Lecretia Beach

Female11 May 1823–11 August 1879

Brief Life History of Lecretia

When Lecretia Beach was born on 11 May 1823, in Wayne, Illinois, United States, her father, Abraham Beach, was 27 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

Sources (13)

  • L Corder in household of S Corder, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucretia Caudle, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lucretia Beach in entry for M B Candle and Fannie L Chaney, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1840Wayne, Illinois, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    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

    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.

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

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