1851 - 1903
Christian Becker, grocer; born in
John Becker was born in Germany; came to America in 1834; he lived in New York City and Albany, N. Y., until he came to Watertown. He held office of Alderman, City Treasurer, Supervisor and various other important positions. His death occurred in May, 1875.
Christian Becker has been engaged
in present business since he was a youth of 14 years. On
Information listed regarding Christian and Kate Becker's offspring is incorrect. They had seven children, two died in infancy. Ida, Nell, Evelyn, William, and Cathryn were the children that survived to adulthood. William Christian Becker, became a physician. He had one son, John H. Becker.
Research note: Becker & Thauer family ties.
Christian Becker, grocer; born in Watertown in 1851; son of John and Margaret Becker who came here in 1847.
Christian Becker was engaged in business since he was a youth of 14 years.
In 1873, he married Kate Thauer; she was born in the town of Emmet, Dodge Co.
Christian Becker and George Thauer ran a grocery, crockery and agricultural implement store
on “east side of W. Water, 4 north of West Ave (W. Main)” 121-123 N. Water is assumed
History of Watertown, Wisconsin