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Theodore Earl Raph / Jane Elizabeth Beasley


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Theodore Earl Raph / Jane Elizabeth Beasley

Husband: Theodore Earl Raph
Born: 14 Sep 1905[318] at: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Married: 28 Dec 1957at: Temple Emanu-el, New York, New York
Died: 20 Dec 1991at: Scottsdale, Maricopa, Arizona, USA
Father: Louis Mordecai Raph
Mother: Sarah Ann Gorney
Notes: [319]
Wife: Jane Elizabeth Beasley
Born: 31 May 1917[19] at: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA
Died: 4 Sep 2000[20] at: Claremont, California
Father: Johnson Tucker Beasley
Mother: Elizabethe Margarethe Wilhelmine Bremser
Notes: [21]
Children

Pedigree Chart for: Theodore Earl Raph

      /--
   /--Nachman  Raffiewitz 
   |  \--
/--Louis Mordecai  Raph 
|  |  /--
|  \--Gittle  Gorney 
|     \--Gissie  Horney 
|--Theodore Earl  Raph 
|     /--Simon  Gorney 
|  /--Simon  Gorney 
|  |  \--Sarah  Horney 
\--Sarah Ann  Gorney 
   |  /--Simon  Gorney 
   \--Hindea  Radinsky 
      \--Chia  Nuchatovich 

Pedigree Chart for: Jane Elizabeth Beasley

      /--Thomas Wesley  Beasley 
   /--Luther Sanford  Beasley 
   |  \--Ann Elizabeth  Claggett 
/--Johnson Tucker  Beasley 
|  |  /--James Augustine  Claggett 
|  \--Ruth Matella  Claggett 
|     \--Catherine  Johnson 
|--Jane Elizabeth  Beasley 
|     /--Philipp Nikolaus Karl  Bremser 
|  /--Philipp Gottlieb Elias  Bremser 
|  |  \--Marie Jacobine  Weidenmueller 
\--Elizabethe Margarethe Wilhelmine  Bremser 
   |  /--Philipp Nikolaus Karl  Bremser 
   \--Katherine Philopena  Klein 
      \--Katharine Wilhelmine  Seel 

[319] Ted changed his name legally from Jehial Isadore to Theodore Earl on March 24, 1930.

Ted was a composer, arranger, and conductor. He played Dixieland trombone with touring groups in the East during the 1920s. He later composed and arranged for a number of big bands in the 1930s. He composed for television, radio. and film. He served in the U.S. Army from 1943-1945 in the Special Services Division and Signal Corps Photographic Center conducting, composing, and arranging music for movie shorts, transcriptions, and radio shows. He went on to an active role in prominent radio and TV shows, including "Name That Tune" on radio from 1952-1953 and on TV from 1953 - 1959. He followed that on "Yours For A Song" from 1961 - 1963.

Obituary:

Theodore Earl Raph, 86, of Scottsdale, a professional musician, died Dec. 20, 1991. He was born in Boston. Survivors include his wife, Jane; son, Alan; step-daughter, Ranney; two sisters Ruth and Gertrude of New York City; and three grandchildren. Private services will be held at a later date. Altman Memorial Chapel, Scottsdale, Arizona.

--Arizona Republic December 26, 1991

Musical works include
* On Broadway: "A Time for Singing" (opened May 21 1966) Additional orchestrations by Ted Raph.
* Dream a Little Dream of Me, Teddy Raph and his Orchestra. 1931 Smith Ballew, vocal
* Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone, 1931 Smith Ballew, vocal
* Big Broadcast: Jazz and Popular Music of the 1920s and 1930s, Vol. 5 (on trombone)
* SUNDAY SPECTACULAR, THE: THE BACHELOR (TV) Music arr by Ted Raph (Broadcast live, July 15, 1956 Sunday 7:30 PM)

~SSN 130-10-2431

[21] In August 1952 Jane was diagnosed with cystic endometrosis. Dr. C. Burns conducted an salpingo-opehorectormy at this time. Jane was continually bothered with tenderness and pain in her reproductive system, and had a partial hysterectomy at an early age which prevented her from having children.

