Joann Becker

15 March 1938–16 September 1971 (Age 33)
St. Paul, Howard, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Joann

When Joann Becker was born on 15 March 1938, in St. Paul, Howard, Nebraska, United States, her father, Henry William Becker, was 44 and her mother, Jennie Catherine Meyer, was 41. She lived in St. Paul Election Precinct, Howard, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 16 September 1971, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 33.

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project
Age 6
The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War
Age 10
The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: occupational name for a baker of bread, or brick and tiles, derived from Middle High German and Middle Dutch backen ‘to bake’. The German surname is also found in France (mainly Lorraine and Alsace).Danish: occupational name for a baker, from bechere ‘baker’.Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a baker, from German Bäcker (compare 1 and Backer ) or Yiddish beker ‘baker’.

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

Possible Related Names

De Beck

Sources (2)

  • Joan Becker in household of Henry Becker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joann Schwieger in entry for Mr Elmer H Becker, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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