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George Friedrich Beck

Male 1849 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name George Friedrich Beck 
    Born 6 Aug 1849  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Christened 17 Nov 1849  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Birth 9 Aug 1854  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-34986 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I34986  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 

    Father Jacob Friedrich Beck, Esq.,   b. 10 May 1816, Weiler, Baden, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1906, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Charlotte Josephine Hespeler,   b. 6 May 1822, Gernsbach, Gernsbach, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1895, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1845  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F9296  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lavinia Mary Bland,   b. Abt 1850,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F36439  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • GEORGE BECK, president of Beck Cereal Co. Born Preston, Ont. 9 Aug 1854 son of Jacob and Charlotte (Hespeler) Beck. Educated in public schools of Preston. Married at Ingersoll, Ont 1884 Louisa M. Bland; one daughter, Charlotte. Began business career with father, who founded the Beck Cereal Co., became member of the firm 1880 and since death of his father, Mar 21 1906 has been president of the company. Republican, Episcopalian; Residence 1033 Cass Ave


      The Book of Detroiters, Albert Nelson Marquis 1914

  • Sources 
    1. [S270] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1852, Pg 22.

    2. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library, pg 22.
      George Friedrich Beck, son of Jacob and Charlotte Hespeler of Preston, born 6 Aug 1849, bapt 17 nov 1849. sponsors John Chapman, merchant of New Hope and his wife Wilhelmina Hespeler

    3. [S42] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Vol 9 Part 2 1852 - 1857, Baptisms by Frederick W. Bindemann, minister of United Lutheran and German Reformed Protestant Church in Greenbush, Waterloo.
      born 6 Aug. 1849, son of Jacob BECK and Charlott HESPELIR, Iron Founder of Preston.

    4. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 39.

    5. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Sect. 12 Page 76.

    6. [S774] Book - The Book of Detroiters: a biographical dictionary of leading living men of the city of Detroit.
      Biography of George Beck

    7. [S826] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Preston - Saint Peter's Lutheran - index.

    8. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Marriages By Rev’d Jacob Huttner, Lutheran Minister, Preston #53.
      Jacob Beck, to Charlotte Hespeler, both of Waterloo. 19 Oct. 1845. by Rev. Hottner

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Aug 1849 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 17 Nov 1849 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 9 Aug 1854 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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