Samuel Horrox
(Abt 1803-)
Mary
William Lee
Mary
Edward Horrox
(Abt 1825-)
Ann Lee
(1830-)
Alfred E. Horrox
(1867-1930)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Emma Margaret Beacher

Alfred E. Horrox 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

  • Born: 13 Jan 1867, Mahanoy City, Schuylkill, PA 4 5 6 7 9
  • Marriage (1): Emma Margaret Beacher on 22 Apr 1889 in , Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Died: 20 Dec 1930, Upper Darby, Delaware, PA at age 63 4 5 7 9
  • Buried: 23 Dec 1930, Lansdowne: Fernwood Cemetery, Delaware, PA 4 5 7 9

   Another name for Alfred was Alfred Harrox.1

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1870 in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill, PA. 10 The 1870 U.S. census recorded in Mahanoy City: Ann Horrax, 40, keeping house, living with her son William, laborer, 19; James, laborer, 17; son Alphie, 4; and daughter Mary A., 23. Also in the home is Thos. E. Jackson, age 2, born in Pennsylvania. Everyone else was born in England.

Two houses away is neighbor Henry Horrax, miner, 25, with wife Sarah, 23; and daughter Maggie, 2. Henry was born in England, the others in Pennsylvania.

2. He appeared on the census in 1880 in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill, PA. 6 The 1880 census recorded Ann Scholes, widow, 50, living with her sons with Horrox surname: William Horrox, coal miner, 29; James Horrox, coal miner, 26; Alfred Horrox, works in mine, 13; and Thomas Horrox, at school, 11. Also with them are Ann's sons with the Scholes surname: Robert Scholes, 18; John Scholes, 12. Since the ages overlap, it's unclear if some were born out of wedlock? Everyone was born in England, except John in Maryland, and Alfred and Thomas in Pennsylvania. The Horrox father and Scholes father and Ann were born in England.

3. He appeared on the census in 1900 in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill, PA. 11 The 1900 census recorded Alfred Harix, coal laborer, 33, born Jun 1867, living with wife Emma, 30, Nov 1870; Harold, 7, Apr 1893; Ethel, 5, May 1895; and Hazel, 3, Oct 1897. They were married 11 years and Emma had given birth to 4 children, 3 still alive in 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Alfred's parents in England.

4. He appeared on the census in 1910 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 12 The 1910 census recorded at 24 Line Street: Alfred Harrox, working in a brewery, 46, living with wife Emma, 40; Harrold C., wokring in a grocery store, 17; Hazel M., 12; and Abbert B., 6. Emma had been married for 21 years and birthed 5 children and 3 were alive in 1910. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Alfred's parents were born in England.

5. He appeared on the census in 1920 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 13 The 1920 census recorded renting a home at 310 N. Jardin Street: Alfred Harrop [Harrox], laborer in coal mine, 50, living with wife Emma, 50; Harrold, manager retail store, 27; Hazel, 22; and Albert, 16. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Alfred's parents were born in England.

6. He appeared on the census in 1930 in Upper Darby, Delaware, PA. 14 The 1930 Census recorded owning a home at 7234 Clinton Road: Harry E. Miller, carpenter, 32, living with wife Hazel, 32; daughter Claire, 10; and father-in-law Alfred Horrox, 63; mother-in-law Emma Horrox, 61; and brother-in-law Albert Horrox, 26.

7. Cause of Death: chronic nephritis, 20 Dec 1930, Upper Darby, Delaware, PA. 7

8. Residence: 7234 Clinton Rd., Upper Darby, Pa. On 20 Dec 1930 in Upper Darby, Delaware, PA. 7


Alfred married Emma Margaret Beacher, daughter of Benjamin Franklin Beacher Sr. and Sarah Jane Jacobs, on 22 Apr 1889 in , Schuylkill, PA.1 (Emma Margaret Beacher was born on 21 Nov 1869 in Lost Creek, Schuylkill, PA,3 4 5 15 16 17 died on 7 Jan 1947 in Springfield Township, Delaware, PA, USA 4 5 8 17 18 and was buried on 10 Jan 1947 in Lansdowne: Fernwood Cemetery, Delaware, PA 4 5 8 17 18.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFWH-D4C Alfred Harrox and Emma M Beacher, 1889.

2 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, Issue 1 Sep 1977.

3 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, 1 Dec 1978.

4 Records of Karen Stehle.

5 Fernwood Cemetery, Lansdowne, Delaware County, PA.

6 1880 United States Census, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWVW-RYH James Horrox in entry for Ann Scholes, 1880.

7 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 114913. Alfred E. Horrox. Father not listed. Mother Ann Lee. Spouse Emma M. Horrox.

8 Chester Times (Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania.), 10 Jan 1947. Obituary of Emma M. Horrox.

9 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=132841396.

10 1870 United States Census, Year: 1870; Census Place: Mahanoy, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1450; Page: 393B; Image: 17; Family History Library Film: 552949.

11 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M34Q-S5T Alfred Harix, 1900.

12 1910 United States Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Shenandoah Ward 3, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1419; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0087; FHL microfilm: 1375432. Entry for Alfred Harrox.

13 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MXSJ-GD8 Alfred Harrop, 1920.

14 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Upper Darby, Delaware, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2033; Page: 34A; Enumeration District: 143; Image: 688.0; FHL microfilm: 2341767.

15 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255192; National Archives Film T9-1192; Page 524B.

16 Bible of Benjamin F. and Sarah Jane Beacher.

17 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 2768. Emma M. Horrox. Father Benjamin F. Bedlier [sic - should be Beacher]. Mother Sarah Jane Jacobs. Spouse Alfred Horrox.

18 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=127320644.



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