Jacob H. Beecher
Josephine E. Dawson
Benjamin Franklin Beecher
Nettie Salome Stevens
Gerald Franklin Beecher


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1. Mary Pearl Myers
2. M. Pearl Myers

Gerald Franklin Beecher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 9 Jan 1914, Lancaster, Lancaster, PA 3 6 8
  • Marriage (1): Mary Pearl Myers on 9 Dec 1950 in , Lancaster, PA 1
  • Marriage (2): M. Pearl Myers
  • Died: 24 Feb 1995, Lancaster, Lancaster, PA at age 81 4 5 6 7 9
  • Buried: Lancaster: Riverview Burial Park, Lancaster, PA 5

   FamilySearch ID: LD7D-NKD.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 3 In the 1930 census in Lancaster, Benjamin F. Beecher, 39, was living with wife Nettie S., 35; son Melvin H., 17; son Gerald F., 16; son Donald A., 10; daughter Selma B., 7; and Benjamin's father Jacob H., 73. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Military from 28 Apr 1942 to 10 Oct 1945 in New Cumberland, Cumberland, PA: World War II: Army Air Force. 8

3. Residence: 334 E. New St., Lancaster, Pa. On 28 Apr 1942 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 8

4. Residence: 426 John St., Lancaster, Pa. On 9 Feb 1950 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 8

5. Obituary: Lancaster New Era: obituary of Gerald Beecher on 27 Feb 1995 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 9 Gerald F. Beecher, 81, of 6280 Jeanette Drive, East Petersburg, died Friday at Lancaster General Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of M. Pearl Myers Beecher. They marked their 44th wedding anniversary in December. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Benjamin F. and Nettie Stevens Beecher. He was employed for 40 years as a production worker and night watchman at Penn Dairies, retiring in 1979. He was also a member of Teamsters Union Local 771 of Lancaster. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Carol L., wife of Ronald Sangrey of East Petersburg; a stepson, Donald E. Shultz of Lancaster; a stepdaughter, Sallylee K., wife of Kenneth Sangrey of Lancaster; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Donald of Paradise and James of York; and a sister, Betty Wise of Lancaster.

Gerald married Mary Pearl Myers on 9 Dec 1950 in , Lancaster, PA.1 (Mary Pearl Myers was born on 1 Mar 1913 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA,4 5 died on 25 Jul 2010 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA 4 5 and was buried in Lancaster: Riverview Burial Park, Lancaster, PA 5.)

Gerald next married M. Pearl Myers. (M. Pearl Myers was born in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA 7 and died on 25 Jul 2010 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA 7.)


1 Lancaster Register of Wills and Marriages (Lancaster, PA) (http://www.co.lancaster.pa.us/897/Search-Probate-Records), File 19505277 Gerald F. Beecher and Mary Pearl Shultz 9 Dec 1950.

2 Lancaster Intelligencer Journal Newspaper (Lancaster, Lancaster County, PA), 5 Dec 2005.

3 1930 United States Census, "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHQ7-WQZ Jacob H Beecher in household of Benjamin F Beecher, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; citing enumeration district (ED).

4 Lancaster Intelligencer Journal Newspaper (Lancaster, Lancaster County, PA), Obituary of M. Pearl Myers Beecher, Jul 27, 2010.

5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=93096108.

6 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Gerald Franklin Beecher, SSN 199070910.

7 Intelligencer Journal (Lancaster, PA), 27 Jul 2010, page 16. Obituary of M. Pearl Beecher.

8 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Veteran Compensation Applications, WWII, 1950, Box Title : Bedilion, Charles K - Begonia, Jerril Don (Box 47). Online image 1328, Gerald F. Beecher.

9 Lancaster New Era (Lancaster, PA), 27 Feb 1995, page 11. Obituary of Gerald Beecher.

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