Jacob Franklin Beecher Sr.
(1796-1882)
Catherine Braun
(1802-Abt 1840)
Heinrich Guth
(1808-1836)
Elizabeth Lieberknecht
(1809-1890)
Paris Epler Beecher
(1825-1909)
Rebecca Guth
(1832-1895)
Thomas Howard Beecher
(1868-1937)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Minnie May Bupp

Thomas Howard Beecher 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 27 Apr 1868, Yorkana, York, PA 3 8 9 10
  • Marriage (1): Minnie May Bupp on 10 Apr 1890 in Seven Valleys: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, York, PA 1 2
  • Died: 27 Dec 1937, York, York, PA at age 69 3 10 11
  • Buried: 30 Dec 1937, Seven Valleys: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, York, PA 10 11 12

   Another name for Thomas was Howard Beecher.8 9

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1870 in Lower Windsor Twp., York, PA. 13 Parris Beecker [as indexed in census], 45, farm laborer, was living with wife Rebecca, 36; Annie, 19; Kesiah, 14; John, 12; Sarah, 10; Charles, 8; Elias, 6; and Howard, 4. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1880 in Lower Windsor Twp., York, PA. 8 Paris Beecher, tailor, 54, was living with wife Rebecca, 47; daughter Keziah, 24; Howard, 12; Allen, 9; and Jacob, 5. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Emmanuel United Methodist Church: Seven Valley Class members include Howard Beecher on 21 Oct 1884 in Glen Rock, York, PA. 14

4. Census in 1900 in North Codorus Twp., York, PA. 9 The 1900 census recorded Howard Beecher, cigar maker, 32, born Apr 1868,, living with wife Minnie M., 28, Jan 1872; Lettie M., 6, Nov 1893; William R., 4, Aug 1895; and Mary R., 1, Oct 1898. Minnie had given birth to 5 children by 1900, and 3 were still alive.

5. Newspaper: York Daily: "Howard Beecher, Frank Emig and Anthony Bohle, of a recent fishing trip to the tunnel caught 43 eels, 8 catfish and 2 fall fish. Mr. Beecher killed a black snake measuring 11 fee 2 1/2 inches. He will have the snake stuffed.", 25 Apr 1905, York, York, PA. 15

6. Newspaper: York Daily: Thoms Beecher Arrested, 5 Jul 1906, York, York, PA. 16 The city's first juvenile offender, thirteen-year-old Joseph Harris, had a hearing on the charge of fighting. Arraigned with him were William Williams and Laura Harris, borth of No. 133 South Cherry avenue, and Thomas Beecher, of No. 114 South Park avenue. All the parties concerned are with the exception of Beecher are colored. The trouble began with a dispute over some fireworks between young Harris and a white boy. William and Mrs. Harris lent a helping hand to the colored lad, while Beecher interfered in behalf of the white boy. The war of races was reaching an interesting state when Patrolman Ruth appeared and arrested all of the combatants except the white boy. He made his escape without his identity becoming known. After hearing the story of the affair the mayor discharged the prisoners with a reprimand. A drunk and disorderly charge against Beecher was also dismissed.

7. Census in 1910 in York, York, PA. 17 The 1910 census recorded renting at 114 Park Alley: Thomas H. Beecher, cigar maker in cigar factory, 41, living with wife Minnie M., cigar maker in cigar factory, 38; son William N., 13; and daughter Mary R., 11. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Thomas and Minnie were married for 20 years and had birthed 7 children and 3 were alive in 1910.

8. Residence: 171 West Maple St., York, PA on 18 Dec 1917 in York, York, PA. 18

9. Census in 1920 in York, York, PA. 19 Thomas H. Beecher, machine operator, 53, was living with Minnie M. 48; Lettie M., 26; Mary R., 21. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

10. Residence: on 13 Jan 1921 in York, York, PA. 4

11. Census in 1930 in York, York, PA. 20 The 1930 census recorded at 311 Jackson Street: Thomas H. Beecher, operator edge planer machine, 61, living with wife Minnie M. 58; and a boarder, widow Ida Suave, cigar roller, 59. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

12. Residence: on 22 Oct 1934 in Manchester, York, PA. 21

13. Cause of Death: He died at home 142 W. Jackson St. From chronic myocarditis., 27 Dec 1937, York, York, PA. 10

14. Occupation: cigar maker on 27 Dec 1937 in York, York, PA. 10

15. Residence: 142 W. Jackson St., York, Pa. On 27 Dec 1937 in York, York, PA. 10

16. Obituary: Gazette and Daily: Thomas H. Beecher Removed By Death on 28 Dec 1937 in York, York, PA. 22 Following a lingering illness of a complication of diseases, Thomas Howard beecher, husband of Minnie Bupp Beecher, died at 11:15 o'clock last evening. Mr. Beecher, aged 69 years, expired at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Mary Ruler, 142 West Jackson street. He was a retired cigar maker. Besides his widow, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ruler, at whose home death occurred; and Mrs. Henry Zimmerman, Lancaster; one son, R. W. Beecher, York; and two grandchildren. The body was removed to the funeral establishment of A. F. Koller, West York, to be prepared for burial. Funeral arrangements were not completed last night.

