William Lightner Beecher
(1830-1918)
Alidia Kinard
(1828-1899)
Mathias Glauner
(1839-1878)
Mary Elizabeth Kelly
(1843-1917)
Lewis William Beecher
(1863-1943)
Amanda Melvina Glauner
(1873-1962)
Mary Elizabeth Beecher
(1897-1974)

 

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Mary Elizabeth Beecher 1 2 3

  • Born: 19 Oct 1897, Coatesville, Chester, PA 4 5
  • Christened: 12 Jun 1898, Coatesville: Coatesville Presbyterian Church, Chester, PA 3
  • Died: Mar 1974, Coatesville, Chester, PA at age 76 5

   FamilySearch ID: LCMV-CK4.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 6 The 1900 census recorded renting at 303 Main Stret: Lewis Bucher [transcription error], occupation provision dealer, 37, born May 1863, living with wife Mulorna [Malvina], 26, Nov 1873; Mary, 2, Oct 1897; and servant Agnes Heller, single, 29, Aug 1870. Lewis and Malvina were married 4 years and she had birthed 1 child by 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1910 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 7 Louis W. Beecher, grocery store, 46, was married for 14 years to wife Amanda M., 36. She had birthed 2 children, both were alive in 1900. Living with them: William Beecher, father, 77, widowed; Mary E., daughter, 12; and Anna K., 6. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. He owned the home at 559 Black Horse Rd.

3. Census in 1920 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 4 Owning the home at 557 Cider Street was Lewis W. Beecher, occupation "butcher, own shop", 56. He was with his wife, Aldam [sic] M., 46; daughters Mary E., 22; and Annie K., 16. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Lewis' parents were from Virginia.

4. Census in 1930 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 8 The 1930 census recorded owning a home at 41 South Eighth Avenue: Lewis W. Beecher, butcher meat store, 65, living with wife Amanda M., 56; Mary C., bookkeeper, insurance, 32; and Anna K., bookkeeper, ice co., 25. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Census in 1940 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 9 The 1940 census recorded at 41 South Eighth Avenue: Lewis W. Beecher, 76, living with Amanda, 66; Mary E., stenographer, single, 41; and Anna K., bookkeeper, single, 36. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

6. Residence: on 8 Jun 1970 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 10


Sources


1 Records of Nancy Eitnier, a descendant.

2 Daily Local News, Chester County, PA (West Chester, Chester County, PA), February 28, 1962. Obituary of Mrs. Lewis W. Beecher.

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 75. Chester > Coatesville > Presbyterian Church.

4 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Chester County, Coatesville Ward 5, Series: T625 Roll: 1549 Page: 193.

5 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VMRH-QJ8 null, Mar 1974; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

6 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M39K-CJC Lewis Bucher, Valley Township, Precinct 5 Coatesville borough, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 15A, family 285.

7 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Chester County, Coatesville Precinct 9, Series: T624 Roll: 1327 Page: 152.

8 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Coatesville, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2019; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 0013; Image: 305.0; FHL microfilm: 2341753.

9 1940 United States Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Coatesville, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3464; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 15-14.

10 Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), 10 Jun 1970, page 38. Obituary of Ann Beecher Herbst.



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