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Jacob Frederick Becker
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Birth: 1843
Death: Mar. 4, 1924

J.F. Becker immigrated from Germany as a youngster along with his father and mother, Barnhard and Christina Becker.
He served in the Civil War, enlisting on May 23rd, 1861, Co. C 23 Reg. Ill. Vol.; discharged Oct. 8th 1861 after being paroled as a Prisoner of War. He reinlisted Oct.20th 1861 in Co. A, 70th Reg. NY Vol.:transferred to Co. E, 86thReg. N.Y on Dec. 30th 1863, He was taken prisoner June 11, 1864 at Cold Harbor, Va. and was in the Andersonville (Libby) prison and Millen prison until Jan. 11, 1865. He received his final discharge from Co. E, 86th Reg. NY Vet. Vol at the rank of Sargt. He was missing part of one thumb as a result of his service. He was a proud member of the GAR 
 
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 Parents:
  Barnhard A. Becker (1811 - 1864)
  Christina F. Yeasel/Yessel Becker (1820 - 1904)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Lavanchia Brown Becker (1850 - 1934)*
 
 Children:
  Janie C Becker (1876 - 1942)*
  Minnie La Villa Becker Peper (1877 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  George William Becker (____ - 1923)*
  Jacob Frederick Becker (1843 - 1924)
  Charles Becker (1851 - 1897)*
  Luisa P. Becker (1857 - 1861)*
  Edward Becker (1863 - 1865)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Covey Hill Cemetery
Van Buren County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: P.Brewer
Record added: May 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69301133
Jacob Frederick Becker
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Jacob Frederick Becker
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Jacob Frederick Becker
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