John Cormeny
(1803-1888)
Mary Hinkle
(1809-1872)
Tillie J. Cormeny
(1852-1907)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lieut. Charles Clements Beecher

Tillie J. Cormeny 3 4

  • Born: 11 Jul 1852, Hellam Twp., York, PA 4 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Lieut. Charles Clements Beecher on 14 Apr 1892 in Wrightsville, York, PA 1 2
  • Died: 23 Aug 1907, Wrightsville, York, PA at age 55 4 6 7
  • Buried: 25 Aug 1907, Wrightsville: Fairview Cemetery, York, PA 4 6

   Another name for Tillie was Matilda J. Cormeny.6 7 8 9

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Windsor Township, York, PA. 8 The 1860 census recorded John Cormeny [indexed in census as Comeny], farmer, 56, living with wife Mary, 31; Susan, 19; Jacob M., farm laborer, 16; E. I., 13; A. J., 9; and Matilda, 7. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. John's real estate was valued at $6000. The post office was Wrightsville.

2. Census in 1870 in Windsor Township, York, PA. 10 The 1870 census recorded John Cormany, farmer, 66, living with wife Mary, 62; Susan, 25; Eliza J., 22; Matilda J., 16; and John A., 19. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Wrightsville.

3. Census in 1880 in Wrightsville, York, PA. 9 The 1880 census recorded Tillie Cormany, 25, single, occupation servant "assists keeping house," living in the household of physician J. A. Thomson, 56, and his wife Elizabeth s., 49, and their son John A. Jr, student. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Court: Matilda J. Beecher was given by her sisters and brothers the proceeds of her mother Susan Cormeny's estate on 18 May 1893 in Wrightsville, York, PA. 11 Lancaster Deed Book H-14 Page 369

Eliza J. Ambrose & husband to Matilda J. Beecher

For value received Mrs. Eliza J. Ambrose and Charles her husband of Windsor, County of York and state of Pennsylvania John A. Cormeny of York County and state aforesaid and Jacob H. Cormeny of Stony Brook county and state aforesaid do hereby assign transfer and set over unto Matilda J. Beecher of Wrightsville county and state aforesaid her heirs executors administrators and assigns all our right title and interest which we have in the estate of Susan A. Cormeny late of the city of Lancaster county of Lancaster and state aforesaid deceased of which Alf. C. Bruner has been appointed administrator by the Register of Wills in and for said county of Lancaster and we hereby authorize said Alf. C. Bruner as aforesaid his successor executor or administrator to pay over unto the said Matilda J. Beecher as her attorney executor administrator or assigns all money due us from said estate and for his her or other so doing this shall be his her or their sufficient warrant and authority. And we hereby upon payment of said shares of money unto said Matilda J. Beecher release the said Alf C. Bruner, administrator of aforesaid of and from all claims or demands whatsoever kind or nature. Matilda J. Beecher Eliza J. Ambrose John A. Cormeny and Jacob H. Cormeny aforenamed are sisters and brothers and the only heirs of said Susan B. Cormeny deceased. Witness our hands and seals this 18th day of May 1893.
Charles B. Ambrose (SEAL)
E. J. Ambrose (SEAL)
J. H. Cormeny (SEAL)
J. A. Cormeny (SEAL)
Witness
C. C. Beecher, Wm. H. Flora, M. D. Freider, Wm. E. Flora, Wm. H Hord, Geo. W. More, Wm. H. Flora, State of Pennsylvania County of York.

5. Census in 1900 in Wrightsville, York, PA. 5 The 1900 Census recorded renting a home in Hellam, Wrightsville: Chas Beecher, cigar maker, 38, born March 1862, living with wife Matilda, 48, July 1852. She had birthed no children by 1900. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

6. Cause of Death: cancer, heart failure, 23 Aug 1907, Wrightsville, York, PA. 6

7. Obituary: York Daily: obituary of Matilda Beecher on 24 Aug 1907 in York, York, PA. 7 Wrightsville, Aug. 23 -- Matilda, wife of Charles T. Beecher, died at 6 o'clock this morning at her home on Hellam street, after a lingering sickness. Mrs. Beecher had been admitted to the York hospital several weeks ago and was operated upon. When her condition seemd somewhat improved she returned to her home three weeks ago, but suffered a relapse and died. The deceased was about 55 years of age and is survived by a husband and several brothers and sisters. Arrangements for the funeral have not yet been made.

8. Newspaper: York Daily: "Letters of administration on the estate of Matilda J. Beecher, late of Wrightsville borough, to Charles C. Beecher.", 27 Aug 1907, York, York, PA. 12


Tillie married Lieut. Charles Clements Beecher, son of Paris Epler Beecher and Rebecca Guth, on 14 Apr 1892 in Wrightsville, York, PA.1 2 (Lieut. Charles Clements Beecher was born on 4 Mar 1862 in Lower Windsor Twp., York, PA,13 14 15 died on 9 Mar 1937 in York, York, PA 14 15 16 17 and was buried on 12 Mar 1937 in Wrightsville: Fairview Cemetery, York, PA 14 15 17 18.)


Sources


1 Marriage License, K 386.

2 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFMV-NWL Charles C. Beecher and Matilda J. Coriney, 14 Apr 1892; citing Wrightsville, York, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 22141.

3 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Spanish War Compensation, 1898-1934</i> (Original data: Spanish American War Veteran's Compensation File. Department of Military and Veteran's Affairs, Record Group 19. Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Application 59461 of Charles C. Beecher. Online image 610.

4 <i>Billion Graves Index</i>, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/TILLIE-BEECHER/857989.

5 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3H4-CB7 Chas Beecher, 1900.

6 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.), Certificate 84550. Matilda Beecher. Father John Comerny, mother Mary Hinkle.

7 <i>The York Daily (York, PA)</i>, 24 Aug 1907, page 6. Obituary of Matilda Beecher.

8 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MXRB-G3F John Comeny, Windsor Township, York County, Household ID 6.

9 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Wrightsville, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1206; Family History Film: 1255206; Page: 180D; Enumeration District: 019.

10 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Year: 1870; Census Place: Windsor, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1470; Page: 370A; Image: 26; Family History Library Film: 552969.

11 <i>Lancaster County Courthouse</i>, Lancaster Deed Book H-14 Page 369.

12 <i>The York Daily (York, PA)</i>, 27 Aug 1907, page 2.

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

14 <i>Billion Graves Index</i>, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/CHARLESCBEECHER/857988.

15 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 30145. Charles Clements Beecher. Father Paris Beecher. Mother Rebecca Good.

16 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 30145, Charles C. Beecher.

17 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012</i> (Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau of Archives and History. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Beecher, Charles C. 1863-1937.

18 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=105370898.



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