Bäcker / Becker (Walter-2)

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Becker (Walter-2)
Бекеръ (Walter-2)
Bäcker (Walter-2)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

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.

Jost Conrad Böcher from Queckborn & Eliesabetha Rühl from Villingen were married 27 May 1766 in the Lutheran Church of Büdingen.

Konrad Becker and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Walter in Household No. Wt062.


- 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.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies