John Beecher
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Levi Beecher
Eve Flickinger
Noah M. Beecher


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1. Margaret Bull

2. Sarah Elizabeth Shank
3. Emily J. Byrley

Noah M. Beecher 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14

  • Born: 16 Jun 1846, Hokes, York, PA 3 5 12 15 16
  • Marriage (1): Margaret Bull
  • Marriage (2): Sarah Elizabeth Shank
  • Marriage (3): Emily J. Byrley on 11 Sep 1909 in , Morrow, OH 1 2
  • Died: 9 Oct 1938, Bangs, Knox, OH at age 92 5 12 16
  • Buried: 11 Oct 1938, Fredericktown: Owl Creek (North Fork) Cemetery, Knox, OH 5 12 16

   Other names for Noah were Noah Beicher and Noah Bucher.15

   FamilySearch ID: L4MS-5L1.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Manheim Twp., York, PA. 3 In the 1850 Census on the same page in Manheim Township are two families whose children later marry: Elias Beecher married Ann Mary Snyder, and William Lewis Snyder married Mary Elizabeth Beecher.

In the household of Daniel Snyder, age 40, brickmaster, is his wife Elizabeth, 36; Edward, 16; Sophia, 14; Susana, 13; Levi, 12; Ann M. 11; William, 9; Daniel, 7; John, 6; and Francis, 2. Everyone is born in Pennsylvania except Daniel in Maryland.

In the houseold of Levi Beecher, age 37, farmer, is his wife Eve, 37; Elias, 9; Noah, 4. Also in the home is a David Geiger, 15. Levi has no real estate because he is living on land owned by his neighbor, his father, John Beecher, 70; his mother, Ann, 66; and their daughter Susan, 31, as well as a Mary Fisher, age 15. John's real estate is valued at $4,000.

2. Census in 1860 in Manchester District, Carroll, MD. 17 Levi Bercher [indexed in this census as Bercher or Bucher], 47, horse doctor, was living with Eve, 49; Noah, 14; Mary, 10; and William, 4. Everyone was born in Maryland except Levi in Pennsylvania. His real estate was worth $1500 and personal estate $200. The post office was Manchester Town.

3. Tax List: IRS Tax Assessment Lists, Noah Beecher, Manchester, horse dealer, amount of tax $4.17, 1865, Manchester, Carroll, MD. 18

4. Census in 1870 in Manheim Twp., York, PA. 19 The 1870 census recorded Noah Becker [sic], painter, 24, living with wife Margaret, 25, and son John, 2. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Noah had no real estate value and his personal estate was worth $170. The post office was Xenia, a place name which no longer exists but in the 1870's was a village and the only post office in Manheim Township shown in the 1876 atlas map of York County.

5. Census in 1880 in Palmyra, Knox, OH. 20 The 1880 census recorded Noah Beecher, laborer, 34, living with wife Sarah, 33; Mary, 12; William, 6; Warden, 4; Susan, 3; and Geo. W., 11 months. Noah and his parents were born in Maryland. Mary, Sarah and Sarah's parents were born in Pennsylvania. All children were born in Ohio.

6. Census in 1900 in Franklin Twp., Morrow, OH. 15 Noah Bucher [indexed as Bucher but the handwriting could be two e's instead of a u and therefore Beecher] was a farm laborer, age 53, born Jun 1846, living with wife Sarah S., 50, Mar 1850. They were married 26 years and had 10 children, all living in 1900. With them now: William H., 29, Apr 1871; Susan, 23, Oct 1876; Ward, 27, Mar 1873; George, 22, Sept 1877; Bertha, 20, Mar 1880; May, 16, Sep 1883; Charles, 12, Oct 1887; and William, grandson, 4, Feb 1896. All the children were born in Ohio, and the parents and their parents in Pennsylvania.

7. Frederick and Noah obtained a marriage license on 11 Sep 1909 in , Morrow, OH. 1 groom's name: Noah M. Beecher
groom's birthplace: York Co., Pa.
bride's name: Emily J. Byrley
bride's birth date: 1871
bride's birthplace: Baltimore, Md
bride's age: 38
marriage date: 11 Sep 1909
marriage place: Morrow County, Ohio
groom's father's name: Levi Beecher
groom's mother's name: Eva Flickener
bride's father's name: John L. Or F. Byrley
bride's mother's name: Mary E. James
bride's marital status: Single
indexing project (batch) number: M86909-2
system origin: Ohio-VR
source film number: 0388785
reference number: 2:3PNMCN8.

8. Census in 1910 in Franklin Twp., Morrow, OH. 21 The census recorded that Noah M. Beecher, vetinary dentist, 63, was married to his second wife, Emily J., 28, her first marriage. She had given birth to one child, apparently not living with them. Also in the home: Leona M. Beecher, 24, presumed by her age to be a daughter by Noah's first marriage; and Noah's brother, farm laborer Elias, 68. Noah was renting the home. Noah and Elias and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Emily was born in Maryland, her father "German" and her mother "English."

