Freedus Poe Beach
(1827-1912)
Nancy Lewis
(1828-1903)
Clifford Earl Beach
(1866-1939)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lizzie Phebe Lindsey

2. Mary E. Wells

Clifford Earl Beach

  • Born: 16 May 1866, Onarga, Iroquois County, Illinois 470,472
  • Baptized: 1867, Onarga, Iroquois County, Illinois 470
  • Marriage (1): Lizzie Phebe Lindsey 1 February 1888 in Del Rey, Iroquois County, Illinois 469,470
  • Marriage (2): Mary E. Wells 10 March 1921 472
  • Died: 21 November 1939, Gilman, Iroquois County, Illinois at age 73 472
  • Buried: 22 November 1939, Onarga, Iroquois County, Illinois at Onarga Cemetery 472

bullet   Cause of his death was due to a ten week illness.

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Known as a criminal lawyer of no mean ability and possessing an enviable reputation as a trial lawyer, Mr. Beach had a long and varied practice in Iroquois County as a member of the local bar association, also practicing in Champaign and Cook counties. The only elective office he had ever held was city attorney in Gilman but he had been the choice of the Democratic party at various times, running for state's attorney and county judge during elections when the Republicans were strongest.

His first law practice following his graduation was in Paxton, but in 1919 he opened an office in Gilman and he resided there ever since.

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Died at 1:15 a.m.

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He was baptized by G.R. Palmer in 1867 in Onarga, Iroquois County, Illinois.

He worked as a general merchandiser.

He worked as a city attorney in Gilman, Iroquois County, Illinois.

He worked as a trial lawyer.

He had a residence in 1888 in Del Rey, Iroquois County, Illinois.

He had a residence from 1919 to 1939 in Gilman, Iroquois County, Illinois.

He appeared on the census in 1900 in Paxton, Ford County, Illinois.

He appeared on the census in 1910 in Paxton, Ford County, Illinois.

He was educated at Grand Prairie Seminary.

He was educated at Illinois Wesleyan Law School.

He was a registered and prominent Democrat.

He was a member of the Freemasons and belonged to the Knights of Pythias at Gilman and both the Ford and Iroquois County bar associations.



His funeral was held at Gilman Funeral Home at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Edward Artz, retired minister of the Methodist Church, in charge 22 November 1939 in Gilman, Iroquois County, Illinois.


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Clifford married Lizzie Phebe Lindsey, daughter of Thomas Lindsey and Elizabeth Harriet Hall, 1 February 1888 in Del Rey, Iroquois County, Illinois 469.,470 The marriage ended in divorce. (Lizzie Phebe Lindsey was born 13 August 1867 in Del Rey, Iroquois County, Illinois,471 died 23 October 1933 in Onarga, Iroquois County, Illinois 471 and was buried 25 October 1933 in Del Rey, Iroquois County, Illinois at Del Rey Cemetery 471.)


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Clifford next married Mary E. Wells 10 March 1921.472 (Mary E. Wells died after November 1939 472.)




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