Reed Atwood Beck

Male19 May 1920–26 July 1997

Brief Life History of Reed Atwood

When Reed Atwood Beck was born on 19 May 1920, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Wesley Julius Beck, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Delila Atwood, was 27. He married Billie May Beebe on 12 January 1942. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 26 July 1997, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Larkin Sunset Gardens, Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reed Atwood Beck
Billie May Beebe
Marriage: 12 January 1942
William Thomas Beck

Sources (26)

  • Reed A Beck in household of Wesley J Beck, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Reed Atwood Beck, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"
  • Reed A Beck in household of Wesley J Beck, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 January 1942
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 3

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

    Age 3

    President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.


    Age 21

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, from northern Middle English bekke ‘stream’ (Old Norse bekkr).

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in northern France named Bec, for example Bec Hellouin in Eure, named with Old Norman French bec ‘stream’, from the same Old Norse root as in 1 above.

    English: from the Middle English personal name Becke (Old English Becca or Beocca), of uncertain origin.

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

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