9. Census in 1920 in Franklin Twp., Morrow, OH. 22 N. N. Beacher, farmer, 74, was living with wife Emily J., 48; and Leona M., daughter, 36. He and his parents were born in Pennsylvania. Emily was born in Maryland, her father in Germany, and mother in England. Leona's father was from Pennsylvania and mother from Maryland.

10. Residence: on 12 May 1927 in Mount Gilead, Morrow, OH. 14

11. Cause of Death: Noah died at the County Home from senility and intestinal influenza, 9 Oct 1938, Bangs, Knox, OH. 12

12. Death Certificate: 9 Oct 1938, Liberty Twp., Knox County, OH. 5 name: Noah M Beacher
event: Death
event date: 09 Oct 1938
event place: Liberty, Knox, Ohio
residence: Bangs, Ohio
gender: Male
death age: 92y 3m 23d
marital status: Widowed
race: w
occupation: retired
birth date: 16 Jun 1846
birthplace: , Hokes, Pa.
estimated birth year: 1846
burial date: 11 Oct 1938
cemetery: North Fork
father: Levi Beecher
spouse: Sarah Elizabeth Beecher
spouse's titles & terms:
reference number: fn 58730
film number: 2023667
digital folder number: 4020718
image number: 2202.

Noah married Margaret Bull, daughter of Christopher Bull and Elytha Tracey. (Margaret Bull was born about 1845 in Middletown, Baltimore County, MD, USA and died before 1880.)

Noah next married Sarah Elizabeth Shank. (Sarah Elizabeth Shank was born in Mar 1849 in , York, PA,23 24 died on 17 Jun 1903 in Pulaskiville, Morrow, OH 23 and was buried in Fredericktown: Owl Creek (North Fork) Cemetery, Knox, OH 23.)

Noah next married Emily J. Byrley, daughter of John J. Byrley and Mary E. James, on 11 Sep 1909 in , Morrow, OH.1 2 (Emily J. Byrley was born on 1 Apr 1874 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD,25 died on 30 Dec 1932 in Bangs, Knox, OH 25 and was buried on 5 Jan 1933 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 25.)


1 Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958 (, marriage of Noah M. Beecher and Emily J. Byrley, 11 Sep 1909.

2, Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016, Eva Flickener in entry for Noah M. Beecher and Emily J. Byrley, 11 Sep 1909; citing Morrow, Ohio, United States, reference rn 360; FHL microfilm 388785.

3 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, York County, Manheim Township, Series: M432 Roll: 839 Page: 328.

4 The Salem News (Salem, Ohio), 17 Mar 1962, page 5. Obituary of Mrs. Susan Francis Beeker Schaeffer.

5, Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953, ( death record for Noah M Beacher, 09 Oct 1938; citing Liberty, Knox, Ohio, reference fn 58730; FHL microfilm 2023667.

6, Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953, Henry Ward Beecher, 1928.

7, Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003, Noah M. Beecher and Sarah Shank in entry for Susan Beecher, 1877.

8, Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016, F. E. Lochhart and Susie Makos, 1948.

9, Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997, Susie Makes Lockhart, 23 Feb 1957.

10, Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016, James Ulysses Grant Millison and Bertha May Beecher, 1902.

11, Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997, Noah Beecher in entry for Mae Beecher, 30 Jan 1958; citing Scioto Twp., Pickaway, Ohio, reference ; FHL microfilm 1927844.

12, Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001, Ohio Death Certificate District 675 File 4960. Noah M. Beecher, father Levi Beecher, mother unknown. Spouse Sarah Elizabeth Beecher.

13, Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001, Henry Ward Beecher, 25 May 1928; citing Death, Middlebury Township, Knox, Ohio, United States, source ID Item 2, p 120, County courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 2,319,289.

14 The York Dispatch (York, PA), 13 May 1927, page 19. Obituary of William Henry Beecher.

15 1900 United States Census, Ohio, Morrow County, Franklin Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1309 Page: 77.

16 Find A Grave,

17 1860 United States Census, Maryland, Carroll County, Manchester P O, Series: M653 Roll: 471 Page: 876.

18, U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 (National Archives (NARA) microfilm series: M603, M754-M771, M773-M777, M779-M780, M782, M784, M787-M789, M791-M793, M795, M1631, M1775-M1776, T227, T1208-T1209.), District 4; Monthly and Special Lists, May 1864-Apr 1865, NARA Series: M771, NARA Roll: 15.

19 1870 United States Census, Noah Becker, 1870.

20 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Palmyra, Knox, Ohio; Roll: 1038; Family History Film: 1255038; Page: 112C; Enumeration District: 147; Image: 0226.

21 1910 United States Census, Ohio, Morrow Township, Franklin Township, Series: T624 Roll: 1219 Page: 245.

22 1920 United States Census, Ohio, Morrow County, Franklin Township, Series: T625 Roll: 1424 Page: 60.

23 Find A Grave,

24, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953, Mary Elizabeth Gould, 05 Jan 1944; citing Mt. Vernon, Knox, Ohio, reference fn 4527; FHL microfilm 2,024,190.

25, Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953, death of Emma Beecher, 1932.

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