Section EK: Descendants of George Beck

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Report generated by MagiCensus Deluxe v5.1.0 on 29 June 2017
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Generation One

1. GEORGE1 BECK was born on 16 Nov. 1812[25] near Lancaster, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, United States[25], and died in 1852[25] in Ohio, United States[25]. He married in Stark Co., Ohio[34], in 1836[25], MARY SNYDER, who was born in 1816[22] in Ohio[12], and died on 6 Aug. 1893[25] in Irving Twp., Barry Co., Michigan, United States[25]. [25, 7, 1]
1880 Census:
Father's birthplace: PA
Mother's birthplace: PA
Living with son Israel and family[22]
Children:
2i.NANCY2 BECK, b. on 20 Feb. 1838[25]; m. in 1858[36] in Summit Co., Ohio[36] PHILLIP CORMANY.
3ii.ELIZABETH BECK, b. on 3 May 1839[25]; m. in 1859[36] in Summit Co.[36] HENRY STROLE.
4iii.MARGARET BECK, b. on 24 Nov. 1840[25]; m. (1) in 1864[36] in Summit Co.[36] JOSIAH MYERS; m. (2) LIVING.
5iv.EMANUEL BECK, b. on 7 March 1842[25].
+6v.ISRAEL BECK, b. in Sept. 1843[14] in Ohio[14]; d. on 16 Feb. 1906[1] in Leighton Twp., Allegan Co., Michigan[1]; m. on 5 June 1867 in Clinton, Summit Co. (XC-19) MARION A. JOHNSTON, b. in Newton, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom[10, 8] in Jan. 1849[14], d. in Leighton Twp.[25] on 27 Nov. 1921[25], daughter of (XC-4) John and (XR-2) Marion (KING) JOHNSTONE.
7vi.HARRIET BECK, b. on 27 March 1845[31] in Ohio[31]; m. on 5 July 1863[35] in Stark Co.[35] HENRY MOHLER.
8vii.LEAH BECK, b. on 7 June 1847[31] in Ohio[31]; m. in 1874[36] in Summit Co.[36] JOHN FOSTER.
9viii.REBECCA BECK, b. on 10 Sept. 1848[25]; m. in 1866[36] in Summit Co.[36] JOHN BEYER.
10ix.GEORGE BECK, b. on 26 April 1851[31] in Illinois, United States[31].


Generation Two

6. ISRAEL2 BECK (George1), son of (1) George1 and Mary (SNYDER) BECK, was born in Sept. 1843[14] in Ohio[14], died on 16 Feb. 1906[1] in Leighton Twp.[1] and was buried on 18 Feb. 1906[1] in Irving Cemetery, Irving Twp.[1]. He married in Clinton, on 5 June 1867, (XC-19) MARION A. JOHNSTON, daughter of (XC-4) John and (XR-2) Marion (KING) JOHNSTONE, who was born in Jan. 1849[14] in Newton[10, 8], was christened on 23 Jan. 1848 in Newton Parish, Midlothian, died on 27 Nov. 1921[25] in Leighton Twp.[25], and was buried in Irving Twp.[25].

From the 1 June 1860 census, in Coventry Twp., Summit Co.[9]:

NameAgeGenderOccupationBirthplace
Samuel Cormany45MFarmerPA
Jane Cormany42FEngland
Israel Beck16MFarmlaborerOH

From the 1 June 1870 census, in Norton Twp., Summit Co.[11]:

NameAgeGenderOccupationBirthplace
Beck, Israel26MStone masonOH
Mary21FKeeping houseScotland
John C.2MOH
Clara1/12FOhio

From the 1 June 1880 census, in Irving Twp.[12]:

NameGenderAgeRelationshipMarital StatusOccupationBirthplaceFather's BirthplaceMother's Birthplace
Beck, IsraelM36MFarmerOHOH
Mary A.F31WifeMKeeping houseScotlandScotlandScotland
CharlesM12SonSAt schoolOHOHScotland
ClaraF10DaughterSAt schoolOHOHScotland
HenryM8SonSOHOHScotland
EmmaF3DaughterSOHOHScotland
ThomasM1SonSMIOHScotland
MaryF64MotherWAt homeOHPAPA

