When Mary Beach was born in 1733, in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America, her father, Noah Beach, was 28 and her mother, Hannah Harriman, was 26. She married Nathaniel Ermon Squire on 24 April 1751, in Hanover, Morris, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 12 April 1815, in Livingston Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Morris, New Jersey, United States.
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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