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Becker Family
 
Descendants of
Wilhelm Ernst & Wilhelmine Minnie (nee Hehner) Becker

By : Patricia Graf Kelly

 


 
Wilhelm Ernst Becker
  • Born : July 27, 1841 in Oppenwehe, Germany
  • Immigration : March 16, 1867
    on the ship "Union" from Bremen, Germany to Southhampton, England to New York
  • Married : Wilhelmine Minnie Hehner on April 14, 1872 at the home of Emil Gennet
  • Became a naturalized citizen April 23, 1885
  • Lived on Kaskaskia, Maple and Broadway Streets from 1880-1920
  • Occupation : Owned a shoe store during the late 1800s and early 1900s called "Shoebecker".
  • Belonged to the International Order of Odd Fellows lodge
  • Died : January 27, 1928
  • Burial : January 1928 at Greenwood Cemetery, - Block 5 Lot 31 -, Nashville, Washington County, Illinois

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    Wilhelmine Minnie (nee Hehner) Becker
  • Daughter of Jacob & Margaret (nee Schmidt) Hehner
  • Born : June 14, 1849 in Heimburg (Hamburg), Hesse-Nassau, Germany
  • Immigration : 1852 to Mascoutah, Illinois
  • Natuaralization : 1858
  • Religion : St. Paul's Evangelical Church
  • Residence on June 17, 1880 was Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
  • Medical : had asthma and broke hip before death
  • Died : June 18, 1933
  • Burial : June 1933 at Greenwood Cemetery, - Block 5 Lot 31 -, Nashville, Washington County, Illinois

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    Known Children of Wilhelm Ernst & Wilhelmine Minnie (nee Hehner) Becker
  • Justina W. Becker
  • Born : January 6, 1873 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
  • Died : January 11, 1873 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
  • William Becker
  • Born : March 1875 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
  • Died : October 1875 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
  • Augusta Becker - died at birth
  • Edith Eda "Ida" Becker
  • Born : January 11, 1877 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
  • Died : April 5, 1956 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
  • Burial : -Block 5 Lot 88-, Greenwood or Masonic Cemetery in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
  • Sophie Emelie Becker
  • Born : September 6, 1879 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
  • Christening : November 9, 1879 by Rev. Buchmueller
  • Confirmation : March 26, 1893 by Rev. Schroedel
  • Married : Christain Heinrich Gustav "Gus" Rixman on December 25, 1901       See : Rixman Family
  • Died : October 22, 1961
  • Clara Emma Becker
  • Born : April 13, 1882 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
  • Married : William Porter Green on May 21, 1907 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois       See : Green Family
  • Religion : Methodist
  • Residence in 1900 was Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
  • Occupation in 1907 was Forewoman for W. T. Sawyer Dry Goods Company
  • Died : July 9, 1978 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
  • Burial : Masonic Cemetery, -Block 16-, Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
  • Phillip Henry Becker
  • Born :November 2, 1883 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
  • Married : Augusta Meinhardt in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Born : January 2, 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Occupation : April 10, 1910 - Sewing for a Dry Goods Store
  • Died : February 20, 1934 in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Burial : February 23,1934 at Bethlehem Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Occuaption : 1920, Shipping Clerk
  • Religion : St. Paul United Church of Christ in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
  • Residence : June 11, 1920 was St. Louis, Missouri
  • Died : December 4, 1936 in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Burial : 1936 at Bethlehem Cemetery, -Section 25 Grave 16-, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Alma M. Becker
  • Born : February 21, 1888 in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
  • Died : November 7, 1970 in Mattoon, Illinois
  • Burial : November 1970 at Greenwood Cemetery, - Block 5 Lot 31 -, Nashville, Washington County, Illinois


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