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 John Taliaferro “Tot” Beckner

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John Taliaferro “Tot” Beckner

Birth
Winchester, Clark County, Kentucky, USA
Death 19 Oct 1944 (aged 66)
Bay Pines, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
Burial Bay Pines, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 87776422 View Source
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There is little to say about John, except that he strove for honor and achieved it. He never achieved the fame of his father, but he achieved success in his own right. John became famous as a chess player. He was married three times. 1. Juliette Trietz, 1880-1921, daughter of Nicholas Trietz and Marie Mansion. John and Juliette were childless. 2. Lydia Cromwell Sewell, 1898-1929, daughter of Edgar Henderson Sewell and Elizabeth Anne Shackelford. John and Lydia had a daughter. 3. Margaret Fitter, 1897-1987. John and Margaret had a son.


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