Bäcker / Becker (Preuss-5)

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Becker (Preuss-5)
Bäcker (Preuss-5)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Peter Bäcker, a farmer, and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Preuss on 1 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 92.

The 1767 census records that Peter Bäcker came from the German village of Ransbach in Kurtrier.

Sources: 

- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Ps37.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 3 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2005): 429.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies