Hector Beeken was a grocer and tea dealer in Worcestershire, England as was his father before him. His grandfather, Thomas, was a linen draper.
Son of Hector Beeken, Sr. and Sarah Weaver, he moved to Ohio with his first wife, Catherine Lloyd and daughter, Jane, about 1835.
After having three more children and divorcing Catherine he married his housekeeper, Sarah Ann LILES, in 1858.
Hector and Sarah had a farm in Erie County, a hop and skip south of Sandusky, and nine children.
In the next generation there were three Beeken-HARRIS marriages.
..Hector Beeken, Sr. & Sarah Weaver
- Eliza Beeken
- Ann Beeken & Anthony Hill
- Sarah Beeken & Richard Baylis
- Hector Eugene Beeken & Catherine Lloyd & Sarah Ann LILES /Obituaries
- Mary Ann Beeken & John Southan
- Maria Louisa Beeken