Bäcker / Becker (Preuss-5)

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Becker (Preuss-5)
Bäcker (Preuss-5)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Peter Bäcker, a farmer, and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Preuss on 1 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 92.

The 1767 census records that Peter Bäcker came from the German village of Ransbach in Kurtrier.


- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Ps37.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 3 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2005): 429.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies