Bäcker / Becker (Kind)

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Бекеръ (Kind)
Becker (Kind)
Bäcker (Kind)
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Johann Becker, a farmer, and his wife Friederika arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

Johann Bäcker, a farmer, and his wife Friederika are recorded on a list of Beauregard Recruits attached to the 1767 census in Household No. 138.

In 1783, Johannes Becker and his family moved from Kind to Schulz.

Johannes Becker from Kind and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Schulz in Household No. Sz07.

Michael Becker, son of Johannes Becker, and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Schulz in Household No. 42.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Becker came from the German region of Pfalz. The 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Strom in the Pfalz region.


- 1834 Schulz Census (Household No. 42).
- 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): Sz07, Mv1291.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 376.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5514.

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