Ella Henrietta Beck

7 April 1871–4 February 1943 (Age 71)
Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Ella Henrietta

When Ella Henrietta Beck was born on 7 April 1871, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Frederich Jacobsen Beck, was 40 and her mother, Henrike Hansine Hansen, was 38. She married Esdras Martin on 12 February 1896, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in American Fork Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 4 February 1943, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Esdras Martin
Ella Henrietta Beck
Marriage: 12 February 1896
Huron Esdras Martin
Erma Martin
Glen Beck Martin
Inez Martin
Cleone Martin
Angus Jay Martin

Spouse and Children

12 February 1896
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 19

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

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, from northern Middle English bekke ‘stream’ (Old Norse bekkr).2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in northern France, for example Bec Hellouin in Eure, named with Old Norman French bec ‘stream’, from the same Old Norse root as in 1.3 English: probably a nickname for someone with a prominent nose, from Middle English beke ‘beak (of a bird)’ (Old French bec).

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

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Story Highlight

Frances Maria Beck Cayton and Edward Cayton

Frances Maria Beck Cayton and Edward Cayton Taken from the book “In Memory of the Becks” by Stephen F Beck. Frances Maria Beck Cayton was born on April 25, 1873. Her father, Fredrick Beck and his wi …

Sources (3)

  • Ella Martin in household of Willard R Cleghorn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ella Martin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ella Martin, "United States Census, 1920"

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