Tressa Edna Beck

21 February 1893–10 February 1958 (Age 64)
Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Tressa Edna

When Tressa Edna Beck was born on 21 February 1893, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Peter Jacobsen Beck, was 42 and her mother, Margaret Boddison, was 24. She married John Douglas Hindley on 8 October 1910, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in American Fork Ward 4, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920 and American Fork Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 10 February 1958, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Douglas Hindley
1890–1968
Tressa Edna Beck
1893–1958
Marriage: 8 October 1910
Margaret Hindley
1911–2002
Douglas Alfred Hindley
1912–1992
Emma Genieve Hindley
1917–2000
Daniel Beck Hindley
1921–1950

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 October 1910
Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 3

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1911 · People's State Bank of American Fork

Age 18

The People’s State Bank of American Fork was built in 1911. The Bank of American Fork operated out of the two story, classical revival building until the Great Depression, when the Consolidated Holding Company took over. The building still stands and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1993. 

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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Story Highlight

Life History of Isadora Jamison, Peter Jacobsen Beck, Margaret Boddison

Isadora Jamison, Peter Jacobsen Beck, Margaret Boddison From the book “In Memory of the Becks” compiled by Stephen F Beck Peter Beck, the son of Stephen and Kerstina Jacobsen Beck was born in V …

Sources (3)

  • Edna Beck Hindley in household of John Douglas Hindley, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Edna Beck Hindley in household of John Douglas Hindley, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Edna Beck Hindley in household of John Douglas Hindley, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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