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James "Warren" Beers
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Birth: Apr. 3, 1880
Pleasant Grove
Utah County
Utah, USA
Death: Nov. 7, 1943
Utah County
Utah, USA

James Warren Beers Brief Sketch

James Warren Beers was born April 3, 1881. He attended school in Pleasant Grove district and also in Vernal.

He was a master mechanic. He could build an entire house--doing all the work necessary. He was very thorough in his work and was very kind in his disposition. He possessed a very fine tenor voice but was unable to afford to have it trained.

When he lived in Pleasant Grove with his family his bishop said he didn't have one man in the ward who contributed so much time and work for the poor, widows and the sick. All he wanted in return was thanks. When his work took him among those who were not of his faith he was fearless in defending the Gospel. He married Emma Sina Freestone in Vernal and they later had the marriage solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. They were the parents of seven children.

She died April 12, 1935, and he died October 23, 1943 and was buried beside his wife in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

History provided by Jeanne McFadden
Transcribed by Rhonda
Former Vernalite Dies at Pleasant Grove

PLEASANT GROVE -- Warren Beers, 63, died in a Provo Hospital Sunday morning after a year's illness. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Second LDS Ward Chapel. C. R. Clark, bishop in charge.

Mr. Beers was born in Pleasant Grove, April 3, 1880, son of Franklin and Elizabeth Beers. He spent his entire life in this community. He married Miss Emma Freestone and moved to Vernal returning to Pleasant Grove in 1919. He was a carpenter and plasterer.

He is survived by five sons and one daughter, Leland and Ray Beers, Provo, Eugene Beers, Midvale, Keith Beers with the U.S. army in Hawaii and Mrs. June Chornick, Pleasant Grove, 15 grandchildren, 2 brothers, Franklin Beers, Salt Lake and Milton Beers, California and three sisters, Mrs. Jane McArthur, Salt Lake City, Mrs Annie L. Driggs, Venice, California and Mrs. Mary Browning, Ogden.

-Vernal Express, November 11, 1943, transcribed by Rhonda Holton
death certificate
Family links: 
  Franklin Beers (1842 - 1905)
  Elizabeth Ann Glines Beers (1852 - 1929)
  Emma Freestone Beers (1883 - 1935)*
  Jennie Beers Wadley (1902 - 1931)*
  Leland Warren Beers (1904 - 1993)*
  Elmo Lester Beers (1907 - 1976)*
  Charles Eugene Beers (1908 - 1998)*
  Ray Clifford Beers (1910 - 1964)*
  June Beers Chorniak Salisbury (1916 - 2001)*
  Kenneth Don Beers (1920 - 1998)*
  Susan Elizabeth Beers (1870 - 1874)*
  Annie Louisa Beers Driggs (1871 - 1943)*
  Mary Almina Beers Browning (1873 - 1958)*
  Franklin Clare Beers (1876 - 1958)*
  Clara Jane Beers McArthur (1878 - 1961)*
  James "Warren" Beers (1880 - 1943)
  Nellie Beers Pope (1883 - 1932)*
  Olive Beers Clayton (1886 - 1941)*
  William Lester Beers (1887 - 1888)*
  Ethel Beers Isham (1890 - 1936)*
  Milton Lavere Beers (1893 - 1964)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Grove City Cemetery
Pleasant Grove
Utah County
Utah, USA
Plot: D-12-029-10
Created by: Rhonda
Record added: Nov 19, 2008
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James Warren Beers
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James Warren Beers
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