Anna Jane Beck

Brief Life History 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 and Jefferson, Washington, United States for about 1 years. 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

Sources (20)

  • Anna J Bolander, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Anna Jane Beck, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
  • Anna Jane Beck, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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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 gusts 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

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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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Short History of Andrew Calvin Bolander by Unknown

ANDREW CALVIN BOLANDER was born January 8, 1924 at Shelley, Idaho. He married ANNA JANE BECK on December 26, 1942 at Bremerton, Washington. She was born October 21, 1924 at Townsend, Washington. They …

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