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William M "Bill" Beckner
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Birth: Dec., 1855
West Virginia, USA
Death: unknown
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA

Born in Virginia (now WV). Last noted in the 1934 City Directory of Charleston, WV and in a 1931 newspaper article in Charleston Gazette, Kanawha, West Virginia.

Married Sarah Jane Wilkinson on 28 Jul 1881, in Kanawha County, West Virginia.

In the 1900 census, Sarah was listed as having eleven children and seven living. In the 1910 census, she was listed as having twelve children and six living. These six living children all lived to adulthood: Volley, John, Matthew, James, Bessie, & Laura.

Known children of William & Sarah Beckner:

-Rev Volley Franklin Beckner
-John Campbell Beckner
-Matthew Beckner
-Elben A Beckner last noted in 1900 census
-Rev James Washington Beckner
-Bessie Ethel Beckner Boggess
-Masel E Beckner, twin female live births, last noted 6 Feb 1895 WV Birth Record
-M E Beckner, twin female live births, last noted 6 Feb 1895 WV Birth Record
-Laura Belle Beckner Shultz
-Infant Beckner 1900/1910 - 1900/1910

Son of Michael C Beckner & Hannah Rutrough of Virginia.

Buried beside wife Sarah Jane Wilkinson. Could not find a death index/certificate nor obituary, so a definite death date cannot be determined.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Jane Wilkinson Beckner (1860 - 1947)
 
 Children:
  Volley Franklin Beckner (1882 - 1961)*
  John Campbell Beckner (1883 - 1948)*
  Matt Beckner (1886 - 1969)*
  Elben A Beckner (1888 - ____)*
  James Washington Beckner (1891 - 1972)*
  Bessie Ethel Beckner Boggess (1892 - 1974)*
  M E Beckner (1895 - ____)*
  Masel E Beckner (1895 - ____)*
  Laura Belle Beckner Schultz (1896 - 1988)*
  Infant Beckner (1900 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Beckner Cemetery
Charleston
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Jean Clayton Charles
Record added: Nov 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100631888
William M Bill Beckner
Added by: Jason Withrow
 
William M Bill Beckner
Added by: Jean Clayton Charles
 
 
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Rest Well in Jesus
- Dorothy Clark
 Added: Oct. 23, 2015
 
 
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