Mary Beecher

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Beecher was born in 1707, in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Joseph Beecher, was 60 and her mother, Lydia Roberts, was 35. She married Abel Parmelee on 23 December 1731, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She died on 22 May 1766, in her hometown, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Abel Parmelee
Mary Beecher
Marriage: 23 December 1731
Sarah Parmalee
Elizabeth Parmelee
Mary Parmelee
Jeremiah Parmelee
Achsah Parmelee
Mary Beecher Parmelee
Lydia Parmelee

Sources (3)

  • Mary Beecher, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Mary Beecher in entry for Abell Parmele, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • Copy of Families of Ancient New Haven

Name Meaning

English (Kent): from Middle English becher, denoting one who lived by a beech-tree, from an agent derivative of Middle English beche ‘beech-tree’ (see Beach ), the -er suffix having a locative sense. This English name is also common in Ireland, particularly in Cork.

Americanized form of German Bücher (cognate with 1 above) (see Bucher ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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