John Beecroft
(1800-1880)
Mary
William Robinson Beecroft Sr.
(1844-1888)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth Isabella Kay

William Robinson Beecroft Sr. 2 3 4

  • Born: 25 Apr 1844, Houghton le Spring, , DUR, ENG 2 3 4
  • Christened: 8 Jun 1844, West Rainton, , DUR, ENG 4
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Isabella Kay on 28 Dec 1867 in Houghton le Spring, , DUR, ENG 1
  • Died: 19 May 1888, Hazleton, Luzerne, PA at age 44

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1880 in Beaver Meadows, Carbon, PA. 2 The 1880 census recorded William Becroft, 37, miner, with wife Elizabeth, 34; and daughter Elizabeth, 11, all three born in England, plus these children born in Pennsylvania: son R. J., 7; William, 6; Henry, 4; daughter M.A., 2; and daughter Jane, 2 months old (born in April 1880).

Next door is Elizabeth's brother, George Kay, laborer, 37, with his wife Hannah, 34; Alfred,6; Jane, 5; Elizabeth, 3; and daughter M. Anne, 7 months born Nov. 1879. All were born in England.


William married Elizabeth Isabella Kay, daughter of Robert Kay and Isabella Dickinson, on 28 Dec 1867 in Houghton le Spring, , DUR, ENG.1 (Elizabeth Isabella Kay was born on 21 Nov 1846 in Houghton le Spring, , DUR, ENG 5 6 7, christened on 20 Dec 1846 in Houghton le Spring: Bishopwearmouth St. Michael, , DUR, ENG,7 died on 21 Mar 1916 in West Hazleton, Luzerne, PA 8 and was buried on 24 Mar 1916 in Hazleton: Vine Street Cemetery, Luzerne, PA 8.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, England Marriages, 1538–1973, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NNKM-KWJ William Beecroft and Isabel Kay, 28 Dec 1867.

2 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Beaver Meadow Mines, Carbon, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1107; Family History Film: 1255107; Page: 246A; Enumeration District: 110; Image: 0490.

3 FamilySearch.org, England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/26Y1-YHV William Robinson Beecroft, Apr-May-Jun 1844, vol. 24, page 172.

4 FamilySearch.org, England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NXH1-4CS William Beecroft, 25 Apr.

5 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M34W-DFM Emma Jane Beecroft in entry for Bella Beecroft, 1900.

6 FamilySearch.org, England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/26RZ-CQF Elizabeth Isabella Kay, Oct-Nov-Dec, 1846, Volume 24, page 190.

7 FamilySearch.org, England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NXCF-GDZ Elizabeth Isabella Cay, 21 Nov 1846.

8 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.), Certificate 34112. Elizabeth Isabelle Beecroft. Father Robert Kay born England. Informant Robert Kay.



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