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Eva Margaretha (Becker) Bürkheim (abt. 1787)

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Eva Margaretha (Margaretha) Bürkheim formerly Becker
Born about in Grimm, Saratov, Russiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified 3 Sep 2019 | Created 8 Jun 2016
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Volga German
Margaretha (Becker) Bürkheim is a Volga German.
Margaretha (Becker) Bürkheim has German Roots.

Family #50 in the 1798 Grimm census.
Family #25 in the 1834 Grimm census.

1798 Grimm Census [1]

Family # 50
Head of the Household Johannes Becker, age 42
Wife Elisabeth Streb Becker, age 27, from Dobrinka, second wife
Child #1 Johann Nikolaus Becker, age 3 months
Children from deceased wife
Child #2 Johann Gottlieb Becker, age 13
Child #3 Johann Kaspar Becker, age 9
Child #4 Johann Konrad Becker, age 7
Child #5 Anna Margaretha Becker, age 15
Child #6 Eva Margaretha Becker, age 11
Child #7 Katharina Becker, age 6
Mother-in-Law Margaretha Schröder, age 67, widow, deceased wife's mother

By 1834, Eva Margaretha's husband Michael was the de facto head of the household after his two older brothers and three younger brothers moved to different households. That said, Michael also died in 1824, and the dates that his brothers left household #25 are not stated. What is clear is that by the time the 1834 census was taken, Michael's widow Eva Margaretha was the de facto head of the household.

1834 Grimm Census [2]

Family # 25
Head of the Household Georg Martin Bürkehim, age 35 in 1816, to household #275
Child #1 Johann Philipp Bürkheim, age 2 in 1816, to household #275
Brother #1 Johann Martin Bürkheim, age 32 in 1816, to household #22
Child #2 Johannes Bürkheim, age 3 in 1816, to household #22
Brother #2 Johann Michael Bürkheim, age 28 in 1816, deceased 1824
Wife of Brother #2 [Eva] Margaretha Bürkehim, age 47
Child #3 Christian Bürkheim, age 22
Wife of Child #3 Susanna Bürkheim, age 20
Grandchild #1 Johann Friedrich Bürkheim, age 3 months
Child #4 Johann Peter Bürkheim, age 19
Child #5 Katharina Elisabeth Bürkheim, age 17
Child #6 Johann Philipp Bürkheim, age 15
Child #7 Michael Bürkheim, age 14
Child #8 Georg Jakob Bürkheim, age 11
Brother #3 Johann Philipp Bürkheim, age 25 in 1816, to household #92
Child #9 Johann Michael Bürkheim, age 1 year 6 months in 1816, to household #92
Brother #4 Christian Bürkheim, age 23 in 1816, to Schwab in 1831
Brother #5 Johannes Bürkheim, age 22 in 1816, to household #307


  1. The 1775 and 1798 Census of the German Colony on the Volga, Lesnoy Karamysh, also known as Grimm; Published by the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA; Published date: 1995; family #50 in the 1798 Grimm census, Johannes Becker family.
  2. 1834 Census of Grimm in the District of Saratov, Russia, dated 2 February 1835; Translated by Brent Mai, Concordia University, Portland, Oregon; Published by Dynasty Publishing, Beaverton, OR, USA; Published 2011; page 9, family #25, Georg Martin Bürkheim family.

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