Gerhard John Wilhelm Becker (Baecker) born in Germany. He married Anna Gertrude Wieghorn in Germany 1864?. They had a daughter, Catherine Caroline Becker, born 12 Jan 1865, born in Germany. Anna was born in the area of Hessen-Kassen Cassel, Underhaufen, Germany ?. They arrived in the USA in 1867. Anna gave birth to a daughter, Martha Elizabeth Becker, on the ship, on 12 April 1867. Relatives said that Mr. Becker died of pneumonia in Brenham, Washington County, Texas, in 1875 or 1876.