Jane educated herself at Bowling Green State University, University of Michigan, and Teacher's College at Columbia University, obtaining a Ed.D in Child Developmental Psychology. She later completed a post-doctoral study in Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University and New York University, New York City. She was the first in her family to obtain a university degree.

She was associated with the leading researchers and educators in early child development. She taught from 1957 to 1976 in the Graduate School of Education, Department of Psychological Foundations, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. She co-authored in 1973 with dean Milton Schwebel "Piaget in the Classroom" that 30 years later is still in print.

She was a pioneer in establishing Head Start in South Carolina. She taught at Rutgers Univeristy for over 25 years. After her retirement to Arizona, she continued to work at the Univeristy of Arizona and in the local school districts.

One of Jane's favorite poems:

Daughters

We are daughters
in a hand of generations
etched
in a mold of individuality.

framed by mothers'
grace repose
mistakes
laughter

to do and be
what she was not
power
to plan our own path

Serenity to turn
a stone on its side
polished
with insight
the larger part.

A ribbon to tie
on the curl of our own
a kiss
to bless the new ones
in ruffles.
-Author Unknown


Obiturary:

Dr. Jane Beasley Raph, 83, passed away at home on September 4, 2000. Jane was born with her twin sister Ruth to Elizabeth Margaret Bremser and Johnson Tucker Beasley on May 31st, 1917 in Detroit, MI. Jane was the first in her family to attend college, beginning at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. In 1955 she received her Doctorate of Education from Teachers College at Columbia University. Jane was loved by her students for her personal encouragement along with her challenging, participative instructional methods. Jane was highly regarded by her colleagues for her collegial attitude and professional excellence.

During the 1960's, she assisted in establishing Head Start programs in disadvantaged areas in Alabama and New Jersey. She became an authority on early childhood education, especially Piaget. She published frequently during her long academic career at Rutgers University and, after 1977, at Arizona State University. Jane was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Theodore Raph, by her brother Robert, and by her sisters Ruth and Betty. She is survived by her sister Annabeth Phelps of Monterey, CA. and a nephew, Brian Phelps of Livermore, CA. Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made to the Banner Hospice. A memorial service will be held on September 24 at 3:30 PM at Friendship Village in Tempe. Arrangements are being made by Tempe Mortuary.

--Arizona Republic, September 8, 2000

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K. D. Cunningham / Ruth Kate Diuguid

Husband: K. D. Cunningham
Born: at:
Married: at:  
Died: at:
Father:
Mother:
Notes: [382]
Wife: Ruth Kate Diuguid
Born: 8 Jan 1885[328] at:
Died: 6 Apr 1936[329] [330] at: Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Father: George Christian Diuguid
Mother: Annie Nancy Roberts
Notes: [331]
Children
Name: Autreifus Adaline Cunningham
Born: at:
Died: at:
Spouses:


Pedigree Chart for: K. D. Cunningham

      /--
   /--
   |  \--
/--
|  |  /--
|  \--
|     \--
|--K. D.  Cunningham 
|     /--
|  /--
|  |  \--
\--
   |  /--
   \--
      \--

Pedigree Chart for: Ruth Kate Diuguid

      /--George  Diuguid  II
   /--William Henry  Diuguid  Sr.
   |  \--Mary Elizabeth 'Betsy'  Christian 
/--George Christian  Diuguid 
|  |  /--Armistead G.  Churchill 
|  \--Catherine Malinda  Churchill 
|     \--Mary Randolph  Moore 
|--Ruth Kate  Diuguid 
|     /--
|  /--Lorenzo Dow  Roberts 
|  |  \--Milly  Roberts 
\--Annie Nancy  Roberts 
   |  /--
   \--Pheobe Jane  Kirk 
      \--

[382] Her husband's name is given in a hand-written note found among Annie Christy's papers.

[331] Based on the family Bible and a hand-written note found among Annie Christy's papers.

