Margarethe was born 1835 to parents Johann Adam Baecker (Becker) and Josepha Diehl Baecker in Camberg, Herzogtum Nassau, Deutscher Bund. This city is now known as Hessen, Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Hesse, Federal Republic of Germany. Her brother was Philip Baecker. Mother, Josepha Diehl Baecker died in 1840.
Her father married Adam Baecker married secondly the sister of Josepha, named Margarethe Diehl Feb 23, 1841 in Camberg, Limburg-Weilburg, Hessen, Germany. Sibs were born. The growing family with limited resources chose to immigrate to Texas. Society for Protection of German Immigrants in Texas (Verein zum Schutze deutscher Einwanderer in Texas)
This Margarethe immigrated with parents to Texas in 1836. Once in Texas, while father was in Austin, registering his land claim (which had been stolen), Margarethe's aunt (Adam's second wife) died in New Braunfels, Texas, USA.
When Adam returned, he learned of this, gathered the children and found a new place to build a farm, house, church in Pin Oak, Bastrop, Texas. Currently this is known as 21 miles NW of New Braunfels in the hills of western Comal Co., Texas.
Adam married Mary Mundac Becker later and more sibs were born. The new land was good to the family.
Margarethe married Anton Braden 1859 in Bernard Prairie, Colorado, Texas, USA. Nine children were born.
She passed away Oct 1, 1909 in Seguin, Guadalupe, Texas, USA.
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