Christian Beck

23 June 1855–14 June 1923 (Age 67)
Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christian

When Christian Beck was born on 23 June 1855, in Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, Stephan Jensen Jacobsen Beck, was 36 and his mother, Inger Kirstine Jacobsen, was 28. He married Zilpha Ann Chipman on 27 February 1889, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Gislum, Gislum, Mariager Klosters, Denmark in 1860. He died on 14 June 1923, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Christian Beck
Zilpha Ann Chipman
Marriage: 27 February 1889
Clarence Marion Beck
Horace Chipman Beck
Reva Zilpha Beck
Filcher Christian Beck

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 February 1889Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 4
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 20
    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.

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    Life History of Stephen Jensen Jacobsen Beck

    Stephen Jensen Jacobsen Beck By Stephen F Beck, grandson From book “In Memory of the Becks” compiled by Stephen F Beck Stephen Jensen Jacobsen Beck was born 16 November 1818 at Salturm (Saltum) H …

    Sources (41)

    • Christian Bech in household of Stephan Jensen Bech, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • C M Beck in entry for C Marion Beck and Aline Cutler, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Christian Matias Beck in entry for Reva Beck Bosone, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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