Dr. Charles L. Usher
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Lucy Marilda Usher


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1. Tinlis Hauser
2. George B. Beecher

Lucy Marilda Usher 2 3 4

  • Born: 5 Apr 1845, Maquoketa, Jackson, IA 2 4
  • Marriage (1): Tinlis Hauser on 15 Mar 1866 in De Witt, Clinton, IA, USA 1
  • Marriage (2): George B. Beecher on 31 Oct 1894 in Toledo, Tama, IA
  • Died: 6 Feb 1917, Harvard, McHenry, IL at age 71 2 3
  • Buried: Harvard: Mount Auburn Cemetery, McHenry, IL 2 3

   FamilySearch ID: 94YR-BLB.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Obituary: Harvard Herald: obituary of Mrs. Lucy M. Beecher on 8 Feb 1917 in Harvard, McHenry, IL. 2 Mrs. Lucy M. Beecher, nearly 72 years old and a sister of Mrs. Cornelia P. Blanchard, died at the Blanchard home in this city at 5 o'clock on Tuesday morning, Feb. 6, following an illness of three weeks due to a general breakdown.

Mrs. Beecher was born at Maquoketa, Iowa, on April 5, 1845, and virtually all her life had been passed in that state, she coming to Harvard two years ago to make her home with her sister, Mrs. Blanchard. Mrs. Beecher was a member of the M. E. church at VanHorne, Iowa.

Though a resident of Harvard but a short time, Mrs. Beecher was known to quite a large number and was held in high esteem. She is survived by one son, Thos. W. Houser, of Alamosa, Colo., a brother, Leverett W. Usher, of Maquoketa, Iowa, a sister, Mrs. Blanchard, of this city, a grandson, Denver Houser, and two granddaughters, Fern and Hazel Houser.

Funeral services for Mrs. Beecher will take place this afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Blanchard home. Rev. D.S. Moore, pastor of the M.E. Church, will officiate. Mrs. H.J. Ferris and Mrs. Chas. Bolts will render a few appropriate musical selections. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn.

Relatives present to attend the funeral include the son, Thomas Houser, who has been here for several weeks; Mr. and Mrs. H. Hall of Walworth and members of the J. W. Blodgett family from Lake Geneva, Wis.

Lucy married Tinlis Hauser on 15 Mar 1866 in De Witt, Clinton, IA, USA.1 (Tinlis Hauser was born on 1 Mar 1838 in Richmond, Jefferson, OH, USA,5 died on 1 Feb 1912 in Cement, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States 5 and was buried in Cement: Cement Cemetery, Caddo, OK, USA 5.)

Lucy next married George B. Beecher, son of Erastus C. Beecher and Elizabeth Crater, on 31 Oct 1894 in Toledo, Tama, IA. (George B. Beecher was born on 12 Jan 1852 in Yorkville, Kendall, IL,6 7 died in May 1912 in Traer, Tama, IA 6 7 and was buried in Traer: Buckingham Cemetery, Tama, IA 6 7.)


1 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org : accessed 26 Nov 2014), entry for Lucy Marilda Usher, person ID 94YR-BLB.

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

3 , http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=96258064.

4 FamilySearch.org, Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XJDF-N15 George B. Beecher and Lucy M. Usher Hauser, 31 Oct 1894; citing Toledo, Tama Co., Iowa, United States, county courthouses, Iowa.

5 , http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=30288394.

6 , http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=62454298.

7 (http://iowagravestones.org), http://iowagravestones.org/gs_view.php?id=1049082.

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