James W. Conard
(1838-1919)
Lucilla Larwill Breese
(1839-1913)
Clara Rosena Conard
(1858-1925)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. James Frank Beecher

Clara Rosena Conard 2 3

  • Born: 21 Aug 1858, Somonauk, DeKalb, IL 2 4 5
  • Marriage (1): James Frank Beecher on 8 Jun 1887 in Arkansas City, Cowley, KS 1
  • Died: 24 Jun 1925, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, OK at age 66 4 6 7
  • Buried: Arkansas City: Parker Cemetery, Cowley, KS 4

   Another name for Clara was Clara Rosina Conard.8

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Evening Dispatch: The marriage service of J. F. Beecher to Miss Clara Conard will take place at the bride's parents this evening., 8 Jun 1887, Arkansas City, Cowley, KS. 9

2. Census in 1900 in Arkansas City, Cowley, KS. 5 The 1900 census recorded owning a home at 703 South C. Street James Beecher [indexed due to poor handwriting as Sam*? Beecher], brick mason, 38 born Jun 1862, living with wife Clara R., 42, Aug 1858. They were married for 12 years and she had birthed no children by 1900. Clara was born in Illinois and her parents, James and his parents in Indiana.

3. Census in 1910 in Arkansas City, Cowley, KS. 10 The 1910 census recorded owning a home at 703 South C Street: J. F. Beecher, stone mason, 48, living with wife Clara R., 51; and niece Marcia Mercer, 11. J. F. was born in Indiana, his father in Pennsylvania and mother in Ohio. Clara was born in Illinois, her father in New Jersey and mother in Ohio. Marcia was born in Oklahoma, her father in Indiana and mother in Illinois.

4. Census in 1920 in Arkansas City, Cowley, KS. 2 Living at 523 North Third was James F. Beecher, 58, with wife Clara R., 61. James was born in Indiana, his father in Pennsylvania and mother in Ohio. Clara was from Illinois, her dad from Ohio, and mother from New Jersey. His occupation was brick mason in a refinery.

5. Obituary: The Oklahoman: obituary of Mrs. Clara R. Beecher on 25 Jun 1925 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, OK. 7 Mrs. Clara R. Beecher, 66 years old, died Wednesday morning at the home of her niece, Mrs. A.F. Wilson, 436 W. 27th street. The body was forwarded by the Capitol Hill funeral home to Arkansas City, Kansas.


Clara married James Frank Beecher, son of Peter J. Beecher and Elizabeth A. Ridenour, on 8 Jun 1887 in Arkansas City, Cowley, KS.1 (James Frank Beecher was born in Jun 1862 in Bourbon, Marshall, IN,5 11 died on 28 Apr 1938 in Arkansas City, Cowley, KS 11 12 and was buried in Arkansas City: Hope Cemetery, Cowley, KS 11.)


Sources


1 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, <i>FamilySearch</i>†(http://new.familysearch.org : accessed 26 May 2013), entry for James Frank Beecher, person ID MJFG-THB.

2 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Kansas, Cowley County, Arkansas City Ward 4, Series: T625 Roll: 527 Page: 257.

3 <i>Arkansas City Daily Traveler</i>, 24 Apr 1913, page 6. Obituary of Mrs. Conard.

4 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=23053460.

5 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMTZ-5DM Sam* Beacher, Arkansas city Ward 2, Cowley, Kansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 42, sheet 12A, family 293.

6 Ancestry.com, <i>Kansas, Fraternal Order Death Index, 1873-1969</i> (Original data online at http://www.kshs.org/p/fraternal-order-death-notices/10988), Rebekah Lodge No. 309 (Arkansas City, Cowley Co.).

7 <i>The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, OK)</i>, 25 Jun 1925, obituary of Mrs. Clara R. Beecher.

8 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, <i>FamilySearch</i>†(http://new.familysearch.org : accessed 26 May 2013), entry for Clara Rosena Conard, person ID MJFG-TC2.

9 <i>The Evening Dispatch (Arkansas City, KS)</i>, 8 Jun 1887 page 3.

10 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M2HB-2RG J F Beecher, Arkansas City Ward 2, Cowley, Kansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 46, sheet 14A, family 324.

11 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=40080250.

12 Ancestry.com, <i>Kansas, Fraternal Order Death Index, 1873-1969</i> (Original data online at http://www.kshs.org/p/fraternal-order-death-notices/10988).



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