Martin Bäcker, a farmer, his wife Anna, and children (Katharina, age 20; Martin, age 17½; Anna, age 13) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard the galliot Anna Katharina under the command of Skipper Johann Joachim Janson.
Martinus Bäcker, a farmer, his wife Katharina, and children (Martinus, age 18; Anna, age 14) are recorded on the 1767 census of Susannental in Household No. 25. They had settled there on 3 August 1767.
The 1767 census records that Martinus Bäcker came from the German village of Fauerbach.