Thomas Harrison Beck

30 August 1836–13 February 1910 (Age 73)
New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Harrison

When Thomas Harrison Beck was born on 30 August 1836, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Joseph Ellison Beck, was 26 and his mother, Hannah Forsyth, was 19. He married Mary Malinda Dennis on 6 February 1863, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States in 1880 and Diamond, Juab, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 13 February 1910, in Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Harrison Beck
Mary Malinda Dennis
Marriage: 6 February 1863
Thomas Harrison Beck
Mary J Beck
Ambisett Beck
Nellie Tabitha Beck
Zinia Lucinda Beck
Joseph William Beck
Elnora Beck
Edna Beck
Elmer Roy Beck
Roy Milton Beck

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  • Marriage
    6 February 1863Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    The 1844 revision of the New Jersey State Constitution made some significant changes. Suffrage rights were revoked from women and non-whites, meaning that only white men could vote. A separation of powers was established between executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A new bill of rights was provided, and the state now had the right to elect the governor.
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 20
    Historical Boundaries: 1856: Cache, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Cache, Utah, United States

    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 Harrison Beck- rescuer of handcart companies in 1856 Which says: Thomas Harrison Beck Individual Information BIRTH DATE 1836 DEATH DATE 13 February 1910 GENDER Male Thomas …

    Sources (24)

    • F Harrison Beck, "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929"
    • Thomas H. Beck, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Thomas Harrison in entry for Joseph W Beck and Mildred Josephine Jensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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