Anna Jane Beck

21 October 1924–22 August 2008 (Age 83)
Port Townsend, Jefferson, Washington, United States

The Life of Anna Jane

When Anna Jane Beck was born on 21 October 1924, in Port Townsend, Jefferson, Washington, United States, her father, Frank Hans Beck, was 39 and her mother, Marian Bolitta Halvorson, was 31. She married Andrew Calvin Bolander on 22 December 1942, in Kitsap, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Quilcene Election Precinct, Jefferson, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 22 August 2008, in Quilcene, Jefferson, Washington, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Quilcene, Jefferson, Washington, United States.

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Andrew Calvin Bolander
Anna Jane Beck
Marriage: 22 December 1942
Andrea Caren Bolander
Andrew Calvin Bolander
JoAnn Bolander

Spouse and Children

22 December 1942
Kitsap, Washington, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Marian Bolitta Halvorson




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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 16

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Anna Jane Beck in household of Frank Beck, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anna Jane Beck in household of Frank H Beck, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anna Jane Beck, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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