Peter Beecher Jr.
(1822-1873)
Catharine Altland
(1817-1891)
Thompson Walker
(1832-1913)
Elmira Agnes Turner
(1832-1913)
Jesse Franklin Beecher
(1864-1932)
Flora Walker
(1864-1942)
John Albert Beecher
(1887-1918)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Leora Belle Kleinknect

John Albert Beecher 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 10 Aug 1887, Carlisle, Cumberland, PA 3 4 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Leora Belle Kleinknect on 22 Jun 1910 in Cedar Rapids, Linn, IA 1
  • Died: 8 Oct 1918, Frankford Twp., Cumberland, PA at age 31 4 5 7
  • Buried: 9 Oct 1918, Carlisle: Salem Stone Church Cemetery, Cumberland, PA 4 7

   FamilySearch ID: L4SB-LZG.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Frankford Twp., Cumberland, PA. 3 Jesse Beecher, 35, born Jul 1864, was married for 14 years to wife Flora, 36, born Feb 1864. She had given birth to 7 children, 4 still living in 1900: John A., 12, Aug 1887; Jesse O., 9, Oct 1890; Tom, 8, Apr 1892; and Henry, 1, Mar 1899. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Jesse owned his home.

2. Henry and John obtained a marriage license on 22 Jun 1910 in Cedar Rapids, Linn, IA. 1 Name: John Albert Beecher
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 22 Jun 1910
Event Place: Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States
Age: 22
Birth Year (Estimated): 1888
Father's Name: Jesse F. Beecher
Mother's Name: Flora Walker
Spouse's Name: Leora Bell Kleinknecht
Spouse's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Age: 21
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1889
Spouse's Father's Name: Charles G. Kleinknecht
Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Mother's Name: Isabelle N. Kleinknecht
Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms:
Reference ID: rn 14109
GS Film number: 985980
Digital Folder Number: 004309805
Image Number: 230.

3. Military in 1918 in , , , FRA: On his tombstone: "Served in Merchant Marine between U.S. & France in WWI".

4. Cause of Death: lobar pneumonia following influenza, 8 Oct 1918, Frankford Twp., Cumberland, PA. 4

5. Occupation: machinist on 8 Oct 1918 in Lower Frankford Twp., Cumberland, PA. 4

6. Newspaper: Harrisburg Telegraph: Carlisle Brothers Die From Spanish Influenza, 10 Oct 1918, Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 5 Carlisle, Pa., Oct 10. -- Coming home to attend the funeral services of his brother, a victim of the influenza, John Beecher, of the United States Merhant Marine, contracted the disease and died late Tuesday, according to informaiton just reaching his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Beecher, of Frankford township. His death occured just sixteen days after that of his brother, who was in the United States Naval Reserves.


John married Leora Belle Kleinknect, daughter of Charles G. Kleinknecht and Isabelle N. Dill, on 22 Jun 1910 in Cedar Rapids, Linn, IA.1 (Leora Belle Kleinknect was born on 21 Mar 1888 in , , IA,1 8 9 died on 9 Jun 1944 in Ventura, Ventura, CA 8 9 and was buried in Glendale: Whispering Pines Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA 9.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XJZL-W6V John Albert Beecher and Leora Bell Kleinknecht, 1910.

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

3 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Frankford Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1400 Page: 177.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 126302. John Albert Beecher. Father Jesse F. Beecher, mother Flora Walker.

5 Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, PA), 10 Oct 1918, page 2. Carlisle Brothers Die From Spanish Influenza.

6 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6K9-W8L John Albert Beecher, 1917-1918.

7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=51002381.

8 FamilySearch.org, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPFW-RM1 Death of Leora Belle Beecher, 1944.

9 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=85346547.



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