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Henry Becker is a Volga German.
Henry Becker has German Roots.
Henry Becker was born 24 Feb 1874 at Erlenbach, Saratova, Russia, to parents Nikolaus Heinrich Becker and Katharina Schmidt Becker.
He married his first wife, name unknown, in Erlenbach, Russia, where two sons were born.
Henry born 1901 Russia, d. unknown in Canada
Gottfried born 3 Dec 1903 at Unterdorf, Russia, died 6 July 1967 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Henry's second marriage was to Elisabeth Wiedeman 5 July 1909 at Unterdorf, Russia. Elisabeth was born 16 Apr 1888 at Unterdorf, Russia, and died 7 Mar 1971 at Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Henry and Elisabeth had 11 children.
Children with Elisabeth Wiedeman
Katherine Becker, born 16 Sep 1910, Erlenbach, Volga, Russia; died -8 Mar 1985, Farmington, San Juan, New Mexico
Amalie Becker, born 03 Feb 1913, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canad, died 20 May 1992, Gering, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska
David "Dave" Becker, born 14 Apr 1915, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, died,07 Oct 1895, Sacramento, Sacramento, California
Alexander Becker born 14 May 1917, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, died 30 Mar 1975, Sacramento, Sacramento, California
Victor Becker, born 18 Aug 1919, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, died 01 May 1995, San Andreas, Calaveras, California
Pauline Becker, born 07 April 1921, Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, died 24 Jun 2007, Orland, Glenn, California
Friedrich "Fred" Becker, born 02 Apr 1923, Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, died 25 February 2002, Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon
Martha Becker, born 02 Apr 1923, Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, died 02 Jan 1944, Lyman, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska
Frieda Aldina Becker, born 09 May 1925, Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, died 28 Jan 1995, Sacramento, Sacramento, California
Edward Becker, born 13 June 1927, Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, died 03 Jan 1931, Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska
Albert Becker, born 25 Feb 1930, Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, died 10 Apr 1981, Torrington, Goshen, Wyoming
According to grandson Heide Becker, Heinrich Becker immigrated to Canada around 1912, living in Winnipeg for about 7 years. He then immigrated to the United States in 1920, settling in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.
Home in 1930: Scotts Bluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska
Map of Home: View Map
Street address: East 8th Street
Ward of City: Second
House Number in Cities or Towns: 908
Dwelling Number: 323
Family Number: 346
Radio Set: No
Lives on Farm: No
Age at First Marriage: 36
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Russia
Mother's Birthplace: Russia
Language Spoken: German
Immigration Year: 1921
Able to Speak English: No
Occupation: Beet Laborer
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker
Household Members: Name Age
Henry Becker 56
Elisabeth Becker 42
David Becker 15
Alex Becker 13
Victor Becker 10
Paulina Becker 9
Fred Becker 7
Martha Becker 7
Frieda Becker 5
Edward Becker 3
Albert Becker 0
Heinrich Becker is mentioned in the obituary for his daughter Martha Becker Rohn, along with the names of his wife and several children. According to descendant Heide Becker, Heinrich and his second wife Elisabeth had 11 children.
Event Place Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States of America
Photograph Included Y
Birth Date 24 Feb 1874
Death Date 13 Feb 1960
Affiliate Record Identifier 50419248
Cemetery Fairview Cemetery
1930 United States Federal Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Scotts Bluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska; Roll: 1293; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 0025; Image: 375.0; FHL microfilm: 2341028. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. See: http://ancstry.me/2tOwm7D.
"United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVS3-KKMW : 31 July 2014), Henry Becker in entry for Mrs Martha Becker Rohn, 02 Jan 1994; citing Obituary, in "Star-Tribune"; American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln.