When Paul Beck SR was born in 1774, in Leesburg, Loudoun, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Paul Beck, was 38 and his mother, Martha Lewis, was 28. He married Frances Raibourn on 28 May 1832, in Fayette, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 15 February 1850, in Fayette, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Fayette, Illinois, United States.
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.
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