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John BECK

Male 1815 - Bef 1898  (83 years)


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  • Name John BECK  [1
    Born 25 Jan 1815  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Address 1881  Lot 64, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address 1891  Lot 64, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died Bef 14 Jul 1898  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • (2) "John BECK died suddenly at the age of 83. He had eaten his dinner and went outside and was found dead there."
    Buried Murray Harbour Cemetery, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Buried with his wife, son John P. Beck and his wife, and daughter, Mary A. Beck. Plot E 182.
    Notes 
    • John BECK and his brother James Irving BECK married sisters, Elizabeth and Jane SENCABAUGH.(Stobbs)

      John BECK was said to be a good natured man and very tidy about everything. He was the shortest man in his family yet he was still 5'11. He had brown eyes and short feet with a high instep. John farmed in White Sands all his life. He attended the Methodist Church. It is known that he was not pleased with the conversion of his children to the Church of Christ. He was said to be a strong liberal possibly because when the Liberals got into power he was able to get a deed to his land.(Beck Biographies) [5, 7]
    Person ID I398  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2009 

    Father Vere BECK,   b. 19 Aug 1783, Crayford, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1878, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Sarah MARFLEET,   b. Abt 1789, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1867, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1808  Newington, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Vere BECK, of this parish, Bachelor, and Elizabeth Sarah MARFLEET, of this parish, Spinster, were married in this church by Banns, this twentieth day of March in the year of one thousand eight hundred and eight; both signed their name. Witnesses: Thos. MARFLEET; Thomas [illegible]. Married at St. Mary's Newington by M. A. Meilon. Entry # 1161.
    Documents
    Marriage: Beck and Marfleet
    Marriage: Beck and Marfleet
    They married 20 March 1808 in the parish church of St. Mary's Newington, Surrey; both were able to sign their name.
    Family ID F102  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth SENCABAUGH,   b. 6 Mar 1826, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1867, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth BECK,   b. 1846,   d. 1924  (Age 78 years)
     2. Benjamin BECK,   b. 4 Mar 1847, White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1923, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Vere BECK,   b. 31 Aug 1850, White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1919, Alliston, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     4. Jane BECK,   b. 1853, Guernsey Cove, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1903  (Age 50 years)
     5. Mary Anne BECK,   b. 1855, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1917  (Age 62 years)
     6. John Penny BECK,   b. 24 Jul 1857, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1924  (Age 66 years)
     7. William Samuel BECK,   b. 9 Dec 1859, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943  (Age 83 years)
     8. Eliza Charlotte BECK,   b. 29 Apr 1862, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1937, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     9. Ada Margaret BECK,   b. 19 Aug 1864, White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1935  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 27 May 2004 
    Family ID F119  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] BECK Family History, James Beck.

    2. [S135] Census of Canada, 1881, (4 April 1881).

    3. [S1079] Census of Canada, 1891.

    4. [S239] Archives: Provincial Archives and Records Office of P.E.I.

    5. [S190] Book: Vere Beck Family Biographies, Compiled by : James V. Beck; Sharon L. Beck, Ivan Munn, (July 2003 edtion).

    6. [S173] Cemetery Transcripts, Murray Harbour South, Cardigan Group, Young Canada Works Project, (P.E.I.G.S., 1979).

    7. [S61] BROOKS Family History, Doug Stobbs, (2002).

    8. [S490] Marriage Certificate.


  

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