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Rev. Johann BECKER

Male 1838 - 1895  (56 years)


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  • Name Johann BECKER 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 4 May 1838  Franzthal, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 12 May 1858  Rudnerweide, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    History Taught 13 years in Waldheim before immigrating. He was a member of the Rudnerweide Church in Russia. He immigrated from Rudnerwiede, Molotschna, bound for Mountain Lake, Minnesota, per the Bremen departure lists. Mountain Lake 1877 p. 81: Attest from Rudnerweide; "1883 den 21 November zum Prediger berufen, hat dass schon angetretten."
    Ordained 23 Dec 1883 Mountain Lake, Minnesota area. See "Bartel" family history in "Seventy Five Years At Aberdeen" for a record of Johann and Aganetha's journey from Rudnerweide to Mountain Lake, Minnesota and finally to Aberdeen, Idaho in 1909. 
    Immigration 2 Jul 1878  Strassburg; New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation Minister 
    Reference Number 018jo 
    Died 27 Jan 1895  Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 31 Jan 1895  Cornerstone Bible Church Cemetery, Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I16205  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2014 

    Father Johann Jacob BECKER,   b. 30 Apr 1813, Deutsch Konopat, Amt Schwetz, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1891, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Maria JANZEN,   b. 11 Aug 1810, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1878  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 4 Jul 1837  Rudnerweide, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F21483  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Aganetha NICKEL,   b. 12 Aug 1846, Rudnerweide, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1905, Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1864  Rudnerweide, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Aganetha BECKER,   b. 9 Dec 1865, Rudnerweide, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1930  (Age 64 years)
     2. Maria BECKER,   b. 1 Jul 1867, Pastwa, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1943  (Age 75 years)
     3. Helena BECKER,   b. 29 Apr 1869, Pastwa, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1942, Avon, Bon Homme, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. John J. BECKER,   b. 25 Aug 1870, Pastwa, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1956  (Age 86 years)
     5. David J. BECKER,   b. 5 Jan 1872, Pastwa, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1962  (Age 90 years)
     6. Jacob A. BECKER,   b. 24 Jul 1873, Pastwa, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1962  (Age 88 years)
     7. Abraham J. BECKER,   b. 17 Oct 1875, Rudnerweide, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1961  (Age 85 years)
    +8. Peter J. BECKER,   b. 17 May 1877, Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1964, Aberdeen, Bingham, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +9. Anna BECKER,   b. 15 Feb 1880, Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1944, Lustre, Valley, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     10. Sara BECKER,   b. 1 Feb 1882, Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1964  (Age 82 years)
    +11. Katharina BECKER,   b. 21 Feb 1884, Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1915, Aberdeen, Bingham, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
    +12. Susanna BECKER,   b. 28 Feb 1886, Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1979, Wolf Point, Roosevelt, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     13. Heinrich J. BECKER,   b. 5 Jun 1889, Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    Ships
    S.S. Strassburg-1872
    S.S. Strassburg-1872
    The steamship STRASSBURG was built for Norddeutscher Lloyd by Caird & Co, Greenock (yard #166), and was launched on 24 May 1872. 3,025 tons; 107,06 x 11,89 meters (length x breadth); straight stem (first Norddeutscher Lloyd high-seas vessel so built), 1 funnel, 2 masts; iron construction, screw propulsion, twin single-expansion engine, service speed 11 knots; accommodation for 60 passengers in 1st class, 120 in 2nd class, and 889 to 900 in steerage; crew of 70 to 100. The STRASSBURG was the "name ship" of the 13 vessels of Norddeutscher Lloyd's Strassburg Class of passenger vessels, and was built for the Line's New Orleans service. 3 September 1872, maiden voyage, Bremen - Southampton - New York. 16 October 1872, first voyage, Bremen - Havre - New Orleans. 1874, given new boilers and compound engine, service speed 12 knots. Made one voyage to Hankau for a cargo of tea, being the first German steamship through the Suez Canal. 16 February 1881, first voyage, Bremen-Baltimore. 11 November 1881, first voyage, Bremen-South America. 1883-1896, primarily to South America. 1885, refitted in Bremerhaven. 2 August 1893, last voyage, Bremen-New York (12 roundtrip voyages). 25 January 1896, last voyage, Bremen-South America. August 1896, sold to Tardi & Co, Genoa, for scrapping. 1897, scrapped at Genoa.
    Family ID F11667  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Jan 1895 - Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Becker, Johann-1838 (HS)1
    Becker, Johann-1838 (HS)1
    Becker, Johann-1838 (HS)4
    Becker, Johann-1838 (HS)4
    Becker, Johann-1838 (HS)3
    Becker, Johann-1838 (HS)3
    Becker, Johann-1838 (HS)2
    Becker, Johann-1838 (HS)2

  • Sources 
    1. [S137] Kirchenbuch der Mennoniten Gemeinde zu Mountain Lake, Cottonwood County, Minnesota, translated by Adeline Friesen in 1996, Pg. 81.

    2. [S173] Die Mennonitische Rundschau, (Published in Elkhart, Indiana 1880-1908; Scottsdale, Pennsylvania 1908-1923; Winnipeg, Manitoba 1923-2007), 19 Mar 1930, Pg. 12.

    3. [S112] Migration From the Russian Empire, Lists of Passengers Arriving at the Port of New York, (published by the Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1995), Pg. 135.