Thursday, March 30, 2006
Abraham P. Beachy son of Peter and Ann (Livengood) Beachy. Born Jan. 23, 1828, grew up in the stone house built by his grandfather in 1809. He bought his father's farm, purchased other land and at one time owned six hundred acres. Abraham also owned a section of land in Nebraska. He held the office of school director for seventeen years, and was a deacon in the German Baptist church. January 23, 1948 he married Christiana Lichty, they had seven children. Information from the book, "The Family of Hans and Margaret Zum (Bach) Biettschi" 1626 - 2004, by Raymond & Darla Beachy.
This excellent Beachy genealogy book is still available.
Posted by Watchman at 7:31 PM
Monday, March 27, 2006
Friday, March 24, 2006
Noah is busy building a Mexican style & color guest house near San Ignacio Belize.
He said, "I would love to have the guest house ready and available for any of the Beachy relatives that want to come and visit Belize" Thanks Noah. I like your choice of color, far out! My wife and I were at Noah's ranch in 2005, what a beautiful ranch and country. If it is sandy beaches you want Belize has them as well. See Diamond Reality post below for Noah's address and phone number.
Posted by Watchman at 1:13 PM
Thursday, March 23, 2006
Bob Beachy has been involved with business and estate planning for his clients since 1973. Bob's education in business and business law have created a firm foundation for him to provide valuable counsel to small, medium, and some large businesses on strategic and legal issues of all sorts. Bob was named to the Outstanding Lawyers of America in 2003.
The Law Office of VanOsdol, Magruder, Erickson & Redmond, P.C. Kansas City MO
Posted by Watchman at 4:31 PM
Sunday, March 19, 2006
Friday, March 17, 2006
Tuesday, March 14, 2006
In this picture are most of Joel's children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Picture was taken on the steps of Joel's farm house, built by his father Aaron. The picture was taken on their 50th wedding anniversary, 1945. The red dot is on Joel and his wife Etta. Thanks Connie Beachy for sharing this photo with us.
Posted by Watchman at 3:37 PM
Beachy, Ernest of Kalona, Washington County Iowa. America Independent Candidate for Iowa State Senate 45th District, 1970
Picture taken from Vern Beachy's Blog, Thanks Vern for posting a picture of your dad from so many years ago.
UPDATE, Vern Beachy said his grandfather Ray Beachy ran for the House of Representatives the same year, 1970. No picture available. Father and son both running the same year for different offices. Good try guys!
Posted by Watchman at 11:01 AM
Saturday, March 11, 2006
Lois is the author of "The Woman Who Ran For President"
Published 1996, ISBN 0140256385. The story is about Victoria Woodhill who ran against Grant in 1872 for the Equal Rights Party. A woman ahead of her time.
Check EBay they did have this book listed.
Posted by Watchman at 9:08 AM
Wednesday, March 08, 2006
The Cross Roads School, just off of Route 669 on the Niverton Road PA
Front Row: Pete E. Yoder, John Miller, Elmer S. Yoder, Frank Durst, Max Miller, Watson Durst, Galen S. Yoder, Donnie Engle, Harvey C. Yoder, Arthur Schrock,
Second Row: Rosetta Stangarone, Elnora Schrock, Mary Yoder, Rachel Beachy, Leona Folk, Ada Schrock, Grace Beachy, Annie Coblentz, Thelma Yoder, Alice Beachy, Effie Yoder,
Third Row: Floyd Brenneman, Alma Beachy, Allen Schrock, Ardith Miller, Irvin Beachy, Mary Beachy, John Yoder, Wilma Miller, Charlie Folk.
Forth Row: Lois Lee, Ernest N. Beachy, Anna Thomas (teacher) Simon G. Brenneman, Mary Ruth compton.
Seven Beachy kids in this picture. Anyone know them?
Posted by Watchman at 4:38 PM
The Cross Roads School, just off of route 669 on the Niverton Road, PA
Cross Roads School 1907 - 1908
The teacher, Florence Yoder, stands at the extreme right of the picture, Noah Beachy: extreme right, first full row (age 10) Allen Compton: Backrow, to the right of the second section of blackboard.
Annie Beachy: right, second full row, second child.
Effie Beachy: right, second full row, third child.
The following students are also in the picture but position is unknown:
Floyd Bender, Lewis Bender, Menno Beachy, George Shaw, Ray Engle, Lester Engle, Emma Engle, Orpha Baker, Crist Baker, Evora Folk, Lydia Folk, George Shaw, Robert Larue, Ray Shoemaker, Arthur Shoemaker.
ANYONE KNOW THESE KIDS?
Posted by Watchman at 4:17 PM
Tuesday, March 07, 2006
"Read Across New London is a fine example of the Seussian Spirit at all levels and all walks of life, from Mayor (on right)to maintenance worker, child to grown up, professor to preschooler" said Anita Merina, coordinator of NEA's Read across America. Cool hat mayor!
Posted by Watchman at 9:50 AM
Monday, March 06, 2006
Sunday, March 05, 2006
Real Estate Hall of Fame 2005, ON TRACK TO SELL 150 HOMES 2006.
Selling or buying your home involves much more than money and contracts; after all, we are talking about Your Home. I am available to help you through every part of the transaction, and offer you complete services including Relocation (through the RE/MAX International Network)
Posted by Watchman at 7:41 AM
Thursday, March 02, 2006
Here is a delightful book written by M. Marie and Paul Yoder, 507 Hemlock Drive Grantsville, MD 21536. A combination of genealogy and history of the Daniel Beachy family.
The picture on the cover is the farm where the Daniel Beachy family lived from 1853 to 1944. Marie's grandmother was Matilda Beachy 1859-1940.
Thank you both for sending me the book. gb.
Posted by Watchman at 2:47 PM