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 Susan Emma <I>Fahrney</I> Beachy

Susan Emma Fahrney Beachy

Quincy, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 13 Feb 1941 (aged 77)
Oak Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 55010825 · View Source
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Mrs. Susan Emma Beachy, a daughter of the late Dr. Peter Fahrney, who founded a fortune in patent medicine, died yesterday in her home at 238 Forest avenue, Oak Park. She was 77 years old and had lived in Oak Park for more than 30 years. Mrs. Beachy was an aunt of Merry Fahrney, much married heiress to Dr. Fahrney's fortune. Surviving are her husband, Peter A. Beachy; two sons, Walter [Walter Fahrney Pratt] and Harold [Harold Peter Beachy], and a daughter, Mrs. John Lyle Vette [Elsie Louise Pratt].
--Chicago Tribune, 14 February 1941, p. 16.

Susan Emma Beachy, wife of Peter A., mother of Walter and Harold Beachy and Mrs. John Lyle Vette. Private services at residence, 238 Forest avenue, Oak Park, Saturday, 3 p. m. Interment Forest Home. Please omit flowers.
--Chicago Tribune, 14 February, 1941, p.16

Daughter of Dr. Peter Fahrney and Mary Fahrney; sister of William H, Ezra, Josiah Harvey, and E. Homer Fahrney, and Myrtle Hayes. Married Walter Sanford Pratt 12 Oct 1882 in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois. Susan and Walter had two children, Walter Fahrney Pratt and Elsie. Susan divorced Walter and married the secretary-treasurer of her father's pharmaceutical business, Peter Beachy, 10 Jan 1901 — Chicago, Cook, Illinois. They had one son, Harold. Dr. Fahrney had Frank Lloyd Wright revamp an existing house for his daughter, just down the street from Wright's own residence.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 55010825
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Susan Emma Fahrney Beachy (27 Jan 1864–13 Feb 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55010825, citing Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Debbie B (contributor 47274612) .