Thomas Campbell Beck

Brief Life History of Thomas Campbell

When Thomas Campbell Beck was born on 23 March 1840, in Wolverton, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Beck, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Yates, was 32. He married Isadora Adeline Brown on 21 June 1860, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Taylorsville, Green Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Burrville, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 3 March 1905, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Campbell Beck
Isadora Adeline Brown
Marriage: 21 June 1860
Isadora Elizabeth Beck
Catherine Lucy Beck
Thomas Joseph Beck
Ellen Amelia Beck
James William Beck
Franklin Edwin Beck
George Andrew Beck
Hattie Lusetta Beck
Ethel May Beck
Edward Robert Beck

Sources (36)

  • Thomas Beck, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas Campbell Beck, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Thomas Beck in entry for Elizebeth Waters, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Death Records, 1864-1967"

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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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Thomas Campbell Beck (23 March 1840 – 3 March 1905)

Son of: Elizabeth Yates (1807-1888) and James Beck (1812-1866). Married: Isadore A. Brown, June 21 1860, Wellsville, Utah. (

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