4 5 7

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1870 in Frankford Twp., Cumberland, PA. 8 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.

2. Census in 1880 in Frankford Twp., Cumberland, PA. 9 Catherine Beecher, age 60, is living as a widow with her two daughters: Sarah E., 22; and Laura J., 18. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1900 in Middlesex Twp., Cumberland, PA. 10 The 1900 census recorded David H. Miller, farmer, 40, born May 1860, living with wife Laura J., 39, Sep 1861. They were married for 17 years and she had birthed 4 children by 1900, 3 alive that year. Living with them were these children: David W., 15, Apr 1885; Minnie M., 14, Nov 1886; and Jasper B., 7, May 1893. Also in the home is niece Laura J. Shatto, servant, 19, Nov 1881. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Newspaper: News-Chronicle: Newville R. R. 3: Charles Ritter and family of Mechanicsburg, David Miller and family, Ruth Donnelly of near Carlisle, Ward Beecher and family and Mrs. Annie Beecher spent Sunday with Mr. And Mrs. Jesse Beecher., 27 Sep 1929, Shippensburg, Cumberland, PA. 12

5. Cause of Death: heart attack., 21 Oct 1931, Middlesex Twp., Cumberland, PA. 5

6. Obituary: The Sentinel: obituary of Mrs. Laura Jane Miller on 23 Oct 1931 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA. 7 Mrs. Laura Jane Miller, wife of David H. Miller, died yesterday at her home in Carlisle R. D. 1.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children, David W. Miller, Mrs. Minnie Ritter, both of Mechanicsburg R. D., and Jasper B. Miller, at home; a sister, Mrs. Annie Mountz, a brother, Jesse F. Beecher, both of Newville R. D. 3; seventeen grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Kutz's church and burial will be made in adjoining cemetery. Rev. E. F. Hill, of New Kingstown, will officiate.


Laura married David H. Miller, son of Henry Miller and Julian DeWalt, on 16 Jan 1883 in Frankford Twp., Cumberland, PA.1 (David H. Miller was born on 6 May 1860 in , Cumberland, PA,4 10 13 14 died on 8 Oct 1939 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA 4 13 15 and was buried on 12 Oct 1939 in Carlisle: Letort Cemetery (Old Kutz Cemetery), Cumberland, PA 4 13.)


Sources


1 <i>Carlisle American Volunteer</i> (Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania), Jan 24 1883.

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

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 <i>Find A Grave</i>, dagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8009748.

5 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.

6 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 54396. David Wilson Miller. Father David Miller. Mother Laura Mae Beecher.

7 <i>The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA)</i> (www.cumberlink.com), 23 Oct 1931, page 8. Obituary of Laura Jane Miller.

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

9 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255122; National Archives Film T9-1122; Page 307D.

10 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3SS-NB4 David H Miller, Middlesex Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 2B, family 5, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241401.

11 Pennsylvania Department of Health, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Indices</i> (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), 1931. Death certificate 94700. Laura J. Miller.

12 <i>Shippensburg News-Chronicle</i> (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 27 Sep 1929, page 14.

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 88302. David H. Miller. Father Henry Miller. Mother Julia Dewalt. Spouse Laura J. Beecher.

14 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZGX-6SZ David H Miller in household of Henry Miller, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 10, family 75, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000552831.

15 Pennsylvania Department of Health, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Indices</i> (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), 1939. Death certificate 88302. David H. Miller.



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