Faber Allen Becton

31 July 1909–3 December 1942 (Age 33)
Prairie, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Faber Allen

When Faber Allen Becton was born on 31 July 1909, in Prairie, Arkansas, United States, his father, John Jacob Everett Becton, was 31 and his mother, Eula Johnnie Turner, was 34. He married Geraldine Harris on 29 January 1928, in Shelby, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Calhoun Township, Prairie, Arkansas, United States in 1910 and Civil District 2, Shelby, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 3 December 1942, in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery South, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States.

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Faber Allen Becton
Geraldine Harris
Marriage: 29 January 1928

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29 January 1928
Shelby, Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 6

Find A Grave Memorials shows the earliest burial in this cemetery was in 1915. Hazel Irene Snyder BIRTH 18 Feb 1897 Illinois, USA DEATH 14 Apr 1915 (aged 18) Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA BURIAL Forest Hill Cemetery-South Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA MEMORIAL ID 163100819 · View Source
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 10

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Beckton, a Scottish habitational name from Beckton, near Lockerbie in Dumfriesshire.

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

Sources (3)

  • Fabor A Becton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Feber Becton in household of John J E Becton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • F A Becton, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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