When Louisa Beach was born in 1817, in Livonia, Wayne, Michigan, United States, her father, Rufus Beach, was 22 and her mother, Cynthia Mattison, was 19. She married James F Davidson on 16 July 1835, in Livonia, Wayne, Michigan, United States. She died in 1836, in Monroe, Michigan, United States, at the age of 19.
English: topographic name from Middle English beche ‘beech-tree’ (Old English bēce) or Middle English beche ‘stream’ (Old English bæce). Middle English beche may be from Old English bēce ‘beech’ or bæce ‘stream’, and without further evidence it is impossible to distinguish these in Middle English.
Americanized form of Alsatian and German Bitsch: habitational name from Bitche (German Bitsch) in Alsace and Lorraine, at the foot of the northern slope of the Vosges.
Americanized form of German (mainly Hesse) Bitsch: unexplained.
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