John Walderman Beck

Brief Life History of John Walderman

When John Walderman Beck was born on 10 January 1869, in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, his father, Anders Hermansen Beck, was 45 and his mother, Sophia Kirstine Pedersdatter, was 29. He married Katharina Leutenegger on 7 January 1898, in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Walker, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 6, Walker, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 December 1947, in Huntsville, Walker, Texas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Huntsville, Walker, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Walderman Beck
1869–1947
Emma Huerzeler
1877–1962
Marriage: 12 May 1909
George Waldermar Beck
1908–1993
Bertha Pearl Beck
1910–1987
Ralph Lee Beck
1911–1987
Parley Lewis Beck
1912–1980
Wilford Dean Beck
1914–1977
Esther Valentine Beck
1916–1995
Lucy Beck
1917–2006
Clarence Beck
1919–2000

Sources (26)

  • John W Beck in household of Cecilia C Beck, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John W. Beck, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John W Beck in entry for Ralph Lee Beck, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

1876 · Colorado becomes a State

On Aug 1, 1876, The United States Congress passed an act making the Territory of Colorado the 38th state.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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