William Beicher Sr.
(1811-1880)
Susanna Meily
(1812-1883)
John Phillip Embich
(1787-1864)
Maria Spengler
(1796-1872)
William Biecher Jr.
(1834-1915)
Louisa Hartman Embich
(1834-1917)
John Edward Biecher
(1856-1939)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Esther Barbara Kimmel
2. Louisa Margarite Mayer

John Edward Biecher 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 19 Nov 1856, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 1 3 8 9 10 11 12 13
  • Christened: 11 Apr 1859, Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA 12
  • Marriage (1): Esther Barbara Kimmel on 24 Aug 1876 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA
  • Marriage (2): Louisa Margarite Mayer on 5 Mar 1882 in Marion, Marion, OH 1 2 3
  • Died: 7 Nov 1939, Marion, Marion, OH at age 82 2 3 6 13 14
  • Buried: 10 Nov 1939, Marion: Marion Cemetery, Marion, OH 6 13 14 15

   Other names for John were John Edwin Beicher,1 9 11 13 14 16 17 18 19 John Edwin Bicher,3 John Biecher 10 12 and John Edwin Biecher.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 10 William Biecher, age 22, is recorded in the 1860 Census in Lebanon living with his wife, Louisa, 23; Ann, 5; and John, 3. His occupation is tinsmith and everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1870 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 9 He is listed in the 1870 Census in Lebanon as William Biecher, age 35, tinsmith. Living in his household are Louisa, 35; Annie 16; Edwin 11; Luther 4; Charles 11 months when the census was recorded on June 22, 1870. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News: "Monday evening the Liberty band serenaded J. Edwin Biecher and wife (nee Esther Kimmel) who were Thursday evening joined in the bonds of matrimony.", 1 Sep 1876, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 20

4. Census in 1880 in Marion, Marion, OH. 21 The 1880 census recorded John Bercher [indexed wrong], machinist, 22, as a boarder in the property owned by Andrew Ritzhanht, restaurant, 32, born in Baden Germany. John and his parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News: John E. Beicher, who left Lebanon several years ago for Marion, Ohio, has returned to Lebanon and will spend the Fourth of July here., 3 Jul 1880, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 22

6. Newspaper: The Times: "Lebanon: Miss Ella Biecher, of this city, has left on a visit of a year to relatives at Marion, Ohio.", 27 Jul 1890, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 23

7. Newspaper: Marion Daily Star: The home of Mr. And Mrs. J.E. Beicher, on Cherry street, is enhanced by the appearance of a baby girl, born Monday., 23 Jan 1892, Marion, Marion, OH. 24

8. Census in 1900 in Marion, Marion, OH. 1 The owner of the home at 417 Cherry Street in Marion was John E. Beicher, iron molder, 43, born Nov 1856, who was married for 17 years to wife Louisa, 39, born Apr 1861. She had given birth to four children by 1900, all still living that year. In their home: Earl I., occupation apprentice, 17, Feb 1883; Lena May, 14, Dec 1885; Estella, 8, Jan 1892; Willard, 1, Aug 1898. Father John was born in Pennsylvania, as were his parents. Wife Louisa's parents were born in Germany, and she in Ohio. All their children were born in Ohio.

9. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News: Biecher Family Reunion, 21 Apr 1902, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 25 Family Reunion
Took Place at the Home of Mr. and Mrs. William Biecher
A family reunion was held on Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Biecher, South Eighth street. Charles Biecher, who had been absent from the city for 12 years, returned home the early part of last week, and on Saturday evening J. Edward Biecher arrived from Marion, Ohio, where he has been residing for 21 years. It was a happy meeting of parents, sisters and brothers.

10. Occupation: foreman of a large steel works and shovel manufacturing plant on 1 Jul 1902 in Marion, Marion, OH. 7

11. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News: "J. Edwin Biecher, formerly of this city, now of Marion, Ohio, returned home this afternoon on the 1:05 train, after visiting his parents, Mr. And Mrs. William Biecher, of 817 Strawberry alley.", 20 Sep 1912, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 26

12. Occupation: 1913 Marion City Directory: Beicher John E (Louisa), molder M S S Co, h 1092 Bellfontaine in 1913 in Marion, Marion, OH. 27

13. Census in 1920 in Marion, Marion, OH. 28 The owner of the home at 300 Pearl Street in Marion in 1920 was John E. Beicher, laborer - street work, 61, living with wife Louisa, 58. He and his parents were born in Pennsylvania, she in Ohio, and her parents in Germany.

