Georg Philipp Beck

27 June 1823–25 April 1868 (Age 44)
Nieder Modau, Dieburg, Starkenburg, Hesse, Germany

The Life of Georg Philipp

When Georg Philipp Beck was born on 27 June 1823, in Nieder Modau, Dieburg, Starkenburg, Hesse, Germany, his father, Henrich Beck, was 39 and his mother, Katharina Margaretha Michel, was 40. He married Christina Barbara Matthes on 28 June 1847, in Crawford, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 25 April 1868, in Richland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Mansfield, Richland, Ohio, United States.

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Georg Philipp Beck
Christina Barbara Matthes
Marriage: 28 June 1847
Elisabetha Katharina Beck
Elisabetha Mary Beck
Maria Margaretha Beck
George Phillip Beck
Malinda Beck

Spouse and Children


    Christina Barbara Matthes


28 June 1847
Crawford, Ohio, United States


    Elisabetha Katharina Beck


    Elisabetha Mary Beck


    Maria Margaretha Beck


    George Phillip Beck




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+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 7

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 · Remember the Alamo

Age 13

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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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  • Georg Philipp Beck im Eintrag für Elisabetha Katharina Beck, "Deutschland, Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898"

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