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John Allison BECKWITH, Jr.

Male 1892 - 1924  (32 years)


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  • Name John Allison BECKWITH 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 29 Jun 1892  Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Aug 1924  Siskiyou Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • World War 1 Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Record:
      Name: John Allison Beckwith Jr.
      2757 Telegraph Ave.
      City: Oakland
      County: Alameda
      State: California
      Birthplace: California
      Birth Date: 29 Jun 1892
      Race: Caucasian
      Occupation: Transportation Insurance
      Employed by: Great Northern Pac. S.S.C
      1130 Bdwy, Oakland, Calif.
      Single
      June 5, 1917

      From The Oakland Tribune (Oakland, California)
      September 3, 1924 (Wednesday)

      "HUNTER, SLAIN BY OWN GUN, BURIED FROM HOME HERE

      Interment of J. A. Beckwith, Jr., Made in Mountain View Cemetery.

      The funeral for John Alison Beckwith Jr., who was killed by the accidental discharge of his rifle while on a hunting trip Sunday, was held today. The service was read by R. C. H. Martin, reader for the First Church of Christ Scientist. Interment was in Mountain View cemetery.

      Beckwith was a son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Beckwith of 2757 Telegraph avenue. He was born in Oakland 32 years ago and was a graduate of Oakland high school. He was with his father in the insurance brokerage business. He was a member of the Masons and the Elks.

      Beckwith is survived by his wife and his 13-months-old son, Frederick, his father and mother, a brother, Spencer Beckwith, and two sisters, Mrs. Delger Trowbridge of Piedmont and Mrs. James Moorhead of Marysville

      Death occurred when Beckwith slipped on a ledge in the wilds of Trinity county, falling and discharging his rifle. The bullet passed through his head, killing him instantly. Beckwith was on a hunting trip with Harley Carter, San Francisco furniture man."
    Person ID I1817  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2015 

    Father John Allison BECKWITH,   b. May 1863, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1937, Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Mother Sarah Lois “Salo” LOWELL,   b. 23 Feb 1862, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1945, Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 3 Nov 1886  Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth CARRICK,   b. 14 Apr 1896, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1953, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Children 
     1. Frederick Carrick BECKWITH,   b. 6 Aug 1923, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1961, Davis, Yolo, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F6341  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jun 1892 - Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Aug 1924 - Siskiyou Co., California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Alameda, California, USA Link to Google Earth
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