Jacob Biecher
Maria Michael
Emanuel Meily
Elizabeth Spade
William Beicher Sr.
Susanna Meily
George Meily Beicher


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George Meily Beicher 2 3

  • Born: 13 May 1856, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 4 5 6
  • Christened: 16 Aug 1856, Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA 4
  • Marriage (1): Irene Miller on 10 May 1881 in Marion, Marion, OH 1
  • Died: 16 Nov 1926, , Delaware, OH at age 70
  • Buried: Delaware: Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, OH 7

   Other names for George were George Meily Bicher 5 and George Meily Biecher.6

  Birth Notes:

From the bible of Wilhelm Bicher: George Meily Biecher was born May 13th A. D. 1855. Baptized by the Reverend Y. S. Miller. His parents were the sponsors.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He has conflicting birth information of His cemetery birth in 1855 conflicts with his church christening records. Cemetery is in error., 13 May 1855 and Lebanon, Lebanon, PA.

2. He appeared on the census in 1870 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 8 The 1860 Census in Lebanon lists William Biecher, 58, tinsmith. He is married to Susan, age 57. Living with him is his son, George, 15, who is a shoemaker's apprentice. Everyone is born in Pennsylvania.

3. He appeared on the census in 1880 in Marion, Marion, OH. 9 The 1880 census recorded Manual Beeker, plasterer, 32, living with wife Margret, 31; daughter Cathrine, 12; son George, 16; and brother George, 25. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Newspaper: Marion Daily Star: death notice for William Beicher, 20 Aug 1880, Marion, Marion, OH. 10 DIED yesterday morning, at Lebanon, Pa., Thursday. Wm. Beicher, father of George Beicher, the young man at Wm. Fies' furniture store. The deceased died of cancer of the stomach; he was also a broth of mother Meily, dec'd. George received a telegram announcing the sad news, but circumstances are such as to prevent him from leaving here to attend the funeral.

5. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News: "Mr. Geo. Biecher, of Marion, Ohio, who is now on a visit to this place, spent Thursday afternoon in the first male grammar school, of which he was formerly a member, and delivered an intercating address to the pupils.", 14 Mar 1885, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 11

6. Newspaper: Marion Daily Star, 21 Jun 1886, Marion, Marion, OH. 12 John Frame and George M. Beicher have formed a partnership under the firm name of Frame & Beicher, and will enter into the undertaking profession in Marion and vicinity. Their goods and hearse will arrive this week, and they will offer their services to the people on and after July 1st. Mr. Beicher's experience, promptness and care in the management of funerals needs no recommendation to the public.

7. Occupation: 1898 Columbus City Directory: Beicher, George M, undertaker, b 392 Oak; Beicher, George, brakeman, h 1209 N 4th. In 1898 in Columbus, Franklin, OH. 13

8. Residence: Racine City Directory: Beicher George M. Undertaker, 513 Main, h. 809 Lake av.; Beicher M. Edith, clk, 305 6th, h 809 Lake av.; Beicher Paul T. Appr. H 809 Lake av. In 1910 in Racine, Racine, WI. 14

9. Residence: on 17 Jan 1910 in Racine, Racine, WI. 15

10. Occupation: Minneapolis City Directory: Biecher Geo M trav salsn r 4449 Abbott av S in 1912 in Minneapolis, Hennepin, MN. 16 Biecher Edith M bkpr E E Atkinson & Co b 4449 Abbot av S
Biecher Geo M trav salsn r 4449 Abbott av S
Biecher Paul T draftsman Stone & Webster r 4449 Abbott av S

11. Residence: on 31 Aug 1912 in Racine, Racine, WI. 17

12. He appeared on the census in 1920 in Minneapolis, Hennepin, MN. 18 The 1920 census recorded at 3405 3rd Avenue S.: Geo. M. Beicher, laborer, paper company, 63, living with wife Irene, 60; and daughter Edith, bookkeeper flour co., 31. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Edith was born in Ohio.

George married Irene Miller, daughter of Franklin Miller and Harriet Keiler, on 10 May 1881 in Marion, Marion, OH.1 (Irene Miller was born on 25 Dec 1859 in Catawissa, Columbia, PA,2 19 died on 16 Feb 1925 in Columbus, Franklin, OH 2 20 and was buried in Delaware: Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, OH 2 20.)


1 Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958 (www.familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XDJF-59S George M. Beicher and Irene Miller, 10 May 1881.

2 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X6S3-2ZX death of Irene Beicher, 1925.

3 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XX7W-M87 George M. Beicher in entry for Mary Edith Beicher, 13 Jun 1888.

4 Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania (Church records available from Lebanon County Historical Society and also by renting these microfilms from the Catalog at FamilySearch.org: Film 933974 Births/Christenings 1763-1876, computer printout. Film 1434022 Baptismal Registers and Burial Records, 1773-1876, typewritten transcription. Film 1033984 Marriages 1794-1876, typewritten transcription. Film 1434022 has been transcribed onto the FamilySearch.org site and can be searched online by entering the Film # into the search form.).

5 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Lebanon Borough, Roll 1128 Book 1, Page 364.

6 Bicher, Wilhelm, Bible of Wilhelm Bicher (1811-1880) (Family bible of Wilhelm Bicher (1811-1880) son of Jacob Bicher and Maria Michael, in possession of John William Beicher.), Bible copies provided by Sue Beicher Livingston.

7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=84763453.

8 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Lebanon Borough, Roll 1361 Book 1, Page 286a.

9 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M89T-86F Manual Beeker, 1880.

10 Marion Daily Star (Marion, Marion, Ohio.), Online at Ancestry.com. http://search.ancestry.com/iexec?htx=View&r=an&dbid=6431&iid=news-oh-marion-mariondlystar.1880_08_20_0004&st=d&noredir=true&rc=697,950,815,992;500,1662,588,1704;1374,5541,1568,5583;3415,1783,3526,1816;3278,4129,3366,4158;3955,2375.

11 Lebanon Daily News, 14 Mar 1885, page 1.

12 Marion Daily Star (Marion, Marion, Ohio.), 21 Jun 1886, page 2. Local Digest.

13 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1898 Columbus, Ohio City Directory, R.L. Polk & Co., printed page 138, online image 76 of 610.

14 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1910 Racine City Directory. Printed page 190. Online image 90. Beicher.

15 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MM27-4F7 Peter Myers, Burlington city, west side Ward 1-4, Racine, Wisconsin, United States; citing sheet 6A, family 115.

16 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1912 Minneapolis City Directory, printed page 281, online image 137.

17 Marion Daily Star (Marion, Marion, Ohio.), Marion Weekly Star, 31 Aug 1912, page twelve, obituary of Emanuel M. Beicher.

18 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Minneapolis Ward 13, Hennepin, Minnesota; Roll: T625_838; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 233; Image: 744.

19 1870 United States Census, Year: 1870; Census Place: Delaware, Delaware, Ohio; Roll: M593_1196; Page: 303B; Image: 205; Family History Library Film: 552695.

20 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=84763447.

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