From the 1 June 1900 census, in Leighton Twp.[14]:

Dwelling #Family #NameRelationshipColorGenderBirth month and yearAgeMarital StatusYears of MarriageNumber of ChildrenChildren LivingBirthplaceFather's BirthplaceMother's BirthplaceImmigration YearYears in USOccupationMonths UnemployedAttended School Within the YearCan ReadCan WriteCan Speak EnglishHome Owned or RentedHome Owned Free or MortgagedFarm or House# of Farm Schedule
5858Beck, IsraelHeadWMSEP 184356M33OHPAOHFarmer0yesyesyesOMF56
Beck, Mary A.wifeWFJAN 184951M33119ScotlandScotlandScotland186535yesyesyes
Beck, Ora E.daughterWFSEP 188118SMIOHScotlandSchool Teaching4yesyesyes
Beck, Mary A.daughterWFMAR 188416SMIOHScotlandAt School10yesyesyes
Beck, George W.sonWMNOV 188613SMIOHScotlandAt School6yesyesyes
Beck, Grace E.daughterWFSEP 188811SMIOHScotlandAt School8yesyesyes

[22, 32, 14, 9, 12, 11, 25, 13, 1]
Children:
11i.JOHN CHARLES3 BECK, b. on 8 March 1868[33] in Ohio[12, 11]; d. on 6 Feb. 1934.
12ii.CLARA ALICE BECK, b. on 5 June 1870[26] in Ohio[12, 11]; d. on 18 May 1929.
13iii.HENRY WILLIAM BECK, b. on 20 Feb. 1872[27] in Ohio[12]; d. in Feb. 1952[27].
14iv.EMANUEL HOWARD BECK, b. on 6 May 1874[24] in Clinton[24]; d. before March 1878[25].
15v.EMMA HARRIET BECK, b. on 16 July 1876[6] in Franklin, Summit Co.[6]; d. on 16 April 1911[28, 2] in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan[28, 2].
16vi.THOMAS ERNEST BECK, b. on 6 Jan. 1879[29] in Michigan[12].
17vii.ORA ELLA BECK, b. in Sept. 1881[14] in Michigan[14].
Gave info on the Johnston family for the Beck book
+18viii.MARY AGNESS BECK, b. on 24 March 1884[30, 38, 4] in Irving Twp.[30, 38, 4]; d. on 12 Jan. 1963 in Leighton Twp.; m. on 20 March 1907[37] in Leighton Twp.[37] (ALX-10) ROBERT DIXON SMITH, b. in Leighton Twp.[38, 3] on 15 May 1880[38, 3], d. in Leighton Twp.[40] on 22 Oct. 1952[39, 41], son of (ALX-2) John Thomas and (NK-33) Elizabeth Leora (DAVIS) SMITH.
19ix.GEORGE W. BECK, b. in Nov. 1886[14] in Michigan[14].
20x.ELSIE GRACE BECK, b. in Sept. 1888[14] in Michigan[14].

Generation Three

18. MARY AGNESS3 BECK (Israel2, George1), daughter of (6) Israel2 and (XC-19) Marion A. (JOHNSTON) BECK, was born on 24 March 1884[30, 38, 4] in Irving Twp.[30, 38, 4], and died on 12 Jan. 1963 in Leighton Twp. She married in Leighton Twp.[37], on 20 March 1907[37], (ALX-10) ROBERT DIXON SMITH, son of (ALX-2) John Thomas and (NK-33) Elizabeth Leora (DAVIS) SMITH, who was born on 15 May 1880[38, 3] in Leighton Twp.[38, 3], died on 22 Oct. 1952[39, 41] in Leighton Twp.[40], and was buried in Leighton Twp.

