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Jesse Zebulon Beck
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1830
Cumberland County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 9, 1908
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Jesse Z. Beck died suddenly of hemorrhage of the brain yesterday forenoon at the home of his son-in-law, Elder L. S. White, of the First Christian Church. The funeral will be from the residence, 152 Peabody Avenue, to Oakland Cemetery at 10 a. m. today, Gen. R. M. Cane conducting the service. The pallbearers will be W. P. Roberts, T. H. McElreath, A. F. Kirkpatrick, L. R. Terry, W. C. Terry, and W. B. Badger.

Mr. Beck was born in Cumberland County, Kentucky Sept 30, 1820. He was a gallant soldier in the Confederate Army, serving under Gen. Forrest. He was captured and was confined for more than a year as a prisoner of war at Johnson's Island. After the war he located at Gallatin, Tenn. Two years ago he came to Dallas to make his home with his only daughter, Mrs. White. He is also survived by a son, who lives at Sparta, Tenn, and a brother W. A. Beck, who lives at Celina, Tex.

Dallas News

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Beck, Jesse Z. - 1st Lt., Co. K, 4th (Eighth) Tennessee Cavalry. In battles at Parker's Cross Roads, Thompson's Station and Franklin. Wounded at Franklin in left shoulder by brick knocked from a wall by a cannon ball. Captured at Meredith's Mill on Calf Killer River. Was thrown from horse and right ankle broken Aug. 9, 1863. Sent to Johnson's Island, O., then to Ft. Delaware, Md. Paroled May 12, 1865. From Sumner County.

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Son of Reuben Beck and Elizabeth Norris.

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One of Jesse's brothers who served with him is: William Alexander Beck, memorial# 6461307.

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Another brother who served with both Jesse and William Beck is Nathaniel T. Beck who appears to be the same as Pvt N. T. Beck, Memorial# 9125148. His stone reads:

N. T. Beck

His memorial has this information:

Co. G. 8th. TENN
d. 02/17/65

Residence was not listed;
Enlisted as a Private (date unknown).
He was listed as: POW (date and place not stated)
"G" Co. [and Co K] TN 8th Infantry

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Jesse married Virginia Burton, daughter of Charles Francis Burton (memorial# 65142943) and Sallie Murray Burton, (memorial# 65142923), both buried at the Charles F. Burton Cemetery, Buffalo Valley,
Putnam County, Tennessee.

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Family links: 
  William Bedford Beck (1861 - 1942)*
  Florence Beck White (1866 - 1915)*
  Frank Jordan Beck (1869 - 1908)*
  Charles R Beck (1875 - 1894)*
*Calculated relationship
Lt. Jesse Zebulon Beck
Forrest's Cavalry, CSA
Honored By The Order Of The Southern Cross In 2014
Oakland Cemetery
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Plot: Sec. 10 Lot 15 & 27 Grave 6
Created by: Carol Moore
Record added: Sep 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59393270
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In memory of Confederate veteran Jesse Zebulon Beck.
- Carol Moore
 Added: Jan. 3, 2015
Jesse Z. with his brave brothers, William A. and Nathaniel T. rode with Gen. N.B. Forrest. The "Beck Boys", have not been forgotten.
- Ron Parker
 Added: Nov. 11, 2014
Confederate Veteran.
- Carol Moore
 Added: Sep. 29, 2010
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