|Sgt. Richard George Beacher Sr.
Noted events in his life were:
1. He appeared on the census in 1930 in Clementon, Camden, NJ. 2 The 1930 census in Clementon recorded Alfred Beacher, 37, living with wife Emma J., 30; John C., 12; Lillian A., 9; Alfred R., 7; William, 5; Henry, 3; and Richard G., 0. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except John in Ohio and Alfred R. in Delaware.
2. He appeared on the census in 1940 in Lewes, Sussex, DE. 11 The 1940 census recorded living the home at 115 Woodland: Alfred Beacher, 48, living with wife Emma J., 40; John C., 23; Lillian A. Evans, 20; Alfred R., 17; William, 15; Henry W., 13; and Richard G., 11, Lura M., 7, and Joseph L., 2. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except John and Lura in Ohio and Alfred R. in Delaware. Also in their home was Laban Evans, son in law, 23, born in Maryland, and granddaughter Reida V. Evans, 2 and grandson Alfred J. T. Evans, 0, both born in Delaware. In 1935, the census reports they were living in Burton, Geauga, Ohio.
3. He served in the military on 14 Oct 1952 in , , , North Korea. 12 Name: Richard G Beacher
4. Residence: 1958 Columbia, SC City Directory: Beacher, Richard G (Peggy J0 USA h4627 Oxford Rd in 1958 in Columbia, Lexington, SC. 13
5. Residence: on 23 Dec 1977 in Elkton, Cecil, MD. 7
6. Residence: in 1988 in Elkton, Cecil, MD. 3 223 Hilltop Rd, Elkton, MD, 21921-2403
7. Residence: on 23 Jan 1991 in Pleasant Hill, Cecil, MD, USA. 9
8. Residence: on 7 Oct 1996 in Elkton, Cecil, MD. 14
9. Residence: Hilltop Rd., Elkton, MD on 23 Jan 1998 in Elkton, Cecil, MD. 10
10. Newspaper: Cecil Whig newspaper: Korean War saw bravery of Cecil County heroes, 14 May 2009, Elkton, Cecil, MD. 15 The men lining up to become charter members of Cecil County's Military Order of the Purple Heart have more than combat injuries in common.
11. Obituary: Cecil Daily: Obituary of Richard G. Beacher on 8 Feb 2014 in Elkton, Cecil, MD. 4 Richard G. Beacher, age 84, of Elkton, MD, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 7, 2014 at Union Hospital in Elkton, MD. He was born September 1, 1929 in Uniontown, PA to the late Alfred and Emma (Beecroft) Beacher.
12. Newspaper: Cecil Whig newspaper: Korean War saw bravery of Cecil County heroes, 26 Apr 2014, Elkton, Cecil, MD. 16 ELKTON - On Aug. 3, 1950, the Cecil Democrat ran a headline on page one that is every military family's worst nightmare, "Cecil County Boy Missing in Action."
Richard married Peggy Jo Allen, daughter of Lorenzo Dow Allen and Nellie Irene Lindsey. (Peggy Jo Allen was born on 6 Aug 1934 in Eufaula, Barbour, AL, USA,3 5 17 18 19 died on 23 Jan 1998 in Elkton, Cecil, MD 5 17 18 and was buried on 27 Jan 1998 in Elkton: Union Cemetery, Cecil, MD, USA 5 10.)
1 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, Issue 1 Sep 1978.
2 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X48B-2PL Alfred Beacher, Clementon, Camden, New Jersey; citing enumeration district (ED) 0091, sheet 5A, family 91, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 1323.
3 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Volume 1.
4 Cecil Daily (Elkton, Cecil, Maryland.), 8 Feb 2104, obituary of Richard G. Beacher.
5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=148082300.
6 Cecil Daily (Elkton, Cecil, Maryland.), 3 Jan 2016, obituary of Linda Nell Scott.
7 The Morning News (Wilmington, DE), 28 Dec 1977, page 7. Obituary of Emma J. Beacher.
8 The Morning News (Wilmington, DE), 2 Jul 1963, pages 8-9. Also 3 Jul 1963, page 17. Obituary of Alfred Beacher.
9 The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware), 25 Jan 1991, page 3. Obituary of John C. Beacher.
10 The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware), 26 Jan 1998, page 12. Obituary of Peggy J. Beacher.
11 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VRZ2-3YT Alfred Beacher, Representative District 3, Sussex, Delaware, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 3-15B, sheet 5B, family 115, NARA digital publication T627, roll 547.
12 Ancestry.com, U.S., Korean War Casualties, 1950-1957 (National Archives and Records Administration. Korean War Casualty File, 2/13/1950-12/31/1953 [Archival Database]; Records on Korean War Dead and Wounded Army Casualties, 1950-1970; Records of the Adjutant General's Office, Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.), Richard G. Beacher.
13 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, 1958 City Directory, page 40, online image 175.
14 The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware), 9 Oct 1996, page 14. Obituary of Joseph Labon Beacher Sr.
15 Cecil Daily (Elkton, Cecil, Maryland.), 14 May 2009 http://www.cecildaily.com/news/article_69620ac6-5d22-566c-b7c5-a9897ae2b358.html.
16 Cecil Daily (Elkton, Cecil, Maryland.), Apr 26, 2014. http://www.cecildaily.com/our_cecil/article_4f337f4e-cce4-5f32-916c-53802e0bce76.html.
17 U.S. Social Security Death Index, Peggy A. Beacher, SSN 424-40-7350.
18 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Peggy Jo Allen, SSN 424407350. Father Lowe Allen. Mother Nell Lindsey.
19 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V1L7-348 Lorenzo D Allen, Ward 2, Eufaula, Election Precinct 5, Barbour, Alabama, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 3-6, sheet 22A, family 476.