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Leroy Louis Beckwith

Male 1910 - 1968


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  • Born  28 Oct 1910  Omaha, Douglas Co, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1 Oct 1968  Diamondville, Lincoln Co, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Basin, Big Horn Co, Wyoming, USA, -Mount View Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I3677  Clarkson
    Last Modified  11 Apr 2019 

    Father  Albert James "AJ" Beckwith,   b. 1873, Waynetown, Montgomery Co, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Cora Russell,   b. 25 Nov 1888, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1919, Omaha, Douglas Co, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 Aug 1905  Columbus, Platte Co, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1406  Group Sheet

    Family  Dorothea Lucilla "Dorothy" Johnson,   b. 5 Jul 1912, Basin, Big Horn Co, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 2002 
    Married  28 Mar 1933  Billings, Yellowstone Co, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Leroy Owen Beckwith,   b. 22 Jan 1934, Basin, Big Horn Co, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 2013, Laurel, Yellowstone Co, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1404  Group Sheet

  • External Links
    Beckwith, Leroy Louis
    Beckwith, Leroy Louis
    LeRoy Louis Beckwith Memorial at Find A Grave

  • Notes 
    • 1910 Census of Howell county Missouri; Goldsberry
      Curtiss C Wright; 58, Illinois
      Amanda J Wright; 54, Illinois
      several children
      Albert J Beckwith; 37 (1873); boarder
      Cora Beckwith; 22 (1888) Nebraska
      Leona May Beckwith; 4 (1906) Nebraska
      Ruth L Beckwith; 2 (1908) Nebraska

      note - Cora Russell Beckwith Armour died in 1919, and in 1920 Lewis Beckwith, age 9, is living with his step-father, Mike (Mitchell) Armour.

      1920 Census of Douglas county Nebraska; Omaha
      Mike Armor; 36, Illinois
      Goldie Armor; 4 (1916) Nebraska; daughter
      Lewis Armor; 9 (1911) Nebraska; son; [Lewis Beckwith]

      Louis Leroy Beckwith (single) age 21; married Dorothy Lucille Borner (widow) age 20; 28 Mar 1933; at Billings, Yellowstone county Montana; groom was born in Omaha Nebraska, son of Alfred L [Albert J] Beckwith and Cora Russell; bride was born in Basin Wyoming, daughter of Owen E Johnson and Frances E Boles.
      [source] Montana County Marriages; familysearch database.

      1940 Census of Big Horn county Wyoming; Basin
      Lewis L Beckwith; 30 (1910) Nebraska
      Dorothea L Beckwith; 27 (1913) Wyoming
      Leroy Beckwith; 6 (1934) Wyoming
      Edna Beckwith; 3 (1937) Wyoming
      Sybil Beckwith; 1 (1939) Wyoming

      Leroy Louis Beckwith
      Birth - 28 Oct 1907; Omaha, Nebraska, USA
      Residence - Basin, Big Horn, Wyoming, USA
      Employer - Lew E Johnson
      Weight - 182
      Complexion - Light
      Eye Color - Blue
      Hair Color - Brown
      Height - 5 10
      Next of Kin - Lew E Johnson (brother-in-law)
      [source] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.

      Leroy Beckwith
      Birth Date - 28 Oct 1907
      Death Date - 30 Sep 1968
      Branch - NAVY
      Enlistment Date - 10 Jun 1943
      Release Date - 29 Jan 1946
      [source] U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; ancestry database.

      Records vary in presenting name and birth date for Leroy Louis Beckwith:
      1910 Census - No Lewis or Leroy Beckwith appears with family
      1920 Census - Lewis Armor, born about 1911 (age 9)
      1933 Marriage Record - Louis Leroy Beckwith, born about 1912
      1940 Census - Lewis L Beckwith, born 1910 (age 30)
      1945 Draft Record - Leroy Louis Beckwith, born 28 Oct 1907
      1968 Social Security Death Notice - LeRoy Beckwith, born 28 Oct 1910
      1968 Burial Record - LeRoy Louis Beckwith, born 28 Oct 1907

      Notes for Leroy Louis Beckwith; compiled by Pamela Hutchison Garrett, 2019; for Family Stories at pamgarrett.com.