John Willis Beckham

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John Willis Beckham

  • Birth 6 Feb 1874
  • Death 20 Jan 1937
  • Burial McClellan Township, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 28583464

John Willis Beckham was married 1st in 1896 in Jefferson Co, IL to Drucie A McLaughlin. He was married 2nd on 24 Dec 1913 in Elk Prairie Twsp, Jefferson Co, IL to Mary Anna Allen. The children of John Willis Beckham and Drucie A McLaughlin are: (1) John Newman Beckham born 1 Apr 1903 in Elk Prairie Twsp, Jefferson Co, IL and died 30 Nov 1984 in Jefferson Co, IL who married Nellie Pearl Grigsby and Nora Moore; and (2) Goldie Fern Beckham born 7 May 1907 in Waltonville, Jefferson Co, IL and died 5 Sep 1963 in Galesburg, Knox Co, IL who married Clarence Chester Deal.

The children of John Willis Beckham and Mary Anna Allen are: (1) Jennie Lorin Beckham born 14 Feb 1917 in Elk Prairie Twsp, Jeffercon Co, IL who married Charles Linden; (2) Alan M Beckham born ?; and (3) Allen Delbert Beckham born 28 Oct 1921 in IL and died 21 Apr 1984 in Galesburg, IL who married Mary ?, and Mary Elizabeth Morgan.

The following obituary came from the Register-News, Mt Vernon, Jefferson Co, IL on 21 Jan 1937 - Thursday - Pg 4:

AGED RESIDENT OF WALTONVILLE DIED 9 A.M. YESTERDAY

John Beckham died at his home in Waltonville at nine o'clock yesterday morning. His age was 63 years.

Funeral services will be held in the Waltonville M. E. church at 11 o'clock Friday morning and interment will be made in south Hickory Hill cemetery.

Gravesite Details Son of Joel Willis Beckham and Sarah Emeline Martin, husband of Drucie A McLaughlin, and Mary Anna Allen

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  • Created by: James E Heidlebaugh
  • Added: 28 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28583464
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Willis Beckham (6 Feb 1874–20 Jan 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28583464, citing South Hickory Hill Cemetery, McClellan Township, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by James E Heidlebaugh (contributor 47011691) .