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Note for:   David Cattanach,    - AFT MAR 1949         Index

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     unsure where this info came from.

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Note for:   Grace Beek,   21 NOV 1917 - 12 APR 1987         Index

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     Social Security Death Index Grace Beek, b. 21 Nov. 1917, New Jersey, died 13 April 1987, New Jersey. # 135-20-2101
Unsure of relationship to target family.

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Note for:   Arthur Winfred Beek,   30 AUG 1873 - 11 JUN 1956         Index

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     St. Paul, Minnesota City Directories, 1889-91 Name: Arthur W Beek boards 283 Sherburne Avenue
Business Name: C St P M & O Ry Occupation: messenger Year: 1890, 1891 City: St. Paul State: MN
1910 Census US Minnesota, Murray Co., Slayton Township, Slayton Village Sup District 2, Enumeration District 144 Enumerated April 16, 1910, Ward 1 Sheet 2A (poor light copy)
First St. # 36 #36
Beek, (recorded Beck), Arthur W. head male white age 36 married once, 8 years married b. Canada, mother b. Canada, father b. Canada, station agent
Beek, Julie C (hard to read) age 35 married once, married 8 years, b. Iowa, father b. Iowa, mother b. New York.

Draft Registration WWI Serial # 12 Order # 958 Arthur William Beek Slayton Minnesota, age 45 b. Aug. 30, 1873 white naturalized, Station agent OStM& O? Ry. Co, Next of kin: Mrs. A W Beek, eyes brown, hair grey, medium height and medium build, Dated Sept. 12/ 1918 Agent: H. G. Witney.

1920 United States Federal Census Image 304 Minnesota, Murray County Slayton Township, Slayton Village Sup District 2, Enumeration District 154, Sheet 15A (relationship to Joseph Henry Beek not established) Enumerated January 23, 1920.
Third St. # 194 # 202
Beek, Arthur W Head, owns house male white age 46 married , immigrated 1890, Naturalized 1898 b. Ontario Canada, English, parents both b. Ontario Canada English Estimated birth year: abt 1874 agent railroad station, salary. reads and writes.
Beek, Julia C wife female white age 45 b. Iowa , parents b. Iowa reads and writes
Beek, Arthur O age 7 male white b. Minnesota, father b. Ontario , mother b. Iowa reads and writes.

1930 US Census Minnesota, Murray co., Slayton Township Slayton village April 16, 1930 Enum District 51-29 Supervisory District 11 sheet 8A page 304 House #177 #194
Beek, Julia C head owns home $5500 age 54 married at age 26 b Iowa, parents b. New York
Beek, Ogden a son age 17 single b. Minnesota, father b. English Canada, mother b. Iowa not employed
Brazzell, Katherine mother age 84 widow b. New York parents b. Irish free state not working.

Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002
Name: Arthur Winfred Beek Birth Date: 30 Aug 1873 Death Date: 11 Jun 19
Death County: Murray Mother's Maiden Name: Unknown
State file number: 010176 Certificate Number: 010176 Certificate Year:1956 Record Number: 1307024


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Note for:   Flora J Beek,   1902 - 1902         Index

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     Died in infancy.

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Note for:   Elizabeth Stayeur,   ABT 1853 - AFT 1930         Index

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Spelling of last name from 1930 census unreadable open to debate.

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Note for:   Frederick Ganges Beek,   16 JAN 1880 - 12 MAY 1921         Index

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1911 Census New Brunswick,Charlotte County, Sub District 26 Sub District 17, Enumeration District 2 Milltown Ward 2 page 16 (no enumeration date given) #156 #165 recorded Feb. 2006.
Beek, Frederick Church St. Male Head married, b. Feb. 1878 age 33 b. New Brunswick, Scotch Canadian, Anglican , labourer? , 3-9-65, no, yes, ctrect?, 16,-,60, -, 144, (6 blank columns then) yes, yes, E.
Beek, Elizabeth, female wife, married, b. June, 1876 age 34 b. New Brunswick, Irish, Canadian, Anglican, none, ng?, no yes, (at end) yes yes E
Beek, Mildred, female, daughter b. March 1907 age 4, b. New Brunswick, Scotch, Canadian Anglican home ug no yes (at end) yes yes E
Beek, Emerson male son b. July 1910 age 10 months, b. New Brunswick, Scotch, Canadian, Anglican home ug
(next to his father Joseph Beek on the enumeration list)

July 28, 1910 St. Croix Courier
Born: BEEK - At Milltown, July 22, to Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Beek, a son.

Birth: "The Saint Croix Courier Journey Through Time"September 10, 1914 Born: BEEK - At Milltown, Sept. 8th, to Mr. and Mrs. Fredk. Beek, a son.

