New Haven County
|Death: ||Sep. 19, 1892, USA|
Co. K 10th Infantry Reg. Conn. Vols.
Harley enlisted as a Corporal on Sept. 19th 1861.
He was Promoted to Full Private on Dec. 18, 1863. (Reduced to ranks)
MO Co. K, 10th Infantry Reg. Ct. Oct. 7, 1864.
( This is in capital letters)
He was an engineer, probably requested to step down as Corp. to lessen his responsibilities.
1850 census New Haven, Ct.
John E. Beecher 47
Jennette age 47
Emily T. 20
*John H. 14
Mary P. 12
all born Ct.
1850 census Haddam, Middlesex Co., Ct.
Lyman R. Bailey 41 male Stonecutter, Ct.
Olivia C. 41 female Ct.
Rosetta R. 15 female Ct.
Clarisa M. 11 female Ct.
Ann J. 10 female Ct.
New Haven, N.H. Co., Ct.
3rd Ward Page 330B
Listed as "Bucher"
Harley Beecher 25 Railroad Fireman
his 1st wife
(Sarah Olivia m. Mitchel E. Eckler They had a son,
William Beecher Eckler)
Lyman Bailey 56
(They appear to be Rosalia's parents.)
Jordon A. Peaster 52 Male Blacksmith Ct.
Angelina 19 female Ma.
Georgiana 2 female Ct.
Caroline Pauline 35 female Seamstress Eng.
Willie 3 male Va.
1870 census Bridgeport, Fairfield Co. Ct.
Hawley 38 Engineer on locomotive
his 2nd wife
Charles Joyce 19 apprentice to carpenter
(Charles is listed in the 1880 census as living in Meriden, Ct.)
All listed as born in Ct.
1880 census Manhatten, N. Y.
Hawley Beecher 45 Engineer
Jenny Beecher 39
Head of Household is
Edward Elliott, 29 also an Engineer
Mary Elliot 47
Mary Elliot 21
Several other boarders
David Thomas 23 N. J., works on N. Hansen R.R.
Robert Sloane 29 Scotland, works on Hudson R.R.R.
1890 New York City Directory
Harley J. Beecher Engineer, lives at 435 W. ??
1891 OR 92
Civil War Pension records
He filed for a pension in N. Y., he was an invalid. his residence is listed as New Haven, Ct.
Family Search -- Benjamin Beecher & Wealtha Parmalee are listed as John Edward Beecher's parents, Jeannette Thompson as his wife.
Harley/Harley Beecher is buried very close, probably in the same plot, to my ancestors, Jane (Goff) Bailey, Norton and Nettie (Clark) Merriman.
Hale Index and Photo taken by Jan Franco, Meriden, Ct. Library Historian.
Photo scanned by Carol P.
Many, many thanks!
Barbara's Clark & Goff & Bailey family research
Walnut Grove Cemetery
New Haven County
Plot: Section G
Created by: B K
Record added: Jun 07, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11121927