Richard Haywood
(Abt 1840-1893)
Grace Anderton
(1831-1895)
Benjamin Franklin Beacher Sr.
(1845-1922)
Sarah Jane Jacobs
(1846-1886)
Thomas Henry Heywood
(1869-1935)
Laura Ellen Beacher
(1871-1952)
Thomas Benjamin Heywood
(1899-1962)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Grace S. Davis

Thomas Benjamin Heywood 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 28 Apr 1899, Girardville, Schuylkill, PA 3 4 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Grace S. Davis on 30 Nov 1922 in Ashland, Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Died: 15 Jul 1962, Girardville, Schuylkill, PA at age 63 3 4 7
  • Buried: 18 Jul 1962, Girardville: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 4 7

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1900 in Girardville, Schuylkill, PA. 6 The 1900 census recorded renting at 120 B. Street: Thomas Heywood, coal miner, 31, born Apr 1869, living with wife Laura E., 29, Jan 1871; daughter Sarah G., 10, Jan 1890; and son Thomas B., 1, Apr 1899. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Thomas' parents in England. Thomas and Laura were married for 11 years and she had birthed 3 children by 1900. Next door is Thomas' brother Cyrus Heywood, 46, born Sep 1853, with his family.

2. He appeared on the census in 1910 in Girardville, Schuylkill, PA. 8 The 1910 census recorded renting at 27 Main Street: Thomas Heywood, coal miner, 41, living with wife Laura, 39; Grace, 20; Thomas, 10; and Gladys, 5. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Thomas' parents in England. Thomas and Laura were married for 21 years and she had birthed 4 children by 1910, 3 still alive.

3. He appeared on the census in 1920 in Girardville, Schuylkill, PA. 9 10 The 1920 census recorded owning a home at 121 N. 2nd Street: Thomas Heywood, loader boss at coal mine, 50, living with wife Laura, 49; and daughter Gladys, 15. On a later census correction page, it corrects that 2 children were also in the household: son Thomas B. Heywood, single, 20; and daughter Marion, 4 years 1 month. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Thomas' parents in England.

4. Cause of Death: Thomas died at Ashland State Hospital from cerebral accident, 15 Jul 1962, Ashland, Schuylkill, PA. 7

5. Occupation: mining engineer on 15 Jul 1962 in Ashland, Schuylkill, PA. 7

6. Residence: 305 A Street, Girardville, Pa. On 15 Jul 1962 in Ashland, Schuylkill, PA. 7


Thomas married Grace S. Davis on 30 Nov 1922 in Ashland, Schuylkill, PA.1 (Grace S. Davis was born on 12 Oct 1902 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA,1 3 11 died in May 1980 in Newton, Sussex, NJ 11 12 and was buried in Girardville: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 11.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMZM-8Q1 Thomas B Heywood and Grace S Davis, 30 Nov 1922; citing , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, ; FHL microfilm 2131503.

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

3 Descendants of Grace Anderton

Descendants of Grace Anderton
Descendants of Grace Anderton
(http://cactusgems_garden.tripod.com/grace_anderton.htm).

4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=107532761.

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 81531. Laura Heywood. Father Benjamin Beacher. Mother Sarah Jane Jacobs.

6 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M34C-DY4 Thomas Heywood, West Mahanoy Township Girardville borough Ward East, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 8A, family 121, NARA microfilm publication T623.

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 071168-62. Thomas B. Heywood. Father Thomas Heywood. Mother Laura Beacher. Spouse Grace Heywood.

8 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGQ9-YYV Thomas Heywood, Girardville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 29, sheet 2B, family 29, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375429.

9 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Girardville Middle Ward, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1650; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 37; Image: 51.

10 1920 United States Census, Correction page Year: 1920; Census Place: Girardville Middle Ward, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1650; Page: 19A; Enumeration District: 37; Image: 78.

11 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=107532760.

12 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JRZM-YM9 null, May 1980; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).



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