Bäcker / Becker (Beideck)

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Becker (Beideck)
Бехеръ (Beideck)
Baker (Beideck)
Bäcker (Beideck)
Бекеръ (Beideck)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Kaspar Becker, a wheelwright, his wife Anna Katharina, and children (Johann Konrad, age 12; Anna Helena, age 8; Johann Kaspar, age 4) arrived from Lübeck at the port in Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the Swjatoy Pawel under the command of midshipman Fyodor Sornev.

Kaspar Becker, his wife Anna Katharina, and children (Johann Konrad, age 18; Anna Helena, age 15; Johann Kaspar, age 13) are recorded on the 1775 census of Beideck in Household No. 65.

Konrad Becker and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Beideck in Household No. Bd51.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Kaspar Becker came from the German village of Angersbach.


- 1775 Beideck Census (Household No. 65).
- 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): Bd51.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2230.

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Brent Mai

Entry from the Oranienbaum passenger list recording the arrival in Russia of the Schnegelberger and Becker families.
Source: Brent Mai.

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies