James Beecher
(Abt 1805-Cir 1865)
Sarah Collier
(Abt 1812-)
James Beecher
(1836-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Louisa Collier

James Beecher 1 2 3

  • Born: Sep 1836, Grasonville, Queen Anne's, MD 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Louisa Collier <1865> 1

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in 5th Election District, Queen Anne's, MD. 1 2 Jame Beacher, sailor, 41, was living with wife Sarah, 38; William, 14; James, 12; Joseph Collier, 12. Everyone and their parents were born in Maryland.

2. Census in 1860 in Queenstown, Queen Anne's, MD. 3 James Bucher [indexed in census as Bucher but handwriting is clearly Beecher], sailor, 55, was married to Sarah, 46. Living with them: William, sailor, 24; James, 22. James was born in England, the others in Maryland. His real estate was worth $1,000 and personal estate $600.

3. Census in 1900 in Queenstown, Queen Anne's, MD. 1 James Beecher, bridge keeper, 63, born Sep 1836, was married for 35 years to Louisa, 56, born Jan 1844. She had birthed 13 children, 6 still alive in 1900. Living with them: Joseph H., 23, Feb 1877; Luther L., 21, Apr 1879; William, 15; Sep 1884; Benjamin F., 13, Oct 1886. Also with them: Richard L. Collier, brother in law, 35, Apr 1865, indicating that Louisa a Collier. Everyone and their parents were born in Maryland.

On the same census page a few households later is listed:
Wrightson Beecher, 28, born Feb 1872, was married for 6 years to wife Sallie, 25, Feb 1875. She had birthed 3 children, one still alive in 1900: Mildred, 1, born Aug 1878. Sallie and her parents were born in Delaware, all others and their parents in Maryland. Wrightson's occupation was "oyster tonger."


James married Louisa Collier <1865>.1 (Louisa Collier was born in Jan 1844 in , , MD.)


Sources


1 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Maryland, Queen Anne County, Queenstown, Series: T623 Roll: 626 Page: 145.

2 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Maryland, Queen Anne's County, 5th Election District, Series: M432 Roll: 296 Page: 249.

3 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Maryland, Queen Anne County, Queenstown, Series: M653 Roll: 479 Page: 741.



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