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Adeline Jean (Beckelheimer) Johnson (1842 - 1875)

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Adeline Jean Johnson formerly Beckelheimer
Born in Virginiamap
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Wayne County, West Virginiamap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Mar 2011
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The name Beckelheimer has several interesting variations. Beckleheimer, Beckelhymer, Picklesimer, and P'simer.

Adeline Jean Beckelheimer was born on 28 Apr 1842 VA a daughter of Isaac Becklehimer and Jane (--?--). She was 9 years old in 1850 and living with her father and step-mother Mahala in Lawrence County, Kentucky.[1]

She married Shockley Johnson.

She died on 9 Sep 1875 Wayne County, WV at age 33.[2]

She appeared on the census of 24 Sep 1850 Lawrence County, KY.

She and Shockley Johnson appeared on the census of 21 Jun 1870 in Ceredo Township, Wayne County, WV.

Children of Shockley Johnson and Adeline Beckelheimer:

1)Evaline Johnson Rowe 1862–1925
2)Arthur E. Johnson b. August 1869, Ceredo, WV; d. 1948
3)Harrison Johnson b. December 1865, Ceredo, WV; married Mahala Ballangee: 1880, Wayne County, WV (7 children: Charles, John, Carrie, Harrison, Henry Levi, Arthur, Mabel); d. 1/29/1941
4)Manerva Johnson: b. 1871, Ceredo. WV
5)Henry Johnson b. 5/29/1872, Ceredo, WV; d. 11/23/1872, Ceredo, WV
6)Martha Johnson Brumfield b. 1873, Ceredo, WV; d. 1927

There are two entries for her in the Wayne County, West Virginia Death Records listed right next to each other on the same page. The first one has the death from consumption on 13 January 1875 for Adaline Johnson, age 27 years 30 days. The daughter of Isaacs Becklhimer. Her husband was Shockley Johnson. [3] The second listing is for Adiline Johnson, (age 36 years, no month, no day) with the death 13 January 1876 from consumption. No other information but death reported by "companion".[4]


  1. "United States Census, 1850,"( : 12 April 2016), Isaac Becklehimer, Lawrence County, Kentucky, United States; citing family 812, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
    Isaac Becklehimer M 50 Virginia
    Mahale Becklehimer F 35 Ohio
    Maryann Mcgraw F 18 Virginia
    John V Mcgraw M 17 Virginia
    Caroline Mcgraw F 13 Kentucky
    Mahale Mcgraw F 8 Kentucky
    Martha Becklehimer F 5 Kentucky
    Mary Becklehimer F 16 Virginia
    William Becklehimer M 14 Virginia
    Adeline Becklehimer F 9 Virginia
  2. Descendants of Johan George Beckelheimer. [1] Adeline Beckelheimer #616
  3. "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," (, Adaline Johnson, 1875; citing Wayne, West Virginia, United States, County Records, , county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 583,481.
  4. "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," (, Adiline Johnson, 1876; citing Wayne, West Virginia, United States, County Records, , county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 583,481.

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