Bäcker / Becker (Wittmann)

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

Widower Johann[es] Becker, a weaver (Weber), is recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Beauregard in Household No. 74 along with a note that he relocated to the colony of Wittmann in 1768.

The 1798 census records that Anton Becker, son of Johannes, is working in Katharinenstadt.

The 1767 census records that Johann[es] Becker came from the German village of Bissersheim.


- 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): Wm41.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 212.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies