Anna Katharina Beck

1805–1867 (Age 62)
Hesse, Germany

The Life of Anna Katharina

When Anna Katharina Beck was born in 1805, in Hesse, Germany, her father, Henrich Beck, was 21 and her mother, Katharina Margaretha Michel, was 23. She married Johann Heinrich Heuss Sr on 22 August 1830, in Nieder Modau, Dieburg, Starkenburg, Hesse, Germany. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Jackson Township, Crawford, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 1 May 1867, in Crawford, Ohio, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Crawford, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johann Heinrich Heuss Sr
1807–1870
Anna Katharina Beck
1805–1867
Marriage: 22 August 1830
Johannes Heiss
1826–1919
Maria Margaretha Elisabetha Heuss
1830–
Johann Heinrich Heuss Jr
1833–1909
Ernestine Charlotte Heis
1833–1921
Philip Johann Heis
1835–1910
Georg Peter Heis
1835–1919
Elizabeth Heiss
1839–
Georg Heis
1841–1871
Margaret Heiss
1843–
Nancy Heis
1846–1922

Spouse and Children

    Johann Heinrich Heuss Sr

    Male1807–1870Male

    Female1805–1867Female

MARRIAGE
22 August 1830
Nieder Modau, Dieburg, Starkenburg, Hesse, Germany
children

(10)

    Johannes Heiss

    Male1826–1919Male

    Maria Margaretha Elisabetha Heuss

    Female1830–Female

    Johann Heinrich Heuss Jr

    Male1833–1909Male

    Ernestine Charlotte Heis

    Female1833–1921Female

    Philip Johann Heis

    Male1835–1910Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 5

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 20

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.

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)

  • Catharine Hise in household of Henry Hise, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Anna Katharina Heuß in entry for Johann Philipp Heuß, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Catherine Beck in entry for Philip Heis, "Ohio, Crawford County Obituaries, 1860-2004"

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