Bäcker / Becker (Walter-2)
There are four different Becker families who settled originally in the Volga German colony of Walter.
One was Konrad Becker who arrived in Walter on 10 September 1767 and is recorded on the 1767 Census of Walter living in Household No. 90 with his uncle Philipp Stang.
Konrad Becker and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Walter in Household No. Wt062.
The death of Konrad Becker in 1818 is recorded on the 1834 census of Walter in Household No. 53.
The 1767 census of Walter records that Konrad Becher [sic] came from the German village of Lautern in the region of Hessen-Darmstadt.
- 1834 Walter Census (Household No. 53).
- 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): Wt062.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #669.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Nordost-Institut, 2008): 315.