John Jacob Beacher Jr.
(1840-1915)
Angeline Ocum
(1845-1918)
Jacob Hepner
(1841-1910)
Lavina Weller
(1847-1922)
Thomas Franklin Beacher Sr.
(1874-1948)
Agnes May Hepner
(1877-1936)
John Jacob Beacher
(1896-1965)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Hazel Beatrice Miller

John Jacob Beacher 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 20 Oct 1896, Broad Mountain, Schuylkill, PA 2 4 8 9
  • Marriage (1): Hazel Beatrice Miller on 5 Jul 1919 in , , OH 1
  • Died: 7 Feb 1965, St. Clair, St. Clair, MI at age 68 1 9
  • Buried: St. Clair: Hillside Cemetery, St. Clair, MI 10

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1900 in East Norwegian Twp., Schuylkill County, PA. 11 The 1900 census recorded renting at 18 South Nicholas Street: Agnes Beacher, 23, born Feb 1877, living with son John, 4, Oct 1896; and daughter Lillian, 2, May 1898. Agnes had been married 4 years and birthed 3 children, 2 alive in 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. He appeared on the census in 1910 in New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 2 Thomas Beecher, miner, 36, was married for 15 years to wife Agnes, 32. She had birthed 8 children, 7 alive in 1910. With them: John J., 13; Lillian M., 11; Charles, 8; Edna, 5; Carrie E., 3; Agnes I., 2; and Sara L., 8 months old when the census was recorded on 21 Apr 1910. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Military Draft: 5 Jun 1918, Detroit, Wayne, MI. 4 World War I Draft Registration Card
Serial No. 294
Name: John Jacob Beacher
Age: 21
Address: 538 Tennyson Ave., Detroit
Date of birth: October 20th, 1896
Where born: Broad Mountain, Pa.
Father's birthplace: Unknown Pa.
Employer: Packard Motor Car Co.
Gd. Blvd. Detroit Mich.
Nearest relative: Thomas Beacher, Pottsville, Pa. USA
Medium height, medium build, grey eyes, light brown hair.

4. He appeared on the census in 1920 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 12 The 1920 Census recorde John J. Beacker [indexed wrong in census] , 23, living with wife Beatrice, 22, and her sister Myrtle Miller, 28. They were boarders renting at 282 Hart Avenue in Detroit. John was employed as an inspector in an auto factory. Myrtle was line clerk in an auto parts factory. The Miller girls and their parents were born in Ohio, and John and his parents were from Pennsylvania.

5. He appeared on the census in 1930 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 13 The 1930 Census recorded living at 400 Lenox: John J. Beacher, gasoline station attendant, 33, living with wife Hazel, 32; and son Thomas A., 9. John and his parents were born in Pennsylvania. Hazel and her parents were born in Ohio. Thomas was born in Michigan.

6. Arrival: 1932, in St. Clair, St. Clair, MI. 1

7. He appeared on the census in 1940 in St. Clair, St. Clair, MI. 14 The 1940 census lists John J. Beacher, 43, born in Pennsylvania, living with wife Hazel, 42, born in Ohio, and their son Thomas A. Beacher, 19, born in Michigan.

8. Occupation: self employed at 209 N. Riverside Ave., St. Clair, MI on 27 Apr 1942 in St. Clair, St. Clair, MI. 8

9. He was described as white, 5ft 7 3/4 inches, 175 lbs, light complexion, gray eyes, brown hair, scar on left forearm on 27 Apr 1942 in St. Clair, St. Clair, MI. 8

10. Residence: 823 N 9th St.;, St. Clair, MI on 27 Apr 1942 in St. Clair, St. Clair, MI. 8

11. Residence: 823 North Ninth St., St. Clair, MI on 7 Feb 1965 in St. Clair, St. Clair, MI. 1

12. Obituary: Port Huron Times-Herald: obituary of John J. Beacher on 8 Feb 1965 in Port Huron, St. Clair, MI. 1 John J. Beacher, 68, died Sunday in his home, 823 North Ninth Street, after a long illness. Mr. Beacher was born Oct. 20, 1896 in Broad Mountain, Pa. He came to St. Clair in 1932.
He and Hazel Miller were married July 5, 1919 in Ohio. Mr. Beacher is survived by his widow, a son, Thomas A. Beacher, Wayne; a brother, Charles Beacher, Detroit; and three sisters, Mrs. Lillian Sullivan and Mrs. Carrie Callaway, both of Pottsville, Pa., and Mrs. Cora Lloyd, Dear Lake, Pa.
Remains are in L. C. Friederrichs and Son Funeral Home.


John married Hazel Beatrice Miller, daughter of James Allen Miller and Catherine Elisabeth Laman, on 5 Jul 1919 in , , OH.1 (Hazel Beatrice Miller was born on 20 Mar 1898 in Spencer Township, Allen, OH, USA,12 14 15 16 17 18 died on 1 Sep 1988 in Wayne, Wayne, MI 15 19 and was buried on 3 Sep 1988 in St. Clair: Hillside Cemetery, St. Clair, MI 10 19.)


Sources


1 Port Huron Times Herald, 8 Feb 1965, page 13. Obituary of John J. Beacher.

2 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, New Castle Township, Series: T624 Roll: 1417 Page: 212.

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=14866485.

4 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K66R-8LS John Jacob Beacher, 1917-1918.

5 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Thomas Allen Beacher, SSN 385146215.

6 Ancestry.com, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952 (Original data: Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952. Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics.), County File # 373998. State # 82 65773. Charles B. Beacher and Loraine Reutter.

7 Ancestry.com, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952 (Original data: Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952. Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics.), Thomas A. Beacher and Dora M. Sleicher, County File # 798786, State File # 476673.

8 FamilySearch.org, United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J49R-BKS John Jacob Beacher, 1942.

9 U.S. Social Security Death Index.

10 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=60403861.

11 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M343-TRW Agnes Beacher, ED 140 East Norwegian Township St. Clair borough Ward North & Middle, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 27B, family 521.

12 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Detroit Ward 21, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: T625_819; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 643; Image: 120.

13 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: 1062; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 771; Image: 935.0; FHL microfilm: 2340797.

14 1940 United States Census, John J Beacher, Ward 1, St. Clair, St. Clair City, St. Clair, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 74-59, sheet 13B, family 295, NARA digital publication T627, roll 1816.

15 Social Security Death Index, "United States Social Security Death Index," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JYJ6-5YF.

16 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XXML-15T Hazel Miller, 20 Mar 1898.

17 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962, Father James Allen Miller, mother Catherine Elisabeth Laman https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XXML-15T Hazel Miller, 20 Mar 1898; citing Spencer Twp., Allen Co., Ohio, reference V.2 p.351; FHL microfilm 901,423.

18 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMCM-H5Z James A Miller, Spencer Township (excl. Spencerville), Allen, Ohio, United States; citing sheet 6A, family 99.

19 Port Huron Times Herald, 3 Sep 1988, page 2. Obituary of Hazel Beacher.



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