From the 1 June 1900 census, in Leighton Twp.[14]:

Dwelling #Family #NameRelationshipColorGenderBirth month and yearAgeMarital StatusYears of MarriageNumber of ChildrenChildren LivingBirthplaceFather's BirthplaceMother's BirthplaceImmigration YearYears in USOccupationMonths UnemployedAttended School Within the YearCan ReadCan WriteCan Speak EnglishHome Owned or RentedHome Owned Free or MortgagedFarm or House# of Farm Schedule
5858Beck, IsraelHeadWMSEP 184356M33OHPAOHFarmer0yesyesyesOMF56
Beck, Mary A.wifeWFJAN 184951M33119ScotlandScotlandScotland186535yesyesyes
Beck, Ora E.daughterWFSEP 188118SMIOHScotlandSchool Teaching4yesyesyes
Beck, Mary A.daughterWFMAR 188416SMIOHScotlandAt School10yesyesyes
Beck, George W.sonWMNOV 188613SMIOHScotlandAt School6yesyesyes
Beck, Grace E.daughterWFSEP 188811SMIOHScotlandAt School8yesyesyes

From the 15 April 1910 census, in Leighton Twp.[17]:

Dwelling #Family #NameRelationshipGenderColorAgeMarital StatusYears of MarriageNumber of ChildrenChildren LivingBirthplaceFather's BirthplaceMother's BirthplaceLanguageOccupationPlace of WorkEmployer, Employee, or Own AccountUnemployedWeeks UnemployedCan ReadCan WriteHome Owned or RentedFarm or House# of Farm Schedule
7982Smith, Robert D.HeadMW29M13MIONMIEnglishFarmerGeneral farmEmpyesyesRF69
Smith, Mary E.wifeFW26M1311MIOHScotlandEnglishnoneyesyes
Smith, John T.sonMW5/12SMIMIMInone
Heath, WilliamHired manMW51SMIMIMIEnglishLaborerFarmWno0yesyes

From the 1 Jan. 1920 census, in Leighton Twp.[19]:

Dwelling #Family #NameRelationshipHome Owned or RentedHome Owned Free or MortgagedGenderColorAgeMarital StatusImmigration YearNaturalizationNaturalization YearAttended School Within the YearCan ReadCan WriteBirthplaceMother TongueFather's BirthplaceFather's Mother TongueMother's BirthplaceMother's Mother TongueCan Speak EnglishOccupation|OccupationOccupation|IndustryEmployer, Employee, or Own Account# of Farm Schedule
9192Smith, RobertHeadOMMW39MyesyesMIPAScotlandScotchyesFarmerGeneral farmEm86
Smith, MarrywifeFW35MyesyesMIPAScotlandScotchyesnone
Smith, JohnsonMW10SMIMIMInone
Smith, Robert Jr.sonMW8SyesyesyesMIMIMIyesnone
Smith, LeoradaughterFW7SyesyesyesMIMIMIyesnone
Smith, LilahdaughterFW5SyesyesyesMIMIMInone
Smith, EdwardsonMW3 11/12SMIMIMInone
Smith, MarionBoarderW18SyesyesMIMIOHyesTeacherPublic SchoolW
Beck, MarryBoarderFW70Wd1860Na1873yesyesScotlandScotchScotlandScotchScotlandScotchyesnone
Heath, WilliamBoarderW64SyesyesMIMIMIyesFarmerLaborerW

From the 1 April 1930 census, in Leighton Twp.[21]:

Dwelling #Family #NameRelationshipHome Data|Owned?Home Data|On a FarmPersonal|SexPersonal|ColorPersonal|AgePersonal|Marital ConditionPersonal|Age at First MarriageEducation|Attended School Within the YearEducation|Can Read and WriteBirthplaceFather's BirthplaceMother's BirthplaceCitizenship|Can Speak EnglishIndustry|OccupationIndustry|Place of WorkIndustry|Class of Worker
182184Smith, Robert D.HeadOyesMW49M26noyesMIONMIyesFarmer
Smith, Mary A.wifeFW46M23noyesMIOHScotlandyesnoneGeneral FarmO
Smith, Alton R.sonMW19SnoyesMIMIMIyesnone
Smith, LeoriadaughterFW17SyesyesMIMIMIyesnone
Smith, Lilia G.daughterFW15SyesyesMIMIMIyesnone
Smith, Edward B.sonMW14SyesyesMIMIMIyesnone
Smith, Margaret E.daughterFW9SyesMIMIMInone
Smith, Bryce E.sonMW5 2/12SyesMIMIMInone

From the 1 April 1940 census, in Leighton Twp.[23]:

