Heinrich Guth
(1808-1836)
Elizabeth Lieberknecht
(1809-1890)
Rebecca Guth
(1832-1895)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Parris Epler Beecher

Rebecca Guth 1 2 3

  • Born: 6 Aug 1832, , York, PA 2 3 4 5 6
  • Christened: 13 Oct 1832, Lower Windsor Twp.: Canadochly Lutheran & Reformed Church Cemetery, York, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): Parris Epler Beecher on 16 Mar 1851 in Lower Windsor Twp., York, PA
  • Died: 14 Sep 1895, Wrightsville, York, PA at age 63 2 5 7 8 9
  • Buried: Lower Windsor Twp.: Canadochly Lutheran & Reformed Church Cemetery, York, PA 2 5 9

   Another name for Rebecca was Rebecca Good.10 11

  Christening Notes:

From church christening record book: Parents: Heinrich Guth u. Hausfrau, Elisabeth geborne Liebeknect. Child: Rebecca, geb. d. 6th August 1832 getsd. d. 13th Octob 1832. durch. H. Ziegler. Sponsors: Eltern selbst.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1850 in Lower Windsor Twp., York, PA. 12 The 1850 census recorded Jacob Meyers, farmer, 44, living with wife Elizabeth, 40; daughters Rebecca, 17 and Eliza, 14; sons Reuben, 10 and Milton, 6; daughter Charlotte, 8; and son Amos, 5 months when the census was recorded on 9 Sep 1850. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. [Note: Rebecca and Eliza are actually step-daughters by Elizabeth's first marriage to Heinrich Guth.]

2. She appeared on the census in 1860 in Lower Windsor Twp., York, PA. 13 Parris E. Beecher, 35, tailor, is listed in the 1800 Census in Lower Windsor Township in York County with real estate valued at $0 and possessions worth $100. Living with him is Rebecca, 27; Ann Aliza, 7; daughter Jesiah, 4; John Henry, 2; and Sarah, 7 months in July 1860 when the census was recorded. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

Living next door is William Beecher, age 24 (might be 27, handwriting uncertain), occupation blacksmith. His possessions are worth $30. With him is Lydia, 21; Jacob Franklin, 6; Parris Elphnor, 4; and Mary Jane, 7 months in July 1860 when the census was recorded. For all the nearest post office is Chanceford.

3. She appeared on the census in 1870 in Lower Windsor Twp., York, PA. 14 Parris Beecker [as indexed in census], 45, farm laborer, was living with wife Rebecca, 36; Annie, 19; Kesiah, 14; John, 12; Sarah, 10; Charles, 8; Elise, 6; and Howard, 4. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

4. She appeared on the census in 1880 in Lower Windsor Twp., York, PA. 6 Paris Beecher, tailor, 54, was living with wife Rebecca, 47; daughter Keziah, 24; Howard, 12; Allen, 9; and Jacob, 5. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Newspaper: York Daily: "Public Sales. The executors of Rebecca Beecher, late of Wrightsville, deceased, will offer at public sale at 1 o'clock this afternoon in that borough a house and lot of ground, also personal property., 26 Oct 1895, York, York, PA. 15


Rebecca married Parris Epler Beecher, son of Jacob Franklin Beecher Sr. and Catherine Braun, on 16 Mar 1851 in Lower Windsor Twp., York, PA. (Parris Epler Beecher was born on 6 Dec 1825 in Salisbury Twp., Lancaster, PA 1 16 17 18, christened on 10 Mar 1829 in West Caln Twp.: St. John's Episcopal Church, Chester, PA,18 died on 5 Dec 1909 in , York, PA 5 7 16 17 19 20 21 and was buried in Lower Windsor Twp.: Canadochly Lutheran & Reformed Church Cemetery, York, PA 5 16 17 19 20.)


Sources


1 Records of Nancy Eitnier, a descendant.

2 Billion Graves Index, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/RebeccaGuthBeecher/1331797.

3 Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (Ancestry.com. Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 697. Baptism of Rebecca Guth at Lutheran Church in Delroy, York, PA.

4 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, York County, Lower Windsor Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1201 Page: 502.

5 Canadochly Lutheran & Reformed Church Cemetery, York County, Pennsylvania (Online at:
http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/york/cemeteries/canadochy1.txt).

6 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, York County, Lower Windsor Township, Family History Library Film 1255207, NA Film Number T9-1207 Page 501D.

7 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004), Letter from William Jesse Beecher, 1/28/1979.

8 Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (Ancestry.com. Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 565. Saint Johns Episcopal Church, Compass, Chester, PA.

9 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11373128.

10 Ancestry.com, 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.), Death Certificate 120242. T. H. Beecher. Father Paris E. Beecher. Mother Rebecca Good.

11 Ancestry.com, 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.), Death Certificate 11624. John Henry Beecher. Father Paris E Beecher. Mother Rebecca Good.

12 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4Z8-DFM Jacob Meyers, Lower Windsor, York, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 36, NARA microfilm publication M432.

13 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, York County, Lower Windsor Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1201 Pages: 502-503.

14 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, York County, Lower Windsor Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1469 Page: 25.

15 The York Daily (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 26 Oct 1895, page 1.

16 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11373127.

17 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012 (Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau of Archives and History. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Paris E. Beecher.

18 Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (Ancestry.com. Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 565. Saint Johns Episcopal Church, Compass, Chester, PA. Baptism of Jacob Franklin, Pariz Epler and Kezia Allworth Beecher.

19 Billion Graves Index, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/person/1731335.

20 Ancestry.com, 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.), Death Certificate 116973. Parris E. Beecher. Father Jacob Beecher. Mother unknown.

21 The York Daily (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 6 Dec 1909, page 1. Obituaryof Parris Beecher.



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