William Herr Beecher Sr.
(1811-1875)
Elizabeth Mary Coleman
(Abt 1821-1864)
Coleman Nagle Beecher
(1844-1918)
Ellen C. Donagan
(1853-1919)
Eugene Coleman Beecher
(1884-1922)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Florence Mamie Schreck

Eugene Coleman Beecher 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 13 Aug 1884, Pottsgrove Twp., Montgomery, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): Florence Mamie Schreck
  • Died: 15 Apr 1922, Norristown, Montgomery, PA at age 37 7
  • Buried: 19 Apr 1922, Norristown: Jefferson Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 7

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He has conflicting birth information of Eugene's death certificate has 13 Oct 1884 as his birth, not 13 Aug 1884 as he wrote on his WWI draft card., 13 Oct 1884 and Pottsgrove Twp., Montgomery, PA. 7

2. Census in 1900 in Norristown, Montgomery, PA. 8 Colman Beecher [sic], gardener, 54, born Nov 1845, was married for 30 years to wife Helen, 49, Dec 1851. She had birthed 9 children, 8 were alive in 1900. With them: Mary, cigar maker, 28, Aug 1871; William, huckster, 26, Dec 1873; Harry, salesman, 21, Jun 1878; George, machinist, 17, Jul 1882; Eugene, cigar maker, 15, Nov 1884; Anna, 13, May 1887. All of the children were single. Also in the home: James McGuire, grandson, 2, Aug 1897. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennylvania, except Helen's father was from Ireland and mother from New York.

3. Census in 1910 in Norristown, Montgomery, PA. 1 Living at 226 Miner St, Coleman Beecher, gardener odd jobs, 64, was married for 40 years to wilfe Ellen, 60. She had birthed 9 children, 7 still living. With them: Eugene, 25; Anna, 22; William H., 37. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Ellen and her parents in New York. Coleman's parents were from Pennsylvania.

4. He served in the military on 12 Sep 1918 in Norristown, Montgomery, PA. 3 World War I Draft Registration Card:

Euegene Coleman Beecher
710 Church, Norristown, Montg. Penna.
34 years, date of birth: Aug 13 1884
White, native born U.S. citizen
Occupation: food & produce, owner
Farmers Market, Norristown, Montg. Pa.
Nearest relative: Mrs. Ellen Beecher
710 Church Norristown Montg. Pa.
Height: medium, build: medium, eyes: blue, hair: brown

5. Census in 1920 in Norristown, Montgomery, PA. 2 Living on Church St. in Norristown in 1920, Eugene Beecher [indexed in census as Beecker], laborer in fiber mill, 35, was with wife Florence, 25; daughter Mary, 7; and son Ellsworth, 3. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

6. Cause of Death: Eugene died at Montgomery Hospital from chronic parenchymatous nephritis, 15 Apr 1922, Norristown, Montgomery, PA. 7

7. Residence: 18 W. Oak St., Norristown, Pa. On 15 Apr 1922 in Norristown, Montgomery, PA. 7


Eugene married Florence Mamie Schreck, daughter of Harry Cake Schreck and Mary Catherine Mamie Zwayer. (Florence Mamie Schreck was born on 28 Nov 1894 in Norristown, Montgomery, PA,9 died on 28 May 1954 in Schuylkill Twp., Schuylkill, PA 9 10 and was buried on 1 Jun 1954 in Philadelphia: Greenwood Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 9.)


Sources


1 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Norristown Ward 4, Series: T624 Roll: 1379 Page: 98.

2 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Norristown Ward 2, Series: T625 Roll: 1604 Page: 59.

3 <i>United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6VT-QNS Eugene Coleman Beecher, .

4 FamilySearch.org, <i>Brasil, Cartões de Imigração, 1900-1965</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KX2H-J57 Francis Eugene Beecher, 1958.

5 <i>The Times Herald (Norristown, PA)</i> (Norristown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania. http://www.timesherald.com/), 26 Feb 2014. Obituary of Francis E. Beecher.

6 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013</i>, PA > Montgomery > Norristown > St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church Thomas Ellsworth Beecher b. 21 Nov 1916 baptised 12 JUn 1934, father Eugene C. Beecher, mother Florence Schreck.

7 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 42892. Eugene Beecher. Father Coleman Beecher, mother unknown.

8 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Norristown Ward 3, Series: T623 Roll: 1443 Page: 78.

9 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 39583. Mamie Florence Lougharn. Father Harry S. Schrecl. Mother Mamie Zwyer.

10 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 .), Mamie F. Lougharn. http://www.health.state.pa.us/indices/indices%20-%20death/1954%20Death/D-54%20K-L.pdf.



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