Jesse M. Beckett

31 May 1837–25 February 1920 (Age 82)
Waterford, Washington, Ohio, United States

The Life of Jesse M.

When Jesse M. Beckett was born on 31 May 1837, in Waterford, Washington, Ohio, United States, his father, John Beckett, was 32 and his mother, Mary Polly Watson, was 28. He married Mary W Palmer on 29 November 1866, in Waterford, Washington, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Waterford Township, Washington, Ohio, United States for about 40 years. He died on 25 February 1920, in Waterford, Washington, Ohio, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Waterford, Washington, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse M. Beckett
1837–1920
Mary W Palmer
1840–1895
Marriage: 29 November 1866
Hattie G Becket
1867–1900
Edwin Wilbur Beckett
1871–1952
Miss Anna L Beckett
1874–1893
John Cecil Becket
1876–1928
Miss Ina B Beckett
1883–1894

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 November 1866
Waterford, Washington, Ohio, United States
children

(5)

    Hattie G Becket

    Female1867–1900Female

    Male1871–1952Male

    Miss Anna L Beckett

    Female1874–1893Female

    John Cecil Becket

    Male1876–1928Male

    Miss Ina B Beckett

    Female1883–1894Female

Parents and Siblings

    John Beckett

    Male1805–1876Male

    Female1808–1895Female

siblings

(12)

    Samuel Beckett

    Male1826–1910Male

    William Campbell Beckett

    Male1829–Male

    Elizabeth Becket

    Female1830–1908Female

    Jacob Beckett

    Male1832–1839Male

    George S. Beckett

    Male1834–1903Male

+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 23

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a diminutive of Beck 3 or, more rarely, of Beck 1.2 English: habitational name from places called Beckett in Berkshire and Devon. The former is named with Old English bēo ‘bee’ + cot ‘cottage’, ‘shelter’; the latter has as its first element the Old English personal name Bicca. This surname is also found in Ireland.3 Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Béquet ( see Bequette ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jesse W Beckett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jesse M Becket, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jesse Becket in household of John Becket, "United States Census, 1850"

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