Gerrit Becker

about 1698–
Albany, Albany, New York, United States

The Life of Gerrit

When Gerrit Becker was born about 1698, his father, Johannes Becker, was 35 and his mother, Anna Bradt Van Der Zee, was 33. He married Ariaantje Van Der Kar on 23 October 1726. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died in New York, United States.

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Gerrit Becker
1698–
Ariaantje Van Der Kar
1701–
Marriage: 23 October 1726
Anna Becker
1728–1770
Dirk Gerritse Becker
1730–
Fytje Becker
1737–
Fydtje Becker
1735–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 October 1726
children

(4)

    Female1728–1770Female

    Dirk Gerritse Becker

    Male1730–Male

    Fydtje Becker

    Female1735–Female

    Female1737–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 78

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 78

New York is the 11th state.
1789

Age 91

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch, German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a baker of bread, or brick and tiles, from backen ‘to bake’.2 English: occupational name for a maker or user of mattocks or pickaxes, from an agent derivative of Old English becca ‘mattock’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Gerrit Bekker, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Chr, U.S., Dutch Reformed Church Records in Selected States, 1639-1989
  • Gerr. Bekker, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"

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