Jacob Beecher
(Abt 1818-1877)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Ann VanDeventer

Jacob Beecher 1 2 3

  • Born: Abt 1818, Germantown, Philadelphia, PA 2 4
  • Marriage (1): Mary Ann VanDeventer on 19 Dec 1846 in , Kane, IL 1
  • Died: 11 Nov 1877, Chicago, Cook, IL about age 59 3
  • Buried: Chicago: Oak Woods Cemetery, Cook, IL, USA 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Relatives To Research: If you are related to Jacob please contact Jonathan Beacher, jonathan@searchtrees.com to get the latest info on his parents.

2. Residence: on 19 Dec 1846 in , Kane, IL. 1

3. He appeared on the census in 1850 in Center, McHenry, IL. 5 The 1850 census recorded Jacob Beecher, farmer, 32, living with wife Polly, 21; Mary, 2; and Wm. H., 11 months when the census was recorded on 8 Oct 1850. Jacob was born in Pennsylvania, the others in Illinois.

4. He appeared on the census in 1860 in Aurora, Kane, IL. 4 The 1860 census recorded Jacob Bencher [should be indexed as Beecher], farmer, 39, living with Mary Ann, 36; Mary Ann, 13; Wm. H., 11; and Saml. C., 7 months when the census was recorded 16 Jun 1860. Jacob was born in Pennsylvania, his wife in New York, and the children in Illinois.

5. Military from 19 Nov 1861 to 6 Jul 1865 in , , IL: Civil War: Company H, Illinois 52nd Infantry Regiment. Reenlisted as veteran 28 Dec 1863. 6 7

6. Residence: circa 1865 in Batavia, Kane, IL. 7

7. Pension Civil War Pension Application 143679 for service in Co. H, 52nd Illinois Infantry Regiment on 20 May 1869 in , Kane, IL. 8


Jacob married Mary Ann VanDeventer, daughter of William VanDeventer and Mary, on 19 Dec 1846 in , Kane, IL.1 (Mary Ann VanDeventer was born about 1829 in , , NY 2.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com and Dodd, Jordan, Illinois Marriages to 1850 (Electronic transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in Illinois.), 19 Dec 1846, Jacob Beecher and Mary Vandevender.

2 1850 United States Census, Illinois, McHenry County, Center, Series: M432 Roll: 117 Page: 368.

3 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/154877363.

4 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Aurora, Kane, Illinois; Roll: M653_191; Page: 357; Image: 125; Family History Library Film: 803191.

5 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M8RS-1ZG Jacob Beecher, 1850.

6 Ancestry.com, U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865, Enlisted 28 Sep 1861, Jacob Beecher.

7 History of Kane County, Illinois (Chicago: Pioneer Pub. Co., 1908.), Page 256.

8 FamilySearch.org, United States Civil War and Later Pension Index, 1861-1917, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N4V3-32Q Jacob Beecher, 20 May 1869; citing "Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900," Fold3.com; company H, regiment 52, Illinois.



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