Four related Beicher households lived in 1920 within a few blocks of each other: Margaret widow of Emanuel b.1847; George M. born 1873; John E. born 1856; and his son Earl born 1883.

14. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News: Edwin Beicher Visitng His Old Home Town, 18 Sep 1923, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. Edwin Beicher, of Marion, Ohio, is visiting friends and relatives in Lebanon. He is a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Beicher, and this is his first visit to his native heath in six years. "Rudy" as he was familiarly known to his companions, stated that he has only met a few of his chums of his halcyon boyhood days. Mr. Beicher left Lebanon some forty years ago. He was accompanied to his home town by his brother William, of Womelsdorf.

15. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News: John Beicher and Wife Here From Ohio, 30 Aug 1929, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 29 Mr. and Mrs. John Beicher, of Marion, Ohio, who have been visitng Mrs. J. M. Kaley, of 530 North Eight street, left this morning for Reading to visit relatives.
Mr. Beicher left this city fifty years ago to make his home in Ohio. He is well known among the older residents of the city.

16. Census in 1930 in Marion, Marion, OH. 30 The 1930 census recorded owning a $3000 home at 300 Pearl Street: John E. Beicher, moulder in steam shovel plant, 62, living with wife Louisa, 69. He and his parents were born in Pennsylvania. She was born in Virginia and her parents in Germany.

17. Residence: in 1939 in Marion, Marion, OH. 14 300 Pearl Street, Marion, Ohio.

18. Occupation: Steelworker. In 1939 in Marion, Marion, OH. Steelworker.

19. Cause of Death: cerebral hemorrhage, 7 Nov 1939, Marion, Marion, OH. 14

20. Occupation: 300 Pearl St., Marion, OH on 7 Nov 1939 in Marion, Marion, OH. 14

21. Obituary: Marion Star: John E. Beicher, 81, Dies At Home Here on 8 Nov 1939 in Marion, Marion, OH. 15 JOHN E. BEICHER, 81, DIES AT HOME HERE
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Was Employe of Local Industries 45 Years.
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John E. Beicher, retired employe of the Marion Steam Shovel Co. and the Commercial Steel Casting Co. and a resident of Marion for 60 years, died last night at 8:40 at his home at 300 Pearl street. Mr. beicher, who would have been 81 years of age on Nov. 19, had been ill for the last two months.
He was a fireman at the Marion Steam Shovel Co. for 35 years and for 10 years was with the Commercial Steel Casting Co. He retired 10 years ago.
Mr. Beicher was born in Lebanon, Pa. on Nov 19, 1857 to William and Louise Embich Beicher, both natives of Lebanon. His marriage to Miss Louise Mayer took place on March 5, 1882 in Marion.
Surviving with the widow are four children, Mrs. Lena Schoechle of 300 Pearl street, Earl I. Beicher of 217 Orchard street, superintendent of the Marion Osgood Co., Mrs. Estella Burhans of Van Court, Wash., and Willard Beicher of New York City, six grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two sisters, Mrs. Sarah Wiser of Boyertown, Pa., and Mrs. Ella Keppelman of Reading, Pa., and two brothers, William H. Beicher of Lebanon, Pa., and Charles Beicher of Philadelphia.
Mr. Beicher attended the Prospect Street Methodist church.
The funeral will be conducted Friday at 2:30 p. m. at the Schaffner-Denzer Co. funeral home on East Center street by Rev. Henry Maag, of the Prospect Street church. Burial will be made in Marion cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

22. Newspaper: Marion Star: Beecher Services, 10 Nov 1939, Marion, Marion, OH. 6 Funeral of John E. Beicher, retired employe of the Marion Steam Shovel Co. and the Commercial Steel Castings Co. was conducted today at 2:30 p. m. at the Schaffner-Denzer Co. funeral home on East Center street. Rev. Henry Maag of Prospect Street Methodist chuch officiated. Burial wwas made in Marion cemetery. Mr. Beicher died Tuesday night at his home at 300 Pearl street.


John married Esther Barbara Kimmel, daughter of Edmund Kelchner Kimmel and Barbara Light, on 24 Aug 1876 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. (Esther Barbara Kimmel was born on 25 Jun 1853 in , Lebanon, PA, died on 21 Feb 1879 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 31 and was buried in Lebanon: Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 32.)


