William Herr Beecher Sr.
(1811-1875)
Elizabeth Mary Coleman
(Abt 1821-1864)
James S. Gresh
(1826-1911)
Leah Fryer
(1831-1916)
Myers Coleman Beecher
(1850-1921)
Annie R. Gresh
(1860-1945)
Irvin S. Beecher
(1890-1933)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lillian Jayes

Irvin S. Beecher 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 31 Jul 1890, Pottstown, Montgomery, PA 1 2 4
  • Marriage (1): Lillian Jayes in 1918 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  • Died: 16 Oct 1933, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 43 4 5
  • Buried: 19 Oct 1933, Huntington Valley: Forest Hills Memorial Park, Montgomery, PA 4 5

   FamilySearch ID: L6V2-RZD.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 1 Myers Beecher, solicitor, 49, born Oct 1850, was married for 19 years to wife Anna R., 40, May 1860. She had birthed 5 children, 4 still alive: Alice L., 17, Jun 1882; Carrie H., 15, Sep 1884; Bertha A., 11, Aug 1888; and Irvin S., 8, Jul 1891. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Myers was renting the home at 248 N. Charlotte St.

2. Census in 1910 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 3 Myers E. Beecher, 59, was married for 29 years to wife Annie, 59. She had birthed 6 children, 5 alive in 1910. With them were three: Bertha, 20; Irvin, 18; and Anna, 7. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. They were living at 248 Charlotte St in Pottstown.

3. Newspaper: Reading Times: Responding to a call from Mrs. M. E. Yocum, a neighbor, that robbers were at her house, Irwin Beecher, of Pottstown, went after them with his gun and when he tried to open fire discovered he left his bullets at home. The intruders escaped., 19 Aug 1911, Reading, Berks, PA. 6

4. Census in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 7 Irvin Beecher, salesman commercial, 29, was with wife Lillian, 28. He and his parents were from Pennsylvania. She and her parents were from England. Lillian was naturalized as a citizen in 1907. They were boarding at 1214 Thirteenth St.

5. Census in 1930 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 8 Irving S. Beecher, 39, widowed, was living as a boarder in a home at 4846 Lawrence St., but that appears wrong since he is listed as the owner with a home value of $6000, and the head of the household, Charles Geiger, is listed as the renter with $35 home value. Irving is age 39, Charles Geiger is 66, and his wife Charlotte is 46. Irving was 21 when he was first married. He and his parents were born in Pennsylvania.

6. Cause of Death: pulmonary tuberculosis, gangrene of lung, 16 Oct 1933, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4

7. Occupation: envelope salesman on 16 Oct 1933 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4

8. Residence: 4846 N. Lawrence St., Philadelphia, Pa. On 16 Oct 1933 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4


Irvin married Lillian Jayes in 1918 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. (Lillian Jayes was born on 21 May 1893 in Burton-on-Trent, , STS, ENG,7 9 died on 14 Jan 1927 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 8 9 and was buried on 15 Jan 1927 in Huntingdon Valley: Forest Hills Memorial Park Cemetery, Montgomery, PA.)


Sources


1 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Pottstown Ward 8, Series: T623 Roll: 1445 Page: 109.

2 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Pennsylvania; Registration County: Philadelphia; Roll: 1907952; Draft Board: 44.

3 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Pottstown Ward 8, Series: T624 Roll: 1378 Page: 235.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 82910. Irvin S. Beecher. Father Meyers C. Beecher. Mother Annie R. Gresh.

5 Berks History Center Library (Reading, PA) (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.

6 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 19 Aug 1911, page 7.

7 1920 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia Ward 20, Series: T625 Roll: 1616 Page: 44.

8 1930 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia Ward 42, Series: T626 Roll: 2135 Page: 65.

9 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 166. Lillian J. Beecher. Spouse Irvin Beecher.



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