Biography of Francis Beck
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FRANCIS BECK, a native of Germany, was born November 4, 1829. His father, John. Beck, emigrated to America in 1833, resided one year in Pennsylvania, and then removed to Wayne County, Ind. About three years later, he removed to Tipton County, and entered eighty acres of timber land in Cicero Township. He resided in this county until his death, which occurred in 1875, at the age of seventy six years. The subject of this sketch, in 1864, purchased the home farm of eighty acres, and has since resided on this. He has added sixty acres to this, and has his land well drained, with sixty one acres under cultivation. Mr. Beck was married, in 1864, in this county, to Miss Elizabeth Curnutt, who died in 1865. He afterward married, in 1867, Mrs. Sarah Doversberger. They have six children living, John, Edward, William, Charles, Lorunze and Annie. Mr. Beck is a successful farmer, and is an active member of the Democratic party.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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