Charles Beck

Male27 April 1836–1 March 1911

Brief Life History of Charles

Charles Beck was born on 27 April 1836, in Sweden. He married Klara Svensdotter on 26 February 1876, in Jefferson, Iowa, United States. He died on 1 March 1911, in Jefferson, Iowa, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in New Sweden, Jefferson, Iowa, United States.

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Charles Beck
Klara Svensdotter
Marriage: 26 February 1876

Sources (3)

  • Charles Back, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Charles Beck, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Charles Beck, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 February 1876Jefferson, Iowa, United States
  • World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Historical Boundaries: 1839: Jefferson, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Jefferson, Iowa, United States


    Age 10

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 27

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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