William Beecher
(1769-1835)
Elisabeth Herr
(1793-1874)
Nicholas Coleman
(1790-1858)
Rebecca Nagel
(1793-1880)
William Herr Beecher Sr.
(1811-1875)
Elizabeth Mary Coleman
(Abt 1821-1864)
Mary Elizabeth Coleman Beecher
(1837-1881)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Abraham Henry Alburger

2. William Henry Alburger

Mary Elizabeth Coleman Beecher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 13 Oct 1837, Reading, Berks, PA 1 7
  • Christened: 6 Dec 1840, Reading: First Reformed Church, Berks, PA, USA 7
  • Marriage (1): Abraham Henry Alburger
  • Marriage (2): William Henry Alburger
  • Died: 1 Jun 1881, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 43 2 3 6 8
  • Buried: 4 Jun 1881, Philadelphia: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 2 3 6 8

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Baptism on 6 Dec 1840 in Reading: First Reformed Church, Berks, PA, USA. Mother Elizabeth Beacher [sic] baptized two daughters on 6 Dec 1840: Mary Elizabeth Coleman Beacher, b. 13 Oct 1837, and Sarah Rebecca Coleman Beacher, sponsor MIss Coleman 7

2. Census in 1850 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1 William Beecher, merchant, 35, was living with wife Elizabeth M., 27; Mary E., 12; Rebecca, 10; Emily, 8; William, 7; Coleman, 5. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1860 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 9 The1860 census recorded Abraham H. Alburger, butcher, 28, with his wife Mary E. C., 22; twin sons Jacob T. and Wm. B., 4. All were born in Pennsylvania. Living with them are domestic servant Margaret Webb, 21, born in Ireland; and butcher Jas. J. Bradley, 21, born in Pennsylvania. Abraham's real estate is valued at $75,000, a very large amount for the times.

Next door is the household of Abraham's father, John G. Alburger, victualler, 49, living with wife Catherine, 50; Philip H., butcher, 25; John, salesman, 23; May A., 19; Catherine, 19; William H., 17; May D., 14; George T., 11; and Edward T., 8. All were born in Pennsylvania. Also in the home were Lena Hoffdoffer, 21, born in Germany; Margaret Graham, 19, born in Scotland; and John Fiss, 20, born in Pennsylvania. John's real estate is valued at $35,000, a large amount for the times.

4. Residence: 705 Callowhill St., Philadelphia. PA on 5 Sep 1867 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 10

5. Census in 1870 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 11 The 1870 census recorded John Allberger, retired victualler, 69, living with wife Catharine, 60; and three sons: William, victualler, 27; George, dry goods dealer, 24; and Edward, victualler, 18. Also in the home is John's daughter-in-law, Mary Allberger, widowed, 31, with her children: Jacob, 14; William, 14; John, 7; Abram, 7; and Kate, 3. Also living with them: Susan Vallan, 26, domestic servant, and William Scharg, victualler, 20. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. John's real estate was valued at $90,000, an unusally large amount for the times.

6. Residence: 1870 Philadephia City Directory: Mary, Edward T., and John G. Living together in 1870 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 12 Alburger, Mary E., wid Abram H., h 705 Callowhill.
Alburger, Edward T., butcher, Callowhill street market, h 705 Callowhill
Alburger, John G., h 705 Callowhill

7. Residence: 1873 Philadelphia City Directory: Alburger, Abraham (Alburger & Son), h 1247 N. 2D; Alburger, John P. (Alburger & Son), h 1249 N 2d in 1873 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 13

8. Residence: in 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 14 The 1880 census recorded at 705 Callowhill St: Wm. H. Alberger, butcher, living with wife Mary E., 38; son Jacob T., 22; Wm. B., 22; John, 17; Abraham, 17; Kate, 13; and Harry 9. Also in the home: servants Ida Shoat, 23, and Fredrella Sabine, 70. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

9. Residence: Mary died at 705 Callowhill St., Philadelphia, PA on 1 Jun 1881 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2


Mary married Abraham Henry Alburger, son of John Gerhard Alburger and Catherine Halzell. (Abraham Henry Alburger was born on 12 Sep 1832 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA,15 16 died on 6 Sep 1867 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 3 16 17 and was buried on 8 Sep 1867 in Philadelphia: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 3 16 18.)


Mary next married William Henry Alburger, son of John Gerhard Alburger and Catherine Halzell. (William Henry Alburger was born on 20 Apr 1843 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA,15 19 20 died on 13 Mar 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 3 8 19 20 and was buried on 16 Mar 1900 in Philadelphia: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 3 19 20.)


Sources


1 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia South Mulberry Ward, Series: M432 Roll: 815 Page: 218.

2 Ancestry.com, <i>Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates Index, 1803-1915</i> (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), FHL Film 1003707. Mary E. C. Alburger. d. 1 Jun 1881 Philadelphia.

3 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985</i>, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 1174 PA > Philadelphia > Laurel Hill Cemetery Alburger Index, Online image 11.

4 <i>Philadelphia Times (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 29 Aug 1882, page 3. Death of John S. Alburger. Parents Abraham H. and Mary E. C. Alburger.

5 <i>Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 1 Aug 1912, obituary of Jacob T. Alburger.

6 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=139926579.

7 Jacqueline B. Nein, <i>First Reformed Church, Reading, Pennsylvania, an alphabetized compilation of baptisms, marriages, and funerals from 1771-1905</i> (Jacqueline B. Nein, 4701 Saint George Street, Reading, PA 196060 1988. Book viewable online at LDS family history centers.), page 8.

8 <i>Berks History Center Library (Reading, PA)</i> (http://www.berkshistory.org), Collection GA N Box 01A Folder 17 03. 53 pages of notes about Nagle, Norton, Coleman, Otto, Hinckel, Fretz, Beecher families.

9 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Year: 1860; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 13, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1163; Page: 861; Image: 447; Family History Library Film: 805163.

10 Ancestry.com, <i>Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates Index, 1803-1915</i> (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), FHL film 1003694. Abram H. Alburger. d. 6 Sep 1867 705 Callowhill Philadelphia. Butcher.

11 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Year: 1870; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 13 District 37, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1397; Page: 293B; Image: 104; Family History Library Film: 552896.

12 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1870 Philadelphia City Directory, online image 86.

13 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1873 Philadelphia City Directory, printed pages 137-138, online images 78-79.

14 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1173; Family History Film: 1255173; Page: 190C; Enumeration District: 212; Image: 0389.

15 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4C2-TYV John G Alburger, Spring Garden, ward 1, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 185.

16 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=139926518.

17 <i>Philadelphia Evening Telegraph</i> (Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.), 7 Sep 1867, page 3. Obituary of Abraham H. Alburger.

18 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985</i>, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 978. PA > Philadelphia > Zion Protestant Episcopal Church. Burial of Abraham H. Alsburger.

19 Ancestry.com, <i>Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates Index, 1803-1915</i> (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), FHL film 1838855. William H. Alburger d.13 Mar 1900 Philadelphia.

20 <i>Find A Grave</i>, ww.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=139927024.



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