Eva Christina Beck

12 May 1851–14 February 1937 (Age 85)
Aichelberg, Schorndorf, Württemberg, German Empire

The Life Summary of Eva Christina

When Eva Christina Beck was born on 12 May 1851, in Aichelberg, Schorndorf, Württemberg, German Empire, her father, Johannes Beck, was 38 and her mother, Christiane Caroline Holl, was 40. She married John Zimmerman on 25 January 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 14 February 1937, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Lehi City Cemetery, Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Harrison V
1855–1891
Eva Christina Beck
1851–1937
Marriage: 10 March 1879
Heber Lorenz Zimmerman Harrison
1870–1939
John Reuben Zimmerman
1872–1889
Rosanna Paulina Harrison
1874–1949
Christina Elizabeth Harrison
1880–1961
Edward Harrison VI
1882–1936

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 March 1879American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 12
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 24
    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.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Beckett
    Beckford
    Becker
    Beckius
    Becka
    Becken
    Bek
    Becking
    Beckley
    Beckemeyer
    Beckham
    Beckmann
    Boeck
    Becks

    Story Highlight

    Autobiography of Eva Christine Beck Harrison

    Lehi, City, Utah (Written at 79 years of age) EVA Christine Beck Zimmerman Harrison (Written at 79 years of age) Eva Cnristine Beck Zimmerman Harrison, the daughter of John Beck and Eva Christine C …

    Sources (22)

    • Eva Christine Beck Harrison, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Eva Christiane Luk, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
    • Eva Christina Beck in entry for Pauline Harrison Tester, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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