According to the indexed records of Münster (Friedberg, Hessen), Martinus Becker and his wife Anna Catharina had six children in Fauerbach vor der Höhe: Elisabetha, baptized 24 July 1744; Anna Catharina, baptized 28 February 1747; Martinus, baptized 23 August 1749; Anna Juliana, baptized 6 April 1754; Johannes, 12 May 1758; and Anna Elisabetha, 6 November 1760.
Martinus and his wife arrived in Russia on 17 July 1766 with three children: Martin, age 17 1/2; Catharina, age 20, and Anna, age 14.
By the time they settled in Susannental, they had two children with them: Martin, age 18, and Anna, age 14. They are reported there on the 1767 Census (First Settlers List) in Household #25.
The Martinus Becker family arrived on the same ship as fellow Susannental settler Christian Schmidt who came from nearby Hoch-Weisel.
- Indexed records of Münster (Friedberg, Hessen) including Fauerbach vor der Höhe on Ancestry.com
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010) p. 253
- Idt, Andreas and Georg Rauschenbach. Auswanderung deutscher Kolonisten nach Russland im Jahre 1766 (Moscow: Andreas Idt, Georg Rauschenbach, 2019): p. 32
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Nordost-Institute, 2008): p. 264