Carrie Beckman carried pioneer spirit into modern times
Sisters Carrie and Bessie Beckman worshipped at St. Peter's German Lutheran Church, shown here in February 1963. The church, located on the northeast corner of Church and Locust streets, was known for its beautiful stained glass windows, and later was destroyed in a fire. (Photo courtesy of Ralph Lea)
Posted: Friday, February 17, 2006 10:00 pm
Long before equality of the sexes became a catch phrase, Lodi's
Carrie Beckman showed that a woman could do a man's work.
On New Year's Day 1891, a baby girl was born on a bed in ranch
home south of Lodi. She was Fred and Louise (Bohne) Beckman's first
child. They named her Carrie.
Friday, February 17, 2006 10:00 pm.