Philip Altland
(1738-1804)
Anna Maria Schneider
(1742-1783)
Andreas Dierdorff
(1760-1846)
Margaret March
(1773-1834)
John Altland
(1778-1853)
Elizabeth Dierdorff
(1786-1853)
Elizabeth Altland
(1810-1883)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. David Beecher

Elizabeth Altland 2 4 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

  • Born: 10 May 1810, Dover Twp., York, PA 10
  • Marriage (1): David Beecher on 4 Mar 1841 in Gettysburg: St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Adams, PA 1 2 3 4 5 6
  • Died: 5 Jun 1883, , , PA at age 73 13
  • Buried: Mummasburg: Mummasburg Mennonite Cemetery, Adams, PA 13

   Other names for Elizabeth were Catherine Althoff 14 and Elisabeth Altland.5

  Burial Notes:

Died aged 73 y 25 d.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1810 in Dover Twp., York, PA. 15 Name: John Altlandt
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Dover, York, Pennsylvania
Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 :1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 10:3
Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25:1

2. Newspaper: Gettysburg Times: "Married, on the 4th inst., by the Rev. B. Keller, Mr. David Beecher, to Miss Elizabeth Altland -- both of Franklin township.", 10 Mar 1841, Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 6

3. She appeared on the census in 1850 in Butler Twp., Adams, PA. 10 David Bucher, farmer, 35, was living with Elizabeth, 40; Mary, 8; Elizabeth, 5; Sophia, 4; Lydia, 1, and John, 7 months old when the census was recorded on 10 Aug 1850. David has no real estate value. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Neighbors are 70-year-old John Altlande and his wife Elizabeth [nee Deardorff], 64 whose farm is worth $3,000. Two households later are the Deardorffs.

4. She appeared on the census in 1860 in Franklin Twp., Adams, PA. 11 David Beecher, farmer, 44, was living with wife Elizabeth, 49; Mary, 18; Elizabeth, 15; Sophia, 14; Lydia, 12; John, 9; Sarah, 7. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. David's real estate was worth $3,000 and personal estate $1,000. The post office was Mummasburg.

5. She appeared on the census in 1870 in Franklin Twp., Adams, PA. 16 The 1870 census recorded David Beecher, farmer, 56, living with wife Elizabeth, 60; Mary, 25; Elizabeth, 23; Sophia, 22; John, farm laborer, 18; and Sarah, 16. Also in the home was farm laborer Francis Dittenhafer, 18. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. David's real estate was valued at $10,000 and personal estate at $2,500. The post office was Mummasburg.

6. She appeared on the census in 1880 in Franklin Twp., Adams, PA. 17 John A. Beecher, 28, farmer, was living with his mother, Elizabeth, 69. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.


Elizabeth married David Beecher, son of Peter Beecher Sr. and Catherine Cashman, on 4 Mar 1841 in Gettysburg: St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Adams, PA.1 2 3 4 5 6 (David Beecher was born on 4 Jan 1814 in Mount Pleasant Twp., Adams, PA,2 10 18 died on 18 Sep 1871 in Franklin Twp., Adams, PA 18 19 20 and was buried in Mummasburg: Mummasburg Mennonite Cemetery, Adams, PA 18.)


  Marriage Notes:

The marriage notice in the Republican Compiler newspaper: "Married March 4, 1841 by Rev. Benjamin Keller, David Beecher to Miss Elizabeth Atland [sic] both of Franklin Twp. this county."

Sources


1 The Adams Sentinel (Gettysburg, PA), Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania.

2 St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

3 Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, PA), Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, 9 Mar 1841 edition.

4 Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1709-1940 (FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2XW-XP5 David Beecher and Elisabeth Altland, 04 Mar 1841; citing Saint James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Gettysburg ,Adams, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 1433124.

5 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 671. PA > Adams > St. James Evangelical Lutheran. Marriage of David Beecher and Elisabeth Altland.

6 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 10 Mar 1841, reprinted "One Hundred Years Ago" on 10 Mar 1941 page 6.

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

8 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of December 2, 2005), Batch #: M504751, Sheet #: 00, Source Call #: 1433124 IT 6, 8, Printout Call #: 1002781, Dates: 1830 - 1879.

9 Arendtsville Union Church (Zion Lutheran and Trinity Reformed; Arents Church), Adams County, Pennsylvania.

10 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Butler Township, Series: M432 Roll: 743 Page: 11.

11 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Franklin Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1057 Page: 103.

12 Weaner, Arthur, History and genealogy of the German emigrant Johan Christian Kirschenmann, anglicized Cashman (Gettysburg, Pa. :: Priv. print. by A. Weaner,, 1960, 178 pgs. Available online at Heritage Quest.), Appendix C, page 74-90.

13 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6933128.

14 Shull, William F, The Lineage of Christian Kersheman 1774-1893 (1893. Original copy in possession of Arthur Weaner, 145 Weaner Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325-8118.).

15 1810 United States Census, Year: 1810; Census Place: Dover, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: 57; Page: 168; Image: 0193683; Family History Library Film: 00179. John Altlandt.

16 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZL9-3WL David Beecher, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 41, family 333, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000552788.

17 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Franklin Township, Family History Library Film 1255085, NA Film Number T9-1085 Page 19A.

18 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6933125.

19 The Adams Sentinel (Gettysburg, PA), Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, 27 Oct 1871.

20 Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, PA), Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, 22 sept 1871.



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