17. Newspaper: Gazette and Daily: Death of T. H. Beecher, 29 Dec 1937, York, York, PA. 11 BEECHER -- On Dec 27, 1937, at 11:15 p.m., at the residence of his daughter, Mary Ruler, 142 West Jackson street, T. H. Beecher, husband of Minnie (Bupp) Beecher, aged 69 years and 8 months.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services at the funeral home of A. F. Keller, 1415 West Market street, Thursday, December 30, at 2 p.m. Interment in Seven Valleys cemetery. Friends are invited to call at the funeral home Wednesday from 7 until 9 p.m.

18. Newspaper: Gazette and Daily: Funeral of T. H. Beecher, 31 Dec 1937, York, York, PA. 12 The funeral of T. H. Beecher, who died last Monday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Mary ruler, was held at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon with services at the funeral home of A. F. Koller, 1415 West Market street, West York. Rev. I. M. Lan, pastor of Augsburg Lutheran church ,of which congreation the deceased was a member, assisted by Rev. Carl R. Simon, pastor of Union Lutheran church, a former pastor of the deceased, officiated. Services were largely attended by relatives and friends. These relatives served as active pallbearers.: Henry Beecher, Paul Beecher, Byrd Ruler, Roy Flinchbaugh, F. M. Bupp and C. F. Koller. A delegation of members of Washington camp, No. 668, P. O. S. of A., served as honorary pallbearers. Interment was in Seven Valleys cemetery.


Thomas married Minnie May Bupp, daughter of William Bupp and Mary Ann Smith, on 10 Apr 1890 in Seven Valleys: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, York, PA.1 2 (Minnie May Bupp was born on 5 Jan 1872 in Springfield Twp., York, PA 9 19 23 24 25, christened on 28 Jan 1872 in Springfield Township: Salem Church, York, PA,26 died on 22 Aug 1949 in West York, York, PA 24 25 27 and was buried on 24 Aug 1949 in Seven Valleys: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, York, PA 24.)


Sources


1 Marriage License, I 208.

2 <i>Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1709-1940</i> (FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2XD-SVG Thomas H. Beicher and Minnie M. Bupp, 05 Apr 1890; citing York, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 22140.

3 <i>Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004)</i>, Letter from William Jesse Beecher, 1/28/1979.

4 <i>York County History Center</i> (250 E Market St, York, PA 17403 https://www.yorkhistorycenter.org/), Newspaper obituary for Mrs. Keziah A. Meinel dated 14 Jan 1921, name of newspaper for clipping not cited, found in library's Beecher surname file.

5 <i>York Daily Record (York, PA)</i>, 13 Jun 1990, page 17. Obituary of Mary Ruler Kottcamp.

6 <i>York Daily Record (York, PA)</i>, 29 Sep 1921, page 5. Irving Ruler Jr. and Mary Beecher.

7 <i>Intelligencer Journal (Lancaster, PA)</i>, 19 Feb 1969, page 6. Obituary of William R. Beecher.

8 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, York County, Lower Windsor Township, Family History Library Film 1255207, NA Film Number T9-1207 Page 501D.

9 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Year: 1900; Census Place: North Codorus, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1502; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0167; FHL microfilm: 1241502.

10 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 120242. T. H. Beecher. Father Paris E. Beecher. Mother Rebecca Good.

11 <i>The Gazette and Daily (York, PA)</i> (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 29 Dec 1937, page 2. Death of T. H. Beecher.

12 <i>The Gazette and Daily (York, PA)</i> (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 31 Dec 1937, page 6. Funeral of T. H. Beecher.

13 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, York County, Lower Windsor Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1469 Page: 25.

14 <i>Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985</i> (Ancestry.com. Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 301. Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Glen Rock, PA.

15 <i>The York Daily (York, PA)</i>, 25 Apr 1905, page 7.

16 <i>The York Daily (York, PA)</i>, 5 Jul 1906, page 2.

17 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGC5-SLK Thomas H Beecher, York Ward 4, York, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 118, sheet 11A, family 270, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375448.

18 <i>The York Daily (York, PA)</i>, 18 Dec 1917, page 3. Obituary of William Bupp.

19 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, York County, York, Series: T625 Roll: 1669 Page: 196.

20 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, Year: 1930; Census Place: York, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2167; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 0105; Image: 358.0; FHL microfilm: 2341901.

21 <i>The Gazette and Daily (York, PA)</i> (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 22 Oct 1934, page 6. Jacob M. Beecher Dies.

22 <i>The Gazette and Daily (York, PA)</i> (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 28 Dec 1937, page 5. Thomas H. Beecher Removed By Death.

23 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Springfield, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1207; Family History Film: 1255207; Page: 435B; Enumeration District: 031.

24 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 72765. Minnie M. Beecher. Father William Bupp. Mother Mary Smith. Spouse T Howard Beecher.

25 <i>The Gazette and Daily (York, PA)</i> (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 23 Aug 1949, page 31. Obituary of Minnie M. Beecher.

26 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013</i>, Gettysburg Theological Seminary records. Births and Baptisms 1854-1885. Printed page 88. Online image 10333.

27 Pennsylvania Department of Health, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Indices</i> (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), Death Certificate 72765, Minnie M. Beecher.



Table of Contents | Surnames | Name List

This Website was Created 10 Jan 2020 with Legacy 9.0 from MyHeritage; content copyright and maintained by treeinfo@searchtrees.com