George Howard Beck


Brief Life History of George Howard

When George Howard Beck was born in 1906, in Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, James Enos Beck, was 29 and his mother, Watie Ida Crouse, was 22. He married Irene Constance Kaizer on 21 September 1929, in Gold River 21, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada. He lived in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1929.

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George Howard Beck
Irene Constance Kaizer
Marriage: 21 September 1929

Sources (4)

  • George Beck in household of Eanos Beck, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • George Howard Beck, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932"
  • George Howard Beck, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 September 1929Gold River 21, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (6)

    1909 · First Canadian Flight

    Age 3

    The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

    1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

    Age 15

    The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.

    1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

    Age 39

    On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.

    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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