Peter Beecher Sr.
(Abt 1790-After 1850)
Catherine Cashman
(Abt 1792-1855)
John Beecher
(Abt 1811-1855)
Lydia Leeper
(1817-1850)
John H. Beecher
(1847-1907)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Anna E. Saylor

John H. Beecher 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 8 Mar 1847, Cumberland Twp., Adams, PA 2 4 6
  • Marriage (1): Anna E. Saylor on 23 Mar 1871 in , Adams, PA 1
  • Died: 14 May 1907, Waynesboro, Franklin, PA at age 60 3 4 5 7 8
  • Buried: 15 May 1907, Waynesboro: Green Hill Cemetery, Franklin, PA 3 4

   Another name for John was John Bucher.6

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Cumberland Twp., Adams, PA. 6 John Bucher, laborer, 39, was living with daughter Lucy A., 13; David, 11; Cornelius, 9; Lydia, 6; John, 3; and William 1. His real estate was worth $200. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1860 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 9 The 1860 census recorded John Beecher, 15, living in the household of Michael Bushman, 47, and Amelia Bushman, 55. Michael and John were born in Pennsylvania, and Amelia in Germany.

3. Military in 1864 in , , PA: Warren's Independent Company, Pennsylvania Cavalry. 10

4. Residence: Her marriage notice stated she was from Fountain Dale. In 1871 in Fountain Dale, Adams, PA.

5. Newspaper: marriage notice in the Compiler newspaper, 14 Apr 1871, Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 1 John H. Beecher / Annie E. Saylor formerly of Fountain Dale m. 23 Mar 1871.

6. Census in 1880 in Cumberland Twp., Adams, PA. 2 John Beecher, 33, was living with wife Anne, 31, and his mother-in-law, Susan Satlor, 75. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. John's occupation was "keeper of insane hospital" and Anne "nurse in insane hospital."

7. Pension Civil War Pension on 1 Oct 1890 in , , PA. 11 Beecher, John. Beneficiary Beecher, Annie E.
1890 Oct 1 Invalid Pension Application 871834 certificate 852013
1907 June 8 Widow's Pension 871198

8. Census in 1900 in Waynesboro, Franklin, PA. 12 The 1900 census recorded John H. Bucher, 52, born Mar 1847, living with wife Anna E., 51, Jul 1848. There were married for 30 years. With them is son Howard, 17, Jun 1882. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

9. Cause of Death: Chronic Bright's Disease., 14 May 1907, Waynesboro, Franklin, PA. 4

10. Newspaper: Republican Compiler: "John H. Beecher, Waynesboro son of John Sr. B. Near Gettysburg d. 14 May 1907.", 22 May 1907, Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 8

11. Newspaper: New Oxford Item: death of John H. Beecher, 23 May 1907, New Oxford, Adams, PA. 13 John H. Beecher, a veteran of the Civil War, died Tuesday morning at 4:30 o'clock at his residence, near Waynesboro, aged 60, 2 months and 5 days. His death was due to a complication of heart trouble, dropsy and gangrene. Though in ill health all winter, he was only confined to bed for the last two weeks. Mr. Beecher was a son of John Beecher, Sr., and was born and reared in Gettysburg.

12. Newspaper: Republican Compiler: "Annie E. Beecher, Gettysburg widow of John H. (D. May 1907) b. Fountaindale 29 Jul 1847 dau of Frederick Sayler d. 3 July 1907.", 10 Jul 1907, Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 7


John married Anna E. Saylor, daughter of Frederick Saylor and Susannah Erantz, on 23 Mar 1871 in , Adams, PA.1 (Anna E. Saylor was born on 29 Jul 1847 in Fountain Dale, Adams, PA,2 5 7 died on 3 Jul 1907 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA 5 7 14 15 and was buried on 5 Jul 1907 in Waynesboro: Green Hill Cemetery, Franklin, PA 14 15.)


Sources


1 Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, PA), Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, 14 Apr 1871.

2 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Cumberland Township, Family History Library Film 1255085, NA Film Number T9-1085, Page 154B.

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=46380579.

4 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 51496. John H. Beecher. Father John Beecher, mother Lydia ?.

5 <i>New Oxford Item</i> (Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania), 11 Jul 1907, page 5. Obituary of Mrs. Annie E. Beecher.

6 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Cumberland Township, Series: M432 Roll: 743 Page: 119.

7 Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, PA), Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, 10 Jul 1907.

8 Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, PA), Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, 22 May 1907.

9 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Year: 1860; Census Place: Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1057; Page: 175; Image: 179; Family History Library Film: 805057. John Beecher in household of Michael Bushman.

10 <i>National Register of Historic Places</i> (National Park Service, Washington, DC.), http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers-detail.htm?soldier_id=083ada80-dc7a-df11-bf36-b8ac6f5d926a.

11 FamilySearch.org, <i>United States, General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-24149-6879-75?cc=1919699&wc=M9M2-BBL:n1369322328.

12 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3ST-NM9 John H Bucher, Waynesboro borough Ward 3, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet , family 343, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241413.

13 <i>New Oxford Item</i> (Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania), 23 May 1907, page 5. Death of John H. Beecher.

14 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=46380598.

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.), Certificate 70949, Mrs. Anna E. Beecher. Father Frederick Saylor, mother Susan Erantz.



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