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Daniel Beckwith
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Birth: Oct. 27, 1836
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1916
Ottawa
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA

"BECKWITH -- Daniel Beckwith, aged 80 years, one of Ottawa's oldest and best known citizens, died at his home 1120 Post street, at 1:30 o'clock on Wednesday morning, November 8, 1916. He had been ailing for the past few months and his death is attributed to a complication of diseases. During the civil war he was a member of Company B, Illinois 53rd Infantry. He was married to Miss Josephine Ford and they settled in Ottawa. For a number of years deceased was employed by King & Hamilton. He was born in Freedom township, October 27, 1836. Three children survive him, Mrs. Jessie Robinson, of Ottawa; [Mr.] Chas. Beckwith, Waukegan; and Mrs Louis Tucker, Calexico, Calif., and one sister, Mrs. Mary Kagy, of Billings, Mont. The funeral was held from the house Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock, services by Rev. G. W. Chessman." (Ottawa Fairdealer, Friday, 17 Nov. 1916)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Volney Beckwith (1814 - 1861)
  Mary Ann Piper Beckwith (1816 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Rachel Josephine Ford Beckwith (1838 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  Jessie F. Beckwith Robinson (1856 - 1923)*
  Clara Bell Beckwith (1862 - 1862)*
 
 Siblings:
  Daniel Beckwith (1836 - 1916)
  Manly V. Beckwith (1843 - 1858)*
  Mary Piper Beckwith Kagy (1847 - 1929)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"BECKWITH / Dan 1836-1916 / Vet of Civil War / Co. B 53 IL Inf / His wife / Rachel J. 1838-1910 / Infant daughter / Clara Bell 1862" (on E side of stone, ROBINSON on W side)
 
Burial:
Ottawa Avenue Cemetery
Ottawa
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Sect 9, Lot 8
 
Created by: Gary Merrill
Record added: May 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90644710
Daniel Beckwith
Added by: Gary Merrill
 
Daniel Beckwith
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