Bäcker / Becker (Susannental)

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Bäcker (Susannental)
Becker (Susannental)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

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.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 264.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3899.

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