Phillip Beecher
(1830-1893)
Mary M. Flieger
(1830-1906)
Henry David Gilbert
(1854-1924)
Martha Susan McLaughlin
(1849-1907)
John Simon Beecher
(1860-1943)
Carrie Irene Gilbert
(1870-1937)
Ruth Edna Beecher
(1895-1964)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Jacob Marshal Kough

Ruth Edna Beecher 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 10 Jul 1895, Oakville, Cumberland, PA 4 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Jacob Marshal Kough on 14 Oct 1920 in Chambersburg, Franklin, PA 1
  • Died: 26 Sep 1964, Carlisle, Cumberland, PA at age 69 4 6
  • Buried: 29 Sep 1964, Carlisle: Westminster Memorial Gardens, Cumberland, PA 4 6

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Penn Twp., Cumberland, PA. 7 John S. Beecher, farmer, 39, born Oct 1860, was married for 13 years to Carrie I., 30, Feb 1870. She had birthed 6 children, all alive in 1900: Mary M., 12, Feb 1888; Priscilla M., 10, May 1890; Ella M., 7, Dec 1892; Edna R., 4, Jul 1895; John R., 2, Feb 1898; and David H., 3 months, Feb 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

On the next page is his brother, Samuel J. Beecher, farmer, 37, Oct 1862; He was married 6 years to Emily R., 27, Feb 1873, and she had birthed no children. Living with them are Samuel's children by his first wife: Harry J., 13, May 1887; Edward C., 10, Sep 1889; and Samuel M., 10, Jan 1890. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. She appeared on the census in 1910 in Newton Twp., Cumberland County, PA. 3 The 1910 Census recorded in Newton: John S. Beecher, farmer, 49, living with wife Carrie J., 40; and their children: Mary M.; 21; Elle M., 17; Ruth E., 14; Raymond J., 12; Herman D., 10; Viola C., 8; Harold S., 4 (actually is Arnold S.); and Paul E., 4 months. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. She appeared on the census in 1920 in Penn Twp., Cumberland, PA. 8 The 1920 census recorded John S. Beecher, farmer, 59, living with wife Carrie I., 49; daughter Colla M., 26; Ruth E., 23; John R., 21; Viola C., 17; Arnold S., 14; Paul E., 11; and Earl, S., 9. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Newspaper: Harrisburg Evening News: "Mrs. F. C. Beecher and children, David and Lucille, are spending the month of August at Wildwood Crest, N. J.", 10 Aug 1921, Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 9

5. Newspaper: Harrisburg Telegraph: "Shiremanstown Notes: Mr. And Mrs. Herman D. Beecher had has recent guests Mr. And Mrs. Marshall Kough, daughters Lyrian and Odessa, and son Carl Beecher Kough, Churchtown.", 23 May 1932, Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 10

6. Residence: on 15 Aug 1937 in Hays Grove, Cumberland, PA. 11

7. Residence: on 4 Jul 1943 in Plainfield, Cumberland, PA. 12

8. Cause of Death: Ruth died at Carlisle Hospital from cerebral thrombosis, arteriosclerosis, 26 Sep 1964, Carlisle, Cumberland, PA. 6

9. Residence: on 26 Sep 1964 in Plainfield, Cumberland, PA. 6


Ruth married Jacob Marshal Kough, son of Daniel Webster Kough and Addessa Jane Hummel, on 14 Oct 1920 in Chambersburg, Franklin, PA.1 (Jacob Marshal Kough was born on 13 Sep 1895 in Oakville, Cumberland, PA,5 13 died on 9 May 1962 in Plainfield, Cumberland, PA 5 13 14 and was buried on 12 May 1962 in Carlisle: Westminster Memorial Gardens, Cumberland, PA 5 13.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFML-9DF Jacob M. Kough and Ruth E. Beecher, 1920.

2 Records of Sharon Swope (http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=nickol).

3 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MG84-XLC John S Beecher, Newton, Cumberland, Pennsylvania; citing sheet 7A, family 143, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375348.

4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=103742672.

5 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. 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 04393-62. Jacob Marshall Kough. Father Daniel Webster Kough. Mother Adessa Jane Hummell. Spouse Ruth Beecher Kough.

6 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 085032-64 Ruth Beecher Kough, father John S. Beecher, mother Carrie Gilbert, spouse Jacob Marshall Kough, informant Miss Lyrian Kough.

7 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Penn Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1400 Page: 12-13.

8 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Penn, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

9 Harrisburg Evening News, Harrisburg, PA, 10 Aug 1921, page 4.

10 (Harrisburg Telegraph, Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania.), 23 May1932, page 14.

11 Shippensburg News-Chronicle (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 17 Aug 1937, page 1. Obituary of Mrs. John Beecher.

12 Shippensburg News-Chronicle (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 9 Jul 1943, page 2. Obituary of John S. Beecher.

13 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=103742665.

14 Carlisle Daily Sentinel (Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania), 9 May 1962, obituary of Jacob Marshall Kough.



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