Benton Beck

about 1844–18 August 1906 (Age 62)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Benton

When Benton Beck was born about 1844, in Ohio, United States, his father, David Beck, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Leffler, was 37. He lived in Clinton Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Napoleon Township, Henry, Ohio, United States in 1860. He died on 18 August 1906, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Beck
1803–1857
Elizabeth Leffler
1807–1853
Catharine Beck
1827–1916
Edwin Beck
1833–
Austin P. Beck
1835–
Benton Beck
1844–1906
Mary A. Beck
1830–1906
Elizabeth Beck
1833–1906
Polly Mary Beck
1835–1930
Sarah Beck
1838–1895
Solomon Beck
1839–
Joseph Beck
1842–1914
David Beck
1844–1912
Stanford W. Beck
1847–1917
Erastus J Beck
1848–

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · Los Angeles Is Incorporated

Age 6

Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850.
1863

Age 19

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

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).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Benton Beck in household of Elizabeth Beck, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Benton Beck in household of David Beck, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Benton Beck in household of Geo W Flenner, "United States Census, 1860"

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