Biography of Albert M. Beck
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Albert Miller Beck, deceased, was a widely known and highly esteemed citizen of Wadsworth, and a veteran of the Civil War, having served for three years. He was born in Wadsworth, June 3, 1843, the son of Alexander C. and Mary (Miller) Beck.

Alexander C. Beck was a representative citizen of Wadsworth, and for many years engaged in business here as a shoe merchant. His son, Albert M., succeeded him in the business. The latter also served as justice of the peace in Wadsworth for many years. He retired in 1919, and died in Wadsworth, Feb. 24, 1926, and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery at Wadsworth.

Albert M. Beck was married Feb. 27, 1877, to Miss Sadie Fasia, who was born at West Salem, Ohio, Dec. 14, 1845, the daughter of John and Elizabeth (Rickel) Fasia. They were natives of Pennsylvania and pioneer settlers of Wayne County, Ohio. For a number of years Mr. Fasia engaged in business at West Salem as the owner of a blacksmith and wagonshop. He later became the proprietor of a hotel at that place. He died at the age of 75 years and his wife died at the age of 89 years. Both are buried at Lodi, Medina County. They were the parents of eight children, three of whom survive: Mrs. Lydia Dunlap, lives at Independence, Mo.; William, lives at Elkhart, Ind.; and Mrs. Beck. Mr. and Mrs. Beck had no children. Mrs. Beck resides at 170 College Street, Wadsworth.

History of North Central Ohio
Embracing Richland, Ashland, Wayne,
Medina, Lorin, Huron and Knox Counties
BY: William A. Duff
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1931

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