Levi Beecher
(1814-1866)
Eve Flickinger
(1812-1865)
Elias Beecher
(1842-1924)
Fannie M.
(Abt 1850-)
George Henry E. Beecher
(1878-1935)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mazy Etta Crummitt

2. Laura Virginia Mullen

George Henry E. Beecher 3

  • Born: 6 Sep 1878, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Mazy Etta Crummitt in Feb 1901 in , Frederick, MD 1
  • Marriage (2): Laura Virginia Mullen on 17 Aug 1908 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 2
  • Died: 20 Oct 1935, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD at age 57 5

   Another name for George was Henry G. Beecher.1

   FamilySearch ID: L6V3-RXY.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 6 Elias Beecher, laborer, 40, was living with wife Fannie M., 30; and son George H. E., 1. The parents were born in Pennsylvania, and the son in Maryland. Elias' parents and Fannie's father were from Pennsylvania, her mother from Maryland.

2. Residence: 299 Roland Avenue, Baltimore, MD in 1895 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 7

3. Newspaper: The Citizen: Marriage Licenses: Henry G. Beecher and Mazie Crummitt, both of Reihl's Mill, Frederick County, Md., 15 Feb 1901, Frederick, Frederick, MD. 1

4. Newspaper: Baltimore Sun: Marriage Licenses: George H. E. Beecher, 29, widower; Laura V. Mullen, 20. Applicant, A. H. Houck, 412 Pinckney Place., 18 Aug 1908, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 2

5. Occupation: driver for Flanigan & Son on 12 Sep 1918 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 4

6. He was described as medium height, medium build, brown eyes, black hair on 12 Sep 1918 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 4

7. Residence: 1903 Sherwood Avenue, Baltimore, MD on 12 Sep 1918 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 4

8. Residence: 1903 Sherwood Avenue, Baltimore, MD on 25 Oct 1918 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 8

9. Census in 1920 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 9 The 1920 census recorded renting at 1903 Sherwood Avenue: Henry Beecher, driver for contractor, widowed, 42, living with his daughter Laura, 6, and son John, 5 years and 10 months, and Henry's mother-in-law Jennie Mullen, widowed, 66. Everyone and their parents were born in Maryland, except Henry's parents were born in Pennsylvania, and Jennie's father in Germany.

10. Census in 1930 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 10 The 1930 census recorded renting for $25 a month at 1304 Quarry Avenue in Baltimore: Henry H. Beecher, widowed, 53, chauffeur for contractor's truck; his son John H., 14; and his mother, Fannie Houck, widow, mill hand in cotton mill, 73. Everyone and their parents were born in Maryland.

11. Newspaper: Baltimore Sun: Henry Beecher Falls From Truck, 20 Oct 1935, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 11 HURT IN FAIL FROM TRUCK
Rider Tries To Light Cigarette And Loses His Balance
As he lit a cigarette while riding on the rear of a truck early yesterday, Henry Beecher, 57, lost his balance and fell to the road at Cold Spring lane and the York road, suffering a fractured skull. He was taken to Union Memorial Hospital, where physicians said his condition was serious. He was removed later to City Hospitals.

12. Newspaper: Baltimore Sun: Henry Beecher Killed, 21 Oct 1935, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 5 ---
FALL FROM TRUCK IS FATAL TO RIDER
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Henry Beecher Had Lost His Balance In Act Of Lighting Cigarette
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A man who fell from the rear of a truck at Cold Spring lane and the York road Saturday died yesterday morning at the City Hospitals without regaining consciousness. He was Henry Beecher, 57, of 1304 Cox street, and the truck on which he was riding was driven, police said, by Pollis Gill, of Sykesville. Beecher, witnesses said, was riding in the rear of the truck and was trying to light a cigarette when the machine made a left turn from the York road. He lost his balance and fell to the road, fracturing his skull.

13. Newspaper: Baltimore Sun: Beecher's Son Testifies About Father's Death, 31 Oct 1935, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 3 DRIVERS CLEARED IN 4 AUTO DEATHS
Coroner Exonerates Them At Series Of Inquests In Traffic Court
VICTIM'S SON AIDS ONE
Says Father Fell From Truck As He Lighted Cigarette
Three drivers were exonerated of responsibility for four traffic fatalities of this month, late yesterday in a series of inquests conducted in Traffic Court by Dr. Hubert Gurley, auto coroner. In the case of Henry Beecher, 57 years old, of 1304 Cox street, fatally injured October 19, when he fell from the rear of a truck on the York road, Dr. Gurley exonerated Tollis N. Gill of Sykesville, driver, when Beecher's son testified that his father lost his balance and fell while lighting a cigarette.


George married Mazy Etta Crummitt, daughter of Vinton Winfield Crummitt and Mary Elizabeth Stimmell, in Feb 1901 in , Frederick, MD.1 (Mazy Etta Crummitt was born on 12 Mar 1885 in Frederick, Frederick, MD 12, christened on 17 Jul 1885 in Frederick, Frederick, MD,12 died on 5 Dec 1906 13 14 and was buried in Frederick: Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD, USA 13 14.)


George next married Laura Virginia Mullen, daughter of William Mullen and Virginia "Jennie" Mullen, on 17 Aug 1908 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD.2 (Laura Virginia Mullen was born in 1888 in La Plata, Charles, MD, United States,2 died on 25 Oct 1918 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 15 and was buried in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 15.)


Sources


1 "The Citizen (Frederick, MD)," 15 Feb 1901, page 4. Marriage License Beecher - Crummitt.

2 Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), 18 Aug 1908, page 7. Marriage License Beecher - Mullen.

3 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1254495; National Archives Film T9-0495; Page 602A.

4 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls.), George H. Beecher, b. 6 Sep 1878.

5 Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), 21 Oct 1935, page 20. Henry Beecher Killed.

6 1880 United States Census, Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore District 5, FHL Film 1254495; National Archives Film T9-0495; Page 602A.

7 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1895 Baltimore Directory, George H. E. Beecher, 299 Roland Ave.

8 Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), 28 Oct 1918, page 7. Obituary of Laura Beecher.

9 1920 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M63T-1JN Henry Beecher Baltimore MD.

10 1930 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X3W2-L5W Henry H Beecher Baltimore MD.

11 Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), 20 Oct 1935, page 3.

12 Maryland, Births and Christenings, 1650-1995 (www.FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4ZZ-R61 Mazie Etta Crummet, 12 Mar 1885; citing Frederick, Frederick, Maryland; FHL microfilm 13,934.

13 Jacob Mehrling Holdcraft, Names in Stone: 75,000 Cemetery Inscriptions from Frederick County, Maryland (Genealogical Publishing Com, 2002 - 1371 pages), Vol. 1, page 130. Mazy E. Beecher.

14 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=23554213.

15 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/197305063.



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