John Jacob Beacher Jr.
(1840-1915)
Angeline Ocum
(1845-1918)
John Martin
(1863-1912)
Martha J. Cookson
(1865-1932)
Harry Elmer Beacher
(1878-1961)
Annie Martin
(1884-1918)
Harold Lloyd Beacher
(1912-2000)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Berneda Elaine Purcell

Harold Lloyd Beacher 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 6 Jan 1912, Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA 3 5 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Berneda Elaine Purcell on 15 May 1940 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Died: 18 Oct 2000, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA at age 88 3 6 7
  • Buried: Saint Clair: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 7 8

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1920 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 9 In the 1920 Census, Harry is indexed incorrectly as Harry Beaker, age 40, widowed, living with his son, Harry, age 7, in the household of his mother-in-law, Martha Martin, widowed, age 50. Also in the home is Oliver A. Blanche, 58, and Peter Hansom, 50. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Martha in England, and Peter in Sweden.

2. He appeared on the census in 1930 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 10 In the 1930 Census Harry Beacher is living in Saint Clair with wife Ann S., 48, born in Illinois. With them is her stepsons, George Post, 26, and Frances Post, 18; and Harry's son by his first marriage to Annie Martin, Harold Beacher, 18. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Ann in Illinois.

3. He appeared on the census in 1940 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 11 The 1940 Census recorded in St. Clair the household of Harry Beacher, carpenter, age 56, living with wife Annie, 57. Also in the home: son Harold Beacher, salesman clothing store, 28; and stepsons George Post, laborer, 36, and Francis Post, pianist, 28. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Annie in Illinois.

4. Occupation: Doutrich Inc., 12 N. Centre, Pottsville, PA on 16 Oct 1940 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 5

5. He was described as 5' 5", 135 lbs., brown hair, brown eyes, sallow complexion on 16 Oct 1940 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 5

6. Residence: R. D. 3, Pottsville, PA on 16 Oct 1940 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 5

7. Occupation: Pottsville City Directory: Beacher Harold salesman Doutrich's Inc. R RD 3 in 1945 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 12

8. Occupation: Pottsville City Directory: Beacher Harold salemen Doutrich's Inc. (Men's Store) r RD 3 in 1955 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA.


Harold married Berneda Elaine Purcell, daughter of John Ellsworth Purcell and Louisa May Alcott Kelly, on 15 May 1940 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA.1 (Berneda Elaine Purcell was born on 5 Sep 1919 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA,3 13 died on 8 May 2011 in Danville, Montour, PA 13 and was buried in Saint Clair: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 13 14.)


Sources


1 Records of Robert Cole, son-in-law of Berneda Beacher. (Enterprise, AL.), 10 Aug 2008 email.

2 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1955 Pottsville City Directory, printed page 33, online image 17.

3 Records of Robert Cole, son-in-law of Berneda Beacher. (Enterprise, AL.), Email 23 Aug 2008.

4 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 078818-61. Harry Beacher. Father Jacob Beacher. Mother ?. Spouse Anna Hughes.

5 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.), Harold Lloyd Beacher, b. 6 Jan 1912.

6 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 174-01-2435 Harold Lloyd Beacher b 6 Jan 1912, father Harry E Beacher, mother Anna Martin.

7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=63857920.

8 Billion Graves Index, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/HaroldLBeacher/1694790.

9 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6YB-LPD Martha Martin, , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; citing enumeration district (ED) , sheet 2B, family 39, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821651.

10 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHH9-QWP Harry Beacher, Saint Clair, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; citing enumeration district (ED) 0153, sheet 10A, family 207, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2147.

11 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQNF-PMN Harry Beacher, South Ward, St. Clair, St. Clair Borough, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 54-134, sheet 7B, family 132.

12 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1945 Pottsville City Directory, page 32. Online image 19.

13 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=63857921.

14 Billion Graves Index, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/BernedaEBeacher/1694789.



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