Anna Katharina Beck

Female1805–1 May 1867

Brief Life History of Anna Katharina

When Anna Katharina Beck was born in 1805, in Hesse, Germany, her father, Henrich Beck, was 21 and her mother, Maria Catharina Margaretha Michael, was 23. She married Johann Heinrich Heuss Sr on 22 August 1830, in Nieder Modau, Kreis Dieburg, Grand Duchy of Hesse, German Empire. 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
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 Heiss
Margaret Heiss
Nancy Heiss

Sources (25)

  • Catharine Hise in household of Henry Hise, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Catharine Beck, "Germany Marriages, 1558-1929"
  • Catherine Heis, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 August 1830Nieder Modau, Kreis Dieburg, Grand Duchy of Hesse, German Empire
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +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

    English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, from northern Middle English bekke ‘stream’ (Old Norse bekkr).

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in northern France named Bec, for example Bec Hellouin in Eure, named with Old Norman French bec ‘stream’, from the same Old Norse root as in 1 above.

    English: from the Middle English personal name Becke (Old English Becca or Beocca), of uncertain origin.

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

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