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Beck, M. K.

BECK, SAYRE

Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 10/29/2006 at 07:18:08

Beck, M.K., farmer and stock raiser; Sec. 4; P.O. Ogden; was born in Huntington county, Pennsylvania, January 15, 1844, and was there raised, and in 1869 came to this State settling in this county; when he settled in Amaqua township there were only three houses in sight of his place, but now the prairie is dotted in every direction with improvements; owns a farm of 80 acres and, in connection with farming, is quite extensively engaged in stock-raising; May 18th, 1871, he married Emily R. Sayre, a native of Meigs county, Ohio; she was born September 19th, 1850; have had two children, one of whom, Anna M., is living; the other Alpha V., died when eleven months of age.

Biographies from The History of Boone County Iowa, Containing A History of the County, its Cities, Towns, &c.; Union Historical Company, Birdsall, Williams & Co., Des Moines, Iowa, 1880.


 

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