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1. Lucy Marilda Usher

George B. Beecher 1 2 3

  • Born: 12 Jan 1852, Yorkville, Kendall, IL 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Lucy Marilda Usher on 31 Oct 1894 in Toledo, Tama, IA
  • Died: May 1912, Traer, Tama, IA at age 60 1 2
  • Buried: Traer: Buckingham Cemetery, Tama, IA 1 2

   FamilySearch ID: LCX2-G5J.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Newspaper: Malvern Leader: Cedar Rapids, Apr 28 -- George Beecher was arrested here by an officer from Tama county on a charge of bigamy. He is said to have a wife at Belvidere, Ills., and another at Toledo, Ia., 2 May 1895, Malvern, Mills, IA, USA. 4

2. Obituary: Traer Star-Clipper Newspaper in May 1912 in Traer, Tama, IA. George Beecher, who with his wife came here from Colorado last year, and has been living on the A. L. Ames farm, died Tues- [there is apparently a line missing] stroke last summer, and has been unable to get around since. He has been failing of late and died possibly as the result of a second stoke [sic]. Deceased was sixty years of age. He was born in Yorkville, Ill, January 12, 1852. He married Louise [sic] Usher, in Toledo, Iowa, who survives, together with one son in Colorado. Rev. Hunt had charge of the funeral services, which were held Wednesday at the Ames home. Burial in Buckingham cemetery.

George married Lucy Marilda Usher, daughter of Dr. Charles L. Usher and Nancy M. Denison, on 31 Oct 1894 in Toledo, Tama, IA. (Lucy Marilda Usher was born on 5 Apr 1845 in Maquoketa, Jackson, IA,3 5 died on 6 Feb 1917 in Harvard, McHenry, IL 5 6 and was buried in Harvard: Mount Auburn Cemetery, McHenry, IL 5 6.)


1 Find A Grave,

2 Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (,

3, Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934, George B. Beecher and Lucy M. Usher Hauser, 31 Oct 1894; citing Toledo, Tama Co., Iowa, United States, county courthouses, Iowa.

4 Malvern Leader (Malvern, Mills, Iowa.), 2 May 1895, page 6. Well Supplied with Wives.

5 Harvard Herald (Harvard, Illinois), 8 Feb 1917, obituary of Mrs. Lucy M. Beecher.

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