Emanuel BECK Herbert BECK Lena BECK Rose BECK Sadie BECK Morris BECK Lowi BECK Unknown BECK Feigel BECK Breindel BECK Jennie Gertrude BECK Unknown BECK Anna BLODEK Mini tree diagram
Joseph Beck2

Joseph Beck2

Joseph Ralph BECK4

also known as Rafael BECK8,3

14th Apr 18771,2,3 - 14th Jan 19385,6

Life History

14th Apr 1877

Born in Krakow, Austria.1,2,3

According to the 1880 Krakow census, Joseph was born in 1876.

26th Jun 1888

Immigrated to NY, NY, NY, USA.4,2

1st Aug 1900

Naturalized in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of NY, Brooklyn, Kings, NY, USA.2

14th Jan 1938

Died in Mount Sinai Hospital, 1 East 100th St, NY, NY, NY, USA.5,6

16th Jan 1938

Buried in Washington Cemetery, 5400 Bay Parkway (corner McDonald Ave), Brooklyn, Kings, NY, USA.7

Beck, Rapaport & Shapiro Plot, Cemetery 1, Range 6- Plot #250 & 251


  • According to the 1900 Census, Joe was a bookkeeper.  That census shows his month of birth as May 1877.

    According to the 1910 Census, Joe was living with his sister and brother-in-law, Sadie and William Troper.  His occupation is shown as pharmacist in a drug store.  Nona Troper Shafran also said that Joe was a druggist.

    According to his naturalization papers, Joe was a clerk.4,2,9


  • 1. Dan Hirshberg's Kracow Website, Url: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~dan/genealogy/Krakow/
    • Bloder/Blodek familes, 1877 #287
  • 2. Joseph Beck, Naturalization Papers, Jurisdiction: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Record Number: Petition No. Vol. 22, Page 62
    • 1 Aug 1900
  • 3. 1880 Census, Krakow, Census Type: Krakow, Place: City of Krakow, Url: http://szukajwarchiwach.pl/29/87/0/str/1/100?ps=True#tabJednostki
    • LDS, 1880
  • 4. 1900 Federal Census, Census Type: U.S. Census, Place: United States
    • National Archives, 1900
  • 5. New York City Death Index, Url: http://www.italiangen.org/NYCDeath.stm
    • Italian Genealogy Group
    • Manhattan, Cert. No. 1153
  • 6. Joseph Beck, Death Certificate, Record Type: Death Certificate, Name Of Person: Joseph Beck, File No: Manhattan Certificate No. 1153
    • 15 Jan 1938
  • 7. Emails dated 9-06 through -- from Karyn Michaels, Recipient: Paul Auerbach, Author's Addr: ty0708aol.com
    • Various, 9-06 through --
  • 8. Dan Hirshberg's Kracow Website, Url: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~dan/genealogy/Krakow/
    • Bloder/Blodek families
  • 9. 1910 Federal Census, Census Type: Federal
    • National Archives Records Association, 1930

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