|Birth: ||Mar. 8, 1921|
New York County
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jul. 7, 2011|
Rosemary Virginia Beeler was born on March 8, 1921 in New York City, the daughter of Amanda Gall Beeler (July 30, 1889 - July 17, 1981) and John Allen Beeler (June 28, 1867 - July 11, 1945), a prominent engineer and consultant in transit modernization plans in large cities throughout the country. When Betty was nine months old, her family moved to New York City and later to Scarsdale (Westchester County), New York, where she grew up.
Her mother Amanda Ida Rosina Gall was born on July 30, 1889 in Sebewaing, Michigan, the daughter of Gustav Reinhold Gall (July 9, 1862 – July 22, 1940), a German immigrant, and Malvina Grassmann Gall, the daughter of German immigrants (August 22, 1867 – June 24, 1959).
Her father John Allen Beeler was born on June 28, 1867, in Towanda, Illinois, where his maternal grandmother, Mary Livingston Brown Mead Hilts (1810-1897), lived at the time of his birth. Although his parents lived in Cincinnati, Ohio, his mother went to Illinois to stay with her mother and step-father when he was born. He was the son of John Beeler (born March 16, 1837 in Sharonville, Ohio – died February 12, 1920, Denver, Colorado) and Emma Walker Mead (born September 19, 1842, Springdale, Ohio - died August 11, 1928, New York City). John met Amanda Beeler when she was working in Denver. They married on July 17, 1913 in Chicago. He was the general manager of the Denver Tram Company when they married. He was the president of the Beeler Organization, Inc., Consultant Engineers, in New York City at the time of his death.
Rosemary had two sisters, Betty Malvina Beeler (born on October 22, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois) and Esther Beeler Magner (born on April 20, 1919 in New York City).
She married Gilbert Chase Knight on January 24, 1942 in Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.
Rosemary died on July 7, 2011 in Daytona Beach, Florida.
John Allen Beeler (1867 - 1945)
Amanda Ida Rosina Gall Beeler (1889 - 1981)
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Created by: Sandra J. Witt
Record added: Aug 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75523904