Dwelling #Home Owned or RentedHome Value or Monthly RentalOn a FarmNameRelationshipGenderColorAgeMarital StatusAttended School Since March 1Grade CompletedBirthplace1935 Residence|City, County, StateAt Private WorkHours WorkedOccupationIndustryClass of WorkerWeeks Worked in 1939Income in 1939|SalaryIncome in 1939|Other# of Farm Schedule
189O2500YSmith, RobertHeadMW59MNoC-2MISame houseY60FarmingOwn farmOA (Own Account)52Y103
Smith, MarywifeFW56MNoH-4MISame houseN00
Smith, MargaretdaughterFW18SYesC-1MISame houseN00
Smith, BrycesonMW15SYesH-1MISame houseN00
Allen, EdwardLaborerMW23SNo7MIMuskegon, MichiganY50Farm labourFarmPW (Private Work)52240N
Smith, BarbaragrandchildFW4SNo0MI
Smith, VirginiagrandchildFW3SNo0MI

[30, 19, 17, 21, 14, 38, 15, 16, 18, 20, 13, 5, 23, 4]
Children: See (ALX-10) Robert Dixon SMITH



1. State of Michigan, Death Certificate, no. 3 (16 February 1906), Isral Beck; digital image, Seeking Michigan (http://seekingmichigan.org/ : accessed 1 December 2011).
2. Ibid., no. 610 (16 April 1911), Emma Smith.
3. Michigan Department of Health, birth certificate, no. 1291 (15 May 1880), Robert D. Smith; privately held by Chrys Kolenda.
4. Ibid., no. 257 (24 March 1884), Mary Beck.
5. 1940 United States Census, population schedule, 8A, dwelling 189; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 6 April 2012).
6. "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003," FamilySearch.org (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1932106).
7. 1850 United States Federal Census, Northfield Twp., Cook Co., Illinois; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
8. 1851 Scotland Census, Cowpits, Inveresk Parish, Midlothian; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
9. 1860 United States Federal Census, Coventry Twp., Summit Co., Ohio; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
10. 1861 Scotland Census, Cockpen, Midlothian; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
11. 1870 United States Federal Census, Norton Twp., Summit Co., Ohio; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
12. 1880 United States Federal Census, Irving Twp., Barry Co., Michigan; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
13. 1900 United States Federal Census, Leighton Twp., Allegan Co., Michigan; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
14. Ibid., 3A, dwelling 58, family 58.
15. 1900 United States Federal Census, Leighton, Allegan Co., Michigan; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
16. 1910 United States Federal Census, Leighton Twp., Allegan Co., Michigan; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
17. Ibid., 4B, dwelling 79, family 82.
18. 1920 United States Federal Census, Leighton Twp., Allegan Co., Michigan; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
19. Ibid., 5A.
20. 1930 United States Federal Census, Leighton Twp., Allegan Co., Michigan; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
21. Ibid., 9A, dwelling 182, family 184.
22. 1880 United States Federal Census; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
23. 1940 United States Census, Leighton Twp., Allegan Co., Michigan, population schedule, 8A, dwelling 189.
24. International Genealogical Index, CD-ROM database (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1997).
25. Ora German and Lila Smith Thaler, History of the Israel and Mary Beck Family, 1812-1956 (No place: No publisher, 1956).
26. Ibid., 11.
27. Ibid., 15.
28. Ibid., 17.
29. Ibid., 20.
30. Ibid., 27.
31. Ibid., 5.
32. Ibid., 5-8.
33. Ibid., 9.
34. Stark Co., Ohio, "Marriage records, v. A-C 1809-1874," B-42; FHL microfilm 0,897,628.
35. Ibid., Vol. 5, p.554.
36. Summit Co., Ohio, "Marriage index, females, A-D 1840-1943"; FHL microfilm 0,900,969.
37. "Michigan Marriages 1868-1925," database, FamilySearch.org (https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1452395).
38. "Michigan Births 1867-1902," database, FamilySearch.org (https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1459684).
39. Michigan Department of Public Health, "Letter from Vital Records Section" (10 September 1971).
40. "Michigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952," database, FamilySearch.org (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1968532 : accessed 8 December 2013), Robert Dixon Smith.
41. "Obituaries," Grand Rapids (Michigan) Herald, October 23, 1952, 17.