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John Wesley Beers
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1848
New Germantown
Perry County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1922
Marysville
Perry County
Pennsylvania, USA

Ex-Sheriff John W. Beers, a leading citizen of Marysville, died on Tuesday evening from asthma and arrendent troubles. The decesased was born in Horse Valley, Toboyne Township, the son of Joseph B. and Anna (Kelley) Beers, on December 26, 1848 and at this death was aged 73 years, 5 months, and 9 days.
In 1877, as a Republican, he was defeated for Sheriff of Perry County by nine votes. In 1880 he was elected to the office. For years prior to the Wilson administration h had been postmaster of Marysville. He is a Mason, Odd Fellow and a member of the Knights of Pythias.
Mr. Beers was married September 16, 1873 to Rebecca Kauffman, who survives, with the following children; Joseph C. Beers, Pearl M. Beers Hipple, Albert and Walter Beers, (twins) of Marysville.
Mr. Beers was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. He was a man of the highest christian character and integrity. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph B. Beers (1815 - 1889)
  Annie Kelley Beers (1817 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca E. Kauffman Beers (1854 - 1934)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Cambridge Beers (1874 - 1949)*
  Pearl M. Beers Hipple (1876 - 1943)*
  Albert Wesley Beers (1879 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  Andrew Jackson Beers (1846 - 1922)*
  John Wesley Beers (1848 - 1922)
  Joseph Alexander Beers (1850 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chestnut Grove Cemetery
Marysville
Perry County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Bill Corl
Record added: Dec 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23381989
John Wesley Beers
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John Wesley Beers
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John Wesley Beers
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John Wesley is my great grandfather. My father is Kenneth Kauffman Beers who died in May 1996 and is buried in Somerset, PA.
- Debra Beers Dowell
 Added: Apr. 19, 2008
Former Perry County Sheriff, elected 1880
- Bill Corl
 Added: Dec. 13, 2007
Member; Zion Lutheran Church
- Bill Corl
 Added: Dec. 13, 2007
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