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Wilhelm Becker (1826 - 1870)

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Wilhelm (William) Becker aka Baker
Born in Niederklein, Stadtallendorf, Marburg-Biedenkopf, Hessen, Germanymap
Husband of — married 16 Nov 1851 in Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 25 Feb 2020 | Created 7 Sep 2019 | Last significant change: 25 Feb 2020
02:00: Steve Archuleta edited the Biography for Wilhelm Becker (1826-1870). [Thank Steve for this]
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William Becker has German Roots.
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William Becker migrated from Germany to USA.
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Wilhelm Becker was born in Niederklein, Germany in 1826. He immigrated to the USA in 185. He was one of three brothers to immigrate to America (John George Becker and Joseph Peter Becker). All three were stone masons by profession.

USA Census records indicate that his wife Mary was also born in Germany. Wilhelm was also known as William Becker and William Baker.

William passed away in 1870, he was Buried In: Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States


  • Wilhelm Becker/Baker Profile Page on the Family Search Genealogy Website. ID # LD5F-SFB.

  • Wilhem Becker. Record of emmigration from German Port of Bremen to USA, May 2, 1851. Genealogy Profile Page. gedbas German genealogy data base,

  • Wilhelm Becker Immigration Record. 1851. Ellis Island, New York

Record. Immigration ship the "Minna" From Bremen, Germany.

  • William Baker. United States Census, 1860. Age 34, with Wife Mary and three Children. City of Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland. Citation

"United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2017), William Baker, 1860.

  • Wm Baker.United States Census, 1870. Age 43 Wife Mary and six children. Citation

"United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 July 2019), Wm Baker, 1870.

DEATH 21 Dec 1870 (aged 43–44) Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland, USA BURIAL Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland, USA

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