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Marinus (Rennie) Bek

Male 1896 - 1948  (51 years)


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  • Name Marinus (Rennie) Bek 
    Born 19 March 1896  Grand Rapids Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 January 1948  Grand Rapids Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Rennie participated (Army?) in World War I. At the time of his marriage, his father is listed as Lawrence Bek, born in Heingesand, Holland and his mother as Cornelia DeVellan, born India Oriental. Rennie was a typewriter repairman. He worked for Underwood Typewriter( 1919-21), J.A. Thompson (1921-25), Underwood (1925-35), Richardson Typewriter (1935-48). He was an alcoholic.

      Residences:
      1919-20 1403 Alpine NW
      1920 633 Sheldon SE
      1921-22 308 Prospect SE
      1923-27 848 Sheldon SE
      1927-31 751 Griggs SE
      1931-35 633 Sheldon SE
      1935 Wife Edith stays on at 633 Sheldon, but Rennie moves out.
      1935 115 Crescent
      1936-39 143 Carlton
      1939 - ? 22 Mayfield NE
      1944-45 Grand Ave.
    Person ID I117  Moore-Bek
    Last Modified 4 September 2016 

    Father Lawrence Bek,   b. 15 January 1845, Heinkenszand, Zeeland Prov., Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1922, Grand Rapids, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Cornelia Rosalia DeWilligen,   b. 28 April 1862, Monterado, Borneo, Indonesia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 August 1935, Grand Rapids, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 17 November 1885  Grand Rapids, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F99  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Martha Edith McHugh 
    Married 20 August 1919  Grand Rapids—St. Alphonsus Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Phillip Bek
     2. Thomas Bek
    Family ID F108  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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