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Becker, Andrew
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Andrew Becker, born 1796 in Birkenstein, Thuringia, came to Quincy with his family in 1847. His wife died in 1856, and he later married Mrs. Rebecca Feigenspan, nee Roebling, who also preceded him in death, while he departed this life in 1878. Charles Becker, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Becker, born February 11, 1825, in 1856 married Margaret Kiem, born January 4, 1831, near Eisenach, Sachsen-Weimar, who came to Quincy in 1847. Charles Becker for many years conducted a meat market in this city, and accumulated considerable wealth. He died January 2, 1892, his wife departed this life May 10, 1914. One son, Christian Becker, and one daughter, Mrs. Anna Lambrechts, are among the living.

QUINCY AND ADAMS COUNTY HISTORY AND REPRESENTATIVE MEN by David F. Wilcox. Chicago: Lewis Publishing, 1919. p. 379.

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