John Baker
(Cir 1798-After 1870)
Elizabeth Eberly
(Cir 1801-After 1870)
Martin E. Becker


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Hannah Shirk

Martin E. Becker

  • Born: 4 Jun 1833, Lancaster Co., PA
  • Marriage: Hannah Shirk circa 1861 in Lancaster Co., PA
  • Died: 27 Apr 1908, West Cocalico Township, Lancaster Co., PA at age 74
  • Buried: 2 May 1908, Mellinger Cemetery, Schoeneck, PA

bullet   Cause of his death was Influenza.


bullet  General Notes:

See general notes on his father for 1850, 1860, & 1870 census facts.

The 1880 Census West Cocalico, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, District 107, page 81B, dated June 19, 1880 records Martin (47 - PA/PA/PA) and Hannah (46 - PA/PA/PA) Becker with their son Edwin (18), a nephew Harry Becker (18), and a niece Lizzie Brunner (22). Nearby is Martin's cousin Ezra Becker (42) with his wife Caroline H. (36) and their children Lizzie (17), Mary (14), Etta S. (8), Carrie (6), and Minnie (4). Next door to them is Ezra's widowed mother, Sallie Beckie (69) and Sallie's divorced sister, Susan Flickinger (45) and nephew Milton Flickinger (8).

The 1900 Census West Cocalico, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, District 116, page 223A, dated June 14, 1900 records Martin (Jun 1833 - PA/PA/PA) and Hannah (Feb 1832 - PA/PA/PA) Becker. Martin is listed as retired and has been married to Hannah for 39 years. They have had 1 child who is still living.

bullet  Medical Notes:

Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963
Name: Martin E Becker (married)
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 74
Birth Date: 4 Jun 1833
Birth Place: USA
Death Date: 27 Apr 1908
Death Place: West Cocalico, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Burial: May 2, 1908 at Mellinger Cemetery near Strasburg, PA
Father Name: John Becker
Father Birth Place: USA
Mother Name: Elizabeth Eberly
Mother Birth Place: USA
Certificate Number: 45096
Informant: E. S. Becker of Schoeneck


Martin married Hannah Shirk, daughter of Living and Living, circa 1861 in Lancaster Co., PA. (Hannah Shirk was born on 4 Feb 1834 in Pennsylvania, died on 18 Aug 1910 in West Cocalico Township, Lancaster Co., PA and was buried on 22 Aug 1910 in Mellinger Cemetery, Schoeneck, PA.) The cause of her death was Asthenia due to physical exhaustion and old age.

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