135. Beck


  1. Peter Beck (d. bef. 1753) m. ____; ?Lancaster Co., Pa.
  2. Johann Jacob Beck (1727–1774) m. 1753 Anna Maria (Schneider) Koffroth (d. aft. 1782); Ephrata Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa.
  3. Jacob Beck (ca. 1757–bef. 1829) m. 1781 Catharine Luther (d. aft. 1817); Elizabeth Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa.
  4. Catharine Beck (1783–1869) m. 1799 John Holl (1779–aft. 1817); Cocalico Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa.


Peter is named only in his son’s marriage record: Luther R. Kelker, transl., Baptismal and Marriage Records, Rev. John Waldschmidt, Cocalico, Moden Krick, Weisseichen Land and Seltenreich. Gemeinde. Lancaster County, Penna., 1752–1786, Pennsylvania Archives, 6th ser., vol. 6, ed. Thomas Lynch Montgomery (Harrisburg, Pa.: Harrisburg Publishing Company, State Printer, 1907), 153-282, at 207. Jacob’s gravestone may be viewed online: Abby Bowman, Old Bethany cemetery, Ephrata, Lancaster County, online <http://www.usgwarchives.net/pa/lancaster/1picts/cemeteries/bethany-ucc.htm>, 2007, updated 28 Jan. 2009. Relevant probate records include Lancaster County, Pa., Orphans Court, Miscellaneous Book, 1782–1784, pp. 28-29; Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Will Book P, vol. 1, 398-9 (Jacob Beck, 1817), Book I, vol. 1, 319-20 (Christian Luther, 1803), and Book L, vol. 1, 183-6 (Christina Luther, 1809–11). F. Edward Wright and Robert L. Hess, eds., Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Church Records of the 18th Century, 5 vols. to date (Westminster, Md.: Family Line Publications; Lewes, Del.: Colonial Roots, 1994–2003), 1:37, 2:200, has the marriage records in the later generations.

Related surnames

67. Hohl–Holl · 271. Luther · 541. Schneider

Created 26 March 2012; last updated 11 September 2013.
Austin W. Spencer | email: spencer@rootedancestry.com