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Mary Elizabeth Baugh Beckette
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Birth: Dec. 28, 1916
Staunton
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1986
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA

Her Royal ancestry has been documented back to Emperor Charlemagne and is registered with the Crown of Charlemagne through member #2087. Royal Line to King John See References: Sources

Grandma was born and lived in Staunton, VA. Grandma's mother died when she was 1 year old from the Typhoid Epidemic of 1918. Her father remarried and so her father thought it best if she was raised by her maternal grandmother Sadie Froom who was a nurse. She eventually was living with Daniel and Lillie Braden for many years until her marriage. (They had an adopted daughter but no children of their own.) There met her future husband who was a lay preacher at the bible school she attended. She enjoyed his sermons tremendously. Grandma was a very devout Christian woman all her life, starting from her youth. She was a housewife and sold Avon later in her years. She loved to save everything and had many papers when she died that I used to begin my family research. She was very devoted to God and attended church regularly. Her mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother were nurses. She raised her grandson James D. Beckette Jr. Grandma was the great matriarch and moral support of our family. She was a wonderful woman and dearly loved all her grandchildren and family. She is sorely missed.

BIRTH: Staunton Cert. #53335; Mary Elizabeth Baugh born Dec 28 1916 4:45a; born at 12 Guilford Avenue Staunton; phys. Fred Haulin, nurse Gertrude Shumate (relative); parents Benjamin Kennie Baugh 25y born Keezletown, bookkeeper and Edith Virginia Froom age 19y born Brooklyn NY, housekeeper.

CENSUS: 1920 Staunton,VA Enum. Dist. 136 p. 17a Mary E. Barr (Baugh) age 3 2/12 born VA, parents born VA. Living in City Almshouse with great grandmother Virginia Hill age 70 widow. census taken Jan 13 and 14 1920.

CENSUS: 1930 Staunton VA Enum. 118-1 Spv Dist 3rd p 18a 216 St. Clair St. Sadie E. Froom owned home $3000 58 widow born VA, father born IL mother born VA practical nurse, Virginia Hill mother 81 widow born parents born VA. Mary Baugh granddau. 13y single born VA, father born VA, mother born NY.

MARRIAGE: Staunton News Leader Oct 23 1934 p 3 Beckett-Baugh A quiet but very pretty wedding took place in the home of Mr and Mrs. D.G. Braden on Stuart Heights, Saturday afternoon at two o'clock, when Miss Mary E. Baugh of this city was united in marriage to the Rev. Clarence E. Beckette, formerly of Huntington WV, now of Staunton. The bride is a dau of Mr. B.K. Baugh and the late Mrs. Edith Froom Baugh of this city. Both her grandmother and great grandmother attended the wedding. Mr. Beckette is the son of Mr. Ezra Beckette and the late Mrs. Beckette of Huntington. The Rev. Elmer D. Joy paster of the Pilgrim Holiness Church performed the ceremony. A reception was held after the wedding, a small gathering of relatives and a few friends attending. Mr. and Mrs. Beckett will make their home in Staunton. (The Braden's lived at 112 Stuart Heights Rd in Staunton)

DEATH: Baltimore Cert. #86-07258; Mary Elizabeth Beckette born 12-28-16 VA died 3-8-86 10:15am at Francis Scott Key Med. Ctr; SSN # 225-18-6132; parents Benjamin Kenly Baugh Sr and Edith Virginia Froom; cardiac arrest, ventricular fibrillation; phys. Robert Fisher; bur. Oaklawn Cem.; fun. dir. Charles Zeiler.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Kenly Baugh (1891 - 1964)
  Edith Virginia Froom Baugh (1897 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Clarence Ezra Beckette (1904 - 1966)*
 
 Children:
  R Beckette Christou*
  Mary Naomi Ruth Beckette (1935 - 1940)*
  Clarence Ezra Beckette (1936 - 2007)*
  James Daniel Beckette (1941 - 2015)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth Baugh Beckette (1916 - 1986)
  Edith Rue Baugh Mizer (1921 - ____)**
  Benjamin Kenly Baugh (1922 - 1999)**
  Frances May Baugh Mizer (1926 - 1974)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oak Lawn Cemetery
Eastpoint
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA
 
Maintained by: Christos Christou
Originally Created by: The Navigator
Record added: Jul 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39457756
Mary Elizabeth <i>Baugh</i> Beckette
Added by: Christos Christou
 
Mary Elizabeth <i>Baugh</i> Beckette
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Mary Elizabeth <i>Baugh</i> Beckette
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Gone but never forgotten. ...... She was my 5th cousin once removed through the Anderson family of Bledsoe County, TN.
- Sammy Boyd, Genealogist
 Added: Jun. 26, 2013

- The Navigator
 Added: Jul. 14, 2009
 
 
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