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 Samuel Harvey Beers

Samuel Harvey Beers

Fallentimber, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 31 Dec 1915 (aged 61)
Fallentimber, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Flinton, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Memorial ID 25916425 · View Source
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Samuel Beers was a tax collector and constable of White Twp.,Cambria co., PA for 14 yrs

Husband of Sarah Elizabeth (Troxell) Beers 1861-1928

Son of Nancy (Beers) Burge 1926-1901

Samuel died age 61 yrs 8m 26d

He was my Great Grandfather

Johnstown Daily Tribune - January 01, 1916

Ebensburg, Jan 1, -- Constable Samuel Beers of White Township, shot and killed himself yesterday while alone in his home. No one seems to know why he committed suicide. He has been prospering, and until recently was manager of the store of the Fallen Timber Supply Company. Samuel Beers was 55 years old. He is survived by his widow and a number of children, among them Fred, a rural mail carrier from Fallen Timber; Joel (should be Joe) of Johnstown; Dewey, at home; Mrs Gilbert Hollis, of Frugality, and Mrs. Adam Fry, of Johnstown. Funeral serviced will be held at the residence at 1:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. Interment will be in Beaver Valley Cemetery.

(personal obit)

BIOGRAPHY: Samuel H. Beers was born near Fallentimber, April 5, 1854, and died Dec. 30, 1918*. He engaged in general farming in early life and later conducted a general mercantile business at Fallentimber. He served as tax collector and as a constable of White Township for 14 years. He was a member of the United Brethren Church. His wife, who was born at Glasgow, PA, Sept 15, 1863, resides with her son at Ashville. Mr. and Mrs. Beers were the parents of the following children: Harvey, born March 29, 1881, died in infancy: Franklin H., born Aug 8, 1882, died Jan. 19, 1885, Frederick H.; Bessie, born Nov. 2, 1886, died Feb. 10, 1919, was the wife of Gilbert Hollis. Clara, twin sister of Clair, born Feb. 20, 1889, married Adam J. Frye, lives in Johnstown: Clair, born Feb. 20, 1889, died in 1890: Joseph A., born Oct. 04, 1892, died Nov. 26, 1918, married Isabel Hahn, lives at Johnstown; and Dewey H., born Aug. 20, 1898, associated in business with his brother at Ashville.

My Great-Grandfather

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 25916425
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Harvey Beers (5 Apr 1854–31 Dec 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25916425, citing Beaver Valley Cemetery, Flinton, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Joan of VA (contributor 46993634) .