Jake Beckley

Birth Name: Jacob Peter Beckley

Date of Birth: August 4, 1867

Place of Birth: Hannibal, Missouri, U.S.

Date of Death: June 25, 1918

Place of Death: Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.

Ethnicity: German

Jake Beckley was an American professional baseball player. He was a first baseman. He was nicknamed “Eagle Eye.”

Jake was the son of Rosine and Bernhard Beckley. His parents were German. He was married to Molly Murphy, until her death, and then to Georganna Rupp, until his death.

Jake’s maternal grandfather was Johannes Neth (the son of Johann Conrad Neth and Anna Barbara Mader).

Jake’s maternal grandmother was Anna Marie Hoch (the daughter of Hans Jakob Hoch and Agnes Wagner).

Source: Obituary of Jake Beckley – https://www.findagrave.com

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