Herbert Spencer Smith
Eva Elizabeth O'Dell
John Albert Owen
Rosa Manett Wollen
Arthur Raymond Smith
Lucille R. Owen
Dorothy Darlene Smith


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1. Robert Lincoln Beacher

Dorothy Darlene Smith 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 9 Apr 1927, Lincoln, Lancaster, NE 2 3 4 6
  • Marriage (1): Robert Lincoln Beacher on 7 May 1945 in Saint Francis, Cheyenne County, KS 1 2
  • Died: 23 Jan 2010, Bernalillo, Sandoval County, NM at age 82 2 6 7

   Another name for Dorothy was Dolly Smith.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1940 in North Platte, Lincoln, NE. 4 The 1940 census recorded renting at 1420 4th Avenue: Art Smith, railroad fireman 33, living with wife Lucille, 32; Darlene, 13; Gene, 10; and Charline, 1. Everyone was born in Nebraska. In 1935 they were living in the same place.

2. She resided at 33 W. Prospect, Apt 3, Fayetteville, AR on 22 Apr 1950 in Fayetteville, Washington, AR. 5

3. She had a residence in 1992 in Fort Collins, Larimer, CO. 8 1225 W Prospect Rd, Fort Collins, CO, 80526-5632

4. She had a residence in 1996 in Albuquerque, Bernalillo, NM. 8 1405 Los Arboles Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM, 87107-1015

5. Her obituary was published in the Albuquerque Journal on 1 Feb 2010 in Albuquerque, Bernalillo, NM. 2 Dorothy Darlene Beacher, 82, a resident of Albuquerque for 18 years, passed away on January 23, 2010 from an extended illness. She is survived by her children, Nancy Beacher and Gary Beacher; grandchildren, Kyle Menuez, Celeste Menuez, Shannon Beacher and Ryan Beacher and six great-grandchildren. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert Lincoln Beacher and infant son Randy Beacher. She was born on April 9, 1927 in Lincoln, Nebraska. She married Robert on May 7, 1945 in St. Francis, Kansas. She traveled extensively with her husband and lived in many exciting places. She loved learning about other cultures and befriended people from many different countries. She gave freely to various charities and people in need. Dorothy was an outstanding homemaker, cook and mother and loved to entertain friends and family. Learn, share, love, determination, encouragement, and consideration of others will stand as her legacy that will live on in her family.

Dorothy married Robert Lincoln Beacher, son of Benjamin Franklin Beacher Jr. and Bertha Priscilla Snyder, on 7 May 1945 in Saint Francis, Cheyenne County, KS.1 2 (Robert Lincoln Beacher was born on 22 May 1924 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 1 3 5 9 10 11 and died on 19 Aug 1984 in , , , Sierra Leone 1 9 10 11.)


1 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004).

2 Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico.), 1 Feb 2010, obituary of Dorothy Darlene Beacher.

3 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, Issue 1 Dec 1977.

4 1940 United States Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska; Roll: T627_2238; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 10-22.

5 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Applications, WWII, 1950, Batch Control Number 15122, Robert Lincoln Beacher.

6 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=180282031.

7 Social Security Death Index.

8 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.

9 U.S. Social Security Death Index.

10 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 190146058, Robert Lincoln Beacher, father Benjamin F. Beacher, mother Bertha P. Snyder.

11 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=180281493.

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