Jonas Nuttall Beck

Brief Life History of Jonas Nuttall

When Jonas Nuttall Beck was born on 20 June 1838, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Beck, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Yates, was 30. He married Martha Spencer Sugden on 15 September 1866, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. He registered for military service in 1867. He died on 22 June 1907, in Newton, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Newton Cemetery, Newton, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Jonas Nuttall Beck
Martha Spencer Sugden
Marriage: 15 September 1866
Joseph Spencer Beck
Mary Elizabeth Beck
Jonas Peter Beck
Moroni Thomas Beck
Martha Olive Beck
Hyrum Yates Beck
Alma Edward Beck
Sarah Lovenia Beck
Heber Beck
Dr. Wilford William Beck Sr

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  • James Beck in household of James Beck, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jonas Nuttall Beck, "England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-1920"
  • Jonas Nuttal Beck, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

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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Life Story of Jonas Nuttal Beck

(Note: This history was written by Jonas Nuttal Beck himself and transcribed by Laura Rigby Copeland.) JONAS NUTTAL BECK Born: June 20, 1838, at Liverpool, England Died: June 22, 1907, in Newton, …

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