Henry C Beckwith

1871–22 March 1953 (Age 82)
Clermont, Ohio, United States

The Life of Henry C

When Henry C Beckwith was born in 1871, in Clermont, Ohio, United States, his father, John H Beckwith, was 41 and his mother, Agatha Smith, was 36. He married Miriam Hopkins on 28 February 1953, in Hamilton, Ohio, United States. He lived in West Chester Township, Butler, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 22 March 1953, in Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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Henry C Beckwith
Miriam Hopkins
Marriage: 28 February 1953

Spouse and Children


    Miriam Hopkins


28 February 1953
Hamilton, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John H Beckwith


    Agatha Smith




    Granville L Beckwith


    Elizabeth Beckwith



    William Frank Beckwith



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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.
1881 · Hamilton County History

Age 10

History of Hamilton County Ohio, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches ~~~~~ Compiled by: Henry A. Ford, A. M. and Mrs. Kate B. Ford ~~~~~ L. A. Williams & Co. Publishers 1881
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire named Beckwith, from Old English bēce ‘beech’ + Old Norse viðr ‘wood’ (replacing the cognate Old English wudu).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Henry Beckwith in household of John Beckwith, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry C Beckwith, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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