Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Obituary Of Mrs. Emma Richmond Beach

Funeral Of Late Mrs. Beach

Lakeview, Mich., June 13--The sudden death of Mrs. Emma Richmond Beach, wife of John Beach, who resides two miles out of town has cast a gloom over this vicinity.  Last week Mrs. Beach went to the Y.B. A. home in Grand Rapids where she died Friday, June 9, as a result of an operation.....remains brought home by her aged mother, brothers and sisters. [Grand Rapids Herald, June 14, 1899]

According to her death record, she was the daughter of Samuel Richmond and Emma Gaston.  Her father was born in Canada and New York was her mother's birthplace.  She was a Michigan native who was 43 years old at the time of her death.  

United States Census, 1880
residence: Vergennes, Kent, Michigan
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self John Beach M 34 Michigan, United States
wife Emma Beach F 24 Michigan, United States
dau Eduth Beach F 1M Michigan, United States
Wealthy Richmond F 22 Michigan, United States

John Beach and daughter Edith were living in Montcalm County, Michigan, in 1900.

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