Levi Beecher
(1814-1866)
Eve Flickinger
(1812-1865)
Noah M. Beecher
(1846-1938)
Sarah Elizabeth Shank
(1849-1903)
Bertha May Beecher
(1881-1962)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. James Ulysses Grant Willison

Bertha May Beecher 1

  • Born: 15 May 1881, , Knox, OH 2
  • Marriage (1): James Ulysses Grant Willison on 25 Nov 1902 in , Morrow, OH 1
  • Died: 6 Mar 1962, Mount Vernon, Knox, OH at age 80 3

   Another name for Bertha was Bertie Beecher.2

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Franklin Twp., Morrow, OH. 4 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.

2. Census in 1900 in Franklin Twp., Morrow, OH. 4 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; Mary, 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.

3. Census in 1930 in Mount Vernon, Knox, OH. 5 The 1930 census recorded Grant Willison, 60, living with wife Bertha, 49; son Ulysses Willison, 26; daughter Nevada Newman, 21; son-in-law Myran Newman, 22; and niece Magdeline Beecher [daughter of Bertha's deceased brother, Charles], 13. Everyone was born in Ohio.


Bertha married James Ulysses Grant Willison on 25 Nov 1902 in , Morrow, OH.1 (James Ulysses Grant Willison was born on 3 May 1870 in Franklin Twp., Morrow, OH 1.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, <i>Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZRW-CBZ James Ulysses Grant Millison and Bertha May Beecher, 1902.

2 FamilySearch.org, <i>Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X6TT-RX9 Sarah Shank in entry for Bertie Beecher, 15 May 1881.

3 FamilySearch.org, <i>Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F6LZ-WDC Bertha Mae Willison, 06 Mar 1962.

4 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Ohio, Morrow County, Franklin Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1309 Page: 77.

5 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X4WP-GMX Grant Willison, 1930.



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