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John H. Beecher 1

  • Born: 21 Jun 1841, Shalersville Twp., Portage, OH 1
  • Marriage (1): Adda

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Garrettsville, Portage, OH. 1 Samuel S. Beecher, 32, merchant, was living with wife Maria, 23; Clara E., 5; Cora E., 3; Harriet, 10; John, 19, merchants clerk. [Listing Harriet and John after the younger children indicates they are not Samuel's Beechers, but perhaps siblings, or their father is the Henry below.] Also with them: Franklin Raymer, 23, and Eliza Wood, 23, house work. Samuel's real estate was valued at $3,300, his personal estate at $7,000.

The next household is Lavinia H?nut, 40, house keeper; her daughters Caroline E. 41, and Loveland C. 17; and Henry Beecher, 42, merchant. Henry's real estate was worth $5,780 and personal estate $25,000.

Everyone was born in Ohio, except Eliza in Pennsylvania, and Lavinia in New York.

2. Census in 1870 in Nelson Twp., Portage, OH. 2 John Beecher, 29, farmer, was living with wife Adda, 25. Also in the home was Sarah Miller, 63. [She could be John's mother in law?] Fannie Johnson, 17, domestic, born in England, was with them. John was born in Ohio, his wife and Sarah in Maryland. His real estate was worth $10,000 and personal estate $4,000, indicating he had inherited wealth since his 1860 census.

John married Adda. (Adda was born about 1845 in , , MD 2.)


1 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Ohio, Portage County, Garrettsville, Series: M653 Roll: 1025 Page: 127-128.

2 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Ohio, Portage County, Nelson Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1258 Page: 361.

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