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Claude Samuel Beckwith
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Birth: Nov. 19, 1893
Death: Jun. 18, 1961
Pennsylvania, USA

He always spelled his name Claud with no "e" at end. There is much documentation along with signatures to support that.
WAYMART C.S. Beckwith, Builder, Dies On Anniversary
Claud S. Beckwith, 67, 470 Honesdale Rd., Waymart, building contractor who erected the Waymart Baptist Church, died at his home Sunday afternoon after an illness. Mr. Beckwith, who was a carpenter by trade,was in the building business most of his life. He and his wife, the former Lena Swingle of East Canaan, were observing their 46th wedding anniversary Sunday when he died. A native of South Clinton, son of the late Edwin H. And Melinda A. Hinds Beckwith, he lived in the Waymart area most of his life. He was a member of Waymart Baptist Church. Surviving are his widow; two daughters, Mrs. James Gilhooley, Waymart; Mrs. Floyd Welles, Bossier City, LA.; three sons, Lloyd, Newdale, NC.; Howard, East Orange, NJ.; and Russell, Cicero, NY.; a sister, Mrs. Cora Estell, Westmont, IN.; 17 grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the Shifler Funeral Home, 170 Belmont St., Waymart, with Rev. R.A. Edwards, Waymart Baptist Church, officiating. Interment, Canaan Corners Cemetery, Waymart. 
 
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 Parents:
  Edmund Henry Beckwith (1849 - 1922)
  Malinda Adeline Hinds Beckwith (1853 - 1923)
 
 Spouse:
  Lena Flossie Swingle Beckwith (1893 - 1983)
 
 Children:
  Edna Beatrice Beckwith Gilhooley (1916 - 1994)*
  Lloyd Elbert Beckwith (1919 - 1995)*
  Howard Loren Beckwith (1921 - 2001)*
  Russell Claude Beckwith (1927 - 2003)*
 
 Siblings:
  Orvil Edmund Beckwith (1878 - 1955)*
  Minnie Blanche Beckwith Burdick (1881 - 1961)*
  Ward Benton Beckwith (1882 - 1906)*
  Cora Inez Beckwith Estell (1885 - 1963)*
  Claude Samuel Beckwith (1893 - 1961)
  Coe Henry Beckwith (1895 - 1923)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Canaan Corners Cemetery
Waymart
Wayne County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Tom Carney
Originally Created by: Rebecca Paddon
Record added: Jun 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27253424
Claude Samuel Beckwith
Added by: Tom Carney
 
Claude Samuel Beckwith
Added by: Tom Carney
 
Claude Samuel Beckwith
Added by: Tom Carney
 
 
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- John P. Birosak
 Added: May. 13, 2010

- Rebecca Paddon
 Added: Apr. 20, 2009
 
 
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