William Henry Martin
(1835-1898)
Katherine Preston
(1839-1895)
Hannah Brown Martin
(1871-1941)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. George William Beacher Sr.

Hannah Brown Martin 4 5 6

  • Born: 6 Jun 1871, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 4 5 6 7
  • Marriage (1): George William Beacher Sr. on 4 Dec 1895 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 2 3
  • Died: 1 Jun 1941, Darby., Delaware, PA at age 69 4 5 6 8 9
  • Buried: 4 Jun 1941, Philadelphia: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 5 6 9

   Other names for Hannah were Anna B. Beacher,10 Hannah Harvy 7 and Hannah Martin.11

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 12 The 1880 census recorded Wm. H. Martin, carpenter, 42, living with wife Kate, 40; daughter Hannah, 8; and sons Abram, 6; and Harvey R., 0. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Moved: 1895, Darby., Delaware, PA.

3. Residence: 107 South Sixth Street, Darby, PA on 5 Feb 1898 in Darby., Delaware, PA. 13

4. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Darby., Delaware, PA. 2 George Beacher [indexed wrong in census as Beaker], brass finisher, 27, born Aug 1872, was married for 5 years to wife Hannah, 27, Jun 1872. She had birthed one child: Kathrine, 3, Jan 1897. Living with them: Harvy R. Martin, brother-in-law, painter, 20, May 1880; and John Koehler[?], brass finisher, 20, Feb 1880; Beacher, Kathrine, mother, 63, Jan 1837, widow, who had birthed 7 children, 4 alive in 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except George is listed with a father from Germany.

5. She appeared on the census in 1910 in Darby., Delaware, PA. 1 The 1910 census recorded at 107 South 6th Street in Darby: George W. Beacher, machinist in a mill, 38, living with wife Hannah B., 38. Hannah had been married for 14 years and given birth to 4 children who were all living with her: Catherine, 13; Franklin, 9; Helen, 6; and George W., 2. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except George's father was born in Germany.

6. She appeared on the census in 1920 in Darby., Delaware, PA. 10 The 1920 census recorded at 107 6th Street in Darby: George W. Beacher, machinist in a mill, 47, living with wife Anna B., 47; Catherine M., bookkeeper, 23; Franklin, 18; Helen, 16; and George W., 12. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except George's father was born in Germany.

7. She appeared on the census in 1930 in Darby., Delaware, PA. 14 The 1930 Census recorded renting the home at 107 Sixth Street in Darby was George W. Beacher, inspector in an engineering firm, 57, living with wife Hannah, 57; son George J. Beacher, 22; and daughter Helen, clerk in soap works, 25. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except George W.'s father was born in Germany. No one was a veteran.

8. She appeared on the census in 1940 in Darby., Delaware, PA. 15 The 1940 Census recorded owning the home at 107 South Sixth Street in Darby was George Beacher, machinist in textile mill, 68, living with wife Hannah, 69. George had completed the 8th grade; Hannah 2 years of high school.

9. Cause of Death: carcinoma of stomach, 1 Jun 1941, Darby., Delaware, PA. 5

10. Residence: 107 S. 6Th Street, Darby, Pa. On 1 Jun 1941 in Darby., Delaware, PA. 5 9

11. Obituary: Delaware County Daily Times: obituary of Mrs. Hannah E. Beacher on 2 Jun 1941 in Chester, Delaware, PA. 9 Mrs. Hannah E. Beacher, wife of George W. Beacher, former Darby councilman, died at her home, 107 South Sixth street, Darby, where she had lived for 47 years, yesterday. She was 70.
She is survived by her husband, two sons, Franklin M., of Sharon Hill, and Dr. George W., of Gap, Pa.; a daughter, Mrs. Helen Piper, of Washington D. C.; two brothers and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will beheld in her home on Wednesday. She will be buried in Mount Moriah cemetery.


Hannah married George William Beacher Sr., son of Conrad Beacher and Catherine Hoff, on 4 Dec 1895 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 2 3 (George William Beacher Sr. was born on 16 Aug 1871 in Tremont, Schuylkill, PA 16 17 18, christened on 16 Aug 1874 in Darby: German Methodist Church, Delaware, PA,4 died on 30 Jun 1951 in Yeadon, Delaware, PA 16 17 18 19 and was buried on 3 Jul 1951 in Philadelphia: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 16 17 18 20.)


  Marriage Notes:

Married by Rev. O. L. Saylor of German Methodist Church.

Sources


1 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Roll 1339 Book 2, Page 148a.

2 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Darby Boro, Series: T623 Roll: 1405 Page: 231.

3 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951 (FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JJDG-6YS George William Beacher and Martin, 1895. and https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JVZY-Y8N : accessed 05 Apr 2013), Beacher and Hannah Brown Martin, 1895.

4 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004), Letter from George W. Beacher, 1978.

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 55217. Hannah Brown Beacher. Father William H. Martin. Mother Katherine Preston.

6 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=152330842.

7 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Roll 1405 Book 1, Page 231.

8 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 55217. Hannah B. Beacher.

9 Delaware County Daily Times (Chester, Pa.), 2 Jun 1941, page 2. Obituary of Mrs. Hannah E. Beacher.

10 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M612-TCQ George W Beacher, 1920.

11 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VF7T-25D Geo. Beacher in entry for Harry C. Fox and Kathryn Beacher, 1921.

12 1880 United States Census, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWJC-J1Z Wm. H. Martin, 1880.

13 Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.), 8 Feb 1898, page 11. Death of William H. Martin.

14 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Darby, Delaware, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2030; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 58; Image: 817.0; FHL microfilm: 2341764.

15 1940 United States Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Darby, Delaware, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3490; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 23-66.

16 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 51826. George W. Beacher Sr. Father William Beacher.

17 Delaware County Daily Times (Chester, Pa.), 2 Jul 1951, page 2. Obituary of George W. Beacher Sr.

18 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=152330684.

19 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 51826. George W. Beacher.

20 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, Philadelphia > Mt. Moriah. 1951. Beacher, Geo. W. Section 42, lot 99.



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