Bäcker / Becker (Mariental)

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Becker (Mariental)
Бекеръ (Mariental)
Bäcker (Mariental)
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Jakob Becker, a farmer, his wife Maria Anna, and children (Maria Anna, age 12; Franz, age 10; Bartholomae, age 8; Elisabeth, age 4; Margaretha, age 1) are recorded on the 1767 census of Mariental in Household No. 14. They had settled in Mariental on 16 June 1766.

Franz Becker and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Mariental in Household No. Mt63.

The 1767 census records that Jakob Becker came from the German village of Brüssel.


- 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): Mt63.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 98.

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