Michael Becker 1
Another name for Michael was Michael Baker.2
This ancestor is included in our Genealogy Y-DNA Research which reveals the others he is related to.
Noted events in his life were:
1. He immigrated in 1860-1864. The 1880 census has Michael's son John born in Bayern, Germany, about 1860; and his son Henry born in Pennsylvania in Oct, 1863. This indicates Michael immigrated 1860-1863. Further research needed to find the ship.
2. Census in 1880 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 2 Living at 2027 Josephine St.: Michael Baker, laborer, 52, was with wife Aggetta, 50; son John, laborer, 20; Henry, breakman, 16; Elisabeth, 14; Josophine, 11; George, 9; and Kate, 7. John, his wife, their parents, and his son John were born in "Byerne" [Bayern, Germany]. The other children were born in Pennsylvania.
Michael married Agatha Wenzel, daughter of George Wenzel and Gertrude, about 1853 in , , Bayern, DEU.1 (Agatha Wenzel was born in Sep 1829 in , , Bayern, DEU 1 and died on 20 Mar 1902 in Pittsburgh: Southside, Allegheny, PA 1.)
1 <i>Records of Charles Becker</i> (54 Haskell Dr, Bratenahl, OH 44108).
2 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburg, Roll: T9_1094 Family History Film: 1255094 Page: 187.2000 Enumeration District: 159; Image: 0710.