Parris Epler Beecher
Sarah Elizabeth Featon
(Abt 1863-Bef 1896)
Omer Franklin Steigelman
Elizabeth Mae Frankford
Norman Beecher
Nettie Mae Steigelman
Edith Corrine Beecher


Family Links

1. Raymond Levi Wenger

Edith Corrine Beecher 1 3 4

  • Born: 31 Oct 1924, Lancaster, Lancaster, PA 1 5
  • Marriage (1): Raymond Levi Wenger on 26 Apr 1942 in Elkton, Cecil, MD 1 2
  • Died: 13 Dec 2005, Manheim, Lancaster, PA at age 81 2 5
  • Buried: New Milltown: Hershey Mennonite Church Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 2 5

   FamilySearch ID: L6F7-88F.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 6 The 1930 census recorded renting at 520 Rockland Street: Norman Beecher, laborer city, 41, living with wife Nettie M., 44; Lenora M., 11; Edith C., 5; and Stella M., 1. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1940 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 7 The 1940 census recorded renting at 463 Pershing Avenue: Norman Beecher, pipe layer WPA pipeline project, 51, living with wife Nettie N., 54; Edith C., 15; and Stella M., 11. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania and living in the same place in 1935.

3. Residence: on 24 May 1960 in Salunga, Lancaster, PA. 4

4. Obituary: Lancaster Intelligencer Journal: obituary of Edith C. Wenger on 15 Dec 2005 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 2 Edith C. Wenger, 81, of 579 S. Chiques Rd., Manheim, died December 13, 2005 at her residence, after a brief illness. She was the wife of Raymond L. Wenger, they celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary April 26, 2005. Born in Lancaster she was the daughter of the late Norman and Nettie Mae Steigelman Beecher. Edith was a homemaker who enjoyed traveling, reading and spending time with her family and friends. Edith was a former member of Chiques United Methodist Church, Mount Joy. Surviving in addition to her husband are the children, Judith, wife of Robert Brandt of Manheim, Lloyd, husband of Bonnie Wenger of Columbia, Nancy, wife of Jack Eitnier of Lititz, John, husband of Penny Wenger of Manheim and Ruth, wife of J. Robert Musser, Jr. of Lancaster; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great- granddaughters and a sister, Lenora Myers of Lancaster. Edith was also preceded in death by a sister, Peggy Denlinger. Relativities and friends are respectively invited to attend her funeral on Friday December 16, 2005 at 11 AM from the Heilig Funeral Home, 21 W. Main St., Mount Joy, with Rev. Paul Shumate officiating. There will be a public viewing from 10 AM Friday until the time of the service. Interment in Hershey Mennonite Cemetery, Kinzer. The Heilig Funeral Home Memories Of A Lifetime Funeral Home Mount Joy, PA in charge of arrangements.

Edith married Raymond Levi Wenger, son of Christian Levi Wenger and Ada Mae Leamon, on 26 Apr 1942 in Elkton, Cecil, MD.1 2 (Raymond Levi Wenger was born on 2 May 1921 in , Lancaster, PA,1 died on 7 Nov 2007 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA 8 and was buried in New Milltown: Hershey Mennonite Church Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 8.)


1 Records of Nancy Eitnier, a descendant.

2 Lancaster Intelligencer Journal Newspaper (Lancaster, Lancaster County, PA), 15 Dec 2005, page 3. Obituary of Edith C. Wenger.

3 Daily Local News, Chester County, PA (West Chester, Chester County, PA), May 15, 1942. Obituary of Norman Beecher.

4 Lancaster New Era (Lancaster, PA), 24 May 1960, page 3.

5 Find A Grave,

6 1930 United States Census, Norman Beecher, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0061, sheet 14A, family 269, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2057.

7 1940 United States Census, Norman Beecher, Ward 7, Lancaster, Lancaster City, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 36-75, sheet 15B, family 329.

8 Lancaster Intelligencer Journal Newspaper (Lancaster, Lancaster County, PA), 7 Nov 2007, obituary of Raymond L. Wenger.

Table of Contents | Surnames | Name List

This website was created 17 Feb 2024 with Legacy 9.0, a division of; content copyrighted and maintained by