John Beecher Sr.
Mary Ann Albrecht
Catharine Albrecht
Jacob Franklin Beecher Sr.
Catherine Braun
(1802-Abt 1840)
Kezia Allwort Beecher


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1. Isaac Thompson

Kezia Allwort Beecher 1 2

  • Born: 10 Apr 1828, West Caln Twp., Chester, PA 2
  • Christened: 10 Mar 1829, West Caln Twp.: St. John's Episcopal Church, Chester, PA 2
  • Marriage (1): Isaac Thompson
  • Died: 1 Jan 1898, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 69 3
  • BuriedFem: 4 Jan 1898, Coatesville, Chester, PA 3

   Another name for Kezia was Kezia Allivort Beecher.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Baptism: on 10 Mar 1829, in Compass: St. John's Episcopal Church, Chester, PA, USA. 2 2 Text from the church record book:
J. B. Clemson baptized Jacob Franklin son of Jacob & Catharine Beecher at Parents house March 10th. Born September 13th, 1823. Sponsors Parents & Grandmother Beecher.
Rev. J. B. Clemson baptized Pariz Epler son of Jacob & Catharine Beecher March 10th. Born December 6th 1825. Sponsors the same.
Rev. John B. Clemson baptized Kezia Allworth March 10th. Born April 11th, 1828, daughter of Jacob & Catharine Beecher. Sponsors the same.

2. Census in 1850 in Warwick Twp., Chester, PA. 4 The 1850 census recorded Isaac Thompson, laborer, 25, living with wife Keziah, 22, and son Daniel, 6 months old on August 14, 1850. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1860 in West Nantmeal Twp., Chester, PA. 5 The 1860 census recorded Isaac Thompson, day laborer, 34, living with wife Kezia, 32; son Issac, 8, and daughter Sarah, 5. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Loags.

4. Census in 1870 in East Nantmeal Twp., Chester, PA. 6 The 1870 census recorded Isaac Thompson, works at stoking furance, 45, living with wife Kezia, 46; and son David, 9. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

5. Census in 1880 in Valley Twp., Chester, PA. 7 The 1880 census recorded Kaziah Thompson, widowed, 52, living with son David, 19; and Samuel Sypherd, 22, and Albert Alison, 19. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

6. Death Certificate: Keziah A. Thompson, white, female, 70 years old, died Jan. 1, 1898, cause of death: dilation of heart, doctor: T. O. Nock, Ward 15, 821 Thillman St., Burial Jan. 4 in Coatesville, Pa., 1 Jan 1898, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

Kezia married Isaac Thompson. (Isaac Thompson was born about 1825 in , , PA 4 and died between 1870 and 1880 7.)


1 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

2 <i>Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985</i> ( Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 565. Saint Johns Episcopal Church, Compass, Chester, PA. Baptism of Jacob Franklin, Pariz Epler and Kezia Allworth Beecher.

3, <i>Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915</i> (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), Image 5 of 694, Keziah A. Thompson.

4 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Keziah Thompson in entry for Isaac Thompson, 1850.

5 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Year: 1860; Census Place: West Nantmeal, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1091; Page: 425; Image: 432; Family History Library Film: 805091.

6 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Year: 1870; Census Place: East Nantmeal, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1323; Page: 139B; Image: 283; Family History Library Film: 552822.

7 1880 United States Census, Kaziah Thompson, 1880.

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