On Tuesday, May 30, 1922, Magdalena Beck (nee Diebold), widow of Peter Beck, aged 90 years. Funeral on Thursday, June 1, at 9:30 am from the residence of her daughter Mrs. Anna Markmeyer, 3526 California Avenue, Northside. Requiem high mass at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Northside. Members of St. Mary's Ladies' Conference, Third Order of St. Francis, and friends of the family invited.
-------------- NOTE: Magdalena was the last child of Francois Joseph Diebold and Barbe Koehl from Riedseltz, Alsace. She was born, according to Vital Records at the Pennsylvania Department of Health, October 15, 1831. Her baptismal record from St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Strip District, Pittsburgh, states she was born in the Sligo section of Pittsburgh (Lower St. Clair Township) on September 26, 1831 and baptized September 27, 1831. Magdalena's baptismal sponsors werre Matthew Shechler and Magdalena Hart. Magdalena and her husband Peter Beck, along with their son Alexander, are buried in North Side Catholic Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA. ------------- Source: The Pittsburgh Press, May 31, 1922 Submitted by: "Mary Lou Green" E-Mail: ml@CAPA.NET
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