Daniel Brosious
(Abt 1825-)
Sarah C. Goho
(1822-)
Mary M. Brosius
(1858-1920)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. George Washington Beacher

Mary M. Brosius 2

  • Born: Dec 1858, Butler Township, Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Marriage (1): George Washington Beacher about 1875 1
  • Died: 2 Aug 1920, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA at age 61 3 4
  • Buried: 5 Aug 1920, Shenandoah Heights: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 4

   Another name for Mary was Mary M. Brosious.1

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1860 in Butler Township, Schuylkill, PA. 5 The 1860 census recorded Danl Broches, 36, living with wife Sarah, 33; John, 14; Elizabeth, 11; Sarah, 5; Danl, 3; and Mary, 1. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. She appeared on the census in 1870 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 2 The 1870 census recorded Daniel Brosius, cabinet maker, age 45, living with wife Sarah, 47; Sarah, 14; Daniel, 13; Mary, 11; and Clinton, 8. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. She appeared on the census in 1880 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 6 George W. Beacher, miner, 31, is alone with his wife Mary, 21. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 1 George Beacher, coal mine laborer, 52, born Oct 1847, was married for 25 years to wife Mary M., 42, Dec 1858. She had given birth to no children by 1900. Living with them was mother-in-law Sarah Brosius, 78, Feb 1822, widow, who had birthed one child by 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. The census was recorded on June 6, 1900. George was a miner but only employed for 4 months in the past year.

5. She appeared on the census in 1910 in New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 7 The 1910 census recorded George Beacher, coal mine laborer, 62, living with wife Mary, 46. They were married for 35 years and had birthed no children. Living with them were three boarders, men who worked at the coal mine.

6. She appeared on the census in 1920 in Tremont, Schuylkill, PA. 8 In the 1920 Census living on East Laurel Street was Jacob Eisenacher Sr., 74, was living with wife Mary A., 62; daughter Alice, 22; and Catherine Beacher, 83, widow, mother-in-law. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Jacob immigrated from Germany in 1860 and received his citizenship in November, 1867.

7. Cause of Death: Mary died at Pottsville Hospital of carcinoma of liver, 2 Aug 1920, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 4

8. Obituary: Pottsville Republican: obituary of Mary Brosius Beacher on 3 Aug 1920 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 9


Mary married George Washington Beacher, son of John Jacob Beacher Sr. and Angeline Eisenhuth, about 1875.1 (George Washington Beacher was born on 4 Oct 1847 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA 1 10, christened on 28 Sep 1853 in Pottsville: Trinity Lutheran Church, Schuylkill, PA,10 died on 5 May 1917 in New Castle, Schuylkill County, PA 11 and was buried on 9 May 1917 in Shenandoah Heights: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 11.)


Sources


1 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Shenandoah, Ward 3, Series: T623 Roll: 1484 Page: 195.

2 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Shenandoah City, Page 6.

3 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, Schuylkill County, PA), 1 Jan 1921 Edition, 1920 Death Listings: http://searches.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ifetch2?/u1/data/pa+index+12592316665071+F.

4 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 Number: 87984. Mrs. Mary Beacher.

5 1860 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MXR9-FX3 Danl Broches, Butler Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," Fold3.com; p. 96, household ID 642, NARA microfilm M653.

6 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255192; National Archives Film T9-1192; Page 34B.

7 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, New Castle Township, Roll 1417 Book 1, Page 213a.

8 1920 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Tremont, Roll T625_1652 Page 14B Enumeration District 144 Image 923.

9 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, Schuylkill County, PA), 3 Aug 1920, page 5-2. Obituary of Mary Brosius Beacher.

10 Pennsylvania Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (http://www.Ancestry.com. Original from Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records.), Image 36.

11 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 Number: 57500. George Beecher [sic].



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