John next married Louisa Margarite Mayer, daughter of Charles Frederick Mayer and Margaretha Kies, on 5 Mar 1882 in Marion, Marion, OH.1 2 3 (Louisa Margarite Mayer was born on 15 Apr 1861 in Marion, Marion, OH,1 2 3 33 34 35 died on 14 Jun 1943 in Marion, Marion, OH 2 3 33 34 and was buried on 17 Jun 1943 in Marion: Marion Cemetery, Marion, OH 2 33 34.)


  Marriage Notes:

Rev. E. Braun officiated.

Sources


1 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Ohio, Marion County, Marion Ward 3, Series: T623 Roll: 1302 Page: 145.

2 <i>Marion Daily Star</i> (Marion, Marion, Ohio.), 15 Jun 1943, page 7. Obituary of Mrs. Louisa M. Beicher.

3 <i>Bible of Earl Irvin Beicher (1883-1957)</i> (Family bible of Earl Irvin Beicher (1883-1957), in possession of John William Beicher.), Bible photos provided by Sue Ann Beicher Livingston.

4 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of December 13, 2003), Batch #: M733256.

5 Lebanon Daily News, 16 Sep 1915, page 3. Funeral of William Biecher.

6 <i>The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio)</i> (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 10 Nov 1939, page 5. Beecher Services.

7 Lebanon Daily News, 1 Jul 1902, page 1. The Golden Wedding, Mr. and Mrs. William Biecher.

8 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255140; National Archives Film T9-1140; Page 25A.

9 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Lebanon Borough, Roll 1361 Book 1, Page 267b.

10 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Lebanon Borough, Roll 1128 Book 1, Page 398.

11 <i>Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004)</i>.

12 <i>Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania</i> (Church records available from Lebanon County Historical Society and also by renting these microfilms from the Catalog at FamilySearch.org: Film 933974 Births/Christenings 1763-1876, computer printout. Film 1434022 Baptismal Registers and Burial Records, 1773-1876, typewritten transcription. Film 1033984 Marriages 1794-1876, typewritten transcription. Film 1434022 has been transcribed onto the FamilySearch.org site and can be searched online by entering the Film # into the search form.).

13 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=183676185.

14 FamilySearch.org, <i>Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953</i>, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZYH-174 John E Beicher, 1939.

15 <i>The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio)</i> (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 8 Nov 1939, page 7. Obituary of John E. Beicher.

16 <i>Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958</i> (www.familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XD7H-WY9 Earl I. Beicher and Pearl A. Sanders, 31 Mar 1906.

17 <i>Lebanon Semi-Weekly News</i> (Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania.), 13 Sep 1915, page 4. Obituary of Wm. Biecher.

18 FamilySearch.org, <i>New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940</i> (Marriage, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York City Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,558,496.), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24DX-6TK Willard Edgar Beichos and Marguerite E. Young, 30 Sep 1932; citing Marriage, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York City Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,684,597.

19 <i>The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio)</i> (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 30 Aug 1965, page 7. Obituary of Mrs. James Peacock.

20 Lebanon Daily News, 1 Sep 1876, page 1.

21 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Marion, Marion, Ohio; Roll: 1046; Family History Film: 1255046; Page: 186C; Enumeration District: 099; Image: 0697.

22 Lebanon Daily News, 3 Jul 1880, page 1.

23 <i>Philadelphia Times (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 27 Jul 1890, page 8.

24 <i>Marion Daily Star</i> (Marion, Marion, Ohio.), 23 Jan 1892, page 2, Local News.

25 Lebanon Daily News, 21 Apr 1902, page 1.

26 Lebanon Daily News, 20 Sep 1912, page 5.

27 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1913 Marion City Directory. Online image 51 of 261.

28 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Ohio, Marion County, Marion Ward 3, Series: T625 Roll: 1416 Page: 163.

29 Lebanon Daily News, 30 Aug 1929, page 6.

30 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X4H3-RT1 John E Beicher Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0022, sheet 8B, family 251, line 89.

31 Lebanon Daily News, 22 Feb 1879, page 1. Deaths of Sarah Beicher and Mrs. J. E. Beicher (nee Kimmel).

32 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=104742451.

33 FamilySearch.org, <i>Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953</i>, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X8MX-JZ9 Louisa Mayer Beicher, 1943.

34 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=183676250.

35 <i>Mayer Family Bible</i>, Images of pages from Mayer bible shared by user llgrenk on Ancestry.com on 14 May 2014.



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