Contributions to the history of the Becker family

genealogie-beckerThe story begins with Jacob Becker of Beckers, the first pastor in Wahlscheid. His term lasted from 1565-1580. It follows Anthony Becker, Born on 29. June 1513 Meschede and chaplain at St.. Nicolai in Rostock.

Ferner Conrad Becker, which as Dr. of theology 1587 ministerii is called as Inspector in Hildesheim, where he 1588 died.

John Becker was to 1545 born in Lennep and is first pastor in Lennep and 1567 Chaplain in Elberfeld. 1585 him of Aldermen of food called as pastor. In association with Rector Philip Marsilius he fought against the advancing Reformed.

His son Melchior, Born to 1575-1581 in Lüttringhausen also was pastor, first in Lennep, then 1618-1624 in Dabringhausen, 1624 in Lippstadt.

Son born to Gottfried Becker 1600 was the father of the Danish line. Since 1631 He was married to Elisabeth Ehrenreich and after her death 1645 He married 1651 Margaretha Luther. Gottfried son was pharmacist and councilor in Odense. Son Herman (called Harm) was glassmakers, Glass Merchants, Citizen and businessman to Rostock, born 1601. Tochter Margaretha born vor 1605 in Lennep married Caspar Bach Glare.

As far as the first and second generations in brief. The entire family history was published with detailed family trees and can downloaded will. Author Eugene Becker, 1898




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