Person:James Beers (2)

James Samuel Beers
m. 13 Jun 1869
  1. John L. Beers1870 -
  2. James Samuel Beers1877 - 1948
m. 2 Jul 1904
  1. George Ercell Beers1905 - 1923
  2. Mary Claire Beers1907 - 1972
  3. Alma Permelia Beers1914 - 1981
  4. James Lee Beers1923 - 1979
Facts and Events
Name[1] James Samuel Beers
Gender Male
Birth[2][3][4] 1 Mar 1877 Vermont, Fulton County, Illinois
Marriage 2 Jul 1904 Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Territory,to Lillie Birdie Doberenz
Death[5] 18 Mar 1948 Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri
Other[6][7] Buried in Park Cem in Carthage, Missouri

Regan has simply as James b. circa 1877

Ruth McLain called him Granddad.

1920 Census of Fairview Township, Major County, Oklahoma ED 158, p. 14A Name Age born FB MB Occupation Beers, James S. 42 IN OH OH Foreman Railroad

           Bertie L.       35           KA   Grm   IN
           George E.     14          OK    IN     KA
           Clara M.        12          OK    IN     KA
           Alma P.          5           OK    IN     KA

1930 Census of Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri, ED #42, p. Beers, James S. head owns $1500 51 md at 26 IL OH OH merchant, furniture

          Birdie          wife                            45   md at 19   KS  MI   Grm
          Elma            dau                            15              OK  IL    KS
          Jimmie         son        7           OK  IL    KS

Doberenz, Ernest bro-in-law 48 KS Grm MI merchant, furniture

Moved to Carthage from Snyder, Oklahoma in 1924.

Carthage Evening Press Date of Publication: Thursday, March 18, 1948 Obituary: DEATH OF JAMES S. BEERS HE PASSES AWAY TODAY AT McCUNE-BROOKS HOSPITAL He was a used Furniture Dealer--Funeral Service at 4 o'Clock Saturday

  James Samuel Beers, 71, used furniture dealer, died at 9 o'clock this morning in McCune-Brooks hospital, where he had been a patient since last Saturday. 
  Mr. Beers had been in failing health the last five years and was forced to give up active work at that time. His condition became serious last Friday and the following day he was moved from his home, 513 North McGregor to the hospital.  
  He was born March 1, 1877, in McDonald county, Illinois. Mr. and Mrs. Beers came here 24 years ago from Snyder, Okla., and had made this their home since. Mr. Beers and his brother-in-law, E.E. Doberenz, operated the used furniture store at 213 Lyon street. 
  Surviving Mr. Beers are his wife, Mrs. Birdie Doberenz Beers, two daughters, Mrs. Harold Christman of Carthage and Mrs. Alma Knowles, Reeds route 1; a son, James Lee Beers, Carthage and seven grandchildren. Their eldest child, George Beers, died March 22, 1923. 
  Funeral services will be held at 4 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Ulmer funeral home, with the Rev. R.H. Bodine, pastor of the First Methodist church, in charge. Burial will be in Park cemetery.
  1. Christman Family Bible.
  2. Christman Family Bible.
  3. 1880 Census of Eldorado, Mc Donough, Illinois
    p. 377C.
  4. World War I Draft Registration card for James Samuel Beers.
  5. Wilma J. Perin and Nancy A. Miller.
  6. Wilma J. Perin and Nancy A. Miller.
  7. Doberenz.FTW.

    Date of Import: Jun 19, 1999