Emma Beecher was the daughter of Lucas S. Beecher and Janet Turk Beecher. Lucas S. Beecher was an early lawyer in Sandusky, who was well known as an abolitionist. The Beecher home was a "safe house" on the Underground Railroad. Miss Emma Beecher died on August 22, 1933, at the age of 91. She is buried in Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery.