Saturday, June 16, 2012

Surname Saturday - BECK (England > New York)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.  I have another blank spot this week at #481, so I am up  to number 483, Anna Beck (1704-1749). [Note: The 6th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts] 

My ancestral line back to Anna BECK (and three more generations) is:

1. Randall J. Seaver

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002) 


6.  Lyle Lawrence Carringer (1891-1976)
7.  Emily Kemp Auble (1899-1977)


14.  Charles Auble (1849-1916)
15.  Georgianna Kemp (1868-1952)


30.  James Abram Kemp (1831-1902)
31.  Mary Jane Sovereen (1840-1874)

60.  Abraham James Kemp (1794-after 1881)
61.  Sarah Sephrona Fletcher (1802-after 1861)

120.  John Kemp (1768-after 1861)
121.  Mary Dafoe (ca 1776-before 1851)

240.  John Kemp (about 1723-1795)
241.  Anna Van Vorst (1732-1789)

482.  Jacobus Van Vorst, born before 12 December 1703 in Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States; died after 06 December 1790 in Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States.  He was the son of 964. Jillis Jacobse Van Vorst and 965. Elisabeth Van Eps.  He married  14 February 1728 in Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States.
483.  Anna Beck, born before 07 October 1704 in Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States; died before 20 May 1749 in Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States. 

Children of Jacobus Van Vorst and Anna Beck are:  Margriet Vedder Van Vorst (1726-????); Caleb Van Vorst (1729-????); Anna Van Vorst (1732-1789); Elizabeth Van Vorst (1734-1805); Jellis Van Vorst (1735-1823); Engletje Van Vorst (1738-1821); Johannes Van Vorst (1741-1844); Abraham Van Vorst (1743-1833); Jan Baptist Van Vorst (1746-1830>

966.  Caleb Beck, born about 1680 in probably Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States; died before 08 May 1733 in Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States.  He married 02 November 1703 in Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States.
967.  Annetje Janse Mol, born before 25 July 1678 in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States; died after 1733 in Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States.  She was the daughter of 1934. Jan Janse Mol and 1935. Engeltie Pieterse Mabie.

Children of Caleb Beck and Annetje Mol are:  Anna Beck (1704-1749); Caleb Beck (1712-1714); Caleb Beck (1714-1787); Engeltje Beck (1715-????); Margaret Beck (1717-????).

1932.  Caleb Beck, born 1649 in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States; died 1694 at sea.   He married before 1680.
1933.  Hannah Bolles, born before 25 November 1649 in Wells, York, Maine, United States; died after October 1717 in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.  She was the daughter of 3866. Joseph Bolles and 3867. Mary Howell.

Children of Caleb Beck and Hannah Bolles are:  Thomas Beck (????-????); Caleb Beck (1680-1733).

3864.  Henry Beck, born about 1618 in Dover, Kent, England; died before 26 April 1686 in New Castle, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.  He married before 1647 in probably Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.
3865.  Anne Frost, born in England; died before 1680 in Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

Children of Henry Beck and Anne Frost are:  Mary Beck (????-????); Caleb Beck (1649-1694); Joshua Beck (1655-????); Thomas Beck (1657-1734); Henry Beck (1661-????).

Resources used to define the families above include:

1)  Kristin Carle Hall, "Beck Register Report," (http://kristinhall.org/fambly/Beck/BeckRegisterReport.pdf
 on the Kristin C. Hall website : dated 13 August 2002).

2)  Robert Charles Anderson, et al., The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England 1634-1635 (Boston, Mass. : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1999), Volume I, pages 228-230.

3)  Cheryl Kemp Taber, "Kemps and Kin," online database, Rootsweb WorldConnect (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=SHOW&db=cdn-kemp&recno=4479).

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