Ellen Eleanor Beck

29 September 1827–
Ohio, United States

The Life of Ellen Eleanor

When Ellen Eleanor Beck was born on 29 September 1827, in Ohio, United States, her father, Arthur DillaHunt Beck, was 40 and her mother, Mary Polly Carter, was 34. She married Jacob Slusser on 18 July 1847, in Shelby, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Mason City, Mason, Illinois, United States in 1870 and Salt Creek Township, Mason, Illinois, United States in 1880.

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Jacob Slusser
Ellen Eleanor Beck
Marriage: 18 July 1847
Miles Dean Sluser
Mary E. Sluser
Marion H. Sluser

Spouse and Children

18 July 1847
Shelby, Ohio, United States


    Miles Dean Sluser



    Marion H. Sluser


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 9

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 33

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, from northern Middle English bekke ‘stream’ (Old Norse bekkr).2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in northern France, for example Bec Hellouin in Eure, named with Old Norman French bec ‘stream’, from the same Old Norse root as in 1.3 English: probably a nickname for someone with a prominent nose, from Middle English beke ‘beak (of a bird)’ (Old French bec).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen Sluser, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ellen Sluser in household of Jacob Sluser, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ellen Sluser in household of Jacob Huser, "United States Census, 1850"

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