Death: "The Saint Croix Courier Journey Through Time" JULY 27, 1899 DIED : BEEK - At St. Stephen, July 23rd, Mrs. Margraet J. Beek, aged 91 years.

"The Saint Croix Courier Journey Through Time" DIED: BEEK - At Calais, January 19th, 1905, Robert U. Beek, aged 2 years, 5 months, 19 days, son of Mr. and Mrs Herbert F. Beek.

"The Saint Croix Courier Journey Through Time" DIED: BEEK - At St. Stephen, November 16th, 1905 Alice Maud, wife of Henry Beek, of Milltown, aged 31 years, 13 days.

May 12, 1921 .Died BEEK - At Milltown, May 6, Joseph, aged 71 years.


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Note for:   Joseph Hunt Beek,   25 MAY 1825 - 18 MAR 1905         Index

     Type:   Baptised
     Date:   17 JUL 1825
     Place:   Fredericton, NB CN

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     JOSEPH HUNT BEEK (alias Beck)
Baptized by John Marshall in the Wilmot United Church formerly Fredericton Methodist Church Baptisms 1794-1835 New Brunswick CN
Reg #121 page 31. Middle name "Hunt" may have come from a surname of a business partner or friend mentioned in land grant claims made with Joseph's father, John. Confirmed that Joseph Beek moved from New Brunswick to Toronto Ontario, then to Oxford County Woodstock, then to Nissouri East Township and finally to Westbourne Macdonald Manitoba. It is believed that his parents and family moved to Ontario, where his Father John Beek died.

Joseph H Beek(1) was born in ?. He died in ?. (Unsure if target person)
He was married to Lucy Williams in ?. Children were: William Herbert Beek.
    William Herbert Beek(1) was born in 1862 unsure where, but Residence Ogilvie, Westbourne County, Manitoba, at time of marriage. He died in ?. Parents: Joseph H Beek and Lucy Williams.

Directory of Oxford County 1857-58 has a Beek, Joseph at Graham Street Woodstock, Ontario.

BECK 1861 census 246 @@CN.on.middlesex.nissouri_west_township source: OGS London-Middlesex Branch publication #213 1861 (not sure if related to target) Census Middlesex - West Nissouri BECK family: David, Elizabeth J., Elizabeth, Hugh, James, Jane, Joseph, Margaret, Thomas, William.

1862-3 Oxford County Gazetteer and Directory, Beek, J. H. merchant 25th Lot Gravel Road
(The post office at that time was located at Lot 9, Concession 14 and a Joseph Howes was in charge)

1871 Census Index for Ontario District Oxford North (014) Sub-District Nissouri East (A) Division 1, page 23, microfilm reel C-9912, Reference RG 31 Statistics Canada (gives heads of household only)
Joseph Beek married age 46 b. Ontario, Wesleyan Methodist, Irish descent, merchant.(family Wesleyan Methodist and b. Ontario.)
Anna Beek wife age 41
Mary Beek age 20
Richard Beek age 17
Edwin Beek age 12
William Beek age 8
Joseph Beek age 6
Charles Beek age 1

1871 Lovells Province of Ontario Directory page 1013 Post Office Directory Medina Oxford NR O J. H. Beek postmaster.

1876 Atlas for Ontario Canada, Oxford County Nissouri East Township postmaster Medina Joseph H. Beek.
Source http://digital.library.mcgill.CN/countyatlas/

1881 Census Place Hay, Huron South, Ontario Family History Library Film 1375908 NA Film Number C-13272 (unsure if target)
    District 173 Sub-district B Division 1 Page Number 48 Household Number 211
    Name Marital Status Gender Ethnic Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion
    Joesph H. BECK M Male Irish 56 O Shoemaker Methodist Canada
    Anna BECK M Female Irish 52 O Methodist Cana
    Mary Elizabeth BECK Female Irish 24 O Methodist Canada(She was 20 on the 1881 census)
    James C. BECK Male Irish 22 O Methodist Canada
    Joesph H. BECK Male Irish 18 O Methodist Canada
    Charles M. BECK Male Irish 12 O Methodist Canada
    Arthur W. BECK Male Irish 8 O Methodist Canada (This could be the son of Mary Elizabeth Beek age 24 here. She is not indicated as married here. An Arthur Pearson was born to Mary E. Beek and James E. Pearson.)

