Johannes was a son of Jan Juriaenszen Becker, born in the early 1660s, probably at Albany or Greenbush in New Netherland. The earliest record for him is that of his marriage in Albany on 17 December 1684. The source for the birth date of 3 June 1663 that appears in this profile is not known.
Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York, 1683–1809, Part 1, p. 21. 1684, Dec. 17. Johannes Bikker, y.m., and Anna Van der Zee, y.d., both l. at N.A.