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Mar 2, 2018

Beck, Arthur William

Last Name:     Beck
First Name:    Arthur William
Date of Birth:    1844
Place of Birth:   Grahamstown, Cape
Parents – Father:    Andrew Beck (q.v.)
Parents – Mother:   Martha
Name of Spouse:   Annie Beck, born Tyrrell
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    29 Dec 1900 age 56
Place of Death:  South Kensington Hotel, London, England

Notes:  Orange Free State DN 1746 image 423. Children:

Arthur Cecil Tyrrell Beck b.3 Dec 1876, barrister at law

Violet Mabel Tyrrell Beck b. 21 Jan 1882, md. Horace Martin

Ethel Amy Tyrrell Beck b. 3 May 1883

Edwyn Walter Tyrell Beck b. 28 June 1886, d. 6 Oct 1948 Portland, Maine.

Sybil Mary Ada Tyrrell Beck b. 3 Oct 1888

Dec 11, 2017

Beck, Robert

Last Name:     Beck
First Name:    Robert
Date of Birth:    1844
Place of Birth:   Donaghadee, Ireland
Parents – Father:   William Beck
Parents – Mother:   Agnes
Name of Spouse:   Rebecca Jane Stonell
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:   Addington, Durban, Natal
Date of Death:    13 July 1896 age 52
Place of Death:   Point, Durban

Notes:  Natal DN F#4049921 image 863.  Chldren:

Henry Edwin Beck b. 23 Aug 1880

Robert Beck b 30 Apr 1882

Arthur Charles Beck b. 11 Aug 1884

Caroline Charlotte Beck b.12 Feb 1887

Herbert Beck b. 2 May 1889

Winifred Edith Beck b. 1 June 1892

Helen Maria Beck b. 25 Nov 1894


Feb 11, 2018

Becker, Arthur Richard Gurney

Last Name:     Becker
First Name:    Arthur Richard Gurney
Date of Birth:    1859
Place of Birth:   Overbury, England
Parents – Father:   Ferdinand Becker
Parents – Mother:  Emma
Name of Spouse:   Louise Maria Becker, b. Davies
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    12 Dec 1898 age 39
Place of Death:  Johannesburg

Notes:  Transvaal DN 15628 F#7805578 image 926.  Children:

Hope Askew Gurney 16 years

Mostyn Gurney 14 years

Mary Gurney 12 years

Mabel Gurney 10 yars

Mar 15, 2018

Becker, Martha Hester Margaretha

Last Name:     Becker, b. Jackson
First Name:     Martha Hester Margaretha
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:  Nieuw Frontier dist Colesberg
Parents – Father:    Richard Caswell Jackson, q.v.
Parents – Mother:   Renske Frederika Magdalena Kotzee
Name of Spouse:     Jacobus Marthinus Becker
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:     19 Dec 1887 age 30 years 9 months 6 days
Place of Death:     Draiikloof district.

Notes:  Orange Free State DN J-269 image 470.  Children, both minors:

Anna Sophia Becker, marr. 31 Oct 1898 Jacobus Martinus becker at Philippolis.

Amarencias Magdalena Becker, marr. 24 July 1902 Theodore Jacobus Earle at Norval’s Pont

Jan 27, 2011

Beckett, Frederick

Last Name:   Beckett
First Name:   Frederick
Date of Birth:   chr. 15 Oct 1809
Place of Birth:   Merton, Surrey, England
Parents – Father:   Thomas Beckett
Parents – Mother:  Mary
Name of Spouse:   Sarah Bright
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:   England
Date of Death:   24 Feb 1868 age 58
Place of Death:  Port Elizabeth, Cape  

Notes:   DN 4826/1868.  IGI. Children:


Sarah m. to James Gibbs


Mary m. to Cartlidge

Rosetta m. to McCoster

Charles, major

Henry, minor

Thomas, minor

Apr 9, 2011

Beckett, Frederick Thomas

Last Name:   Beckett
First Name:    Frederick Thomas
Date of Birth:    1854
Place of Birth:   London, England
Parents – Father:    Frederick Beckett
Parents – Mother:   Maria
Name of Spouse:   Susannah Blanche Burke
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   23 Aug 1877 age 23
Place of Death:  Uitenhage, Cape  

Notes:   DN 676/1880.  One chlid:

Charles  Frederick Henry


Nov 8, 2011

Beckett, John


Last Name:    Beckett
First Name:    John
Date of Birth:   1835
Place of Birth:  Buckinghamshire, England
Parents – Father:   John Beckett
Parents – Mother:   Levina
Name of Spouse:   Ann Mary Cook
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   22 Jan 1894 age 58y 8m
Place of Death:  Britetown.

Notes:   DN 235/1894.  Children:

Rosa Annie

Martha Levina

James Thomas, majors

John James, minor

Henry Edmund, minor

Jan 11, 2018

Beckett, Louisa Fowler

Last Name:     Beckett
First Name:    Louisa Fowler
Date of Birth:     1858
Place of Birth:   Beaufort, Cape Colony
Parents – Father:    James Poole
Parents – Mother:   Catherine Poole
Name of Spouse:   Henry James Beckett
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    22 June 1891 age 33
Place of Death:   Johannesburg, Transvaal

Notes:  Transvaal DN 6382 F#7805535 image 643.  Children:

Ida Ellen Beckett

Frederick Henry Beckett

Jams Charles Beckett

James Charles Beckett

Henry James Beckett 

Feb 20, 2018

Beckley, Thomas

Last Name:   Beckley
First Name:     Thomas
Date of Birth:    1796
Place of Birth:   Reading, Berkshire, Engand
Parents – Father:     Beckley
Parents – Mother:    Green
Name of Spouse:    1) Elizabeth Verey  2) Bethia Parker
Marriage Date:    2) Dec 1843
Marriage Place:   2) Warminster, Wiltshire, England
Date of Death:    18 Aug 1889 age 93
Place of Death:  Boshof, OFS

Notes:  Orange Free State DN B962 image 249. Children:

by 1st marriage:

John Beckley

Frederick Beckley

Elizabeth Beckley

by 2nd marriage:

Sarah Beckley

Henry Beckley

Catharine Beckley

Edmund Beckley

Ellen Beckley

George Beckley

Alfred Beckley

William Beckley

May 22, 2011

Beckwith. Edward


Last Name:   Beckwith
First Name:    Edward
Date of Birth:   1819
Place of Birth:   Ripon, Yorkshire, England
Parents – Father:   Edward Beckwith
Parents – Mother:
Name of Spouse:    Margaret
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   6 Apr 1885 age 66
Place of Death:   Port Elizabeth, Cape

Notes:   DN 629/1885.  Children, all majors:


Margaret m. to W. Moreham


John W.



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