Marker Number: 255
Name: Beecher, Joseph
Military Service: N/A
Other: Age 58, His gravestone reads: “He was a tender husband and parent, a friend to orderly government and well exemplified the virtues of the Christian character”
Captain Joseph Beecher was a son of Captain Ebenezer Beecher and Hannah Mix Beecher. He was born November 26, 1718 and died at age 58 on September 17, 1776. He married Elizabeth Alling, a daughter of Roger and Ruth Alling. The children of Joseph and Elizabeth Beecher include: daughters Hannah Beecher Johnson, Esther Beecher Smith, Experience Beecher Newton, and son Joseph Beecher, Jr.