John Becker

John Frederick Becker (1861 - 1924)

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John Frederick Becker
Born in West Cairo Village, Allen, Ohiomap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 26 Feb 1890 in Miami, Indianamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Auglaize Township, Allen, Ohio, United Statesmap
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John Fredrick Becker was born 13 Jan 1861 in West Cairo, Ohio to John Becker and Mary Rauch, both from Germany. He died 02 Dec 1924 in Auglaize, Ohio from injuries suffered when he fell from a hay wagon. [1]

When John was just 2 years old his mother passed away as a result of the birth of George, his only brother. His father John was racing home at the time, was hit by a train and later succumbed of his injuries. John was left as an orphan with 6 living sisters. Where he grew up is a total mystery to the family. All of the sisters have been found in the 1870 census, and John is not living with any of them. He may be living with the Russle family in 1870, but, the connection has not been found[2]


26 FEB 1890
Miami, Indiana[3]


  1. "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 August 2019), John Fredrick Becker, 02 Dec 1924; citing Huglaze, Allen, Ohio, reference fn 63644; FHL microfilm 1,992,608.
  2. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 June 2019), John Baker in entry for Charles Russle, 1870.
  3. "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 December 2017), John F Becker and Etta A Schlott, 26 Feb 1890; citing Miami, Indiana, United States, Marriage Registration, Indiana Commission on Public Records, Indianapolis; FHL microfilm 007578403.
  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 October 2019), John F Becker, Jackson Township Converse town, Miami, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 100, sheet 17B, family 425, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,393.
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 October 2019), John F Becker, Pleasant, Putnam, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 81, sheet 5A, family 86, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1226; FHL microfilm 1,375,239.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 October 2019), John Becker, Monroe, Allen, Ohio, United States; citing ED 13, sheet 8B, line 99, family 194, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1344; FHL microfilm 1,821,344.


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