1866 - 1946
||Minnie Ila Ruth [1, 2, 3] |
||27 Aug 1866
||Winfield, Henry County, Iowa [3, 4]
- She was Minnie "Ida" Ruth on the Iowa Marriage Record of her marriage to Francis Beauchamp.
||Scott Township, Henry County, Iowa 
- Minnie Ruth, daughter, female, white, age 14, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Virginia, mother's birthplace Virginia
||29 Mar 1946
||Winfield, Henry County, Iowa 
||30 Mar 1946
||Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa 
|The Mt. Pleasant News |
- Mrs. H. Beauchamp Dies at Winfield
Mrs. Harvey Beauchamp, 80, passed away at her home at Winfield Friday afternoon (March 29, 1946) at 1:30 after several weeks illness.
The daughter of Alexander and Bellah Jane Ruth, she was born in Henry county August 27, 1866, and spent her entire life in and near Winfield. On December 20, 1883, she was married to Harvey Beauchamp, who preceded her in death. They lived on a farm near Winfield, and moved to town 16 years ago.
They were the parents of the following eight children: Mrs. Charles Watson of Mt. Pleasant, Ura Beauchamp of Grimes, Mrs. Delora Mullin, Floyd Beauchamp, Mrs. Fred Long, Mrs. Oliver Rees, Mrs. Pearl Watson and Mrs. Harry Johnson, all of Winfield.
There are also 15 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, one brother, Colon Ruth of Washington state, and three sisters, Mrs. Fred Johnson, Mrs. Charles Owens and Marie Ruth, all of Winfield.
Funeral service will be held at the Winfield Methodist church Sunday afternoon at 2:00, with burial in the Beauchamp cemetery northwest of Winfield.
||Find A Grave Memorial# 84098346  |
- Her grave is at the Beauchamp Cemetery, Crawfordsville, Washington County, Iowa; memorial provided courtesy of No Reins
There was no headstone photo online at the Find A Grave web site as of September 2012
||31 Mar 1946
||Beauchamp Cemetery, Crawfordsville, Washington County, Iowa 
||31 Mar 2015 |
||Alexander Ruth, b. Between 1832 and 1833, Virginia , d. Yes, date unknown |
||Bellah Jane (Unknown), b. Between 1844 and 1845, Virginia , d. Yes, date unknown |
- There were at least five children from this marriage.
||Francis Harvey "Harry" Beauchamp, b. Jun 1861, Iowa , d. Between 1930 and 1946 |
||20 Dec 1883
||Henry County, Iowa [1, 4, 6]
|Iowa Marriage Records
- Groom's Name: Francis H. Beauchamp; Groom's Birthplace: Saintas Res. [?]; Bride's Name: Minnie Ida Ruth; Bride's Birth Date: 1865; Bride's Birthplace: Winfield, Iowa; Bride's Age: 18; Marriage Date: 20 December 1883; Marriage Place: Henry, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: Aaron Beauchamp; Groom's Mother's Name: Jane Zickefoose; Bride's Father's Name: Alex Ruth; Bride's Mother's Name: Rachael Myers; Groom's Race: White; Bride's Race: White; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M58826-3; System Origin: Iowa-VR; Source Film Number: 0965932; Reference Number: 2:3DGRCGB; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
| ||1. Delora Jane Beauchamp, b. 14 Oct 1884, Henry County, Iowa , d. 24 Jun 1956, Memorial Hospital, Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa |
| ||2. Floyd Beauchamp, b. Dec 1887, Iowa , d. Yes, date unknown|
| ||3. Osee M. Beauchamp, b. 26 May 1889, Winfield, Henry County, Iowa , d. 21 Jan 1968, Mercy Hospital, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa |
| ||4. Essee Beauchamp, b. Sep 1891, Iowa , d. Between 1946 and 1956|
|>||5. Ovoca Beauchamp, b. 3 Mar 1894, Washington County, Iowa , d. 17 Jul 1975, Mercy Hospital, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa |
| ||6. Ruth Beauchamp, b. Mar 1896, Iowa , d. Yes, date unknown|
| ||7. Ura Beauchamp, b. 30 Jan 1900, Iowa , d. Dec 1981|
|>||8. Sadie Ila Beauchamp, b. 2 Jul 1904, Wyman, Louisa County, Iowa , d. 2 Aug 1999, Sunrise Terrace Care Center, Winfield, Henry County, Iowa |
||21 Jan 2014 |
- [S54] 1900 US Census.
- [S2446] Johnson, Sadie Ila (Beauchamp) - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, Saturday, August 7, 1999; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).
- [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).
- [S1621] Beauchamp, Minnie Ila (Ruth) - Obituary, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, front page, March 30, 1946; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).
- [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 3).
From LDS Familysearch.org, online. Source Information: Census Place: Family History Library Film: Scott, Henry, Iowa; NA Film Number: 1254344; Page Number: T9-0344 225C.
- [S426] Find A Grave (web site) (Reliability: 3).