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@1 [329] [S118]

@1 [330] [S89]

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Lorain Lee Tate / Daisy Lorada Smith

Husband: Lorain Lee Tate
Born: 30 Jun 1877at: Elkins, Washington, Arkansas
Married: at:  
Died: 18 Dec 1951at: Wesley, Madison, Arkansas
Father: Martin Vincent Tate
Mother: Mary Ann Duncan
Notes: [4215]
Wife: Daisy Lorada Smith
Born: 10 Dec 1880at: Elkins, Washington, Arkansas
Died: 24 Feb 1964at:
Father:
Mother:
Children
Name: Mary Jane Tate
Born: 20 Sep 1904at: Elkins, Ar
Married: at:  
Died: 16 Mar 1991at: Turlock, Ca
Spouses: Victor Hugo Rice

Name: Harry Estelle Tate
Born: 18 Aug 1913at: Elkins, Washington, Arkansas
Married: at:  
Died: 2 Nov 1998at: Searcy, White Co., Ar.
Spouses: Mary Geraldine Johnson

Name: Harold Tate
Born: at:
Married: at:  
Died: at:
Spouses: Josie Landoni , (--?--) Dyke , Lona Mabel McElhaney

Name: Maxine Tate
Born: 15 Apr 1916at: Elkins, Ar
Married: at:  
Died: 17 Jan 1998at: Walla Walla, Wa
Spouses: (--?--) Jones


Pedigree Chart for: Lorain Lee Tate

      /--
   /--Lee Patterson  Tate 
   |  \--
/--Martin Vincent  Tate 
|  |  /--Adolph  Ebeerhart  Sr.
|  \--Sarah A.  Eberhardt 
|     \--Elizabeth  Phillips 
|--Lorain Lee  Tate 
|     /--
|  /--
|  |  \--
\--Mary Ann  Duncan 
   |  /--
   \--
      \--

Pedigree Chart for: Daisy Lorada Smith

      /--
   /--
   |  \--
/--
|  |  /--
|  \--
|     \--
|--Daisy Lorada  Smith 
|     /--
|  /--
|  |  \--
\--
   |  /--
   \--
      \--

[4215] !Lorain was baptized into the church of Christ, Wesley, Arkansas. He was a farmer all his life. During the Depression he lost the farm he had raised his children on and moved to the state of Washington. Some of his children had earlier gone there and encouraged him and Daisy to move. He returned to Wesley, AR. to live near Harry Tate during the later years of his life.

Jo Rice Spiller / Elsie Schneider

Husband: Jo Rice Spiller
Born: 20 Oct 1897at: Danville, Montgomery, Texas, United States
Married: 29 Jun 1919at: Houston, Harris Co., Texas
Died: 16 Apr 1963at: Houston, Harris Co., Texas
Father: William Fielding Spiller
Mother: Elizabeth Catherine Irvine
Wife: Elsie Schneider
Born: 23 Mar 1903at: Houston, Harris Co., Texas
Died: at:
Father:
Mother:
Children
Name: Joe Spiller
Born: at:
Died: at:
Spouses:

Name: Lydia Spiller
Born: at:
Died: at:
Spouses:


Pedigree Chart for: Jo Rice Spiller

      /--George  Spiller 
   /--George Anderson  Spiller 
   |  \--Mary  Spears 
/--William Fielding  Spiller 
|  |  /--William Sampson  Diuguid 
|  \--Susan  Diuguid 
|     \--Susannah  Thornhill 
|--Jo Rice  Spiller 
|     /--
|  /--Peter Belles  Irvine 
|  |  \--
\--Elizabeth Catherine  Irvine 
   |  /--
   \--Minerva Angelia  Tabor 
      \--

Pedigree Chart for: Elsie Schneider

      /--
   /--
   |  \--
/--
|  |  /--
|  \--
|     \--
|--Elsie  Schneider 
|     /--
|  /--
|  |  \--
\--
   |  /--
   \--
      \--

William Root / (--?--)

Husband: William Root
Born: 25 Jul 1765at: Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
Married: 22 May 1788at:
Died: 1 Apr 1817at: Stockbridge, Berkshire, Ma
Father: Azariah Root
Mother: Elizabeth Shepard
Wife: (--?--)
Children

Pedigree Chart for: William Root

      /--Thomas  Root 
   /--Joseph  Root 
   |  \--Mary  Spencer 
/--Azariah  Root 
|  |  /--
|  \--Sarah   
|     \--
|--William  Root 
|     /--
|  /--
|  |  \--
\--Elizabeth  Shepard 
   |  /--
   \--
      \--


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