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Jakob Becker [sic], a farmer, his wife Katharina, and son Michael settled in the Volga German colony of Kamenka on 6 July 1765. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 12 along with newborn son Bonaventure (age ¾-year).

In 1797, Johannes Beckerle moved from Kamenka to Göbel.

The 1767 census records that Jakob Becker [sic] came from the German village of Worms in the Kurmainz region.


- 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): Gb19, Km037, Mv1125.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 218.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies