Rev. G. W. Beaver, pastor of St. Jacob's Reformed Church, Lisbon, is a. leading and influential citizen of Columbiana
County. He was born in Pennsylvania, Feb. 3, 1871, and is the son of Mathew G. and Catherine (Baker) Beaver.
Mathew G. Beaver, deceased, was a veteran of the Civil War. He was born in Pennsylvania and in 1894 removed with
his family to Columbiana County. He served with the 78th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, during the
Civil War under General Thomas. Mr. Beaver died Aug. 26, 1915, and his wife resides near Springfield, Ohio. The
following children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Beaver: G. W., the subject of this sketch; Mattie, married Frank Graham,
lives near Fairfield, Ohio; John, lives at Dayton, Ohio; Rev. C. G., lives at Dayton, Ohio; Oscar, deceased; Charles,
lives at Dayton, Ohio; and Elva Blanch, married Frank Pettman, lives at Fairfield, Ohio.
Rev. G. W. Beaver received his early education in the public schools of Pennsylvania and was a teacher in the public
schools two years before entering Franklin Marshall College, Lancaster, Pa., and Heidelburg Theological Seminary,
at Tiffin, Ohio, from which institution he graduated in 1898. Reverend Beaver has been pastor of St. Jacob's Reformed
Church. at Lisbon since 1898 and has been eminently successful in his work.
On Sept. 5, 1895, Reverend Beaver was united in marriage with Miss Anna Burrows, a daughter of William and May
Burrows. Mr. Burrows is deceased and is buried at Byron, Ohio, Mrs. Burrows resides in Yellow Springs, Ohio. To
Reverend and Mrs. Beaver one son was born, Paul Henry Beaver, M. D., a physician of Leetonia, Ohio.
Reverend Mr. Beaver is a member of the Grange and the Masonic order of Lisbon Chapter No. 65.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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