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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David Beck
Elizabeth Leffler
Catharine Beck
Edwin Beck
Austin P. Beck
Benton Beck
Mary A. Beck
Elizabeth Beck
Polly Mary Beck
Sarah Beck
Solomon Beck
Joseph Beck
David Beck
Stanford W. Beck
Erastus J Beck

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World Events (8)


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.

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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