Descendants of John Beecher 1594-1637

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  • ID: I4547
  • Name: Mary Hawley Beecher
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 21 DEC 1851 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
  • Death: 14 MAR 1931 in Brookline, Norfolk, MA
  • Note:
    Mary Beecher Longyear - (1851-1931)
    Mrs. Longyear was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the daughter of Samuel Peck and Caroline (Walker) Beecher. Her father was a member of the well-known Beecher family of New England. After attending various academies and Albion College, Michigan, she became a school mistress. Following her marriage to John Munro Longyear in 1879, she resided in Marquette for nearly twenty years before coming to New England.
    Mrs. Longyear was an earnest Bible student from her early years. She and Mr. Longyear contributed generously to many institutions organized for benevolent purposes, including the extension of the Bible in Braille characters. Mrs. Longyear's activities included membership in the Marquette Historical Society, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, The Warren and Prescott Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, The Boston Author's Club, and Sulgrave Manor Institute of England.
  • Note: 1880 US census Marquette, Marquette, MI, age 28

    Father: Samuel Peck Beecher b: 28 MAR 1817 in NJ
    Mother: Caroline Matilda Walker b: 8 AUG 1828 in Utica, Oneida, NY

    Marriage 1 John Munro Longyear b: 15 APR 1850 in Lansing, Ingham, MI
    • Married: 4 JAN 1879 in Battle Creek, Calhoun, MI
    1. Has Children Abby Beecher Longyear b: 20 MAR 1880 in Marquette, Marquette, MI
    2. Has No Children Munro Howard Longyear b: 23 SEP 1881
    3. Has No Children John Beecher Longyear b: 28 NOV 1882
    4. Has No Children Helen McGraw Longyear b: 20 JAN 1884 in Marquette, Marquette, MI
    5. Has Children Judith Folger Longyear b: 26 APR 1886
    6. Has Children John Munro Longyear Jr. b: 12 OCT 1889 in Marquette, Marquette, MI
    7. Has Children Robert Dudley Longyear b: 11 FEB 1896 in Paris, France
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