Peter was the son of HS Becker and Anna Gertrud Cremer. He and his seven siblings came with their parents to the USA in 1842. Their family is documented on their Permission to Emigrate papers, including each one's name and age. Her father HS Becker was one of the first members of Immaculate Conception Church in Arnold,
Records written in the old German script were obtained in Salt Lake City at the LDS library. These were translated and copied, allowing us to have the names of parents and in many cases grandparents, as well.
Kruell, Wilhelm Friedrich. Letter: Beckers in Huelcrath. Trills 32 D 40699 Erkrath.
Baptism Record, Germany, Neuss Birth and Baptisms in Neukirchen, Germany
Emigration Permits, Dusseldorf Emigration letter for permission for Becker family to leave Germany. Includes names of parents and children.
1850 United States Federal Census Year: 1850; Census Place: District 42, Jefferson, Missouri; Roll: M432_402; Page: 440A; Image: 432
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Peter by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Peter: