John Tripp Van Etten Beckstead

4 May 1873–23 October 1918 (Age 45)
West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John Tripp Van Etten

When John Tripp Van Etten Beckstead was born on 4 May 1873, in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Elisha Wheat Van Etten, was 59 and his mother, Mary Hannah Williams, was 19. He married Edith Maude Page on 12 February 1903, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880 and Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 23 October 1918, in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

John Tripp Van Etten Beckstead
1873–1918
Edith Maude Page
1875–1949
Marriage: 12 February 1903
John Page Beckstead
1903–1905
Edith Ardel Beckstead
1905–1916
Vernal Tripp Beckstead
1907–1982
Joseph LaRain Beckstead
1910–1981
Darrel Henry Beckstead
1912–1976

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1903Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 2
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
    Age 2
    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
    1886
    Age 13
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of North German Beckstedde or Beckstedt: topographic name from Low German Beck ‘stream’ + -stedde ‘place’, or a habitational name from Beckstedt near Wildeshausen, Oldenburg.

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

    Sources (30)

    • John Tripp Beckstead in entry for Vernal Beckstead, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • John Bekstead in household of Mary Bekstead, "United States Census, 1880"
    • John T in entry for Vernal Tripp Beckstead and Phyllis Marie Clegg, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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