Ernest George Beck

3 March 1911–4 August 1995 (Age 84)
Logan, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ernest George

When Ernest George Beck was born on 3 March 1911, in Logan, Illinois, United States, his father, Christian Beck, was 26 and his mother, Nettie Elvina Weckel, was 20. He lived in Laenna Township, Logan, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 August 1995, in Ashland, Ashland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Ashland, Ashland, Ohio, United States.

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Ernest George Beck
Rosetta Leona Bennett

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    Rosetta Leona Bennett


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    Nettie Elvina Weckel




World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Age 5

Ashland became a city in 1916.
1933 · Another World's Fair

Age 22

The city of Chicago was presented with another chance to host a World's Fair. It was offered to the city to commemorate the 100 years of its existence. Many people didn't like the idea of them having another Worlds Fair because the nation, as a whole, was coming out of the Great Depression.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, from northern Middle English bekke ‘stream’ (Old Norse bekkr).2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in northern France, for example Bec Hellouin in Eure, named with Old Norman French bec ‘stream’, from the same Old Norse root as in 1.3 English: probably a nickname for someone with a prominent nose, from Middle English beke ‘beak (of a bird)’ (Old French bec).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Earnest Beck im Haushalt von Christ Beck, „United States Census, 1930“
  • Ernest G Beck im Haushalt von Chris Beck, „United States Census, 1920“
  • Ernest George Beck in entry for Alvin Edward Jordan and Loretta Helen Beck, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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