1901 Census of Canada Subdistrict: Westbourne, MACDONALD, MANITOBA District Number: 8 Subdistrict Number: n-11 Microfilm: T-6433
Information given as of March 31, 1901 as to name of each person in household.
Page 9 Line 37 House 94 Beck Joseph H. Male Head Married born May 25 1825 age 76 (should be Beek)
    9 38 94 Beck Lucy A. Female Wife Married born May 24 1829 age 72
    9 39 94 Beck Mary E. Female Daughter Single born Nov 9 1851 age 49
On same page:
13 89 Beck James E. M Head M b. Jun 12 1859 age 41 ****
14 89 Beck Melissa F Wife M b. Aug 20 1861 age 39
15 89 Beck Alice M. F Daughter S b. Feb 14 1889 age 12
16 89 Beck Emily J. F Daughter S b. Feb 14 1892 age 9
17 89 Beck Melissa F Daughter S b. Mar 10 1901 (new born)

Canada Subdistrict: Westbourne, MACDONALD, MANITOBA District Number: 8 Subdistrict Number: n-11 Microfilm: T-6433
Page 9 Line 37 Information given as of March 31, 1901 as to name of each person in household.
Beek, James E male white head married b. 12 June 1859 age 41 b. Ontario , Irish descent, Canadian, Methodist, Section Foreman (maybe farmer)?
Beek, Melissa female white married b. Aug 20, 1861 age 39 born Ontario, Irish , Canadian, Methodist
Beek, Alice M female white daughter single b. 14 Feb. 1889 age 12 born Manitoba, Irish, Canadian, Methodist
Beek, Emily J. female white daughter b. 14 Feb. 1892 age 9 born Manitoba, Irish, Canadian, Methodist
Beek, Melissa female white daughter b. 10 March 1901 (new born) born Manitoba, Irish, Canadian, Methodist
Fueston , Hanna female white domestic single no b. 1878 age 22 b. Ontario, Irish descent, Canadian, Protestant, General Servant
Forde, William male white lodger widow no birth date b. 1859 age 41 b. Ontario , Irish descent, Canadian, English Church , Station Agent
Smith, Orvel male white domestic single no birth date b. 1879 age 21 b. Ontario, Scotch descent, Canadian, Methodist, labourer RR?
(4 families down is the target person. James E. Beek may be a son of Joseph H. Beek not confirmed.)
Beek, Joseph H., male, white head married b. May 25 , 1825 age 76 b. New Brunswick, Irish descent, Canadian, Methodist, (Gentleman)--meaning not employed.
Beek, Lucy A. female white wife married b. May 24, 1829, age 72 b. Ontario Irish descent, Canadian Methodist.
Beek, Mary S. female white daughter single b. Nov. 9, 1851 age 49 b. Ontario Irish descent, Canadian, Methodist, no occupation.

Location of :Westbourne, South Manitoba, Canada Place (Type) village Latitude 5008'N Longitude 9834'W on Whitemud River, and 16 mi/26 km north west of Portage la Prairie; south of Lake Manitoba. Products: livestock, grain.

1932 Ontario Obituary IRC George William Beek died 1932 , no gravestone. Information from the burial book at the Cemetery. Ontario
(not target family, b. in England)

Ontario Marriages Beek Name Estimated Birth Year Marriage Date Spouse Name Marriage Place (unsure if related to target family)
George E. Beek married 22 Sep 1887 to Knab, Julia at Simcoe
John Beek married 5 Nov 1874 to Coulter, Frances at Toronto
William H. Beek married 24 Feb 1885 Stacey, M. Jane at Hensall

Not sure who he is
1911 Canada Census Record Family Number: 140
Name: Edward Beck Gender: Male Marital Status: Married Age: 46 Birth Date: February 1865 Birthplace: Ontario
Relation to Head of House: Head Tribal: Irish Province: Ontario District: Huron West District Number: 83 Sub-District: Goderich
Sub-District Number: 19 Place of Habitation: Camria St Page: 11
Household Members: Name Birth Year
Edward Beck 1865
Jane Beck 1867
Joseph Beck 1895
Caroline Beck 1897
Eliza Beck 1899
Jennie Beck 1902
William Beck 1904
    1. Marriage #010465 Ontario Registration
Groom-Willim Kemp age 23 residence-St. Marys place of birth-England bachelor, harnessmaker
parents-John Kemp, Mary Pugsley
Bride-Hilda May Beek age 25 residence-Hensall b. East Nissouri, Ontario occupation-saleslady
parents-Richard R. Beek, Elizabeth Aisthorpe
witnesses- Fred Cardwell, St. Marys Annie Beek, London
date of marriage-Nov. 8, 1905 Hensall, Ontario
both Methodists
by License registered-Nov. 9, 1905

2. registered-March 16, 1910 (need to check items were likely not saved properly

Odd bit Children of Walter Thomas Doig and Winnifred Ballentyne were as follows:
+ 355 i Doreen5 Doig, born 12 Dec 1930 in Hoosier, Saskatchewan, Canada. She married (1) unknown; (2) James Beek; (3) Alex Sperberg.
+ 356 ii Phyllis5 Doig, born 27 Jun 1933 in Hoosier, Saskatchewan, Canada; died 3 Mar 1988. She married John Wilson George Stewart.

