Mary Eliza Beckon (1894-1968)

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Mary Eliza Beckon
Born: 14 Oct 1894 Toronto, Ontario
Died: 28 Sep 1968 Petoskey, Michigan
Siblings: Mary Eliza Beckon
Ray Beckon
Earl Beckon
Charles Beckon
Spouse: Richard D. Carpenter
Married: 20 Apr 1917 Emmet Co., Michigan
Children: Marie Carpenter
Spouse: Homer C. Griffin
Married: 24 Feb 1934 Emmet Co., Michigan


Petoskey News-Review, Friday, 28 Sep 1968:

Harbor Springs
Woman Dies

Services for Mrs. Mary Griffin, 73, of Harbor Springs, who died this morning at Little Traverse Hospital will be Monday at 2 p.m. from the Erwin Funeral Home. Rev. Phillip Howe, of Harbor Springs Methodist Church will officiate and burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery. She was born Mary Beckon in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 14, 1894 and came here as a small girl. She has always lived in this area.

Mrs. Griffin had been in ailing health for several years.

She married Richard Carpenter in 1918 and he died in 1933. She married Homer Griffin in 1935 and he preceeded her in death in 1949.

Mrs. Griffin is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Robert (Marie) Jensen, of Harbor Springs and one grandson; three brothers, Ray Beckon, of Lark's Lake, Earl Beckon of Cross Village and Charles Beckon, of Lansing.

Friends may call at the Erwin Funeral Parlor Sunday between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.


  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
CARPENTER, Richard D. & BECKON, Mary Eliza
Date of Marriage: 4/20/1917
Liber: 4
Folio: 44
  • Marriage variant: 1918 [Mary's obit]
  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
Date of Marriage: 2/24/1934
Liber: 4
Folio: 45
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
Date of Death: 9/28/1968
Liber: 1968
Folio: P205
Place of Death: Petoskey
Griffin, Mary (Beckon)(Carpenter)
Age: 73
Born: 10/14/1894
Died: 9/28/1968
Burial: 0/0/0000
Cemetery: Lakeview, Harbor Springs
Obituary: on file - PNR 09/28/1968