Beverly Ellis Eck

13 April 1861–5 June 1954 (Age 93)
Mariposa, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Beverly Ellis

When Beverly Ellis Eck was born on 13 April 1861, in Mariposa, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada, his father, John Eck, was 29 and his mother, Mary Agnes Lloyd, was 30. He married Alma Florence Law on 11 December 1883, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He immigrated to Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States in 1945 and lived in Brockville, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years and Queens, New York City, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died on 5 June 1954, at the age of 93, and was buried in Little Britain, Victoria, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Beverly Ellis Eck
Alma Florence Law
Marriage: 11 December 1883
Ellis Burdett Eck

Spouse and Children


    Alma Florence Law


11 December 1883
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada


    Ellis Burdett Eck


Parents and Siblings

    John Eck


    Mary Agnes Lloyd




    Esther Ann


    Cisselia Angelina Hilborn Eck


    Mary Amelia Eck


    Joseph Eck



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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 6

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name from Middle High German ecke, egge ‘corner’, German Eck(e) (Yiddish ek). This could have been the corner of two streets or, in the case of the German name, the corner of a field or area of land or a rocky outcrop.2 German: short form of any of the various Germanic compound personal names with a first element agi(n), agil ‘edge’, ‘point of a sword’, akin to the word in 1 above.3 Swedish: topographic or ornamental name, from ek ‘oak’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Beverly Eck in household of Ellis Eck, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beverley E. Eck, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Beverly Ellis Eck, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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