John Beck

First Generation

1. John Beck was born in 1600. He died in 1665 in Mullaghbrack, Barony of O'Niel, Armagh, Ireland. He was buried in Mullaghbrack, Graveyard, Armagh, Ireland.

Around the time of the Plantation of Ulster with Protestant
settlers. A John Beck and his brother Adam came out to Ireland
Believed to be 1600. He is credited with two children: Adam
born about 1648 in Mallabrack Ireland Married to Margaret &
John born about 1650 in Mallabrack Spouse Elizabeth Strettell
married 4/11/1698 at Lucean Quaker Meeting House.
Died 3/7/1718 at Anncloy
Ballinderry, Quaker Graveyard?, Lisburn, Antrim.

Mullaghbrack is a parish in Armagh in the Barony of Fews
John's Brother Adam had two Childern, Adam And John and they lived in Cransha
Barony of Great Ardes. This was the start of the Beck's family in Ireland.
Tradition has it that two or three brothers one who died
after arrival in Ulster, came with English troops in the late
sixteenth century. Were these our Ancesters John and Adam, Adam died and
John looked over his childern. Adam stayed on at Gransha, and John shifted to
In the Muster roll of 1630 includes the names of John and Adam Beck of Gransha
Barony of Great Ardes and John Beck of O'Neils.

It is thought that John was one of the Orginal Brothers

He had the following children:

+ 2 M i Adam Beck Farmer was born in 1646. He died in 1725.
+ 3 M ii John Beck Merchant Lisburn was born about 1650. He died in 1722.

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