Person:Ira Beal (1)

Ira Sankey Beal
m. 24 Oct 1867
  1. Levi J. Beal1868 - 1929
  2. Grant Beal1869 -
  3. Milton John Beal1870 - 1939
  4. Laura Bell Beal1874 - 1876
  5. Ira Sankey Beal1877 - 1956
  6. Ida Belle Beal1878 -
m. 15 Feb 1899
  1. Helen Amanda Beal1901 - 1902
m. 21 May 1919
Facts and Events
Name Ira Sankey Beal
Gender Male
Birth? 4 May 1877 , Somerset, Pennsylvania
Marriage 15 Feb 1899 to Emma F. Cowell
Marriage 21 May 1919 Connellsville, Fayette, Pennsylvaniato Gertrude C. Coughenour
Death? 31 Mar 1956 Connellsville, Fayette, Pennsylvania

Ira can be found in the following census:

1880 Southampton Twp., Somerset, PA Federal Census 1930 Connellsville, Fayette, PA Federal Census

Fayette County, Pennsylvania, Genealogical and Personal History (II) Ira S. , youngest son of John and Eliza Beal , was born in Somerset county, Pennsylvania , May 4, 1877 . He was a small boy when his parents moved to Westmoreland county, Pennsylvania , and settled on a farm near Mount Pleasant , where Ira S. was educated in the public schools. He was reared on the farm, continuing at work with his father and for his brother about three years, then for two years was employed at the Juniata Coke Works. In 1896 he entered the employ of the Baltimore & Ohio railroad as brakeman. In 1903 he was promoted conductor, a position he now holds, with residence at Connellsville . He is a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen and a Republican. He married February 15, 1899 , Emma Cowell , born in Waltersburg, Pennsylvania , daughter of Peter and Amanda Cowell , both born in Fayette county ; her father a farmer. Child: Helen , born June 18, 1901 , died August 30, 1902 .

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  1.   United States. Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. (Washington, D.C.: National Archives Microfilm Publication M1509, 1987-1988).

    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    Name: Ira S Beal
    City: Not Stated
    County: Fayette
    State: Pennsylvania
    Birth Date: 04 May 1876
    Race: White
    Roll: 2022795
    DraftBoard: 2