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)
Jesse Beecher
(1821-1880)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elisabeth Trostle

Jesse Beecher 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

  • Born: 5 Mar 1821, Mount Pleasant Twp., Adams, PA 1 5
  • Marriage (1): Elisabeth Trostle on 9 Mar 1848 in Gettysburg: St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Adams, PA 1 2
  • Died: 17 Feb 1880, Hartford City, Blackford, IN at age 58 5
  • Buried: Hartford City: Hartford City Cemetery, Blackford, IN 5

   Another name for Jesse was Josiah Beecher.1 2

  General Notes:

Shull in The Lineage of Christian Kersheman 1774-1893 lists Jesse twice, once as son of Peter Bucher/Catharine Cashman and one as his grandson by David Beecher. Since David wasn't married before Jesse was born, is is listed here as the elder Peter's son. 4

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Moved: Hartford City, Blackford, IN. 4

2. Residence: in 1848 in , Juniata, PA. 10

3. Newspaper: Married: On the 9th. By the same [Rev. B. Keller], Mr. Josiah Beecher of Juniata County, to Miss Elizabeth, daughter of William Trostle, of Menallen tp., 13 Mar 1848, Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 10

4. Census in 1860 in Center Twp., Grant, IN. 11 Jessie Beecher, laborer, 35, was living with wife Elizabeth, 31; Mary C., 11; Elvira, 9; Joannah, 6; and Rosette, 2. Jesse and Elizabeth were born in Pennsylvania, the children in Indiana. Jesse had no real estate value; his personal estate was worth $100. The post office was Marion.

5. Military from 20 Sep 1864 to 15 Jun 1865 in , , IN: Civil War: Co K, 40th Indiana Infantry. Drafted. 4

6. Census in 1870 in Hartford City, Blackford, IN. 12 Jessee Beecher, works in brick yard, 51, was living with wife Elizabeth, 42; Mary, 21; Ellen, 17; Rosetta, 11; Irene, 9; ? 6; Willie, 4; and Louisa, 2. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except the three youngest children in Indiana. The post office was Hartford City.


Jesse married Elisabeth Trostle, daughter of William Trostle and Catharine Laucks, on 9 Mar 1848 in Gettysburg: St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Adams, PA.1 2 (Elisabeth Trostle was born on 24 Jul 1829 in , , PA,8 11 died on 9 Sep 1892 in Hartford City, Blackford, IN 13 and was buried in Hartford City: Hartford City Cemetery, Blackford, IN 13.)


Sources


1 <i>St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania</i>.

2 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013</i>, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 671. PA > Adams > St. James Evangelical Lutheran. Marriage of Josiah Beecher and Elisabeth Trostle.

3 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of December 2, 2005), Batch #: M504751, Sheet #: 00, Source Call #: 1433124 IT 6, 8, Printout Call #: 1002781, Dates: 1830 - 1879.

4 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.).

5 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=54079810.

6 Benjamin Granville Shinn, <i>Biographical Memoirs of Blackford County, Indiana</i> (Bowen Publishing Company, 1900. 750 pages.), Pages 352-359, biography of Hon. Elisha Pierce. Online at Google Books: http://books.google.com/books?id=Y203AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA352.

7 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.

8 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011</i>, Rosetta Wilson. Father Jessie Beecher. Mother Elizabeth Tresel. Spouse Alfred Wilson.

9 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Marriage Certificates, 1917-2005</i> (Indiana State Board of Health. Marriage Certificates, 1958–2005. Microfilm. Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, Indiana.), Certificate 14770. Elmira Pierce. Father Jesse Beecher. Mother Elizabeth Trussel. Spouse Elisha Piece. Informant H. G. Pierce.

10 Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, PA), Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, Newspaper is online at Ancestry.com. Republican Compiler, 13 Mar 1848, Page 3.

11 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Indiana, Grant County, Center Township, Series: M653 Roll: 261 Page: 389.

12 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Indiana, Blackford County, Hartford, Series: M593 Roll: 300 Page: 425.

13 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=57807449.



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