Bäcker / Becker (Stephan-2)*

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Bäcker (Stephan-2)*
Becker (Stephan-2)*
Бекеръ (Stephan-2)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Konrad Bäcker, a farmer, his wife Anna Kunigunda, and son Johann Georg (age 2-weeks) are recorded on the 1767 census of Stephan in Household No. 5. They had settled there on 24 August 1767.

Widow Anna Kunigunda Bäcker is recorded on the 1798 census of Stephan in Household No. Sp20.

The 1767 census records that Johann Konrad Bäcker came from the German village of Wohnfeld.

The death of Konrad Bäcker in 1818 is recorded on the 1834 census of Stephan in Household No. 54.

There are no known surviving male lines of this Bäcker family among the Volga German colonies.


- 1834 Stephan Census (Household No. 54).
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Sp20.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 222.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies