Mathias Glauner
(1839-1878)
Mary Elizabeth Kelly
(1843-1917)
Amanda Melvina Glauner
(1873-1962)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lewis William Beecher

Amanda Melvina Glauner 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 24 Nov 1873, Cambridge, Chester, PA 3 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Lewis William Beecher on 29 Dec 1896 in Coatesville, Chester, PA 1
  • Died: 28 Feb 1962, Coatesville, Chester, PA at age 88 2 6 9 10
  • Buried: 3 Mar 1962, Coatesville: Fairview Cemetery, Chester, PA 2 6 9

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 11 The 1900 census recorded renting at 303 Main Stret: Lewis Bucher [transcription error], occupation provision dealer, 37, born May 1863, living with wife Mulorna [Malvina], 26, Nov 1873; Mary, 2, Oct 1897; and servant Agnes Heller, single, 29, Aug 1870. Lewis and Malvina were married 4 years and she had birthed 1 child by 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. She appeared on the census in 1910 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 3 Louis W. Beecher, grocery store, 46, was married for 14 years to wife Amanda M., 36. She had birthed 2 children, both were alive in 1900. Living with them: William Beecher, father, 77, widowed; Mary E., daughter, 12; and Anna K., 6. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. He owned the home at 559 Black Horse Rd.

3. She appeared on the census in 1920 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 7 Owning the home at 557 Cider Street was Lewis W. Beecher, occupation "butcher, own shop", 56. He was with his wife, Aldam [sic] M., 46; daughters Mary E., 22; and Annie K., 16. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Lewis' parents were from Virginia.

4. She appeared on the census in 1930 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 12 The 1930 census recorded owning a home at 41 South Eighth Avenue: Lewis W. Beecher, butcher meat store, 65, living with wife Amanda M., 56; Mary C., bookkeeper, insurance, 32; and Anna K., bookkeeper, ice co., 25. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. She appeared on the census in 1940 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 13 The 1940 census recorded at 41 South Eighth Avenue: Lewis W. Beecher, 76, living with Amanda, 66; Mary E., stenographer, single, 41; and Anna K., bookkeeper, single, 36. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

6. She resided at 41 South 8th Avenue, Coatesville, Pa. On 3 Jun 1943 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 5

7. Cause of Death: Amanda died at Coatesville Hospital from uremia due to auricular fibrillation, cardiac decompensation, 28 Feb 1962, Coatesville, Chester, PA. 6

8. Her obituary was published in the Daily Local News on 28 Feb 1962 in West Chester, Chester, PA. 8 Mrs. Lewis W. Beecher Mrs. Lewis W. Beecher, of 41 S. Eighth Ave., Coatesville, widow of Lewis W. Beecher, died early today at the Coatesville Hospital. She was 81 and had been in the hospital 10 days Born near Honey Brook, she was a daughter of the late Mathias and Mary Kelly Glauner. Mrs. Beecher resided in Coatesville most of her life. Her husband, Lewis W., died n 1943. She was one of the oldest living members of the Coatesville Presbyterian Church, and the Sunshine Bible Club of the Church. Surviving are two daughters, Miss Mary E. Beecher, at home, and Anne, wife of George W. Herbst, Baltimore, Md., and two brothers, Edgar P. Of Coatesville and S. Arthur, Downingtown.

Ibid. BEECHER- Of Coatesville, Pa., on Wednesday, February 28, 1962, Amanda Glauner Beecher, wife of the late Lewis W. Beecher, in her 89th year Relatives and friends are invited to attend services from the S Paul Roberts Funeral Home, 1030 E. Lincoln Hwy., Coatesville, on Saturday, March 3, 1962, at 11 A.M. Interment Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday evening after 7 o'clock.

9. She resided at 41 S. 8Th Ave., Coatesville, PA on 28 Feb 1962 in Coatesville, Chester, PA. 6


Amanda married Lewis William Beecher, son of William Lightner Beecher and Alidia Kinard, on 29 Dec 1896 in Coatesville, Chester, PA.1 (Lewis William Beecher was born on 6 May 1863 in Coatesville, Chester, PA,1 5 14 15 died on 3 Jun 1943 in Coatesville, Chester, PA 8 16 17 18 and was buried on 10 Jun 1943 in Coatesville: Fairview Cemetery, Chester, PA 2 5 17.)


Sources


1 Chester County Archives, Pennsylvania, http://www.chesco.org/DocumentCenter/View/1726.

2 Records of Nancy Eitnier, a descendant.

3 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Chester County, Coatesville Precinct 9, Series: T624 Roll: 1327 Page: 152.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 75. Chester > Coatesville > Presbyterian Church.

5 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 53207. Lewis William Beecher. Father William Beecher. Mother Lydia Kinard.

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.), Death Certificate 013699-62. Amanda M. Beecher. Father Matthias Glauner. Mother Mary E. Kelly. Spouse Lewis W. Beecher.

7 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Chester County, Coatesville Ward 5, Series: T625 Roll: 1549 Page: 193.

8 Daily Local News, Chester County, PA (West Chester, Chester County, PA), February 28, 1962. Obituary of Mrs. Lewis W. Beecher.

9 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36143831.

10 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 013699. Amanda M. Beecher, age 88.

11 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M39K-CJC Lewis Bucher, Valley Township, Precinct 5 Coatesville borough, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 15A, family 285.

12 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Coatesville, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2019; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 0013; Image: 305.0; FHL microfilm: 2341753.

13 1940 United States Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Coatesville, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3464; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 15-14.

14 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255114; National Archives Film T9-1114; Page 78A.

15 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Salisbury Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1359 Page: 267.

16 Daily Local News, Chester County, PA (West Chester, Chester County, PA), June 4, 1943. Obituary of Lewis W. Beecher.

17 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36144239.

18 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 53207, Lewis W Beecher.



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