Peter Beck
Hans Peter Beck
(Bef 1752-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth Catharina Bücher

Hans Peter Beck 1 2

  • Born: Bef 1752
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Catharina Bücher on 21 Jan 1766 in East Cocalico Twp.: Muddy Creek Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA 1 2

   Another name for Hans was Peter Beck.3

   FamilySearch ID: KL2Z-RVG.

  General Notes:

There are other Becks in Brecknock Township, Lancaster County at the same time as Peter, probably related?
1790 Brecknock Township page 131 George Beck
1820 Brecknock Township page 12 Henry Beck

There is also a John Beck appearing on the 1756 tax list for Brecknock Township owning 100 acres.

Becks with wills in the Lancaster index:
1771 Book C Vol. 1 Page 116 Samuel
1811 Book L Vol. 1 Page 54 Peter
1826 Book O Vol. 1 Page 443 Christianna
1829 Book P Vol. 1 Page 398 Jacob
1828 Book P Vol. 1 Page 230 Mary Ann
1837 Book R Vol. 1 Page 379 Peter
1844 Book T Vol. 1 Page 367 Susanna

A page-by-page hand search of the 1850 Census shows there are no Beck families in Brecknock Township. Joseph Beck in 1840 is the latest Beck found in Brecknock.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Hans were married on 21 Jan 1766 in East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA: Church Record: Beck, Hans Peter, son of Peter, and Bücher, Elisabeth, daughter of Engel, from Brecknock, were married in the Muddy Creek Church. Sermon John 2:1.

2. Tax List: 1770, Brecknock Twp., Lancaster, PA. 4 The Brecknock Township tax list for 1770 shows these listings: Hance Beck, Jacob Beck, Phillip Beck. There is also a Jacob Beck in Cocalico Township.
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3. Census in 1790 in Brecknock Twp., Lancaster, PA. 3 Peter Beck's household is listed in Brecknock Township in 1790 with:
2 males 16 and over (born <=1774)
1 male under 16 (born 1775-1790)
4 females
His listing is near Samuel, Jacob, and John Good and one page before Henry Boucher (Bucher), his brother-in-law, and one page following a George Beck.

4. Census in 1820 in Brecknock Twp., Lancaster, PA. 5 The Peter Beck household has:
Males (born)
Under 10 (1811-1820) = 4 sons
10-15 (1805-1810) = 2 sons
16-25 (1795-1804) = 2 sons
26-44 (1776-1794) = 1 son
45 & over (<=1775) = 2 (father & ?)
Females (born)
10-15 (1805-1810) = 1 daughter
16-25 (1795-1804) = 1 daughter
26-44 (1776-1794) = 1 daughter
45 & over (<=1775) = 1 mother
His listing is next to Christian and Samuel Good.


Hans married Elizabeth Catharina Bücher, daughter of Johann Engel Buecher and Anna Margaretha Mohr, on 21 Jan 1766 in East Cocalico Twp.: Muddy Creek Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA.1 2 (Elizabeth Catharina Bücher was born on 14 Jul 1747 in Wahlbach, Siegen, Westphalia, Prussia, DEU 6 and was christened on 21 Jul 1747 in Burbach, Siegen-Wittgenstein, Nordrhein-Westfalen, DEU 6.)


  Marriage Notes:

The marriage book of Rev. John Samuel Schwerdfeger at Trinity Lutheran Church in New Holland contains this record: "Beck, Hans Peter, son of Peter, and Bücher, Elisabeth, daughter of Engel, from Brecknock, were married in the Muddy Creek Church. Sermon John 2:1." 1

Sources


1 Trinity Lutheran Church, New Holland, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania (Note: Some very early records that appear in this church register were from Muddy Creek Lutheran Church in Brecknock Township, before the congregation moved to New Holland.), Page 237.

2 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, Church Marriages, 1682-1976, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2WF-1QS6 Hans Peter Beck and Elisabeth Bucher, 21 Jan 1766; citing New Holland, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, various churches and archives, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 1,305,845.

3 1790 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Brecknock Township, Series: M637 Roll: 8 Page: 132.

4 Gary T. Hawbaker and Clyde L. Groff, A New Index, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania before the Federal Census: Volume 5, Index to the 1770 Tax Records (1989), Page 9.

5 1820 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Brecknock Township, Series: M33 Roll: 106 Page: 13.

6 Uwe Porten, Genealogist, "Bücher Family Research Project" (Uwe Porten Professional Research, 5541 Bingen am Rhein, Germany; 2 Oct 2019. Bücher Family Research Project commissioned by Jonathan Scott Beacher, searchtrees@gmail.com, email for a free copy.), Page 25.



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