s/o Jacob Beck and Verena Kaufmann. Grandson of David and Verena (Schaer) Kaufmann. Came to the US with his mother and brother, Jacob on Nov. 20, 1857 aboard the ship Portland. John and Adeline had one other child whose resting place is unknown to me: Edith M Beck Baker (James)1880-1961. John and Mary Ann had three children, the resting places of the following are unknown to me: Wilbur John Beck 1887-1965 and Gertude Beck 1888.