Henry David Gilbert
(1854-1924)
Martha Susan McLaughlin
(1849-1907)
Carrie Irene Gilbert
(1870-1937)

 

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Spouses/Children:
John Simon Beecher

Carrie Irene Gilbert 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

  • Born: Feb 1870, Centerville, Cumberland, PA 3 10 11
  • Marriage: John Simon Beecher on 8 Sep 1887 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA 1
  • Died: 15 Aug 1937, Hockersville, Cumberland, PA at age 67 10 12 13
  • Buried: 18 Aug 1937, Newville: Newville Cemetery, Cumberland, PA 7 10 13

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census: 1880, Penn Twp., Cumberland, PA. 14 The 1880 census recorded Henry D. Gilbert, laborer, 25, living with wife Susan M., 28; daughter Carrie A., 10; and son Wallace S., 0. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Religion: Mt. Pleasant Church of the Brethren record book (1877-1926) lists on image 16: John S. Beecher and Carrie I. Beecher, 16 Dec 1894 Confessioners, 16 Dec 1894, Chambersburg, Franklin, PA. 15

3. Census: 1900, Penn Twp., Cumberland, PA. 3 John S. Beecher, farmer, 39, born Oct 1860, was married for 13 years to Carrie I., 30, Feb 1870. She had birthed 6 children, all alive in 1900: Mary M., 12, Feb 1888; Priscilla M., 10, May 1890; Ella M., 7, Dec 1892; Edna R., 4, Jul 1895; John R., 2, Feb 1898; and David H., 3 months, Feb 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

On the next page is his brother, Samuel J. Beecher, farmer, 37, Oct 1862; He was married 6 years to Emily R., 27, Feb 1873, and she had birthed no children. Living with them are Samuel's children by his first wife: Harry J., 13, May 1887; Edward C., 10, Sep 1889; and Samuel M., 10, Jan 1890. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Census: 1910, Newton Twp., Cumberland County, PA. 16 The 1910 Census recorded in Newton: John S. Beecher, farmer, 49, living with wife Carrie J., 40; and their children: Mary M.; 21; Elle M., 17; Ruth E., 14; Raymond J., 12; Herman D., 10; Viola C., 8; Harold S., 4 (actually is Arnold S.); and Paul E., 4 months. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

5. Census: 1920, Penn Twp., Cumberland, PA. 17 The 1920 census recorded John S. Beecher, farmer, 59, living with wife Carrie I., 49; daughter Colla M., 26; Ruth E., 23; John R., 21; Viola C., 17; Arnold S., 14; Paul E., 11; and Earl, S., 9. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

6. Census: 1930, Penn Twp., Cumberland, PA. 18 The 1930 census recorded John S. Beecher, farmer, 69, living with wife Carrie I., 60; and daughter Ella M., 36, single.

7. Cause of Death: coronary thrombosis from bronchial pneumonia, arterial schlerosis, 15 Aug 1937, Newville, Cumberland, PA. 7

8. Obituary: Harrisburg Telegraph: obituary of Mrs. John S. Beecher, 16 Aug 1937, Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 19 Mrs. Carrie I. Beecher, 67, wife of John S., died Sunday at her home in Hockersville. She was a member of Hayes Grove United Brethren Church. Survivors are her husband and these daughters and sons, Mrs. Pearl Baughman, Grantville; Mrs. Ruth Kough, Hayes Grove; Miss Ella, at home; John Beecher, Centerville; Herman Beecher, Wormleysburg; Mrs. Viola Russell, Hayes Grove; Samuel Beecher, Hockersville; Paul and Carl Beecher, both at home; two half-sisters, Mrs. Belle Smith, Carlisle, and Mrs. Irene Whitmyer, State College, and a half-brother, Wallace Gilbert, Harrisburg, and twenty-seven grand-children.
Funeral services will be held at the home at 10.30 o'clock Wednesday morning, the Rev. Palmer Flenker, Oakville, Hayes Church. Burial will be in the Newville Cemetery. The body may be viewed at the home 7 to 9 o'clock Tuesday evening.

9. Obituary: News-Chronicle: Mrs. John Beecher Dies at Hays Grove, 17 Aug 1937, Shippensburg, Cumberland, PA. 13 Mrs. John Beecher, 68, died Sunday morning at 10:30 o'clock at her home at Hays Grove. She was a member of the Hays Grove United Brethren Church. She was a daughter of the late Henry and Martha Gilbert.
The survivors are five sons and four daughters: Herman Beecher, Harrisbug; John Beecher, Centerville; Raymond Beecher, Hockersville; Paul and Earl Beecher, at home; Mrs. Owen Boughman, Wormleysburg; Mrs. Marshall Kough, Hays Grove; Mrs. Simon Russell, Hays Grove, and Miss Ella Beecher, at home.
John Beecher, her husband, also survives her; and these half-sisters and brother: Mrs. Belle Smith, Carlisle; Mrs. Irene Whitmyer, State College; and Wallace Gilbert, Harrisburg.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 o'clock Wednesday morning with services at the house being conducted by Rev. Palmer Slenker of Oakville. Burial will be in Newville cemetery.


Carrie married John Simon Beecher, son of Phillip Beecher and Mary M. Flieger, on 8 Sep 1887 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA.1 (John Simon Beecher was born on 23 Oct 1860 in Hays Grove, Cumberland, PA,3 11 20 21 died on 4 Jul 1943 in Newville, Cumberland, PA 20 21 22 23 and was buried on 8 Jul 1943 in Newville: Newville Cemetery, Cumberland, PA 20 21 23.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFWZ-GVM John Beecher and Carrie Gilbert, 1887.

2 Records of Sharon Swope (http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=nickol).

3 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Penn Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1400 Page: 12-13.

4 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFW6-QS9 John R. Beecher and Verna E. Moore, 1919.

5 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFWD-1RD Owen W. Baughman and Pearl M. Beecher, 18 Sep 1913; citing Lemoyne, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, ; FHL microfilm 21015.

6 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.), Certificate 43215. Mary Martha Beecher. Father J S Beecher, mother Carrie Gilbert.

7 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 77788. Carrie Irene Beecher. Father Henry Gilbert. Mother Martha McLaughan.

8 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 082814-61. Pearl Mae Baughman. Father John S. Beecher. Mother Carrie Gilbert. Spouse Owen W. Baughman.

9 Shippensburg News-Chronicle (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 4 Nov 1975, page 2. Obituary of Earl S. Beecher.

10 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=87421806.

11 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFSZ-C7M Herman D. Beecher and Anna L. Woods, 1922.

12 Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Indices (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), Death Certificate 77788, Carrie I. Beecher.

13 Shippensburg News-Chronicle (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 17 Aug 1937, page 1. Obituary of Mrs. John Beecher.

14 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWFM-6MS Henry D. Gilbert, 1880.

15 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 284. PA > Adams > Mount Pleasant > Church of the Brethren. Online image 16.

16 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MG84-XLC John S Beecher, Newton, Cumberland, Pennsylvania; citing sheet 7A, family 143, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375348.

17 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Penn, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

18 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Penn, Cumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2025; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0038; Image: 478.0; FHL microfilm: 2341759.

19 (Harrisburg Telegraph, Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania.), 16 Aug 1937, page 3. Obituary of Mrs. John S. Beecher.

20 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=87421802.

21 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 63045. John Simon Beecher. Father Philip Beecher. Mother Maria Fliger.

22 Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Indices (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), Death Certificate 63045, John S. Beecher.

23 Shippensburg News-Chronicle (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 9 Jul 1943, page 2. Obituary of John S. Beecher.



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