    1871 Census Ontario District Oxford North Sub District Nissouri East A (014) Division 1 page 23 Microfilm reel C-9912
Beek, Joseph age 46 male b. Ontario Religion Wesleyan Methodist Origin Irish Occupation Merchant Ref RG 31 Statistics Canada

Presently unrelated Beek buried at Hensall Union Cemetery (OGS #3266)Usborne Township, Huron County, Ontario, Canada, possibly died any time after 1868. Do not know sex, age or relationship. Discovered by Linda Etty, 2003.

Photo of Uncle Jos. Beek Hensall Image 10254 of Collection ACC #94.35 with Halton Images.
Probably taken when he was in advanced years before going to Manitoba.

1881 Census Place Brantford East, Brant North, Ontario Family History Library Film 1375900
     NA Film Number C-13264 District 160 Sub-district A Division 2 Page Number 34
     Household Number 145 (relationship to target unknown)
George BIKE M Male Irish 46 O Farmer Presbyterian
    Mary BIKE M Female Irish 43 O Presbyterian
    Martha H BIKE Female Irish 17 O Presbyteri
    William I BIKE Male Irish 15 O Presbyteri
    George B BIKE Male Irish 13 O Presbyteri
    Mary A BIKE Female Irish 12 O Presbyteri
    Francis BIKE Male Irish 10 O Presbyterian
    Ellen BIKE Female Irish 8 O Presbyterian
    Thomas S ADSON Male English 19 England Farm Labourer Church of England

Minnesota Newspaper Headline Index about JOSEPH H. BEEK
Given Name: JOSEPH H. Surname: BEEK Headlines: OBIT NN 18/MAR/1905 2:4 VOL 29

Saskatchewan 1906 Census (unconfirmed relation to target family and unsure if spelled Beek or Beck)
204 Beek, Albert m. s. age 23
205 Beek, Charles m age 25
        Beek, Gertie wife age 24
        Beek, Harry age 5
        Beek Theodore age 3

Additional information from Halton Images suggests that the photo is Joseph Beek brother of Frances Beek, wife of jacob William. His nephew Jacob Irvine William (p10253) died in 1879 Date of origin is 1865 Uncle Jos. Beek image #10254 Esquesing Historical Society.
The photo that looks to be of the same style likely could be Lucy Annie Williams, the wife of Joseph Beek. She does look rather young though.

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Note for:   Francis Beek Ray,   25 SEP 1877 - 7 MAY 1879         Index

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     Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 49 Number 1056 Rank 64 Date May 14, 1879
County Charlotte Place Saint Stephen Newspaper Saint Croix Courier
d. Milltown, N.B., Wednesday 7th inst., Francis Beek RAY youngest s/o Robert RAY and Catherine H. RAY, age 1 year 7 mos. 12 days. (see verse)

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Note for:   John Bekes,   ABT 1489 - 15 JAN 1534/35         Index

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     John Bekes
Relation to target family not established Dec. 2004

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Note for:   Walter Beke,   ABT 1140 - AFT 1185         Index

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     Walter Beke
Lord of Eresby. Still alive in 1185
Gave lands to Kirkstead Abbey after his son Hugh was knighted.

Asking for right to hold a fair Somersetshire.TEAN 4011 3397. 1334 Subsidy 28.75.
    M (Charter) Tues; gr 30 Nov 1355, by K Edw III to Nicholas de Beek (CChR, 13411417, p. 147). To be held at the town.
    F (Charter) Tues in Whitsun week (Easter dep); gr 30 Nov 1355, by K Edw III to Nicholas de Beek (CChR, 13411417, p. 147). To be held at the tow

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Note for:   Hugh Pinceon,    - AFT 1167         Index

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     Hugh Pinceon
1163 witness to gift of kirks ted Abbey
1166-7 Lincoln fees of 7 Knights

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Note for:   Geoffrey de Bec,    - UNKNOWN         Index

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     Geoffrey de Bec
Goisfridus de Bech
Gosfrid le Beche (unsure of the above refers to the same person)
Unconfirmed father of Walter Beke. Referenced to Normandy.
Mentioned in the Doomsday Book, one of the first families in William the Conquers group from Flanders
Originally believed to have lands in Herfordshire.
Marriage unconfirmed as well. Unsure if related to target family... because expected an earlier date than 1195.

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Note for:   John Beke,    - UNKNOWN         Index

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     John Beke
    Of Botheby in Kesteven, obtained license to marry the widow of William Bardolph.
1222 witness to deed of entail on Walter Beke's marriage.

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Note for:   Nicholas Thomas Beke,    - UNKNOWN         Index

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     Nicholas Beke (Thomas)
Given all the churches in brothers gift, in deed of Walter son of Henry Beek.