Dec. 30, 1837 Sumter Sumter County South Carolina, USA
Oct. 31, 1913 Florence Florence County South Carolina, USA
Death of Mrs. J. S. Beck. Florence Times, Oct. 31,1913.
Mrs. Jacob S. Beck, a lady well known in the community both for her own sake and for the good she has done in the community, and for the sake of her late husband and fine children, died last night and is to be buried this afternoon. Mrs. Beck had been in bad health for a long time, and for some time lately har children and friends have been very much concerned about her condition.
Mrs. Beck was Sarah Ransford, and she was born and raised in Sumter. She was married to Capt. Beck in 1854, and lived in Kingstree and Timmonsville before coming to Florence in 1880, and being pioneers in the building of this city.
Mrs. Beck's children are Mack H. and Charles C., of Sumter, and J.S. and S.J. of Willmington, Delaware, and Mrs. Asabelle Allen of this city.