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 George S Beers

George S Beers

Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 1 Jul 1926 (aged 88)
Beaver Crossing, Seward County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Cordova, Seward County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 39942310 · View Source
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Geoerge was the husband of Amelia Jane (Buck) Beers 1850-1929

He was the son of John Wilson Beers and Sophia (Sowders) Beers

Source - A Commemorative Biographical Record of Central Pennsylvania pg
Served in the 125th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. Source- Index of
Civil War Pensioneers

1900 Fed Census, Steward, Nebraska, June 6, 1900
G.S. Beers age 62 (July 1837) PA Married 32y
Amelia J Beers age50 (April 1850) PA mar 32y
M.A. Beers age 30 (Mar 1870) b. Iowa (son)
Sarah Burk age 44 (May 1856) widow b. PA (Mother-in-law)

1920 Fed Census, Seward co., Nebraska, M Twp Beaver crossing Village
George S. Beers age 81 married born PA
Amelia J Beers age 69 born PA

*Spouse: Pamelia Jane Buck or Bush
Marriage Date: 22 October 1868 in Powersheik Co., IA
Children: George H., James F., Henry, Elliot A., Sarah M., M. (from findagrave member, Jane Beers)

obit (from Kathy Monical, FAG# 49101662)

George S. Beers was born July 3, 1837, died July 1, 1926, aged 88 years, 11 months and 28 days. The deceased was born in Boggs township, Clearfield County, Pa. He emigrated to Poweshiek county, Iowa, February 18, 1868. Moved to Seward Co., Nebr. May 17, 1895. Was married to Amelia J. Buck Oct. 22, 1868. Enlisted in Company E 125th Pennsylvania Volunteers on August 11, 1862 and served nine months.

The family of children were as follows: John Beers of Watertown, So. Dak., Miles A. Beers of Sioux City, Iowa, George H. Beers of Motley, Minn., James F. Beers was born Aug. 11, 1875 and died May 17, 1885. Mrs. Sarah Beers Whalen, Crete, Nebr.

The deceased has been a Christian almost all of his life. Has belonged to the Zion Evangelical church at Beaver Crossing for about twenty years, and was a faithful member until death.

The funeral services were held in Zion Evangelical church July 3, 1926, Rev. F. De Vol, pastor of the church preaching the sermon. Mrs. Sarah Beers Whalen and George H. Beers were the only children present at the funeral. There were many sympathizing friends present too. There were many floral tributes that were very beautiful which were presented by relatives and friends. After the services the body was taken to the cemetery four miles southwest of Beaver Crossing and laid to rest.

Beaver Crossing Times, Beaver Crossing, NE, Thurs, July 8, 1926

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  • Created by: Joan of VA
  • Added: 27 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39942310
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George S Beers (3 Jul 1837–1 Jul 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39942310, citing Leland Cemetery, Cordova, Seward County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Joan of VA (contributor 46993634) .