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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Johann Heinrich Heuss Sr
Anna Katharina Beck
Marriage: 22 August 1830
Johannes Heiss
Maria Margaretha Elisabetha Heuss
Johann Heinrich Heuss Jr
Ernestine Charlotte Heis
Philip Johann Heis
Georg Peter Heis
Elizabeth Heiss
Georg Heis
Margaret Heiss
Nancy Heis

Spouse and Children

    Johann Heinrich Heuss Sr



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


    Johannes Heiss


    Maria Margaretha Elisabetha Heuss


    Johann Heinrich Heuss Jr


    Ernestine Charlotte Heis


    Philip Johann Heis


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)


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.

Possible Related Names

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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.