John P. Gross
Jane E.
John Newton Gross
(About 1867-)
Emma Jane Gross


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Lorenzo Henderson Beecher Jr.

Emma Jane Gross 1 2

  • Born: 11 Nov 1887, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 3
  • Marriage: Lorenzo Henderson Beecher Jr. in 1909 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4 The 1920 Census recorded at 5541 Greenway Avenue: Lorenzo H. Belcher [index mistake, handwriting looks like Beecher], 38, living with wife Emma J., 32; daughter Emma L, 6; father Lorenzo H. Belcher, 74; Jane E. Gross, grandmother, widowed, 82; and uncle Wm. H. Gross, 61. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. She resided at 5541 Greenway Ave, Philadelphia, Pa. On 21 May 1924 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2

3. She appeared on the census in 1930 in Haddonfield, Camden, NJ. 1 The 1930 Census recorded Lorenzo H. Beecher, 48, living with wife Emma J., 42; daughter Emma L., 16; and son Willard, 5. Also in the home: grandmother Jane E. Gross, 92. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Emma's father was born in Pennsylvania and her mother in England.

4. She appeared on the census in 1940 in Wood-Lynne, Camden, NJ. 5 The 1940 Census recorded Lorenzo Beecher, 58, living with wife Emma J., 52; daughter Emma L., 26; and son Willard N., 15. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

Emma married Lorenzo Henderson Beecher Jr., son of Lorenzo Henderson Beecher Sr. and Anna Plumb, in 1909 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. (Lorenzo Henderson Beecher Jr. was born on 9 Apr 1881 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 6 7 8 and died in Sep 1968 in Barrington, Camden, NJ 7.)


1 1930 United States Census, Lorenzo H Beecher, 1930.

2, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 55072. Ruth Larraine Beecher. Father Lorenzo Beecher Jr., mother Emma Gross.

3 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births, 1860-1906 (, Emma J. Gross, 1887.

4 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 40, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1642; Page: 28A; Enumeration District: 1499; Image: 60.

5 1940 United States Census, Lorenzo Beecher, Wood-Lynne Borough, Camden, New Jersey, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 4-137, sheet 3B, family 57, NARA digital publication T627, roll 2323.

6 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 30-Ward Philadelphia, Series: T623 Roll: 1472 Page: 66.

7 U.S. Social Security Death Index.

8, United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, Lorenzo Henderson Beecher Junior, 1942.

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