Parris Epler Beecher
(1855-1929)
Sarah Elizabeth Featon
(Abt 1863-Bef 1896)
Elias F. Trumbower
(1853-1940)
Ida L. Rettew
(1856-1933)
Edward E. Beecher
(1886-1969)
Martha Adella Trumbower
(1883-1917)
Harold Edward Beecher
(1916-2007)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Emma Thomas Wilhelm

Harold Edward Beecher 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 27 Mar 1916, Wagontown, Chester, PA 1 2 3 4 5 7
  • Marriage (1): Emma Thomas Wilhelm on 1 Feb 1936 in Brandywine Manor, Chester, PA 1
  • Died: 22 Jul 2007, Coatesville, Chester, PA at age 91 3 5
  • Buried: Coatesville: Fairview Cemetery, Chester, PA 5

   FamilySearch ID: LD3D-S44.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1920 in West Brandywine Twp., Chester, PA. 4 The 1920 census recorded Paris Beecher, farmer, 63, living with wife Catharine, 50; daughters Ruth Ella, seamstress, 16; Nora Elizabeth, 10, and Edna, 7; and grandson Harold, 3; and son Robert Edward Beecher, furance helper at steel mill, widowed, 34.

2. Census in 1940 in Caln, Chester, PA. 8 Two Beecher families are on the same page.

The 1940 census recorded Harold E. Beecher, drill presser in an iron manufacturing company, 24, living with wife Emma, 23; and Donald, 3.

Edward E. Beecher, chipper in a boiler manufacturing company, 54, was living with wife Mary A., 55; step-son Edward H. Richards, 29; step daughter-in-law Agnes D. Richards, 24; and their son (Mary's grandson) Roger Edward Richards, 7 months old.

Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Mary A. in Maryland.

3. Census in 1950 in Caln, Chester, PA. 9 The 1950 census recorded Harold Beecher, drill press operator in iron works, 34, living with wife Emma, 34; Donald, 13; Vernon, 9; daughter Adella, 3; and Gary, 2. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.


Harold married Emma Thomas Wilhelm, daughter of John Wilhelm and Elizabeth, on 1 Feb 1936 in Brandywine Manor, Chester, PA.1 (Emma Thomas Wilhelm was born on 30 May 1916 in Smyrna, Lancaster, PA,1 3 10 died on 20 Mar 1994 in West Chester, Chester, PA 10 and was buried in Coatesville: Fairview Cemetery, Chester, PA 10.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFSQ-CJM Harold E. Beecher and Emma Wilhelm, 1936.

2 Records of Nancy Eitnier, a descendant.

3 Social Security Death Index.

4 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MFTY-SLL Catharine Beecher in entry for Paris Beecher, 1920.

5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=40043786.

6 Daily Local News, Chester County, PA (West Chester, Chester County, PA), 5 Apr 2016, obituary of Adella E. Hall.

7 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Harold Edward Beecher, b. 27 Mar 1916 Wagontown, PA.

8 1940 United States Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3464; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 15-4.

9 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6XBR-3WPF Harold Beecher Caln, PA.

10 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=40043774.



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