Emma Washington


Personal and Family Information

Emma was born on 2 APR 1879 in Astbury Parish, Congleton, Cheshire, England, the daughter of James Washington and Harriet Jane Wilkinson.

She died on 16 SEP 1965 in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas.

Her husband was Theodore Beeson, who she married on 24 DEC 1903 in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas. Their three known children were Raymond (c1905-?), Leora Georgia (c1910-?) and Donald (c1915-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Emma Washington


James Washington


John Washington


Thomas Washington




Mary Hersfield


Thomas Hersfield




Harriet Jane Wilkinson


William Harry Wilkinson


Hanah Barber



Birth2 APR 1879
Place: Astbury Parish, Congleton, Cheshire, England
Death16 SEP 1965
Place: Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas
Burial18 SEP 1965
Place: MemorialParkCmty, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas


Note 1

!Notes: Lived in Topeka in 1956.

!Obituary: Emily Beeson - Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Wall - Diffenderfer Mortuary for Mrs. Emily W. Beeson, 86, 2908 Ohio, who died Thursday at a Topeka hospital. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. - She was born April 2, 1879, at Congleton, England. She moved to the United States when she was four years old and grew up at Burlingame. She had lived in Topeka more than 60 years. She was a member of the Methodist Church at Burlingame. - Her husband, Theodore Bee- son, died in 1932. - Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Leora G. Lindsey, at home; two sons, Raymond Bee- son, 1200 Arter, and Donald Bee- son, Long Beach. Calif.; four grandchildren and eight great- grandchildren. -—

Program: From Funeral. MEMORIAL SERVICES - For - MRS. EMILY W. BEESON - Departed SEPTEMBER 16, 1965 - Services held at WALL-DIFFENDERFER CHAPEL - Date - SEPTEMBER 18, 1965 11:00 A. M. - Officiant THE REVEREND ROBERT SHAW - Community Baptist Church - Music - MR. TOM N. CARLTON, Soloist MRS. LESLIE BOND, Organist - Interment MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY