Lecretia Beach

11 May 1823–11 August 1879 (Age 56)
Wayne, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Lecretia

When Lecretia Beach was born on 11 May 1823, in Wayne, Illinois, United States, her father, Abraham Beach, was 26 and her mother, Anna L. Price, was 17. She married Samuel Caudle about 1840, in Wayne, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Wayne, Saint Charles Township, Kane, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 11 August 1879, in Wayne, Illinois, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Harrell Cemetery, Johnsonville, Wayne, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Caudle
Lecretia Beach
Marriage: about 1840
Nancy A. Caudle
about 1842–
Mahala Jane Caudle
about 1842–1878
Sarah Caudle
about 1854–
Minerva Elizabeth Caudle
Mary Emma Caudle
Samantha E. Caudle
Abraham Nephi Caudle
Benjamin Caudle
Thomas Caudle
Moroni Beach Caudle

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act
Age 2
The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
Age 13
Historical Boundaries: 1836: Kane, Illinois, United States
Age 16
Historical Boundaries: 1839: DuPage, Illinois, United States

Name Meaning

(1997: 11382;2007: 23026; 2010: 30867)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.

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

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Sources (13)

  • Lucrecia Beach in entry for Moroni Beach Caudle, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • L Corder in household of S Corder, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucretia Beach in entry for M B Candle and Fannie L Chaney, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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