Eber H. Hampton Jr.
(1863-1940)
Helen Wood
(1871-Abt 1913)
Mae Ellen Hampton
(1890-1921)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Herbert Sylvester Beecher

2. John Thomas Jackson

Mae Ellen Hampton 1 3

  • Born: 28 Nov 1890, Marshallton, Chester, PA 1 4
  • Marriage (1): Herbert Sylvester Beecher on 22 Oct 1908 in Coatesville, Chester, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (2): John Thomas Jackson
  • Died: 21 Jun 1921, West Chester, Chester, PA at age 30 1 3
  • Buried: 24 Jun 1921, West Chester: Greenmount Cemetery, Chester, PA 1 3

   Other names for Mae were Mary Ellen Hampton 2 5 and May Ellen Hampton.1 4 6 7

  Death Notes:

She died on 21 Jun as a result of her childbirth on 11 Jun 1920.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: on 17 Sep 1906 in Lenape, Chester, PA. 2

2. Census in 1910 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 8 The 1910 census recorded renting a home at 291 S. 1st Street: Herbert E. Beecher, laborer steel mill, 25, living with wife Mae E., 19; Helen E., 2; and Herbert E., 4 months. Herbert and Mae were married for 5 years and she had birthed 2 children by 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1920 in West Chester, Chester, PA. 9 The 1920 census recorded owning a home at 308 W. Chestnut Street: John Jackson, house painter, 33, living with wife May, 28; son Lawrence Jackson, 4; son Joseph Jackson, 9 months; and step-daughter Helen Beecher, 12. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Cause of Death: Mae died at Chester County Hospital from uterine hemorrhage due to child birth, 21 Jun 1921, West Chester, Chester, PA. 3

5. Obituary: writings of John W. Jackson on 22 Jun 1921. 1 10 Mary (Mae) Hampton Beecher Jackson, age 30, passed away at Chester County Hospital from complications of childbirth, 10 days after delivering her daughter, Grace. In addition to her daughter, she is survived by husband John T. Jackson and two sons, Lawrence and Joseph, as well as a daughter, Helen, and son, Harold, from a previous marriage to the late Herbert Beecher of Coatesville. She was the daughter of Eber Hampton and the late Helen Wood Hampton and a sister, Grace Hampton, also survives. She had lived on West Chestnut St., West Chester, for the last several years having been raised in East Whiteland Township. Interment is in Greenmount Cemetery after services from the Smith Funeral Home.


Mae married Herbert Sylvester Beecher, son of Parris Epler Beecher and Elizabeth Featon, on 22 Oct 1908 in Coatesville, Chester, PA.1 2 (Herbert Sylvester Beecher was born on 31 Mar 1885 in Coatesville, Chester, PA,1 2 4 5 died on 15 Mar 1911 in Coatesville, Chester, PA 1 4 11 12 and was buried on 18 Mar 1911 in Coatesville: Fairview Cemetery, Chester, PA 1 11 12 13.)


  Marriage Notes:

The following Beechers attended the wedding: Minnie Beecher, sister of the groom, was the organist, the groom's parents, Mr. & Mrs. Parris Beecher, Mr. and Mrs. L. Beecher, Franklin Beecher, Helen Beecher, Mrs. Emma Beecher. 1

Mae next married John Thomas Jackson. (John Thomas Jackson was born on 30 Dec 1886 in West Chester, Chester, PA,1 died on 2 Feb 1929 in West Chester, Chester, PA 1 14 and was buried in West Chester: Saint Agnes Cemetery, Chester, PA 14.)


Sources


1 <i>Records of John W. Jackson, grandson of Mae Ellen Hampton Beecher and John T. Jackson</i>, Email 2 Jul 2008.

2 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VF9Q-3LZ Herbert Beecher and Mary Ellen Hampton, 22 Oct 1906; citing , Chester, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 556687.

3 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 60698. Mae Jackson. Father Eber Hampton. Mother Helen Wood.

4 <i>Records of Nancy Eitnier, a descendant</i>.

5 <i>Chester County Archives, Pennsylvania</i>, http://www.chesco.org/DocumentCenter/View/1726.

6 <i>Daily Local News, Chester County, PA</i> (West Chester, Chester County, PA), 16 Apr 1913. Obituary of Herbert Beecher Jr.

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.), Death Certificate 35408. Herbert E. Beecher. Father Herbert S. Beecher. Mother May Hampton.

8 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Year: 1910; Census Place: Coatesville, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1327; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0009; FHL microfilm: 1375340.

9 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Year: 1920; Census Place: West Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1551; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 98; Image: 375.

10 <i>Records of John W. Jackson, grandson of Mae Ellen Hampton Beecher and John T. Jackson</i>.

11 <i>Daily Local News, Chester County, PA</i> (West Chester, Chester County, PA), March 17, 1911. Obituary of Herbert S. Beecher.

12 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36144112.

13 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 22601. Herbert S. Beecher [indexed as Herbert S. Bucher].

14 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37913126.



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